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 Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Appoints
Robert Cartwright as General Manager
SAN DIEGO - March 29, 2007 - The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Cartwright as its new General Manager, effective December 2006. 

Mr. Cartwright’s achievements have been recognized as an asset to the company, and as such, he has been part of the Starwood family for almost 15 years — often at four star, four diamond hotels. 

Already having brought success to the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in 2003, Mr. Cartwright’s management helped lead the property to being named a finalist in Starwood Hotel & Resort’s “Hotel of the Year” — one of only three hotels nominated for this honor. 

Continually achieving award-winning results, Mr. Cartwright was also given the 2001 “Gold Star Award” in Corporate Performance by the Chairman & CEO for his outstanding performance. More recently, he was named Senior Director of Operations & Six Sigma “Master Blackbelt” for the Southern California regional office in January of 2005. Mr. Cartwright’s title was earned only after extensive project management experience and mastery of Six Sigma Methodology and Statistical Tools. Recognized as a true leader, this role entails mentoring and leading a team of five “Black Belts” in the region to follow in his footsteps. 

Acquired in April of 2006 by Host Hotels & Resorts (formerly Host Marriott Corp.), the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina was part of a 35-hotel, $4.23 billion deal which made Host Hotels one of the largest hotel owners in the country. Under a long-term agreement, Starwood continues to manage the significant property. 

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with approximately 850 properties in more than 95 countries and 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood® Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Meridien® and the recently announced Aloft(SM) and Element(SM) Hotels. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit 


Beth Binger


Also See: Sheraton San Diego Hotel Marina Spins Off 346 Rooms to Create The Westin Harbor Island / Feb 1999


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