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W Montreal Hotel to Offer In-Room Fitness Instruction

W Montreal Hotel to Offer In-Room Fitness Instruction

The W Montreal, a Starwood property, and Lift Digital, a personal training service, will offer live personal fitness sessions in hotel guestrooms.
Hotel guests will be able to access Lift Session, a live online fitness platform, from their rooms.  Lift Session provides fitness training, instruction, analysis, and monitoring through iPads and TVs.
At the W Montreal, certified Lift Session instructors will be provided by Vsquare Gym, a high-end boutique fitness club based …

New Westin Hotel Opens in Downtown Austin

New Westin Hotel Opens in Downtown Austin

Starwood announced the opening of a new Westin hotel in downtown Austin, Texas.  The Westin Austin Downtown is the second Westin property to open in the Texas city.
The 19-story hotel has a 12-foot-tall custom art piece in the lobby, made from charred wood blocks that form the body of a guitar, honoring Austin’s claim as the live music capital of the world.  The property provides 366 guestrooms and suites.
Over 13,500 …

Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel Opens in India

Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel Opens in India

Starwood announced the opening of a new Sheraton hotel in the south central Indian city of Hyderabad.  The Sheraton Hyderabad hotel is the 44th Starwood property in the country, and the third Sheraton to open in India.
Located in Hyderabad’s financial district, the property is approximately 30 minutes from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.  The hotel has 272 guestrooms, each with 40” LCD TVs, rainforest showers.
Dining options include Feast, the property’s all-day …

Westin San Jose Opens in Northern California

Westin San Jose Opens in Northern California

Starwood announced the opening of a new Westin hotel in San Jose, California.  Situated in a historic building in the city’s downtown area, the Westin San Jose is the 18th Westin property to open in California.
The hotel’s lobby has original moldings on the ceiling from the early 1900s building, as well as a vertical garden.  The property has 171 guestrooms and suites, each with flat screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.
The …

Kempinski River Park Bratislava to be Reflagged as Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel

Kempinski River Park Bratislava to be Reflagged as Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel

The Kempinski Hotel River Park Bratislava will become a Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel come August and assume the name Grand Hotel River Park.
The property opened in 2010 and was designed by Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat.  Located in the River Park business complex on the banks of the Danube, the hotel is minutes away from Bratislava’s historic Old Town and close to the city’s castles, museums, and monuments. The River Park …

Sheraton Lake Como Hotel Opens in Italy

Sheraton Lake Como Hotel Opens in Italy

Starwood announced the opening of the Sheraton Lake Como hotel in Como, Italy.  Surrounded by the Rhaetian Alps, the hotel offers access to the shores of Lake Como, as well as a private 118,403-square-foot (11,000-square-meter) park, where guests can jog, sunbathe, and picnic.
The property offers 116 guestrooms, including four suites.  Each room has an LCD TV and minibar, and Wi-Fi Internet is complimentary in all of the hotel’s public places, …

American Express and Starwood to Enhance Benefits for SPG Credit Card

American Express and Starwood to Enhance Benefits for SPG Credit Card

Starwood and American Express announced new benefits for holders of the Starwood Preferred Guests credit card. The enhancements will go into effect on August 11.
Beginning on that date, SPG cardholders will receive a free subscription to Boingo’s American Express Preferred Plan. Cardholders will be able to use Wi-Fi on up to four devices at no charge.
SPG cardholders will also automatically receive complimentary in-room Wi-Fi when they stay at a Starwood …