Four Points Ramps Up NYC Portfolio with New Downtown Hotel
STAMFORD, Conn. - February 3, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Point 1: Accelerating growth in dynamic markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the opening of Four Points New York Downtown. Owned by The Lam Group and managed by Real Hospitality Group (RHG), the sleek new Four Points is built for the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort. Located at 6 Platt Street at the heart of New York City’s world-famous Financial District, Four Points by Sheraton New York Downtown is a short walk from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, Battery Park and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Point 2: The brand’s fourth hotel in Manhattan, Four Points New York Downtown offers 261 spacious guest rooms, 2,000 square feet of market-leading meeting facilities and full-service dining at The Ketch Brewhouse. Amenities include a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, a business center, fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and the brand’s iconic Best Brews and BBQ™, including refreshing local beers and seasonal BBQ-style appetizers at the hotel’s rooftop lounge – the perfect spot to relax with friends and colleagues after a day of meetings or sightseeing.
Point 3: “The debut of Four Points New York Downtown gives the brand yet another terrific location within New York City where travelers will be just steps from many of the city’s top attractions in lower Manhattan,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “As Starwood’s global pipeline driver, Four Points recently crossed the 200th hotel milestone worldwide and continues to grow at a phenomenal pace in key markets worldwide.”
“We are delighted to introduce the popular Four Points brand to the heart of New York City’s bustling financial district and expect this new hotel will soon emerge as a leading choice among business and leisure travelers seeking a stylish and affordable option in an unbeatable location,” said Ben Seidel, President and CEO of RHG.
Point 4: Four Points is on track to expand its portfolio of rooms by nearly 60% in the next five years with new hotels strategically located in nearly every corner of the globe. Hotels expected to open in in early 2016 include Four Points San Diego - SeaWorld (CA), Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South (WA), Four Points Chengdu, Anren (China), Four Points Barrie (Canada), Four Points Regina (Canada), Four Points Thavanakkadavu Backwater Resort (India), Four Points Tiruchirappalli (India) and Four Points Bandung (Indonesia).
About Four Points
Four Points is travel reinvented. With over 200 hotels in nearly 40 countries, Four Points meets the needs of the everyday traveler and offers guests exactly what they need on the road. Four Points combines timeless style and comfort and an authentic sense of the local as well as genuine, always-approachable service, all around the world. To learn more, visit www.fourpoints.com/experience. Stay connected to Four Points on facebook.com/fourpoints.
About Lam Group
Lam Group is a privately held real estate investment company recognized as a leading and innovative hotel developer and owner. The Lam Group has developed over 22 hotels in New York in the past decade, and currently owns and operates 10 hotels with an additional 7 in its current pipeline. In addition to hotels, Lam Group's portfolio includes office, retail and residential properties. For more information, please visit: www.lamgroupnyc.com.
About Real Hospitality Group
Real Hospitality Group (RHG) is headquartered in Ocean City, MD with a regional office in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, and comprises a team with more than 400 years of combined hospitality and travel industry experience. The Real Hospitality Group portfolio includes 62 hotel properties with an inventory of more than 8,530 rooms in gateway cities that include New York, Philadelphia, Miami, Boston and locations in Syracuse, Glens Falls, and Montauk, New York, Newark and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and Ocean City, MD. The company is a recognized service provider for Starwood and other leading brands, as well as a collection of unique independent hotels. RHG focuses on total service property management, revenue performance, guest satisfaction and business development for hotels, resorts and investment ownership groups. For more information, please visit the company website at www.realhospitalitygroup.com.
SOURCE Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
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