Starwood Hotels & Resorts announces 10th hotel in Brazil

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    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has signed an agreement to develop a new-build Sheraton hotel in Brazil, owned by local real estate developer, Grupo Mendes.The Sheraton Santos Hotel, due to open in 2017, is part of a mixed used development that includes residences, offices and retail space. Featuring 213 guestrooms, the property will offer all of the Sheraton brand’s signature amenities, including an ultramodern Sheraton Club Lounge, a lobby bar serving the brand’s latest food and beverage program Paired, a signature restaurant, the Shine Spa for Sheraton™, a pool and state-of-the-art fitness facilities.

    “Brazil continues to be a key growth market for us and we’re seeing strong momentum in the region,” said Jorge Giannattasio, Senior Vice President and Chief of Operations, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Latin America. “When the hotel opens in 2017, we will once again be the first international hotel chain to enter an important and emerging city, reinforcing the global power of the Sheraton brand.”

    Sheraton Santos Hotel will cater to the increased demand from international and national business travellers, boasting some of the largest meetings and events space in the city with more than 15,000 square feet of meeting space, including a Grand Ballroom measuring almost 5,000 square feet and various banquet rooms.

    “Brazil, with its sheer size and potential, offers many opportunities for us to expand our brands in both primary and secondary cities,” said Victor Vazquez, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions & Development, Latin America. “The signing of Sheraton Santos is a testament to our strong brand recognition in the country and demand for our brands from guests, customers and development partners.”

    Daniel Fountain / 27.09.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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