Happy New Year From Starwood Hotals & Resorts


Chris Austin
Vice President
Global Retail Leisure & Luxury Sales
Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Happy New Year to all of our colleagues in the Travel Professional Community. We are thrilled to once again be partnering with Joanie and Tom Ogg and supporting the efforts of this community. At Starwood Hotels & Resorts we know how important this community is to facilitate the discussions, networking and learning we all need to grow as professionals.

This month we are adding to our interaction with all of you. I am so looking forward to joining you all live for our first Travel Professional Community webinar on January 17th at 3 p.m. eastern time. I hope you will be able to join me and my colleague Jason Davidson for this event.

During the session we will:

Explore all the ways West in helps your clients recharge and rejuvenate at nearly 200 hotels and resorts in top destinations around the world.

Learn more about West in’s signature revitalizing brand programs, our new hotels and get a sneak peek of exciting upcoming brand initiatives. Whether your clients are looking for premier beach side resorts, world class golf, ski mountain retreats or urban cultural centers, West in has hotels and resorts in the world’s top destinations.

Learn more about how Sheraton can help your clients get away and connect to what matters most.

Detail Sheraton’s $6 billion investment in the brand, the upgraded and modern design, signature amenities and exciting destinations, all designed to help your clients come together and make new memories.

And we will get you all excited about being StarwoodPros and celebrating in our 5th birthday all throughout 2014! We have grown the ranks of our StarwoodPro family to nearly 50,000 dedicated professionals in 93 countries around the globe and thanks to all of you our ranks grew significantly!

Throughout the year we will be offering a variety of surprise and delights, prizes, promotions and more. If you are a StarwoodPro, you will hear all the details shortly. If you are not yet a StarwoodPro, here’s yet one more reason to take the time to complete our Loyalty and Brands module and become a StarwoodPro today. Visit us at www.starwoodpro.com and make that happen!

Don’t miss out on this information packed webinar! All attendees will be entered to win gift cards from Starwood too! Register now at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/453824680

All the very best for our continued partnership in 2014!

Chris Austin
Vice President, Global Leisure & Luxury Sales
Starwood Hotels & Resorts