News: Starwood capitalises on Africa growth with new properties | Priceless Getaway Travel and tour site
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced aggressive expansion in Africa and Indian Ocean, increasing its market penetration across the region. Today the company has a strong footprint with 34 operating hotels and a robust pipeline of 20 hotels under development. With the expansion of its luxury, upper upscale and mid-market brands, Starwood will grow its portfolio by over 50 per cent in the next five years, with more than 50 hotels operating and nine out of its ten compelling lifestyle brands flying their flag in the region.