Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the re-opening of the iconic Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers following an extensive US$50 million renovation. Opened in 1978, the landmark hotel was the first Starwood hotel to open in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Following the transformation – which includes all guest rooms, facilities, public spaces and the hotel’s Italian restaurant, Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo – Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers will continue to be a choice gathering place for global travellers and the local community. “With more than 35 years of operating in Dubai, the iconic Sheraton Dubai Creek reflects the Emirate’s heritage and growth,” said Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. “Through the long-standing support of our owner, the Al Mulla family, this investment in the renovation of the hotel enables us to continually meet the increased demand for high-calibre accommodation while providing an enhanced gathering place for global travellers and the local community. “The renovation of Sheraton Dubai Creek demonstrates our commitment to making the Sheraton brand an unparalleled leader in the hospitality sector,” said Hoyt Harper, Global Brand Leader, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “This is part of our continued global enhancement and multi-billion dollar investment to strengthen the Sheraton brand.” Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers Located on the Creek’s edge with uninterrupted water and city views, the hotel’s new design offers a stylish relaxing escape from the bustling city for business and leisure travellers. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers comprises 268 guestrooms and suites, providing guests with the perfect respite to immerse themselves in the charms of old Dubai. The fully refurbished rooms offer panoramic water and city views, feature a contemporary design with a warm palette and are equipped with the signature all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed.