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May302011

W Silicon Valley, Newark, California

Can’t afford a W Hotel? Think again. There are currently 41 W Hotels open around the world in the Starwood Hotels luxury boutique brand. W Hotels opened in the past year in London, St. Petersburg, Russia; Bali, Taipei and Santiago, Chile. There are several more W Hotels scheduled to open in the next year in…

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Dec242010

Hilton Settles Starwood Trade Secrets Theft Lawsuit – No New Luxury Boutique Hilton Brand before 2013

Hilton Worldwide settled the two year old trade-secrets case brought by Starwood Hotels. In June 2008 two former Starwood luxury brand executives became Hilton executives. The job move included taking thousands of W Hotels proprietary documents in an effort to fast-track the launch of Denizen Hotels, a Hilton luxury boutique brand modeled after W Hotels lifestyle brand success.…

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Oct272010

W Chicago City Center in blue ray

I walked into the W Chicago City Center and I felt that ‘WOW’ factor that I never got at the Chicago W Lakeshore. W Chicago City Center at 172 West Adams Street is across the street from the JW Marriott  hotel, a historical building renovation, scheduled to open sometime in the next few months opened…

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Sep272009

Starwood Nation – 500 Strong in North America

Starwood Hotels reached a statistical milestone in 2009 of 500 hotels in North America with the opening of the St. Regis Atlanta. An article last week in HotelsMag.com provided some interesting growth patterns for Starwood Hotels achieved in 2009.                 W Ft. Lauderdale is the 30th W Hotel worldwide.                 Element Denver Park Meadows is…

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Sep042009

W Hotel San Francisco in HD

The W Hotel San Francisco is a 31-story hotel with 404 guestrooms. Historically this hotel is expensive. A low rate for the W SF is $159 to $179 per night. Rates most frequently hover around $219 to $249. San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center across the street frequently pushes rates into the $350 to $450 per…

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