Starwood Hotels continues expansion

first_imgStarwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and IOI Properties Group today announced the debut of the Four Points by Sheraton brand in Klang Valley, with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Puchong.The opening of the hotel underscores Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ confidence in Malaysia’s tourism industry and solidifies the Four Points brand’s footprint in the country.Starwood Hotels & Resorts regional vice president Southeast Asia Chuck Abbott, said that Starwood is excited to begin work in the fast growing district of Puchong.“As the fifth Four Points by Sheraton property in Malaysia, the brand will enable us to cater to the growing middle class and the increased number of business and leisure travellers in the market,” Mr Abbott said.Starwood currently operates 12 hotels in the country’s key destinations, including Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, and Kuching with six more hotels in the pipeline.Puchong is a major town in the Petaling district of Selangor, Malaysia and is situated midway between Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital.Four Points by Sheraton Puchong within PFCC is located about 32 kilometres from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport; and is approximately a 20-minute drive to the Kuala Lumpur city centre.Four Points by Sheraton Puchong features 249 stylish and contemporary guestrooms designed for a comfortable stay, be it for business or pleasure.From events to meetings and weddings, the hotel features over 1,358 square meters of flexible space across four venues including a pillar-less 760 square meters Puteri Grand ballroom and a pre-function area.Four Points is currently the third largest brand within the Starwood portfolio, as well the second largest brand in terms of growth pipeline.Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img