Starwood reports big revenue increases for luxury hotels
offsetting a slight decline in Europe RevPAR. RevPAR at St. Regis and Luxury Collection hotels rose 11%, while W Hotels ’ RevPAR increased 7.9%. Net income increased to $213 million from $128 million. Starwood had a $70 million tax
W hotel to be built in Israel
to 5,000 square feet. W's only Middle East hotel opened in Doha, Qatar, in 2009, though Starwood plans to add W hotels in Jordan, Oman, Abu Dhabi and Dubai by 2016. Follow Danny King on Twitter @dktravelweekly .
Five China openings for W
W Hotels Worldwide plans to double its presence in ..... 2017. Paul James, global brand leader for W Hotels , is confident about Chinese demand for ..... Chinese traveler," he said. The five W hotels opened or opening in China are: W Guangzhou
W hotel opens in Guangzhou
five restaurants and bars as well as a spa. Starwood, which opened the 393-room W Hong Kong in 2008, plans to open W hotels in Beijing, Shanghai and Changsha next year. Follow Danny King on Twitter @dktravelweekly .
of its hotels. For example, it works with all of Starwood's St. Regis Hotels and Resorts but with only five of its W hotels . Herrera said that suppliers have to make sure they're getting their share of the marketplace, and no matter how much
Starwood makes 'strong commitment' to Latin America growth
will be the Luxury Collection's Palacio del Inka in Cuzco, Peru, followed by one in Guadalajara, Mexico. Four new W hotels also will welcome guests: in Bogota in 2014, Mexico City in 2015 and the Riviera Maya and Panama City early in 2016
Thanks to U.S. demand, hotels see worldwide RevPAR growth
Middle East properties. Among Starwood's brands, Four Points by Sheraton saw a 5.9% increase in RevPAR, while W Hotels was up 4.2%. Sheraton and Westin's RevPAR each increased almost 4%. Starwood's net income fell 15% from a year
Le Meridien makes Atlanta debut
near the Atlanta Zoo and the city’s Buckhead district. Starwood has 14 hotels in the Atlanta area, including three W hotels and four Westins. Follow Danny King on Twitter @dktravelweekly .
Starwood: Room revenue up in U.S., down in Europe
early debt extinguishment. Among Starwood’s brands, Four Points by Sheraton had a 5.9% increase in RevPAR, while W Hotels ’ RevPAR was up 4.2%. Sheraton and Westin’s RevPAR each increased almost 4%. The company forecast a first-quarter
Baha Mar megaresort project taking shape in the Bahamas
highest-end resort in the complex; the 300-room Mondrian at Baha Mar, described by Sands as "hip and edgy in the W Hotels style"; and the 700-room Grand Hyatt at Baha Mar, billed as the convention hotel. Also in the Baha Mar development