White Plains, NY – June 14, 2007 -- The new passport restrictions have relaxed, so you can too. To celebrate this summer’s suspension of passport requirements to Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is offering great deals at many of its hotels and resorts in these destinations. Under the new rules, U.S citizens will be able to travel without passports to these destinations through September 30, 2007, providing they show a receipt verifying they have applied for a passport.
To take advantage of great summer rates at award-winning hotels and resorts including The Westin Aruba Resort, The Sheraton Grand Bahama Island Our Lucaya Resort, The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos and the W Montreal among others, simply visit www.starwoodhotels.com/passport . Starwood makes it extra easy to take advantage of new rules by including a downloadable passport application form on its internet page.
Examples of summer savings include a $200 credit** per room at Starwood’s resorts in the Caribbean, when guests present either a newly issued U.S passport or official proof of application for passport. Participating resorts include The Westin Aruba Resort, The Westin Grand Bahama Island Our Lucaya Resort, The Sheraton Grand Bahama Island Our Lucaya Resort and Sheraton Cable Beach Resort.
From city nightlife to stunning seaside retreats, many of Starwood’s hotels and resorts in Mexico are extending a $100 credit** per stay per person to be applied toward upgrades, food & beverage and spa services. Participating hotels include The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun, W Mexico City and The Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort and Spa, Los Cabos among others.
Explore Canada this summer! Great examples of summer packages include rates starting at $215 CAD per night at Le Méridien Versailles in Montreal with breakfast and $179 CAD per night at The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel including exclusive discounts to local area attractions.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 870 properties in more than 95 countries and 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood® Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien and the recently announced AloftSM and ElementSM brands. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
** Terms and conditions apply – please visit www.starwoodhotels.com/passport