Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Development Plans for Russia and the CIS

In collaboration with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard communications agency held a press event where the global leadership of Starwood submitted development plans for the network in Russia and the CIS. A press conference and a series of interviews were held at the ‘National’ hotel, part of ‘The Luxury Collection’.

The following executives of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. spoke at the meeting: Frits van Paasshen, President and CEO of Starwood, Simon Turner, President of Starwood Global Development, Roland Vos, President of Starwood in the EMEA, and Jeffrey Cava, Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources at Starwood. Each speaker shared their plans to expand the hotel network in Russia and the CIS. They spoke about the main trends in the hotel market and about the hotels that are planned to be opened in Russia and the CIS up to 2015.

Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard provided complete media support for the event. An agency team organized the distribution of information about the event to the media and coordinated work with journalists at the event. The agency also organized a series of 11 key media interviews for the speakers of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the world’s largest hotel companies. It owns 1103 properties in more than 100 countries, employing over 154,000 people. The Starwood Hotels company owns, operates, franchises and manages hotels, resorts, spas and residences under such brands as St.Regis(r), The Luxury Collection(r), W(r), Westin(r), Le Méridien(r), Sheraton(r), Four Points(r) by Sheraton, Aloft(r) and ElementSM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., which is one of the premier service developers, providing premium temporary rental apartments. For more information please visit