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Anbang walks! The Starwood drama is over! Marriott to acquire!

Featured photo: W Resort and Spa – Vieques, Puerto Rico Yesterday, the Chinese consortium led by Chinese insurer Anbang, walked from their offer of $14 billion for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. It appears that the soap opera is finally over,...


Starwood signs first Cuba Hotel deal since 1959 Revolution

Wooo! We’ll soon be able to book Cuban hotels with SPG points! Last weekend, Starwood Hotels became the first US hotel chain to be permitted to operate a Cuban hotel since the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Starwood received special permission from the...

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[Breaking News] Starwood Accepts Counter Offer from Marriott!

Marriott has responded to last week’s offer by Chinese insurer Anbang. Marriott’s new offer is $13.6 billion which exceeds Angbang’s $13.2 billion offer from last week. Marriott’s original offer was $12.2 billion. Marriott justified it’s new higher offer citing increased...


[Breaking News] Starwood Accepts Offer from Chinese Firm

Hotel chain Starwood will be acquired by Chinese insurer Anbang for $78 per share in cash, or about $13.2 billion in total. The new offer exceeds Marriott’s $12.2 billion offer. The announcement that Anbang had approached Starwood with an offer...


SPG Dashboard

If you’re a Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) member you might not be aware of a really cool feature that’s been added this year. It’s called SPG Dashboard, and it features your annual and lifetime stats. It also keeps track of your...