Four Points by Sheraton Brings Style and Comfort to Galveston, Texas
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Four Points by Sheraton Galveston is Conveniently Located Near the Beach, Top Attractions and Area Businesses
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announces the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Galveston, the brand's fifth hotel in Texas. Owned by Gopal Govind Enterprises and managed by Concord Hospitality Enterprises, the 118-room hotel appeals to the self-sufficient traveler with stylish rooms featuring comfortable beds and productive workspaces, plus popular extras including free high-speed Internet access.
Four Points by Sheraton Galveston exemplifies the brand's new updated look and feel, developed as part of Four Points' recently completed portfolio-wide billion dollar rejuvenation which, combined with its great value proposition, has helped propel the brand to become one of the fastest growing within the Starwood portfolio.
"We are thrilled to expand our portfolio in Texas with the addition of Four Points by Sheraton Galveston, in one of the most dynamic and scenic cities in the Lone Star State," said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President, Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. "Four Points by Sheraton prides itself on providing guests with everything they need to travel the way they like."
Guests can relax with a great coffee served throughout the day in the hotel's warmly decorated lobby and stay connected with free Internet access in the Family Room. All-day dining is available at Oasis, while local craft beer is served at the hotel's Lounge, courtesy of the popular Four Points by Sheraton Best Brews(R). Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness facility, and nearly 1,800 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities designed to accommodate up to 70 people.
The hotel's guest rooms and suites feature a spacious work area, LCD flat screen TV, a comfortable signature bed, free high-speed Internet and free bottled water provided every day. Spacious Ocean View Suites include more room to work and relax, plus pull-out sofa beds.
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Four Points by Sheraton Galveston occupies a prime spot on historic Galveston Island, just steps from Galveston's finest beaches and minutes from the area's leading attractions including Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, Moody Gardens, and Strand Historic District. Also nearby are the offices of American National Insurance and Union Carbine, as well as a choice of premium golf courses.
About Concord Hospitality
Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and development company based in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., manages over 75 hotels offering more than 10,000 guest rooms in 20 states and two Canadian providences. The company operates hotels and resorts under such well-known industry elite brands as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood and Choice Hotels, as well as select independent boutique hotels. Formed in 1985, Concord recently was listed as one of the nation's top management companies in the nation by independent sources, and recently won Marriott's elite Partnership Circle award for the sixth time. Concord properties are some of the most awarded hotels in the country, having won nearly 30 honors in the past two years alone, including Marriott's Hotel of the Year and Developer of the Year awards. For more information, visit http://www.concordhotels.com.
About Four Points by Sheraton
Four Points by Sheraton, with over 150 great hotels in 25 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. For more, visit http://www.fourpoints.com.
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 Preferred Guest program. To learn more, visit http://www.spg.com.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1000 properties in nearly 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 http://www.starwoodhotels.com.
SOURCE: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
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