Chris Austin
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Vice President
Global Retail Leisure & Luxury Sales

Expanded STARPRO Rates for a Limited Time Debut Cities Include New York, Boston & Toronto

For our trusted Travel Professionals, we have some great news! Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is expanding access to our hottest destinations just for you in 2013. For a limited time, StarwoodPros can explore Starwood properties in New York, Boston, Toronto and the surrounding areas by booking STARPRO rates for stays in January and February 2013.These rates are only available to StarwoodPros who have completed Module 1 of Starwood’s ProLearning curriculum.

We want our travel professionals to experience our brands firsthand, and what better way to assure that our best sellers are experienced and enthused about selling our properties as we kick off 2013. This limited time offer will provide even more access to our already low industry rate, STARPRO, with expanded inventories in key urban markets where travel professionals book thousands of room nights. These destination spotlights will allow you, our travel professional partners, to better understand the breadth of our brand portfolios in these urban destinations.

Starwood offers 36 properties across all nine brands in the New York area, 19 properties in Boston and 17 in Toronto. Additional destination spotlights, with expanded inventory at the STARPRO rates, will be available throughout this year. Visit starwoodpro.com to search among more than 1,100 Starwood properties around the world for availability of STARPRO rates, starting at $69 per night.

At the end of 2012, Starwood updated its entire Loyalty & Brands award winning ProLearning module to include dynamic new brand content and video technology to provide an enhanced learning experience for you. Access the new Loyalty & Brands module by visiting starwoodpro.com and clicking on the ProLearning link.

STARPRO rates start at $69 and can be booked at starwoodpro.com. STARPRO rates are only available to StarwoodPros. Log in now to access a special booking page or complete Module 1 to become a StarwoodPro today.

Thanks to all in the Travel Professional Community for your partnership and support in 2012. Here’s to a great 2013 together!

Chris Austin, Vice President, Global Retail Leisure & Luxury Sales