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Alicia Wiley Named as General Manager for the 365-room
Westin Buckhead Atlanta in Georgia

ATLANTA - February 25, 2013 – Westin Buckhead Atlanta is excited to welcome Alicia Wiley as its new general manager. With more than 23 years of hospitality experience, Wiley is a great addition to the Westin Buckhead Atlanta family having worked with a variety luxury, resort and convention hotels.

Over the years, Wiley has held leadership positions in strategic business planning and execution at several award-winning hotels. She most recently served as the general manager for the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. Prior to that, she held general manager positions at the Radisson Suites Tucson and Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Co. The Westin family is no stranger to Wiley as she also served as the resort manager at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Az. Wiley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University.

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta hotel is located in the heart of Buckhead surrounded by the finest shopping and dining and just a short drive away from popular city attractions. The 22-story hotel features 365 guest rooms including recently renovated 11 meeting spaces and ballrooms that can accommodate both intimate receptions and large events. The Westin Buckhead Atlanta recognizes the importance of reducing its carbon footprint and received a three Green Eco-Leaf rating from iStayGreen making it one of only four hotels in the city that have completed the association’s audit.

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta is located at 3391 Peachtree Road NE in  Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, please visit Westin Buckhead Atlanta and follow the hotel on Facebook.

About Westin Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts offers innovative programs that transform every aspect of a stay into a revitalizing experience. All Westin signature services – like the Heavenly Bed, delicious SuperFoodsRX® and WestinWorkout® studio – have been designed with the guests’ well-being in mind. Westin hotels, with more than 186 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT).

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,134 properties in nearly 100 countries and 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and ElementSM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit


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