Westin hotel chains and parent company Starwood Hotels & Resorts have introduced a series of sport concierges to encourage healthy living.
Velocity, a short-notice premium restaurant booking app, has raised $22.5 million in a Series B round led by DIG Investments, with participation from Starwood Hotels founder Barry Sternlicht and concierge giant John Paul. Founded out of London in 2014, with dual headquarters now in the U.K. and New York, Velocity’s core raison d’être is to […]
The hotel industry is undergoing a sea change. In April, shareholders voted to approve a deal for Marriott International to pay about $12.4 billion to acquire Starwood Hotels, effectively creating the biggest hotel company in the world. Show More Summary
An email from SPG today highlights ten new properties in the Design Hotels brand of Starwood Hotels. Seven of these hotels are in Europe. One in Vienna caught my eye since I will be there in September and again in December. Three ofShow More Summary
Nice hotels in Niagara Falls can be pricey, so when deciding where to stay I zeroed in on Starwood award redemptions. There were two Starwood properties on the American side and two on the Canadian side. All the reviews suggested the better view was definitely on the Canadian side. They weren’t wrong – I passed […]
Starwood and Delta are strong partners, and high status members of each benefit from each other’s services. Per Starwood’s site: Earn Starpoints® and get extra benefits when you fly with Delta; earn miles and enjoy added hotel benefits when you stay with SPG. Having just hit SPG Platinum with the current stay, I was eager to […]
With SPG Nights and Flights, you get a bonus on transferring Starwood points to airlines AND get a discount on a 5 night hotel stay. In order to...
You can save up to 20 percent off of the best pre-paid room rates for weekends through March 2017 at Starwood Hotels and Resorts hotel properties in the greater New York City metropolitan area simply by mentioning promotion code FMLTO16...Show More Summary
Today another list of properties has been released that have had point-of-sale security incidents this summer. The post New Data Breach at These Starwood, Marriott, and Hyatt Hotels appeared first on Magic of Miles.
Starwood, Hyatt, Marriott, and Intercontinental hotels across the country hacked.
Guests at 20 hotels in the US could have had their bank card details stolen.
Twenty hotels operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts may have divulged payment data from tens of thousands of transactions. ||| New York - A data breach at 20 US hotels operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts for Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental...Show More Summary
Marriott International Inc.'s proposed $13.6-billion purchase of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has hit a snag: China. The Bethesda, Md.-based hospitality giant said Monday that the Chinese Ministry of Commerce needs up to 60 additional days to review the company's purchase of Starwood,...
By Mike Stone (Reuters) - China has extended its review of Marriott International Inc's acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc by up to 60 days, the companies said on Monday. China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) review...Show More Summary
You will enjoy an extra night free of charge when you use your MasterCard credit card to pay for your room rate and book a stay with a minimum of two nights at participating hotel and resort properties of Starwood Hotels and ResortsShow More Summary
Hotel mergers may still just be getting started. IHG bought Kimpton in a deal that was announced less than 2 years ago. Fairmont went to Accor last December. Starwood went to Marriott after Chinese insurer Anbang dropped out of the bidding. But...Show More Summary
Gold. The word alone evokes thoughts and images of wealth, prosperity, fortune, and luxury. It’s also a common elite tier at just about every major airline or hotel chain. So, when I realized how close I was to achieving Starwood Hotel’s SPG Gold status, I knew I had to “Go for the Gold!” So I […]
Hotels are trying to make the check-in and checkout process as easy as possible. The Starwood hotel chain has expanded the use of technology that lets guests use their smartphones to open their hotel doors, rolling it out to 130 hotels and resorts in 30 countries from the chain’s initial 10-hotel...
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