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Old Mar 19, 16, 11:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Oxon Flyer View Post
Starwood has announced that following the acquisition of the SLS Las Vegas, a Tribute Portfolio Resort, the 289-room LUX Tower, one of the three towers onsite, would undergo a conversion and renovation and reopen as W Las Vegas in September 2016. The W will have its own dedicated entrance, lobby, meeting space, pool and facilities and will be managed by Starwood while the remainder of the SLS will remain under its current management.
Originally Posted by sfozrhfco View Post
No Starwood does not own anything related to the SLS Las Vegas nor are they the managers. This is one of the majority of Starwood properties which pay a management fee to Starwood for the affiliation but the hotel itself is owned and run by other entities. Nothing strange about it.
They why the word "acquisition" in the OP? To me, that has connotations of purchase or something similar.
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