Four Points by Sheraton Sets Sights on El Paso, Texas
Four Points by Sheraton El Paso Airport Will Open in 2010, Offering Comfortable Beds, Great Extras and Proximity to Business Community and Downtown El Paso
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 10, 2008--Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced plans to open a Four Points(R) by Sheraton hotel in El Paso, Texas. Owned by Vimla, LLC, Four Points by Sheraton El Paso Airport is scheduled to open in November of 2010 just one mile from the El Paso International Airport. The newly-built hotel will offer 117 comfortable rooms, ample meeting facilities, a social atmosphere and popular extras guests love, including complimentary high-speed Internet access.
Four Points by Sheraton El Paso Airport will offer an ideal location, approximately ten minutes from the shops, restaurants and entertainment in downtown El Paso and a fifteen-minute drive from Juarez, Mexico. The hotel will offer proximity to The Cielo Vista Mall, Fort Bliss, the Biggs Army Airbase, The University of Texas El Paso and several area golf courses, Nearby corporate offices include Raytheon, Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health Care.
"The fast-growing city of El Paso is an ideal choice for the expansion of the Four Points by Sheraton brand," said Sandy Swider, Vice President, Four Points by Sheraton. "Four Points by Sheraton gives its guests just what they need - comfortable rooms, a lively, social atmosphere and extras that make them feel special."
Guests will feel at ease from the moment they walk in the hotel lobby, where fresh pie and coffee will be served throughout the day. The family room area will offer an ideal spot to kick back and relax, work on laptops or chat with fellow travelers. Guests will also enjoy a wide selection of international beers at the hotel bar, courtesy of the popular Four Points by Sheraton Best Brews(R) program. Additional amenities will include a restaurant, indoor pool and 5,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities.
Comfortable and contemporary, the hotel's guest rooms will offer a welcome refuge at the end of the day. Guests will be invited to kick back and relax in the Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed, an ensemble that includes a plush mattress, an assortment of pillows and duvet. Rooms will also come with 32-inch LCD televisions, spacious showers, free in-room bottled water and complimentary high-speed Internet access.
About Vimla, LLC
Vimla, LLC's investors currently own and operate over 450 rooms in three states. In addition Vimla, LLC is acquiring another 345-room property in Louisiana. From acquisition of built properties and renovating them, Vimla, LLC is now building new properties. The Four Points by Sheraton will be its first step in construction of hotels.
About Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points by Sheraton, with 130 properties in 22 countries, offers the self-sufficient traveler a new kind of style and comfort combined with a spirited "can-do" service -- all at an honest value. Four Points by Sheraton hotels are located in easy-to-reach areas - close to major airports, suburban centers, urban hot spots and resort and vacation destinations. The Four Points Simple Pleasures(SM) program celebrates the little things in life that make a big difference in guests' travel such as a great beer, a complimentary bottle of water, and a tasty treat at the end of a long day. It's those little extras that score big points with Four Points by Sheraton customers.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts
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.
SOURCE: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.