Starwood to open Westin hotel in Cozumel, Mexico

Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced plans to open a Westin-branded resort in Cozumel, Mexico.

The 156-room hotel is scheduled to open in the summer of 2016, and is one of seven hotels in development in Mexico. It will also be the eighth Westin hotel in Mexico upon completion.

“With sustained GDP growth, a stable influx of foreign direct investment to high-growth markets, and a fast-rising middle class, Latin America continues to be a region filled with growth opportunities for our globally recognized and admired brands,” said Frits van Paasschen, president and CEO, Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

Virtual Event

HOTEL OPTIMIZATION PART 2 | SEPTEMBER 10 & 24, 2020

Survival in these times is highly dependent on a hotel's ability to quickly adapt and pivot their business to meet the current needs of travelers and the surrounding community. Join us for Optimization Part 2 – a FREE virtual event – as we bring together top players in the industry to discuss alternative uses when occupancy is down, ways to boost F&B revenue, how to help your staff adjust to new challenges and more, in a series of panels focused on how you can regain profitability during this crisis.


Starwood plans to double its hotel stock in Colombia from four to eight hotels by 2016.

This will include opening two more Four Points by Sheraton hotels, with two Four Points properties to open in Colombia in June and September, respectively.

In the third quarter of this year, Starwood is set to open a W hotel in Bogota, with a Sheraton beachfront hotel set to open in Cartagena in 2015.

Suggested Articles

The company's main markets are still substantially affected by the measures rolled out to combat the COVID-19 health crisis.

Revenue per available room and occupancy increased over Q2, but uncertainty around the industry’s recovery remains.

The integration aims to provide hoteliers with seamless and complete visibility over group, catering and event sales performance activity.