W Hotels Worldwide to Boost Luxury Retreat Portfolio in Thailand

PHUKET, Thailand--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

(NYSE:HOT), today announced that its W Hotels brand will debut its third

hotel in Thailand with W Retreat Phuket - Phang Nga Bay. Scheduled to

open in January 2018, the W Retreat is owned by Dr. Wutthisak Limphanit,

Thailand's renowned medical doctor and skincare entrepreneur.

"We are very excited to bring the iconic W brand to Phang Nga Bay in

Southern Thailand as we continue to grow our resorts portfolio in the

country," said Stephen Ho, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia

Pacific. "As proven by the success of