November 28, 2014 3:41 AM ET

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Company Overview of Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts Limited

Company Overview

Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts Limited operates a portfolio of luxury and upscale hotels. Its hotel properties primarily located in top cities and resorts in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific, and the Americas. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of April 28, 2005, Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts Limited operates as a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

1 Ropemaker Street

City Point

Moorgate

London,  EC2Y 9AW

United Kingdom

Founded in 1972

Phone:

44 20 7382 1690

Fax:

44 20 7382 1691

Key Executives for Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts Limited

Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Chief Executive Officer of Americas and Regional Managing Director of Americas
Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Age: 53
President of North America Division for Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts Limited Key Developments

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts to Open 11 New Hotels

Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts has announced its plan to open 11 new hotels within the next 12 months, including: Le Meridien Tampa, Florida, US, in May 2014; Le Meridien Dhaka, Bangladesh in July 2014; Le Meridien Chicago in Oakbrook Center in July 2014; Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa in Bangkok, Thailand, in August 2014; Le Meridien Charlotte, North Carolina, US in August 2014; Le Meridien Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad Road, Gujarat, India in September 2014; Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa, India in October 2014; Le Meridien Indianapolis in Indiana, US, in November 2014; Le Meridien New Orleans, Louisiana, US, in Winter 2014; Le Meridien Thimphu, Bhutan, in January 2015; Le Meridien Jiaonan Resort in Qingdao, China, in January 2015. All new hotels will feature the brand's signature Le Meridien Hub, which re-interprets the traditional lobby into a social gathering place, and further builds on the brand's award-winning arrival experience and coffee culture. Le Meridien arrival consists of four elements: large-scale artwork in high impact areas; the sensory experience, illustrated through Le Meridien signature scent, sound and use of light; UNLOCK ART programme, featuring artist designed key card collections that offer access to Le Meridien affiliated contemporary cultural centers in the city; and a 24-hour curated soundtrack. The Hub features the signature Master Barista, a recently launched initiative to meet the growing demands of coffee lovers at every Le Meridien hotel worldwide. Master Baristas lead coffee-related initiatives at each hotel, serve as a coffee cultural ambassador, and maintain knowledge of current coffee trends within the destination.

Le Méridien to Open New Hotel in Cleveland

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced that its Le Méridien brand is picking up even more momentum in North America with a new hotel planned for Cleveland, Ohio. Le Méridien Cleveland will open in January 2016 following the completion of a highly anticipated, adaptive re-use project that will join together and transform two adjacent, historic buildings on Euclid Avenue. Situated in the heart of the city's bustling theatre district, Le Méridien Cleveland will be adjacent to Playhouse Square and walking distance to the newly developed Horseshoe Casino and Cleveland Convention Center. Nearby attractions include the city's vibrant East 4(th) Street entertainment district, Progressive Field and Cleveland Browns Stadium. Guests will enjoy easy access to the rest of the city via the HealthLine Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and Cleveland's RTA Free E-Line Trolley. In addition to 206 modern guest rooms and suites, Le Méridien Cleveland will feature a full-service restaurant, signature bar, 3,000 square-foot lounge, indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and more than 12,000 feet of meeting and event space, perfect for social occasions and business functions.

Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, Ltd. Announces to Open Le Méridien Hotel at Cairo Airport in September 2013

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. announced a significant commitment to its Le Méridien hotels (Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, Ltd.) in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region through a comprehensive renovation strategy. Le Méridien and its ownership groups will invest more than $200 million in the renovations of 13 hotels and resorts in the MEA region over the next 3 years. Le Méridien will this year add a new hotel in Egypt, where the brand currently operates four properties. Le Méridien Cairo Airport will open in September 2013. Located at Terminal 3, it will be the only hotel with direct access to Cairo International Airport terminals. Le Méridien Cairo Airport will feature 350 guestrooms, a 24-hour restaurant, specialty restaurant, coffee bar, lobby bar, lounge, fitness center, and swimming pool. The hotel will have approximately 750 square meters of meeting space, including a business center, ballroom, and six meeting rooms, for a variety of business functions.

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