STARWOOD Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will open another four Sheraton branded properties in China before the end of 2011.
This fall, Sheraton will open its first hotel in Hangzhou and Daqing, and its second hotel in Xian and Changzhou.
Sheraton Daqing Hotel is scheduled to make its debut today in the central Saertu Commercial District of Daqing, Heilongjiang. The property will offer 290 rooms, and 11 meeting spaces with a combined floor area of 2,165m2.
The 380-key Sheraton Hangzhou Wetland Park Resort, located in the Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou, will open on November 30.
Sheraton Changzhou Xinbei Hotel will launch in Xinbei District, Changzhou on December 10. The 247-room property will be part of the Changzhou Wanda Plaza.
Sheraton Xian North City Hotel, due to begin operations on December 31, will offer 490 rooms, and 1,700m2 of meeting space including a 626m2 pillar-less grand ballroom.
Eight Sheraton hotels and resorts have already debuted this year in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Zhenjiang, Hainan, Jinzhou and Changzhou.
With the addition of these 12 properties, Sheraton will grow its portfolio in Greater China to 46 hotels by year’s end, moving Starwood closer to its goal of operating 100 hotels in the region by end-2012.