Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announces plans to debut the first St Regis hotel in Jordan, furthering St. Regis’ robust global expansion and mission to introduce properties in the world’s most dynamic and exciting markets. Owned by Al Maabar Abdoun Real Estate Development Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Al Maabar International Investments Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Amman and The Residences at St. Regis Amman will become a landmark in the city’s affluent Abdoun district. Scheduled to open in 2014, the new St. Regis Amman will provide guests flawless service delivered by the brand’s legendary butler service, elegant modern decor and an array of luxurious amenities which will set the standard for luxury in the region.
St. Regis Amman will be among five St. Regis openings in the Middle East in the coming years, including highly-anticipated properties in Doha, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where two St. Regis hotels will be unveiled. These new openings mark another incredible year of growth for the brand as St. Regis continues to more than double its portfolio of spectacular hotels and resorts worldwide. This project will extend the Starwood portfolio in Jordan, where the company currently operates Sheraton and Le Méridien hotels and has three additional properties in the pipeline.
“St. Regis is pleased to present our legacy of bespoke service, custom tailored guest experiences and unparalleled luxury to the region,” says St. Regis Global Brand Leader Paul James. “As we venture to further increase our global footprint and open St. Regis hotels and resorts in new markets around the world, the brand welcomes the opportunity to open its doors in Jordan, one of today’s most sought-after travel destinations.”