Westin portfolio expands with ski resort signing in Japan

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    Scheduled to open in December 2015 on the island of Hokkaido, The Westin Rusutsu Resort is located close to a number of mountain ranges, slopes and ski operations and is set to attract skiers and snowboarders looking to visit one of the country’s most popular year-round resorts for winter recreational activities. Featuring 210 guest rooms, including suites that offer up to seven beds for large groups or families, the accommodations will be equipped with the signature Westin amenities including the Heavenly® Bed and the Heavenly® Bath experience.

    An extensive range of leisure facilities are also available including the WestinWORKOUT® studio, tennis courts, hot spring, a sauna and outdoor baths.

    The Westin Rusutsu Resort will also offer three dining venues and more than 110 square meters of meeting room facilities for hire.

    The Westin Rusutsu Resort is a conversion property owned by Kamori Kanko Co., Ltd and managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

    “We are excited to partner with Kamori Kanko to debut Westin in Rusutsu and are eager to introduce the region to the brand’s signature wellness programs and amenities, which are perfect for this famed ski location,” said Rajit Sukumaran, Senior Vice President, Acquisition & Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. “This signing demonstrates the success of our conversion-strategy that is helping to fuel the growth momentum of Starwood in the region.”

    Daniel Fountain / 26.08.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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