Starwood Hotels Announces Ninth Panama Hotel

The W Hotels brand will debut its first Central America hotel with the opening of the W Panama By: Mindy Poder
The W Panama will open in Panama City in 2016. // © 2012 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
The W Panama will open in Panama City in 2016. // © 2012 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

The W Hotels brand will debut its first Central America hotel with the opening of the W Panama. The W Panama is scheduled to open in 2016 as part of the 50-floor Evolution Tour, a mixed-use building in the heart of the city’s financial district on Calle 50.

“As part of Starwood’s overall growth strategy, we continue to focus on expanding our nine leading brands into vibrant cities around the world, such as Panama City,” said Ricardo Suarez, vice president of Latin America acquisitions and development for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “This hotel will mark our ninth in Panama, and we are very pleased to add a new brand to Starwood’s growing presence in the region.” www.whotels.com

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