Starwood Hotels & Resorts Accelerates Growth in the Philippines with the Signing of Sheraton Mactan Resort

The Mixed-Use Sheraton Mactan Resort Development will Consist of a Hotel and Branded Residences

CEBU CITY, Philippines - July 7, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the signing of Sheraton® Mactan Resort, a new build property comprised of hotel and branded residences on the exotic coral island of Mactan in the Philippines. Owned by AppleOne Mactan, Inc, a subsidiary of AppleOne Properties Inc., the signing leverages the Sheraton first mover advantage in the region and meets increasing local demand. The new Sheraton Mactan hotel will open in 2019, followed by the opening of the residences in 2020.

“Starwood continues to build on its long-standing owner and developer relationships in the region as we expand our strong and growing footprint,” said Charlie Dang, Regional Vice President, Southeast Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. “Given the flourishing Filipino economy, we are confident that Sheraton Mactan Resort will resonate with travellers and potential homeowners alike with its idyllic location and best-in-class offerings.”

The beachfront hotel property will offer 250 sophisticated guest rooms, of which 20 are expansive suites, with breathtaking views of Magellan Bay. Other property offerings will include Shine Spa for Sheraton™, three dining venues, an enhanced lobby lounge, and recreation facilities such as a swimming pool and the state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness® facilities. Sheraton Mactan Resort will also feature function space totalling 1,313 square metres—ideal for meetings, weddings and functions.

Part of the Cebu province and located in Punta Engano Barangay, the property is an easy 10 minute drive from the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the Philippines’ second busiest airport. For the more adventurous guest, Mactan boasts world renowned snorkelling and scuba diving. It is also ideally situated for sailing and island hopping.

The Residences at Sheraton Mactan Resort, also scheduled to open before end 2020, will feature 182 units consisting of one to three partially-furnished bedroom apartments.

Rajit Sukumaran, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific, added: “This property will not only strengthen our presence in Asia Pacific, but it will put Sheraton one step closer to its goal of opening more than 150 new hotels globally over the next five years.”

“We are delighted to partner with Starwood to introduce Sheraton Mactan Resort to the booming island of Mactan in the Philippines,” said Ray Go Manigsaca, President of AppleOne Mactan, Inc. “Combining our local expertise and Starwood’s global perspective, we are confident that this partnership will positively uplift the hospitality industry in the region. AppleOne’s distinct image is consistent with the impeccable global reputation of Sheraton and this partnership will also raise the bar of residential development in Cebu and the Philippines.”

The signing follows the announcements of key pipeline hotels for company in the region, including Sheraton Danang Resort, Four Points® by Sheraton Danang in Vietnam, The Westin® Manila Sonata Place in the Philippines, Four Points® by Sheraton Bali, Kuta, Four Points by Sheraton Bintan, Lagoi Bay in Indonesia; and Starwood’s debut entry into Myanmar with Sheraton Yangon Hotel.

About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts is on a mission to bring people together through communal experiences because we believe that travel is better when shared. As the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 430 hotels in more than 75 countries around the world through signature offerings such as the exclusive Sheraton Club lounge and Paired, our new menu of expertly matched small plates, premium wines and craft beers. The brand recently launched Sheraton 2020, a comprehensive 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton, like all brands within the Starwood portfolio, is proud to offer the Starwood Preferred Guest® program, the industry’s leading loyalty program. To learn more, visit Stay connected to Sheraton: @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram and

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SOURCE Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Media Contacts:

Daryl Pan
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Specialist, Corporate Communications
65 6335 4879

Alethea Lam
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific
Director, Corporate Communications
65 6335 4879


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