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Aloft Calgary University Opens in Western Canada

Aloft Calgary University Opens in Western Canada

Starwood announced the opening of the Aloft Calgary University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  The hotel is the first Aloft property to open in western Canada.
Each of the hotel’s 143 guestrooms has 42” LCD TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, and walk-in showers.  The property also has a spa, 24-hour gym, and indoor pool.
In addition, the brand’s signature W XYZ bar is located on the premises, which features live musical performances from …

Starwood Launches SPG Earn Away Promotion

Starwood Launches SPG Earn Away Promotion

Starwood announced the start of its SPG Earn Away promotion.  Under the promotion, Starwood Preferred Guest members can register and earn bonus Starpoints on eligible stays at participating Starwood hotels and resorts between May 1 and July 31, 2014.
Members of Starwood’s loyalty program will earn double Starpoints on all eligible stays at over 1,000 Starwood properties around the world, although roughly 135 are not participating in the promotion.  Additionally, members …

Westin Wilmington Opens in Delaware

Westin Wilmington Opens in Delaware

Starwood announced the opening of the Westin Wilmington in Wilmington, Delaware. The new hotel, located at 818 Shipyard Drive, with views of the Wilmington skyline and the Delaware Valley, is directly connected to the Chase Center on the Riverfront.
The property has 180 rooms and suites, as well as a 24-hour business center. The Westin Wilmington houses five meeting spaces, the largest of which is 1,566 square feet (145 square meters), …

Starwood Opens New Hotel in Oklahoma City

Starwood Opens New Hotel in Oklahoma City

Starwood announced the opening of a new Aloft brand hotel in Oklahoma City. The Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown – Bricktown is located at 209 North Walnut Avenue in the city’s Bricktown entertainment district.
The new hotel has 124 loft-like rooms and ten suites, including a two-story presidential suite. Each suite is equipped with Jacuzzi hot tubs and sleeper sofas.
The new property also has nearly 8,000 square feet (743 square meters) of …

Starwood to Launch SPG Application for Google Glass

Starwood to Launch SPG Application for Google Glass

Starwood announced today that it will soon launch its Starwood Preferred Guest application for Google Glass, a wearable eyeglass technology that was made available to the public earlier this week.
The SPG application will provide several functions designed to make the hotel search and reservation process easier for travelers. Guests may perform a voice search of all of Starwood’s 1,175 hotels and resorts by destination, airport code, or proximity to their …

Element Bozeman to Open in Montana

Element Bozeman to Open in Montana

Starwood announced it will open a new Element brand hotel in Bozeman, Montana, in June 2015. The new hotel will be located in the city’s downtown entertainment district.
The Element Bozeman will have 104 guest rooms and suites, each with modular furniture, swiveling flat screen TVs, desks with open shelving, and custom-designed closets. Each room will also feature a fully equipped kitchen.
The hotel will also have a 24-hour fitness center, an …

Aloft Atlanta Downtown Hotel Opens

Aloft Atlanta Downtown Hotel Opens

Starwood announced the opening of a new Aloft property in Atlanta.  The Aloft Atlanta Downtown is the first Aloft brand hotel to be located in Georgia.
The 10-story hotel has 254 loft-like rooms, each with 42” flat screen TVs.  An outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center are also located on the premises, as well as the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, which features live musical performances.
The hotel provides over 2,500 square …