News for the Hospitality Executive
Owned by YRG Hotel and Managed by the Yedla Management
the 253 room Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North Set to Open
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – October 22, 2009- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and the YRG Hotel Group announce the upcoming opening of The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North, located just north of the city of Orlando in the rapidly growing suburb of Lake Mary, FL. The hotel is slated to open on Sunday, November 22, 2009.
Owned by YRG Hotel and managed by the Yedla Management Company Inc.,
The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North is slated to open in November and will
offer a refreshing blend of sophistication, superior facilities and sensory-rich
products and services. The hotel is ideally situated in the heart of the
high-tech business corridor with easy access to Interstate-4, 11 miles
from the Sanford/Orlando International Airport and 30 miles from Orlando
International Airport. Nearby attractions include shopping, restaurants,
golf courses and the Central Florida Zoo. In addition, the hotel
is just 30 minutes from Orlando’s renowned theme parks and a 40-minute
drive to the beach.
The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North
2974 International Parkway
Lake Mary, Florida
The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North, will feature 253 guest rooms and suites, Westin’s signature Heavenly Bed® and Heavenly Shower®. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Shula’s 347 Grill, headed by Chef Robert Luckhart, will offer everything from gourmet sales to fresh specialty fish and exclusively serves Premium Black Angus Beef® burgers and the SHULA CUT® steaks. Amenities include the 24-hour Westin WORKOUT® fitness center, Westin in-room spa program, wireless high-speed Internet access, business center services, room service, Unwind®, a Westin ritual, which is available on weekdays, 14,000 square feet of meeting space, valet parking and self-complimentary parking.
“With its sophisticated style, instinctive service and distinctive, local cuisine, The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North, is a great addition to our growing portfolio,” said Nancy London, Vice-President, Global Brand Leader, Westin Hotels & Resorts.
"We are pleased to bring another quality and luxurious Yedla property to the Central Florida Community, said Srinath Yedla, CEO of Yelda Management Company. “We have hired and trained over 150 employees to deliver the top-service levels that our guests have become accustomed to.”
Designed to be the premier hotel and conference center in Orlando’s Northern suburbs, The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North will offer 14,000 square feet of elegant meeting and event space, including an outdoor landscaped courtyard and a 7,800-sqaure-foot grand ballroom – a perfect venue for weddings and banquets. All areas of meeting space are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities, a public address system and wireless high-speed Internet access.
“We are confident that our abundant conference space and renewing signature services will make this hotel the first choice for corporate events, meeting planners and business executives,” said Steve Ragsdale, General Manager of The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North.
For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-937-8461 or email at email@example.com, or visit www.westin.com/lakemary. Hotel contact: Mark Selasky, Director of Sales & Marketing at (407) 351.3555.
About Westin Hotels & Resorts
YRG Hotel Group (a Yedla Management Company Partnership)
(Note: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities regulations. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and involve risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated at the time the forward-looking statements are made. These risks and uncertainties are presented in detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be attained or that results and events will not materially differ. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.)
Mary C. Kenny
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