Starwood Doubles Down In UAE With Arena-Area Aloft Deal

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 3:03 PM EST) -- Just about five months after opening its last United Arab Emirates hotel, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to open its second Aloft-branded operation in Abu Dhabi, this one near a newly opened stadium.

Per the deal with local developer Al Ain Club Investment Co., Starwood will be flagging a 172-room property in the UAE's second largest city, Al Ain, it said. The deal is the company's first in the city and comes on the heels of a...
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