Starwood Hotels Accelerates Growth in Mexico with the Signing of Sheraton Cozumel Resort

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The FINANCIAL — Gaining momentum in markets across Latin America , Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. on April 28 announced it has signed an agreement with Inmobiliaria Punta Tormentos S.A. de C.V. to introduce its world-renowned Sheraton brand to Cozumel, Mexico . Sheraton Cozumel Resort , slated to open in early 2018, will be located on an idyllic island in the Yucatan Peninsula , with sweeping views of the Caribbean .

The new resort will increase the Sheraton brand’s portfolio to six hotels in Mexico and 37 in the region, according to Starwood.

“Sheraton Cozumel Resort, a terrific addition to the brand’s global resorts portfolio, will serve as a gathering place for travelers in one of Mexico’s most sought-after leisure destinations,” said Jorge Giannattasio , Senior Vice President and Chief of Operations for Starwood Latin America and the Caribbean . “And as the second Starwood property in Cozumel , the resort further strengthens the company’s presence in Mexico , one of the most attractive tourism markets in the Americas.”

Sheraton Cozumel Resort will boast a prime beachfront location with direct access to the island’s spectacular coral reefs, a leading destination for divers from around the world. The resort will feature all of the Sheraton brand’s signature brand amenities and services. The 120 stylish, comfortable and oversized guestrooms—including six suites—will offer unobstructed ocean views, as well as the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed, high-speed Internet, an LCD flat-panel television and MP3 docking station. In addition to direct beach access, the resort will also offer two pools with breathtaking views, a poolside bar serving light bites and drinks, three restaurants, a lobby lounge and the Link@Sheraton experience.

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Additional facilities will consist of the state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness®, a Shine Spa and 8,500 square feet of meeting space for special events, meetings and conventions. Located approximately 10 miles from the city center, the resort is convenient for traveling to and from the Cozumel Airport and the ferry port that provides access to Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya.


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