Parent company Starwood Hotels & Resorts predicts strong year of growth in 2013
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 22, 2013 - 4:01pm
A few weeks ago, our parent company Starwood Hotels & Resorts offered a look at what 2013 has in store, including a strong year of openings and new hotel agreement signings, which continue to build on the momentum the brand has established over the past year for continued growth around the globe.
The company also noted that 2013 will be a strong year for Starwood's upper upscale brands - Sheraton, Westin and Le Meridien. "Sheraton has been a first mover in many new markets around the world, and will continue to fuel Starwood's growth with nearly 20 planned openings in 2013, a historic number of openings as the brand moves towards its milestone 500th opening in 2015," the press release stated.
Read more in this article by Travel Pulse.
New Meetings in the Old West
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 21, 2013 - 7:19pm
Meetings & Events
Looking for a room with a view? Then look no further than the Rocky Mountains. With spectacular views, plenty of space for meetings and events, and numerous options for team building exercises (and some personal downtime!), the options are endless.
Smart Meetings Magazine recently profiled Colorado and her neighbors for a piece aptly titled "New Meetings in the Old West." Naturally, the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel - the largest hotel in Colorado with the most meeting space - was prominently featured as an option for groups both large and small.
The 36th annual International Sportsmen’s Exposition Starts TODAY
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 17, 2013 - 7:35pm
Looking for something to do this weekend? The 36th annual International Sportsmen’s Exposition kicks off today and runs through Jan. 20 at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center.
Denver: The Most Walkable, Connected Big City in the USA
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 16, 2013 - 2:36pm
Meetings & Events
If you live in Denver - or have ever visited on business (or pleasure) - then you know that everything in the city relative to meetings and conferences stretches along the 16th Street Mall. Prevue Magazine explores the "most convenient and walkable big city in America for large scale groups" in "Denver: The Most Walkable, Connected Big City in the USA." Read it below.
Celebrate Snow In Colorado With Exciting Winter Festivals
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 14, 2013 - 7:04pm
With winter in full swing, there's plenty to do in Denver - and throughout Colorado - no matter how much you love (or hate) the cold and snow. Check out these winter festivals and visit our friends at www.colorado.com for more details.
18-Foot Tall Ballerinas at Sheraton Denver Downtown Dressed to Cheer On the Denver Broncos
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 11, 2013 - 6:54pm
The Sheraton Denver Downtown's iconic 18-foot tall ballet dancer sculptures are "United in Orange" tutus in support of Saturday's Denver Broncos playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens.
Celebrating the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 10, 2013 - 6:36pm
One of Denver's oldest traditions - the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo - begins its 107th run on Saturday, bringing with it two weeks of Western wildness to the big city. From livestock shows, bull riding and draft horses to many other special events and numerous vendors selling everything from food to clothing, there's plenty to delight both young and old. Why not make a weekend (or staycation) out of it and include an overnight stay at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel?
Begin 2013 with Big Meeting Rewards
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 09, 2013 - 6:09pm
There's no time like the present to save money on your next meeting or event. Book one at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (or any Starwood property in the US, Canada, Caribbean or Latin America) by March 31, 2013 and you'll receive bonus Starpoints, a rebate on master-billed rooms and a value-add of your choice.
Park, Party, Ride, Stay & Cheer on the Denver Broncos at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 07, 2013 - 3:41pm
On Saturday, January 12 the Denver Broncos will play their first playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens, and the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel will be abuzz with activity in the hotel's 16Mix Cocktail Lounge, 15/Fifty Restaurant, the Yard House and Kate Mullen's Irish Pub and Restaurant.
Kudos to the Best Sales - and Convention Services - Team in Colorado!
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 04, 2013 - 3:19pm
We love compliments - who doesn't? Recently, we received a nice note from a colleague in the meetings and events sector, who made a point of singling out one of our group sales managers - Henry Hughes - for a job well done on providing assistance during her trip to Denver. Mark Major, our Director of Convention Services, also received a pat on the back for simply being "awesome." Keep up the great work, Henry and Mark! We love it when you make us look good!
The Sky Bridge Gets a Makeover
Submitted by Kathie Gonzalez on Jan 02, 2013 - 3:04pm
Everyone - and everything - needs a little lift every now and then, and we're excited to show you photos of our recent renovation project at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. The sky bridge that connects the I.M. Pei Tower to the main lobby was updated with new furnishings and photographs of Denver - and the hotel - taken back in the 1950s. Stop on by next time you're in town and take a walk down memory lane.