26 August 2014
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) said its Sheraton brand will continue to expand its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand´s second largest island after Phuket.
The agreement with TCC Hotels Group, a member of the TCC Land Group, marks the conversion of the existing 141-room Imperial Samui Beach Resort to a Sheraton, anticipated to take place by December 2014.
Sheraton Samui Resort marks the seventh property managed by Starwood under the ownership of TCC Hotels Group.
Koh Samui is within easy reach with near to hourly departures to and from Bangkok, and excellent direct international accessibility from key feeder markets such as Hong Kong and Singapore. Approximately a 15-minute drive from the Koh Samui International Airport, Sheraton Samui Resort sits on Chaweng Noi Beach, one of the most beautiful and longest stretches of white sandy beach on the east coast of Koh Samui.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with nearly 1,200 properties in 100 countries, and 181,400 employees at its owned and managed properties. For more information, visit www.starwoodhotels.com
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