Sheraton completes refurbishment project

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. reports that its largest brand, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, and its owners have invested more than US$230 million to refurbish its four iconic Hawaiian properties. The large-scale, multi-year project was completed with the recent unveiling of the Sheraton Kona Resort and meets the increased demand for high-quality accommodations as business and leisure travel to the Hawaiian Islands continues to grow. The revitalization projects include the $188-million renewal of the Sheraton Waikiki, the $6.5 million-renovation of the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, a $16-million upgrade to the Sheraton Kauai Resort, and a $20-million refresh of the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. (