Starwood Hotels & Resorts Gets Creative with Selling in Asia Pacific

2009-02-23 18:17 999

Hotel Giant Invites All Sales and Non- Sales Associates to Join in on Visits to Customers

SINGAPORE, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announces it will go on the road from 16th February to 20th February, with creative activities and great offers, as well as involvement of hotel colleagues from different functions including finance, human resources, operations and so on, to connect with customers.

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"We are excited to embark on what will be a fun and productive week of engaging activities with our customers and associates from across all functions of the hotels! The involvement of our non-sales colleagues will allow our clients to meet and connect with the talent that delivers our great hotel experiences. Besides sharing latest updates from our brands, we are also introducing various exciting offers with great savings to meet their needs," commented Alison Taylor, Vice President, Sales for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific.

A key focus of the week will be to update customers on the current generous offers available to meeting planners, such as the "Five Plus One" offer available through as well as other offers for retail agents, wholesalers, travelers, corporate companies and so on.

In addition, over 1500 sales team members and another 3000 non-sales staff members will be on the road starting 16th February, for a fun week of activities with customers.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 930 properties in approximately 97 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(SM), and Element(SM). 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 .

(Note: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities regulations. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and involve risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated at the time the forward-looking statements are made. These risks and uncertainties are presented in detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be attained or that results and events will not materially differ. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.)

Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts
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