KOH SAMUI, THAILAND—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has expanded its footprint in Thailand with the signing of Sheraton Samui Resort here. The agreement with TCC Hotels Group, a member of the TCC Land Group, marks the conversion of the existing 141-room Imperial Samui Beach Resort to a Sheraton, anticipated to take place by December 2014.
This resort marks the seventh property managed by Starwood under the ownership of TCC Hotels Group. The other six properties are Le Meridien Angkor, Le Meridien Bangkok, Le Meridien Chiang Mai, Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui and The Westin Kuala Lumpur, as well as Plaza Athenee, a Royal Meridien Hotel that recently re-committed to an extension under Starwood’s management.
Approximately a 15-minute drive from the Koh Samui International Airport, Sheraton Samui Resort sits on Chaweng Noi Beach. On completion of the rebranding, amenities and services at the 141-key hotel will include the Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft; the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed; the brand’s signature Shine Spa for Sheraton, as well as a gym featuring the brand’s fitness program, Sheraton Fitness by Core Performance; and a Kid’s Club.
Dining options will include Feast, the brand’s all-day dining concept, as well as the beach and pool bars, Sky Light Lounge and Tara Restaurant.