MIAMI, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Couples who choose to host their dream wedding reception at the new Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel can also enjoy their dream honeymoon at more than 900 hotels and resorts around the world. For the remainder of the year, the hotel will be awarding one Starpoints®, reward points from Starwood Hotels and Resorts, for every dollar of a wedding contract signed by December 31, 2011, for up to 100,000 Starpoints®. In addition, the wedding couple earns 5,000 bonus Starpoints® for every 10 guest rooms booked. Couples may redeem their Starpoints® immediately to arrange their blissful honeymoon. The hotel also provides a Wedding Specialist to help couples plan the perfect day.
"Couples interested in rediscovering the air of grace and refinement available at the new Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel should speak to our wedding specialist who stands ready to ensure this precious day is also the most memorable," said David Berger, General Manager, Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel. "Our talented wedding team is prepared to work with couples and their families to ensure a seamless bridal affair."
Located less than a quarter mile from Miami International Airport and across from the Miami Intermodal Center, the hotel makes traveling easy for the jet setting newlyweds. Offering 405 guest rooms and suites, the bridal party and guests, have the opportunity to both enjoy the wedding festivities and stay at the hotel, while earning their own Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoint® awards for their stay. In addition, an outdoor pool, fitness facility and club lounge are available for use at no additional charge.
For conditions that may apply or additional information on this special offer, contact the Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel at 305-870-8152. Membership in the Starwood Preferred Guest® program is required to receive Starpoints®, to join the program for free, visit SPG.com.
Located less than a quarter mile from Miami International Airport, Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is nestled on the banks of the Miami River, just four miles from downtown Miami. The hotel features 405 guest rooms, including 50 rooms that offer the PURE Air system, 20,000 square feet of state-of-the-art, IACC (International Association of Conference Center) appointed Executive Meeting Center, the first full-service EMC in south Florida. In addition, guests enjoy PURE Air circulated throughout the Executive Meeting Center to further enhance the meeting experience. Additional facilities include a health club, outdoor pool and bar, full-service restaurant, Club floor, complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service. Miami's Melreese Golf Course is located adjacent to the property, offering 18-holes of championship golf. For more information visit www.sheratonmiamiairport.com.
About Thayer Lodging Group
Thayer Lodging Group, based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a privately-held hotel investment company that was formed in 1991 by Frederic V. Malek and Leland Pillsbury. Thayer has a lengthy and successful track record that spans multiple investment cycles. Since forming its first private equity fund in 1991, Thayer has completed 37 hotel investments with a total acquisition cost of approximately $1.8 billion. Thayer's Realized and Substantially Realized investments, which represent 26 hotels and approximately 66% of Invested Equity, have cumulatively returned a Realized Multiple on Invested Equity of 2.6x. The Company has successfully invested during periods of financial and hotel market distress and has extensive experience in resurrecting the operating results of troubled hotels. Thayer's currently owns a portfolio of 15 hotels and 3,391 guest rooms.
Thayer employs a disciplined approach to asset selection and targets investments with significant value-add opportunities. Thayer seeks to invest in hotels where the Company's expertise can add value through its time-tested strategies which include extensive renovation, market repositioning, expense reduction and rebranding as methods of improving net operating incomes.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1025 properties in 100 countries and territories with 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels 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 Meridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element(SM). 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 www.starwoodhotels.com.
SOURCE Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel