STAMFORD, Conn. - October 15, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the opening of Sheraton® Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel, the second Sheraton to debut in the cosmopolitan city of Jakarta, Indonesia. Owned by PT. Pakuwon Jati Tbk, the opening further propels the brand’s fast pace growth in Asia Pacific, and drives Sheraton closer to its goal of adding more than 150 new hotels worldwide by 2020. This is just one of many new initiatives currently underway for Sheraton 2020, the all-encompassing plan to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere.
“Jakarta has established itself as a thriving destination for travelers, and we are excited to respond to this rising demand by opening our second Sheraton hotel in this bustling city,” said Dave Marr, Global Brand Leader for Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “Sheraton is diligently focused on growing the brand worldwide, with a goal to add at least 150 hotels by 2020, and opening in primary urban destinations such as Jakarta further solidifies Sheraton as a global hotel leader.”
Sheraton Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel features 293 contemporary guestrooms and suites, outfitted with the Sheraton brand’s signature amenities and services, including its signature sleep experience. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool and an ultra-modern Sheraton Club lounge where Club level guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast and all-day refreshments while taking in panoramic views of the urban skyscape. The hotel offers a variety of dining options to delight any palate, including Anigre, the all-day dining restaurant serving international cuisine, as well as local delicacies; the lobby lounge where guests can enjoy Paired - the Sheraton brand’s reinvigorated food and beverage program - complete with expertly matched small plates, premium wines and local craft beers; and the pastry shop Cafe Grande.
“Indonesia continues to be a key growth market in Asia Pacific and is well-suited for the expansion of the iconic Sheraton brand,” said Charlie Dang, Regional Vice President, Southeast Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. “The opening of Sheraton Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel will help meet the rising demand for high-caliber lodging generated by the influx of business and leisure travelers to Jakarta, the gateway to Indonesia.”
Sheraton Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel is part of the Superblock Gandaria City complex, which includes a retail shopping mall, convention and exhibition facilities, a helipad and several restaurants. The newly constructed hotel is ideal for large meetings and conventions, featuring 3,567 square meters of versatile function space – one of the biggest in Jakarta - and is conveniently located just five kilometers from the emerging commercial hub of South Jakarta (SCBD) and 32 kilometers from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK).
To celebrate its opening, Sheraton Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel is offering an exclusive package of 20% off opening rates including daily breakfast for 2 persons and double starpoints for SPG members valid until April 30th, 2016.
For more information, visit Sheraton.com/jakartagandariacity.
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., makes it easy for guests to explore, relax and enjoy the possibilities of travel through smart solutions and effortless experiences at more than 440 hotels in more than 72 countries around the world. The brand is currently in the midst of implementing Sheraton 2020, a 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton recently launched “Where Actions Speak Louder,” a multi-channel, multi-million dollar advertising campaign that highlights the brand’s ongoing enhancements to its guest experience, including new products and partnerships, and a renewed focus on service. With work well underway, the brand has already rolled out a variety of initiatives under Sheraton 2020, including Paired, a new imaginative lobby bar menu; the richest SPG promotion in the brand’s history; and Sheraton Grand, a new premier tier that recognizes exceptional Sheraton hotels and resorts. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton: @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram and facebook.com/Sheraton.
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