The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT), announced today the opening of its 80th hotel with the debut of Keraton at The Plaza, a Luxury Collection Hotel, the brand’s first hotel in Jakarta. The hotel opening also marks the first of four new Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts which will debut in Asia within the next six months, including The Royal Begonia in Sanya, China, Twelve at Hengshan in Shanghai, China and ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, India.

The Luxury Collection brand is an ensemble of the world’s finest hotels and resorts in more than 30 countries. As the newest member of The Luxury Collection brand, Keraton at The Plaza joins a portfolio of celebrated and iconic properties around the world including The Gritti Palace in Venice, Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville, Hotel Pulitzer in Amsterdam, The Romanos in Costa Navarino and The Chatwal in New York City.

“As The Luxury Collection portfolio grows and the nature of our guests becomes more global, it is exciting to introduce Keraton at The Plaza as our first of four new build hotels in Asia this year – a hotel that is at once is a portal to the rich cultural heritage of Jakarta and a gateway to experience the city’s contemporary art, design and cuisine,” says Paul James, Global Brand Leader, The Luxury Collection and St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.

The Royal Begonia, Sanya is scheduled to open on August 16, 2012. The stunning beachside locale of The Royal Begonia, Sanya offers a dream destination to gather with family, friends and colleagues for special events and meetings. This is the perfect setting for an event to remember – from a business or social function to a unique tropical wedding by the beach.

With 280 square meters of meeting space, and a fully equipped business center, the professional and expert conference and banquet services team will take care of every detail, from menu creation and food catering, to expert management of each meeting space’s state-of-the-art audio-visual and entertainment systems.

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