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New Westin in St. Lucia

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New Westin in St. Lucia

Postby KarenS » Thu Jan 26, 2006 11:38 am

As quoted from the New Executive Times: "Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and DCG Properties Ltd plan to develop a major Westin hotel on Le Paradis, the Caribbean island state of of St. Lucia, the companies said this morning. The scheduled opening date for the hotel is August 2007...Starwood and DCG Partners chose this particular area for Westin's new location because of its beauty, serenity and spiritual attributes along with the warmth of the St. Lucian people, Dolby noted. Starwood will manage the condominium resort under its Westin Hotels & Resorts brand."

Isn't it Westin that is the smoke-free hotel?

Opinions on smokefree vs. hotels w/smoking areas?
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Postby Anthony » Mon Jan 30, 2006 4:50 pm

Here is the whole press release:

The Westin St. Lucia Strikes a Perfect Balance of Architectural Majesty and Natural Beauty; Westin Hotel to Be Centerpiece of Le Paradis, Praslin Bay's New Luxury Development

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2006--Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and DCG Properties Ltd., announce plans for a spectacular Westin hotel as the centerpiece of Le Paradis, a new luxury development on the idyllic Caribbean island of St. Lucia in the West Indies. Phase One of this luxury condominium resort will feature 92 two-bedroom units and 16 three-bedroom units, totaling 232 guest rooms, all with views of Praslin Bay. Amenities include an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed golf course managed by Troon, Clubhouse, a 9,125 square-foot spa with 16 treatment rooms and a casino amenity. Future construction includes Westin branded and serviced residences; an additional 324 hotel rooms; expansion of the spa to 26 treatment rooms; a total of 23,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space; a 50-slip marina; marina village, additional mixed-use components and more. Starwood will manage the hotel and condominiums under its upper-upscale brand, Westin Hotels & Resorts. Phase One is scheduled to open in August 2007.

Nestled in the lush coastal foothills of the east coast of Saint Lucia, the 554-acres of Le Paradis, showcases the island's stunning beauty matched by no other location in the Caribbean. Providing a secluded yet accessible tropical haven and embraced by almost 3 miles of coastline, Le Paradis boasts small bays and distinctive
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