Starwood will open its first dual-branded ski
resort complex in Changbaishan, China later this year.
The Westin Changbaishan and Sheraton Changbaishan Resort will open in August
2012, adjacent to the slopes of Changbai Mountains, one of China's
leading ski areas.
"We look forward to introducing both Westin
and Sheraton to Changbai Mountains with this spectacular, new ski
resort complex where guests will enjoy world-class amenities set
against the backdrop of one of China's most visually stunning
mountain ranges," said Stephen Ho, Starwood's Senior Vice President
of Development for Asia Pacific. "China is both our fastest growing global market and our richest source of loyal travelers, and we
expect that this dual-branded Starwood resort development will
resonate with Chinese travelers who stick with the brands they
know and love."
The Westin and Sheraton resort
complex is close to Yingfu Expressway and just six miles to
Changbaishan Airport (NBS).
Known for its breathtaking natural
beauty, the Changbai mountain range extends through several
countries and is home to 200 animal and bird species. Guests will
be able to enjoy downhill skiing on trails surrounded by unspoiled pine forests, as
well as ice skating and ice fishing.
world-famous Changbai Mountains are known as one of the most
beautiful areas in China. Endowed with rich natural resources and
amazing scenery, the more than 494,000 acre nature reserve has
been established to protect the Changbai Mountains natural
environment and eco-system.
access, The Westin Changbaishan Resort will
offer mountain views, world-class dining, a Westin
Kids Club, signature Heavenly spa and an indoor swimming pool.
All 257 guestrooms will be equipped with the Westin
Heavenly Bed featuring lush sheets, down cushioning and a
patented pillow-top mattress, which cradles and contours to the
body for complete comfort. The Heavenly
Bath creates an invigorating spa-like experience, enhanced with
the brand's Heavenly shower, Heavenly Robe and exclusive White
Tea Aloe bath amenities. In-room, high-speed Internet access
and an ergonomic work space helps travelers remain connected in
Resort will offer 296 guest rooms and suites with mountain or ski
views, as well as a Sheraton Club lounge and Sheraton Club rooms
with upgraded amenities. The heart of the lobby will feature the
Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft a social hub where
connections, whether face-to-face or webcam-to-webcam, take place.
All guest rooms will be equipped with an oversized work desk,
custom-designed ergonomic chair, high-speed Internet, LCD flat
panel television, MP3 docking station and the all-white Sheraton sweet sleeper
bed, designed to meet AAA's Five Diamond Award criteria.
Additional amenities will include a full-service restaurant and
lounge, spa, indoor heated swimming pool, and fully equipped
fitness facility featuring the brand's revolutionary new health
and fitness program, Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core
Performance", designed exclusively for Sheraton guests through its
partner Core Performance.
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