Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE:HOT) Opens Its Element Hotel In Fargo

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE:HOT) launches its new eco-friendly resort ‘Element’ in Fargo. Starwood announced the launch of its eco-friendly ‘Element’ in North Dakota. The hotel is located in the booming Veterans Boulevard Corridor. The Hotel, owned and maintained by StaySharpe Hotels is an eco-wise hotel and has sustainable lodging for environment concerned travellers with a 130 rooms capacity.

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According to Brian McGuinness, the Senior VP of the Speciality Select Brands for Starwood, the hotels are for smart and sustainable lodging. He also added that the ‘Element’ will triple its portfolio in the next two years.

Element Fargo is located at a good position and is close to the new Stanford Fargo Medical Center, it is also just 10 minutes from the Microsoft Campus too. The hotel is also nearby other landmarks like Fargodome and West Acres Mall. Element is right now situated in a place, which is experiencing a rapid growth due to the place being a confluence of energy, technology and manufacturing sectors.

Element hotels target customers who are eco-conscious and seek to reduce their carbon footprints. The Element was the first hotel brand in America to pursue LEED certification for high-performance buildings brand-wide. Element Hotels also has natural lighting, modern design and other comforting and eco-friendly amenities.

Other features of Element Hotel are complementary breakfast and evening wine reception. The studios are spacious, and one bedroom suites have well designed modular furniture, 40” to 65″ LED televisions, open shelving, custom designed closets and desks. Rooms also have an attached and full equipped kitchens and its signature Heavenly® The bathrooms are spa inspired and have rain showers and dual flush toilet. The hotel also provides complimentary bikes and free wi-fi internet connection.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE:HOT), the owner of Element brand, is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with over 1000 hotels in hundred countries. The company owns, operates and is the franchisor of well-known brands like St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®



Erica is a graduate of New York University's school of Journalism. She joined US Markets Daily as a general assignment reporter in January of 2008.