Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today announced the opening of the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort on Kuta Beach, one of world’s renowned surfer’s paradise in Bali. The hotel is located directly at the heart of Kuta beach with pristine Indian Ocean scenery.
Owned by PT. Indonesian Paradise Island, the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is part of a luxurious shopping destination, presenting over 200 retail outlets in an open-air style and designed architecture inspired by the design of Bali’s rice paddy field. Centrally located at the heart of Pantai Kuta and just 5 kilometers away from Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS), the resort’s elevated position on the island provides amazing ocean and beach views.
“For 75 years, Sheraton has become a gathering place for our guests and locals alike around exciting destinations across the globe,” said Hoyt Harper, Global Brand Leader, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “Bali is a perfect fit for the Sheraton Brand, being an international holiday destination that is well known globally – Bali is one of the world’s gathering places.”
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort marks Starwood’s fifth hotel on the Island of Gods. Currently, Starwood manages The St. Regis Bali Resort, W Retreat & Spa Bali – Seminyak, The Laguna, A Luxury Collection Resort, and The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali. By 2014, Starwood will debut three new hotels in Bali, marking a total of eight hotels representing six of Starwood’s lifestyle hotel brands.
“We are delighted to welcome our iconic Sheraton brand to Bali. The opening of Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort sets Starwood on track to become the hotel management company with the largest number of brands represented in Bali,’ said Chuck Abbott, Regional Vice President, Southeast Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort together with the new development of beachwalk offer guests an all-around experience – whether it is for business or leisure, for a family holiday or a honeymoon getaway.”