Sheraton Warmly Welcomes Travelers to Garden Grove, California
Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel is Now Open and Close to Premier Family Entertainment and Leading Sports Venues
GARDEN GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 22, 2008--Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and Kam Sang Company announce that Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel has opened its doors and is warmly welcoming guests. This newly constructed, seven-story hotel boasts a warm, engaging atmosphere, state-of-the-art meeting facilities and unbeatable proximity to premier family entertainment. The opening of the Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel is part of the most aggressive global expansion in the Sheraton's history -- with 54 hotels scheduled to open and 20,000 new rooms to be added to the brand by 2009.
Just minutes from Disneyland(TM), the Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel is located on the border of Garden Grove and Anaheim, close to the shops and entertainment at Downtown Disney Walk, Discovery Science Center, and a selection of world-renowned beaches. Sports enthusiasts will delight at the hotel's close proximity to both the Angels Stadium of Anaheim, home to the MLB's Anaheim Angels, and the Honda Center, home to the NHL 2007 Stanley Cup Champion Anaheim Ducks. Also nearby are the historic Stanley House museum, several amusement parks and John Wayne Airport. Guests will enjoy easy access to the area's attractions via the Anaheim Resorts Shuttle.
"Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel is a delightful new addition to this vibrant community, offering guests a warm, interactive atmosphere and direct access to a variety of entertainment," said Hoyt Harper, Senior Vice President, Sheraton Hotels. "Sheraton meets the needs of travelers who crave familiarity and comfort by providing spacious accommodations, updated technology and signature amenities - all designed to make guests feel at ease from the moment they walk in the door."
Guests are invited to relax with fellow travelers in the hotel's energetic and interactive lobby space. There, they will find the Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft, communications hub, which delivers the technology services guests expect while on the road, allowing them to check their email, research local attractions and print boarding passes. Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel is also fully equipped to handle meetings, conferences, and exhibitions, with more than 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a Grand Ballroom and meeting Board Room for up to 600 guests.
Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel will also offer guests a new state-of-the-art fitness center developed in partnership with Core Performance, an organization that trains elite athletes and Olympians and is dedicated to providing breakthrough solutions to help individuals achieve their maximum performance. The hotel will be rolling out several components of the new program, in addition to the fitness centers, that touch guests at multiple points of their Sheraton stay: healthier dining options; training programs offered on-demand in guest rooms; access to Core Performance's customized on-line training programs; and a unique Conventions and Meetings program that enables enhanced performance.
"We invite guests to come stay with us and experience the welcoming atmosphere of Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel, a peaceful haven for both business travelers and vacationers," said Ronnie Lam of Kam Sang Company. "Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel will become a destination in itself for our guests and the focal point of the Garden Grove District."
The new hotel offers 285 beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites as well as a Club Level with daily complimentary Hospitality Hour and breakfast for hotel club members. Guest rooms in this 100% non-smoking hotel are outfitted with the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(SM) bed - a nine-layered custom-designed ensemble boasting an exquisitely comfortable, plush mattress, fluffy down hypoallergenic pillows, crisp cotton sheets, cozy blanket and signature blanket and duvet. Guests can enjoy fine dining at Fusion Restaurant while the lobby bar serves cocktails and casual, high-quality fare. Additional facilities include an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, and 24-hour gym.
Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel is located at 12221 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, California. For more information and to make reservations, please visit www.sheraton.com.
About Kam Sang Company, Inc.
In collaboration with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Kam Sang Company, Inc. is the mastermind behind this beautifully crafted Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel. The Company believes that the addition of the Sheraton hotel will provide the community with a stronger foundation as a tourist attraction and as a growing business metropolis. Kam Sang Company, which was established in 1977, has since then effectively developed numerous significant projects ranging from commercial and residential complexes to shopping malls and hotels. Unequivocally, Kam Sang Company's years of knowledge and experience corroborates the tremendous effort, skill and talent utilized in the exquisite construction, development and management of the Sheraton Garden Grove-Anaheim South Hotel.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 900 properties in more than 100 countries and 155,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Meridien(R), Sheraton(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft(SM), and Element(SM). Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
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SOURCE: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.