STAMFORD, Conn., July 19, 2016 – 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.
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.
“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.”
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 more, visit www.fourpoints.com/experience. Stay connected to Four Points on facebook.com/fourpoints
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.