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Starwood Opens New W Punta de Mita in Mexico

 W Hotels has continued its regional expansion with a new resort in Punta Mita. The new W Punta de Mita is the 48th W Hotel worldwide, and the fifth in the Latin America-Caribbean region. Its part of the multi-use oceanfront …

Starwood Adding Two Aloft Hotels in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood is adding two new Aloft-branded hotels in Mexico, the company announced. The hotel company is planing to open new Aloft hotels in the cities of both Veracruz and Queretaro. The hotels join the company’s …

Starwood Continuing Latin America-Caribbean Expansion

 Starwood is planning another hotel in the region. The Westin Monterrey hotel in Mexico is slated to debut in 2019, part of a wider expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean for the company. The property is developed by Desarrollos …

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 What the merger means By Jason Steele This week hotel giant Marriott announced plans to acquire Starwood hotels, which includes Westin, Sheraton and several other big name hotels. While it had been known that Starwood was entertaining offers, it came …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a landmark deal, Marriott International has announced the acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Marriott International paid $12.2 billion in stock and cash in the deal, which creates the world’s largest hotel company. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Interval Leisure Group has acquired Starwood Hotels and Resorts’ Vacation Ownership Business, the companies announced. The move came after approval by the boards of directors of both companies. Under the agreement, a wholly-owned subsidiary of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a new W Hotel in Mexico next year. The company will debut W Punta de Mita in the Los Veneros community on the Riviera Nayarit. The …

 Above: the St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood has a new brand builder. Starwood Hotels and Resorts has appointed John Peyton to the position of senior vice president for brands and shared services, …

 Above: Cozumel By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts is expanding in Cozumel. The company announced this week that it had signed an agreement with Inmobiliaria Punta Tormentos to open a Sheraton hotel on the island off the …

 Above: the W Vieques By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts has named a new vice president of operations for the Mexico, Central America and Caribbean region, the company announced this week. The new appointment is Jean-Marc Janod, …

 Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood is planning to debut a new W Hotel in the region, the company announced. The W Panama is slated to open in 2017 near the Zona Rosa neighbourhood of Panama City. …

 Above: the new Four Points in Barranquilla, Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels and Resorts has opened its newest resort in the Caribbean Basin: the Four Points by Sheraton Barranquilla. The hotel is operated by GHL Hotels under …

 Above: a St Regis hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Bermuda soon be home to a St Regis hotel? According to Bermuda Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell, a five-star St Regis property could be coming to the island’s St George’s …

 Above: the Living Room at the W Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new W in Colombia. Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted its new W Bogota hotel in Colombia’s capital city on Monday. The hotel is the latest …

 Above: the Westin Puntacana Resort and Club By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels & Resorts has named Thomas Mangas the company’s new executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mangas’ appointment will take effect Sep. 29; he will be …

 Above: the new Sheraton in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Sheraton Santo Domingo hotel held its grand opening in the Dominican Republic’s capital on Wednesday. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina officially inaugurated the property, which had …

 Above: Starwood’s St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels & Resorts has named Martha Poulter its new executive vice president and chief information officer. Poulter, the former Chief Information Officer of GE Capital, …

 Above: Cozumel By the Caribbean Journal staff Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to open a Westin-branded resort in Cozumel, Mexico. The 156-room hotel is scheduled to open in the summer of 2016, and is one of seven hotels …