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KNOW| Companies| Four Points by Sheraton

Four Points® by Sheraton was born in 1995 as a sister brand of Sheraton Hotels®. Like most little sisters, we do things differently than our older sister. The result? We’re a distinctly different brand. With a different level of services and amenities.

Different is good.

Sibling rivalry? Nah.

We both have great things going for us. It really just depends on what you’re looking for. At Four Points we've simplified our services. So you get what you need, when you need it.
Four Points by Sheraton Sheraton Hotels
Great rates. Typically larger.
All the basics, with a twist of fun. Bell Service.
Free in-room bottled water. Free High Speed Internet Access. Free gyms. More Meeting Space.
Some people say we're cuter. (But don't tell Sheraton.) Club level and club lounges
Often has additional restaurants and gift shops.
So is it Sheraton Four Points? Or Four Points by Sheraton?

We’re Four Points by Sheraton. But you can call us Four Points.
The rest of the family.

We're part of Starwood Ho…

NEWS| Intl| Four Points powers ahead in Asia Pacific

Six new hotels are planned in the region this year. The select serve brand meets strong demand for moderately priced accommodation in Asia, with the opening of five new hotels in China and its first in Malaysia and Vietnam.

Four Points by Sheraton, the fast-growing select serve hotel brand operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is accelerating its expansion in Asia Pacific. Four Points by Sheraton expects to open six new hotels in Asia Pacific this year, including four in China, in addition to its first hotel in Malaysia – Four Points by Sheraton Kuching, and its first in Vietnam – Four Points by Sheraton Halong Bay.

The brand’s new hotels opening in Asia Pacific this year include:

1. Four Points by Sheraton Changshu- opened March 2008

2. Four Points by Sheraton Hangzhou, Binjiang- opened January 2008

3. Four Points by Sheraton Beijing, Haidian- scheduled to open July 2008

4. Four Points by Sheraton Guangzhou, Dongpu- scheduled to open September 2008

5. Four Points by She…

UPDATE| Getting hotel rooms will soon be easier

In Chennai where the supply will go up by 30 per cent in a year against the current demand of 15 percent.

n Bangalore, while the demand will be 20 per cent, supply will be 27 per cent. The increase in supply in Hyderabad will be 29 per cent against a demand of 15 per cent.

With 39 hotels under various stages of development, Bangalore will get 3,000 rooms by
2008-09, as compared to the present 2,300, an increase of 30 percent.

Hyderabad will get around 2,200 rooms by 2008-09 as compared to the existing 1,600, an increase of 38 per cent. The room inventory in three-, four- and five-star categories will double from the existing 3,500 to 7,000 by 2011-12.

Top end hotel chains like the Hilton, ITC, Taj and Park Hyatt will all add at least 15 properties by 2012. Chennai, which has 19 hotels under construction, will get around 2,400 rooms as compared to 1,650 rooms now, an increase of 45 per cent.