WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced plans to debut its Four Points by Sheraton brand in the Nashville metropolitan area. Four Points by Sheraton Nashville-Brentwood is scheduled to open in August 2011 just ten minutes from the heart of downtown Nashville. Four Points by Sheraton Nashville-Brentwood will offer 208 comfortable and stylish guest rooms and all the amenities guests need to travel the way they like, for a great price.
Owned by Eagle Hospitality, the former Holiday Inn will undergo extensive renovations to all guest rooms and public areas prior to opening as a Four Points by Sheraton. The hotel will be managed by Maximum Hospitality, which also manages Four Points by Sheraton Knoxville Cumberland House, the brand's highest scoring hotel for guest satisfaction three years in a row and winner of Starwood's Hotel of the Year award.
"We are delighted to open our first Four Points by Sheraton in greater Nashville, where travelers will enjoy premium access to the best arts and entertainment in 'Music City USA,'" said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President, Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. "Stylish and affordable, Four Points prides itself on providing a great stay complete with comfortable, spacious rooms, genuine service and great extras, always for an honest value."
Over the past five years, Starwood and its partners have invested more than $1 billion in renovations, conversions and new build Four Points properties, making the brand's portfolio of hotels better than ever. Four Points by Sheraton Nashville-Brentwood will showcase the brand's revitalized look and its signature classic, yet modern style.
"The recent enhancements to Four Points by Sheraton have resulted in a continuing surge in interest among owners and developers seeking a new brand affiliation for their properties," said Paul Sacco, Senior Vice President of North American Development for Starwood. "They turn to Four Points for its winning combination of comfort, style and flexibility, as well as for the many benefits of belonging to the Starwood network, including the award-winning Starwood Preferred Guest program."
Located at 760 Old Hickory Boulevard, Four Points by Sheraton Nashville-Brentwood is convenient to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Grande Ole Opry and Cool Springs Galleria Mall, as well as numerous performing arts and sports venues including the First Arts Center, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Greer Stadium and LP Field - home of the Tennessee Titans. The hotel is just 20 minutes from Nashville International Airport and close to the offices of BellSouth, General Electric and United Healthcare.
Four Points by Sheraton Nashville-Brentwood will offer all-day dining and feature great local craft beer at the hotel lounge, courtesy of the brand's signature Best Brews(R) program. Additional amenities include more than 4,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space, an outdoor pool, 24-hour gym and business center.
Eagle Hospitality is a subsidiary of Relations Group based in Clarksville, TN. They develop own and operate several hotel properties. After a start with a small independent property 20 years ago they are now moving on to larger assets and this is their first Starwood brand. Their portfolio continues to expand with developing and acquiring complementary assets.
MH Partners, LLC (Maximum Hospitality) is an award-winning hotel management company dedicated to providing hotel owners with superior management and a higher return on investment. Maximum Hospitality's services include operations management, operational assessments, and asset management. The company's principals are experienced with more than 14 brands within the industry - as well as boutique properties. For more information, please visit www.maximumhospitality.com.
Four Points by Sheraton, with over 150 great hotels in 24 countries, offers the self-sufficient traveler a new kind of style and comfort combined with a "can-do" service - all at an honest value. Four Points by Sheraton hotels are everywhere the traveler needs to be - located in easy-to-reach areas - close to major airports, suburban centers, urban hot spots and resort and vacation destinations.
Guests at Four Points by Sheraton can earn free nights at any Starwood Hotels & Resorts property - the world's most sought-after collection of hotels - through the Starwood Preferred Guest program. To learn more, visit www.spg.com.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1025 properties in 100 countries and territories with 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. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
SOURCE: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.