Bernama, 6 April 2011 - Dijaya And Starwood To Open W Hotel In KL In 2016

Bernama, 6 April 2011

KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 (Bernama) -- Dijaya Corporation Bhd is partnering world leading hotel and leisure company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc to develop a W Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, scheduled to be opened in 2016.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is the operator of W hotel.

Dijaya's independent non-executive chairman Datuk Rohana Tan Sri Mahmood said the collaboration was in line with the company's focus to grow with a dynamic presence.

"In continuing our legacy for innovation, Dijaya is looking at the needs of tomorrow's jet-setters while also addressing a wider range of environmental challenges facing this industry," she said in a statement today.

To be situated along Jalan Ampang and across the Petronas Twin Tower, the 150-room hotel would also feature a spacious ballroom as well as five meeting and function rooms.

With 1,025 properties in 100 countries, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide's chain of hotels include the Sheraton, Le Meridien and Westin brands.