Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has announced that its Sheraton brand reached the 100th hotel milestone in Asia Pacific with the opening of Sheraton Shantou Hotel in China.
Owned by Logan Group, Sheraton Shantou Hotel is one of nearly 30 new hotels in Asia Pacific this year, highlighting the brand's growth trajectory in this region. Other recent openings include Sheraton Shenyang South City Hotel in China and Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas in Thailand.
Sheraton boasts more than 100 hotels in operation and over 50 in the development pipeline in Asia Pacific, which is both its second-largest and fastest growing market. The Sheraton brand's growth across Asia Pacific is moving the brand closer to its target of opening its 500th hotel worldwide in 2016.
Sheraton is currently the largest global hotel brand in China, which accounts for more than half of the Sheraton hotels currently in operation in Asia Pacific. Sheraton Shantou Hotel marks the 60th Sheraton hotel in China, where the brand has 40 hotels in the pipeline. Sheraton is focused on extending its footprint in second and third-tiered cities.
Sheraton Shantou Hotel features 306 guestrooms, as well as 24 suites with views of the South China Sea. Rooms are equipped with the brand's signature amenities and services, including the trademarked Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed, rainforest shower, ergonomic work area, Internet access, and LCD flat panel television. The heart of the lobby is the [email protected] experienced with Microsoft, a space with complimentary wireless broadband Internet connection.
Additional facilities include a gym offering the brand's health and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness by Core Performance; an outdoor swimming pool; and Shine Spa for Sheraton. Sheraton Shantou Hotel also offers three dining venues, a Sheraton Club Lounge, and function space.