Four Points Opens Third Hotel in Virginia

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Ashley Chapman, Global PR, Four Points

Date: July 19, 2016


Four Points Opens Third Hotel in Virginia


POINT 1: Accelerating portfolio growth in key destinations across
the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today
announced the opening of Four Points Virginia Beach Oceanfront,
the brand’s third hotel in the state of Virginia. The recently
converted Four Points hotel caters to the modern traveler with an
emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort.

POINT 2: Owned and managed by Surfside Resort Inc., Four Points
Virginia Beach Oceanfront features 99 fully renovated and spacious guest
rooms with balconies overlooking the ocean or the boardwalk and 5,800
square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting space. Amenities
including an indoor heated pool, a 24-hour fitness center, a business
center, fast and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and the brand’s iconic
Best Brews and BBQ™, including refreshing local beers and seasonal
BBQ-style appetizers in the hotel lounge – the ideal perfect spot to
unwind with friends and colleagues. Guests can enjoy breakfast and lunch
at the hotel restaurant Jumpin’ Shrimp Oceanfront Bar & Grill and will
be within close proximity of a variety of restaurants and shops along
the Virginia Beach boardwalk and leading area attractions such as the
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Ocean Breeze Waterpark.

POINT 3: “We are thrilled to expand the Four Points brand to
Virginia Beach and look forward to offering travelers the chance to
enjoy everything the brand has to offer right at the heart of this
dynamic seaside resort community,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice
President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “Four Points
continues to experience phenomenal growth, fueled by rising demand for
the popular and stylish brand in markets across the globe.”

“By repositioning our hotel as a Four Points, we expect to attract even
more travelers who are well acquainted with the stylish comfort offered
by this well-known global brand,” said Varshid Vachhani, President,
Surfside Resort Inc. “The hotel will also help meet the increased demand
for high-caliber lodging in Virginia Beach, a leading destination among
business and leisure travelers.”

POINT 4: Four Points is on track to expand its portfolio of rooms
by nearly 60% in the next five years with new hotels strategically
located in nearly every corner of the globe. Hotels expected to open in
2016 include Four Points Juneau, Four Points Little Rock Midtown, Four
Points San Diego SeaWorld, Four Points Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise
Port, Four Points Manhattan Midtown West, Four Points Peoria, Four
Points Cleveland Airport, Four Points Dallas Fort Worth Airport North,
Four Points Houston Energy Corridor, Four Points Grande Prairie
(Canada), Four Points by Sheraton Sherwood Park (Canada), Four Points
Changchun, Hi-Tech Zone (China), Four Points Srinager (India), Four
Points Jakarta, Thamrin (Indonesia), Four Points Singapore Riverview
(Singapore), Four Points Cuenca (Ecuador) and Four Points Cusco (Peru).

About Four Points

Four Points is travel reinvented. With over 200 hotels in nearly 40
countries, Four Points meets the needs of the everyday traveler and
offers guests exactly what they need on the road. Four Points combines
timeless style and comfort and an authentic sense of the local as well
as genuine, always-approachable service, all around the world. To learn
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About Surfside Resort

The Surfside Resort Inc. is part of the Global Hospitality Family of
hotels. Global Hospitality owns and manages four hotels within the
Tidewater region as well as one property in North Carolina. The
management and staff strive to always provide exceptional customer
service and to consistently exceed customer expectations. This drive
has spearheaded the movement to convert the Surfside to a Four Points by
Sheraton. Surfside Resort pledges to constantly work to make each stay a
memorable one for each and every guest.


Four Points
Ashley Chapman, 212-380-4015
Global PR