STAMFORD, Conn. - December 17, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Tribute Portfolio, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), today announced its official debut in Sin City with the addition of SLS Las Vegas, a resort featuring more than 1,600 rooms and suites owned by Las Vegas Resort Holdings, LLC. Doubling the brand’s footprint globally, SLS Las Vegas, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, features some of Las Vegas’ hottest nightlife and culinary venues, and is situated in the North Strip, a bourgeoning neighborhood between the heart of The Strip and the up-and-coming Downtown district.
“When we surveyed SPG members about desired destinations for Tribute Portfolio, Las Vegas was at the top of their list, and I’m thrilled that we’ve been able to deliver on their demand in less than a year from launch,” said Dave Marr, Global Brand Leader for Tribute Portfolio. “This is a tremendous testament to our dedication to Tribute Portfolio being a brand built for and by our SPG Members.”
Envisioned by Creative Director Philippe Starck in collaboration with Gensler, SLS Las Vegas exudes truly imaginative creative elements and playful accents throughout the entire resort. The largest Tribute Portfolio property to date, SLS Las Vegas features 1,613 guestrooms in three distinct towers – Story, World and LUX – ranging from glamorous 325-square-foot rooms to opulent penthouse suites spanning 3,300 square feet. Fun, vibrant and unique, the Story Tower brings together the high design of an industrial loft and the intricate details of a boutique hotel. Floating beds are positioned in the center of the room, emulating a luxury pool daybed, while a multi-use sink serves as the perfect makeup station or wet bar. Sophisticated and sleek, the World Tower features plush bedding, a spacious work desk and a roomy seating area create an inviting, expertly appointed environment ideal for the leisure and business guest alike. The LUX Tower offers indulgence and relaxation with an artful twist. Intricate tapestry-like wall coverings, plush seating, and the playful peek-a-boo shower showcase a whimsical and edgy European design.
SLS Las Vegas is the go-to destination on the North Strip, featuring eight world-class dining establishments, three nightlife and entertainment venues and two pools:
“We are thrilled to embark on this partnership, combining our expertise in Las Vegas hospitality, nightlife and entertainment with Starwood’s powerful distribution system and renowned loyalty program,” said Scott Kreeger, the hotel’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are confident that, with Tribute Portfolio, we can continue to make SLS Las Vegas the coveted hotspot on the Strip.”
As with all Tribute Portfolio properties, SLS Las Vegas features a noteworthy selection of #ourlikes, a list comprised of distinct moments found at each hotel or resort that illustrate what guests love about “staying independent.” These socially-sourced vignettes go beyond the typical hotel brochure to highlight the secret spots, must-sees and can’t-miss experiences at each Tribute Portfolio property. The #ourlikes for the SLS Las Vegas include:
Consumers can learn more by following @TributePortfolio and #ourlikes.
Tribute Portfolio debuted in April 2015 with its first hotel, the Royal Palm South Beach Miami, and has since opened four additional properties: the Great Northern Hotel in London, UK; The Kiroro Resort in Hokkaido, Japan; The Hermitage in Jakarta, Indonesia; and the Riviera Palm Springs in Palm Springs, CA. Future locations include Coral Gables, FL; Costa Mesa, CA; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Asheville, NC; Nashville, Tennessee; Savannah, GA; and Charleston, SC. Firmly anchored in the upper upscale category, Tribute Portfolio allows owners of distinct properties to maintain their independent spirit, while benefiting from Starwood's powerful distribution, loyalty and sales platforms.
SLS Las Vegas will join Starwood’s four existing hotels in the Las Vegas market, which include The Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa, The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Four Points by Sheraton Las Vegas East Flamingo, and Element Las Vegas Summerlin.
For more information, please visit www.tributeportfolio.com.
Launched in April 2015 as Starwood’s 10th brand and second collection of independent hotels, Tribute Portfolio is comprised of exceptional independent hotels around the globe, offering guests and owners the ability to “Stay Independent.” From boutique resorts to urban destination properties, guests can enjoy access to outstanding four star, upper upscale hotels with an indie spirit while benefitting from the award-winning Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) program. For more information on Tribute Portfolio, please visit www.tributeportfolio.com. Follow along to Stay Independent: @TributePortfolio on Instagram, @TributePRTFLO on Twitter, www.tumblr.com/TributePortfolio and www.facebook.com/TributePortfolio.
SLS Las Vegas® is an all-encompassing resort and casino with more than 1,600 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers, 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a collection of acclaimed restaurant and nightlife brands. SLS offers an impressive selection of dining concepts including Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™; Katsuya; Cleo®; Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book; Ku Noodle by José Andrés™; 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria; Northside Café™ and The Perq™. The resort is also home to multiple nightlife and entertainment offerings including Hollywood favorite, The Sayers Club®; the edgy and sophisticated nightclub, Foxtail®; and the intimate, live entertainment hall, The Foundry. SLS Las Vegas also hosts the luxurious Ciel Spa® and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. For more information about SLS Las Vegas®, please visit slsvegas.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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