Marriott International announced it will acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in a $12.2 billion deal, creating the world’s largest hotel company.
Starwood is planning new luxury and mid-tier properties across the region from Dubai to Doha and even Iraq.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has introduced Tribute Portfolio, the company’s 10th brand and second collection of independent hotels.
The doors are now open to Starwood’s latest hotel: Suiran, part of The Luxury Collection portfolio and the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty scheme.
Starwood Hotels has teamed up with Uber in a partnership that will allow loyalty members to earn Starpoints for every Uber ride around the world.
The new W Beijing Chang’an has opened its doors, marking the 45th W Hotel worldwide and the second in mainland China after the W Guangzhou.
A robotic butler (dubbed a Botlr) has started work at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California.
Starwood Hotels has unveiled a version of its SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) app for Google Glass, which it says is the first of its kind.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts said none of its properties will serve dishes with shark fin as an ingredient by the end of the year.
Starwood will debut its W Hotels brand in the Netherlands with the new W Amsterdam, scheduled to open in Autumn 2015.
Starwood Hotels is testing a new feature that would replace keys and membership cards with a smartphone app
Hotel chains are increasingly leveraging the power of Instagram to reach a broader audience.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to double its portfolio of W Hotels in Asia Pacific, expanding to 20 properties by the end of 2018.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of W Bangkok, marking the brand’s entry into the Thai capital.
The 171-room Twelve at Hengshan is the fourth property in China for Starwood’s premium Luxury Collection brand of hotels.
Designer Jason Wu has unveiled a chic travel bag designed exclusively for Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ luxury St. Regis brand.
Slated to Open in 2016, W Panama will Become an Iconic Addition to Panama City’s Skyline as Part of the 50-floor Evolution Tower.
It’s been a big week for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide group, with a celebration of the fact the brand now oversees more than 100 hotels in China.
W Hotels Worldwide has signed an agreement with Al Sharq Investment LLC to introduce a new W Hotel in Dubai on the Palm Jumeirah.
Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York will open in 2014 in time for Baccarat’s 250th year anniversary. It will be located at 20 West 53rd St.