BRUSSELS (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With football fans converging on South Africa this summer for one of the biggest sporting events in the world, Starwood Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: HOT) has launched an African travel promotion offering discounts of up to 40 percent off best available rates for early bookings.
Over twenty Sheraton, Le Méridien, The Luxury Collection and Four Points by Sheraton hotels and resorts in destinations such as Algeria, Egypt, Gambia, Mauritius, Seychelles and South Africa are included.
Rates start from an amazing EUR 46 per room per night at the Sheraton Dahab in Egypt or EUR 53 per room per night at the Sheraton Dreamland Hotel & Conference Centre, located just 8km from the Pyramids in Cairo. Exotic options include The Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa in Mauritius which is offering rates from EUR 232 per room per night.
For those who don't want to miss a glimpse of the football action and need a base in South Africa itself, the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel is offering discount rates from EUR 104 per room per night for a two night minimum stay.
Bookings must be made by March 31st 2010 with travel valid until the end of August. Savings of 20% are valid for bookings made at least 14 days in advance, this rises to a 30% discount on reservations confirmed within 21 days of arrival and a 40% reduction at selected properties when bookings are confirmed at least 28 days ahead of travel.
Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply at individual hotels. The offer is not applicable for group bookings.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 992 properties in more than 100 countries and 145,000 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 Méridien(R), Sheraton(R), Four Points(R) by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft(R), and ElementSM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts.
SOURCE: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.