Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is in the process of expansion plans, seeking to add 46 guestrooms in a newly built South Wing, which will be unveiled in December 2016. The resort will also add Beach Bar, a relaxing restaurant that offers light meals and refreshing drinks, including a selection of cocktails, Okinawan liquors and other delicacies. Other facilities currently being added include a new wellness center with an indoor pool, gym, communal bath, family bath, spa and beachside café, as well as a restaurant and a chapel for the most memorable ocean view wedding ceremonies in Okinawa."Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is set to elevate the local hospitality landscape here in Okinawa, especially as the island continues to be a sought-after beach resort destination for domestic leisure tourism and also increasingly, for affluent global travelers," said Jean-Raphael Felus, General Manager and Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort. "We look forward to welcoming guests to this beautiful location, and in delivering an effortless experience that will enable them to explore everything this island has to offer." Okinawa is renowned for its tropical climate, broad white sand beaches and pristine coral reefs. An island of rich native culture, the coveted destination offers exciting marine activities, including blue cave snorkel tour, glass bottom boat cruise and sunset cruise. Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is approximately a 60-minute drive from Naha Airport, and provides easy access to Okinawa's famed attractions, including Churaumi Aquarium, heritage sites, golf courses, the neighboring new oceanographic institute and more. For more information, please visit www.sheraton.com/okinawasunmarina. About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., makes it easy for guests to explore, relax and enjoy the possibilities of travel through smart solutions and effortless experiences at more than 440 hotels in more than 72 countries around the world. The brand is currently in the midst of implementing Sheraton 2020, a 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton recently launched "Where Actions Speak Louder," a multi-channel, multi-million dollar advertising campaign that highlights the brand's ongoing enhancements to its guest experience, including new products and partnerships, and a renewed focus on service. With work well underway, the brand has already rolled out a variety of initiatives under Sheraton 2020, including Paired, a new imaginative lobby bar menu; the richest SPG promotion in the brand's history; and Sheraton Grand, a new premier tier that recognizes exceptional Sheraton hotels and resorts. To learn more, visit www.sheraton.com. Stay connected to Sheraton: @sheratonhotels on Twitter and Instagram and facebook.com/Sheraton.