Thursday, November 19, 2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts debuts Tribute Portfolio in Asia Pacific with opening of the Kiroro, Hokkaido
STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the debut of its tenth brand, Tribute Portfolio, in Asia Pacific with the opening of The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido. Located in one of the world’s best powder skiing destinations, the 282-room hotel, owned by Kiroro Resort Holdings Co., Ltd is situated at the base of The Kiroro Resort with access to a number of trails and winter activities. The hotel will undergo expansive renovation of its public spaces and guest rooms at the end of the current ski season, completing its refresh by September 2016.
“We are delighted to unveil The Kiroro, Hokkaido as the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in Asia Pacific,” said Dave Marr, Global Brand Leader for Tribute Portfolio and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. “The Kiroro exemplifies the Tribute Portfolio brand’s independent spirit and is exactly what our highly valued SPG members have asked for when it comes to offering more unique ski destinations around the world.”