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Westchester tourism center opens Friday


The Westchester County Tourism Information Center in Eastchester will open Friday for its sixth season. The center is on the northbound Bronx River Parkway near Leewood Drive, Exit 9. It has pamplets for area attractions, hotels and events; the staff can answer questions. The center is open Fridays, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. through August 31. Call 914-779-6121.

Posted by Jerry Gleeson on Thursday, June 26th, 2008 at 11:31 am |
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Starwood unit to open luxury hotel in Malaysia


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. said today it has plans to open a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, under the hotelier’s St. Regis brand.

The 200 room luxury hotel, which would also have 200 residences as well as restaurants and meeting halls, is scheduled to open in 2014, White Plains-based Starwood said.

Shares of Starwood were lower in late-afternoon trading, down $1.07, or 2.2 percent, to $47.18 a share.

Posted by David Schepp on Tuesday, June 17th, 2008 at 2:50 pm |
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