$35 Million Expansion & Renovation Launched at The Westin St. John Resort & Villas on St. John, USVI
October 31, 2013 7:44am
"The Westin St. John Resort & Villas is one of the most successful resorts in the Caribbean. As the resort and the on-site vacation ownership continue to play a pivotal role in St John's expansive tourism market, we are thrilled to enhance our presence and commitment to the island," said Steve Williams, chief operating officer for Starwood Vacation Ownership.
Starwood Vacation Ownership will expand at The Westin St. John Resort & Villas with the conversion of 79 guestrooms into 54 luxury vacation ownership villas. The new project overlooking Great Cruz Bay will introduce 30 two-bedroom villas, six two-bedroom lofts, and 18 studio villas commencing Dec. 1, 2013 with expected occupancy beginning in January 2015. Upon completion, a total of 200 villas will grace the resort's lush Caribbean landscape.
Additionally, the resort will further its commitment to leisure travelers, groups, and weddings with renovations to the quarter-acre swimming pool, meetings space, watersports area, WestinWORKOUT® fitness center, dockside check-in, spa, Westin airport lounge and dining facilities. The resort's commitment to sustainability will also be maximized with the planned installation of solar panels throughout the property. With the guest experience at the forefront, the renovations will follow a rolling timeline to ensure that travelers receive the same level of comfort while the resort continues to update the infrastructure and exterior. These renovations will add to the resort's 96 guestrooms that are currently being refreshed, thus further elevating the ultimate Caribbean retreat.
"The significant investment in the renovation of The Westin St. John Resort & Villas will raise the standard of this premier resort with stylish and contemporary accommodations, unique amenities and a world-class guest experience," said John P. de Jongh, the governor of USVI. "These efforts will ensure that The Westin St. John Resort & Villas continues to be one of the top destinations of choice for business and leisure travelers."
With eight Westin-branded vacation ownership resorts, Starwood Vacation Ownership's portfolio includes The Westin St. John Resort & Villas, The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa, The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, The Westin Kierland Villas, The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas North, The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas and The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert.
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Preferred access to Starwood hotels and resorts remains an attractive component of the SVO program. Flexibility is also a key driver. Through the Starwood Vacation NetworkSM (SVN) program, Owners can choose to vacation within a collection of 19 villa resorts each year using their specific value of StarOptions®. Or they can choose from 1,162 Starwood hotels and resorts in 100 countries-with no blackout dates-redeeming their specific value of Starpoints® through the Starwood Preferred Guest® program.
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