Westin Targets Latin America

LIMA, PERU—The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center is scheduled to open in May, the first of four Westin properties due to debut in Latin America this year. 

Other Westin properties are on track to open in Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama by years end. The growth spurt will increase Westins presence in the area by 50 percent.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Westins parent, sees growth in Latin America as a high priority for its other brands as well, including St. Regis, Luxury Collection and Aloft.