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What is Starwood Hotels & Resorts?

Starwood® Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel companies in the world, with more than 1,180 hotels in over 100 countries. Starwood is an owner, operator and franchisor of some of the finest hotel and resort names and properties around the globe, including Sheraton® Hotels & Resorts, Four Points® by Sheraton® Hotels, W Hotels®, aloft(SM)hotels, The Luxury Collection®, Le Méridien®, Element(SM) Hotels, Westin Hotels & Resorts® and St. Regis® Hotels & Resorts.

What are the different hotels in the Starwood family?

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is proud to be an owner, operator and franchisor of a broad range of hotels and resorts, meeting a wide variety of needs for travelers all around the world. You can read about our different hotel brands below:


With a footprint of more than 400 hotels in 75 countries, Sheraton Hotels is a global icon, connecting people all around the world. Sheraton recognizes that travel is about bringing people together – over coffee and conversation at the Link@SheratonTM experienced with Microsoft®, through invigorating workouts in the Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core® Performancefitness centers, and during memorable getaways to any of Sheraton’s more than 60 stunning resorts worldwide.


Four Points by Sheraton Hotels is a full-service hotel brand that delivers the amenities you're looking for - for business and leisure travel alike. There are nearly 142 Four Points in 24 countries, situated in airports, commercial centers in metropolitan areas, smaller cities and vacation destinations. Every Four Points property has a fitness room, top-notch room service and nearly all have swimming pools for guests to cool off and relax in after a busy day. There are also meeting rooms, which are ideal for small to midsize meetings, with full catering and business services. All this for surprisingly less than you'd expect.


W Hotels offers the personality and chic style of a boutique hotel, while providing the reliability and comprehensive services business travelers expect. All W Hotels have a modern, sophisticated residential design, with an emphasis on elegance and the utmost in comfort. While sharing a common aesthetic and commitment to superlative service, each W Hotel has its own distinct personality reflecting the flavor of its particular city and neighborhood.


Bold and bright, fresh and fun, aloft is the forward-thinking alternative to the typical travel destination. With its loft-inspired design and free-flowing energy, aloft lets guests customize their stay and celebrate their style. And, as a vision of W Hotels, aloft is full of social aspects, perfect for mixing and mingling. Whether guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, lounge around or play pool in our re:mix lobby, or chit-chat over cocktails in the w xyz bar, they are in for an electric, eclectic experience.


The Luxury Collection is a unique group of hotels and resorts offering exceptional service to an elite clientele. Many of these hotels - some of them centuries old - are internationally recognized as being among the world's finest. Magnificent décor, spectacular settings, impeccable service, the latest in modern conveniences and amenities - these are qualities that distinguish the world's greatest hotels. And nowhere are they more in evidence than in The Luxury Collection.


Le Méridien offers a unique European experience with a French flair at more than 120 luxury and upscale hotels in over 50 countries worldwide. The majority of our hotels and resorts are located in the world's top destinations throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.


Element hotels transform the hotel experience by providing guests with a space to live their lives as they wish, at their own pace. Inspired by Westin, Element is decidedly modern with an emphasis on nature and intuitively constructed using eco-friendly materials wherever possible. An efficient use of space encourages guests to stay connected, feel alive and thrive while they are away. Each private space (guest room) is custom-designed with an inviting, open flow and features such as the Westin Heavenly® Bed, oversize spa shower and modular work-space. Element is the smart, renewing haven for extended stay travel.


Westin Hotels & Resorts is a global collection of more than 180 upscale hotels and resorts. Located in the major business centers and resort destinations of the world, each hotel is distinctive in its architecture and setting, yet consistent in quality and service. Guests of Westin hotels and resorts are able to relax and renew themselves through an innovative array or programs and services, including a SuperFoodsRx(TM) menu, in-room gyms, Unwind … A Westin Evening Ritual(SM) and Heavenly Spas by Westin(SM).


St. Regis Hotels & Resorts go beyond expectation to deliver a series of magical moments for connoisseurs of refinement and seduction. Spanning metropolitan landmarks and tropical villas, St. Regis hotels and resorts are among the world’s most exclusive addresses. For guests conducting business at the highest levels or planning the gala of the year, St. Regis promises bespoke service and enchanting experiences.

How can I find contact information for individual hotels?

The address, phone and fax numbers are listed at the top of each Hotel Overview page. If a hotel has direct email access, you will find that address there as well.

Where can I find employment information for Starwood hotels?

Visit www.starwoodhotels.jobs for information on current employment opportunities at Starwood. Or, if you are interested in a particular hotel, please contact its human resources department directly for more information.

I am a student doing research. How do I find information about Starwood Hotels & Resorts?

Visit the Corporate Information section of the Starwood Corporate website.

How do I obtain financial information for Starwood Hotels & Resorts?

Visit the Corporate Information section of the Starwood Corporate website, and click "Investor Information." Here you will find stock quotes, financial releases, public offerings – and you may also make an online request for more information. In addition, you may contact our corporate office for more information at:


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