Brand overview: Four Points by Sheraton to add over 15,000 rooms [Infographic]
We review information from the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database to learn more about Four Points by Sheraton’s upcoming projects around the world.
With 67 projects and 15,140 rooms in the pipeline, according to our research, there can be little doubt that Four Points by Sheraton will grow significantly over the next few years.
We take a closer look at which regions and countries the brand is focusing on, and pick out a few high-profile properties that should definitely be on your watchlist.
Busy months ahead for fast-growing hotel brand
According to the TOPHOTELCONSTRUCTION online database, 67 hotel projects are currently in Four Points by Sheraton’s pipeline:
With 16 openings bringing 3,902 new rooms scheduled over the remainder of 2020, the coming months will certainly be eventful for Four Points by Sheraton, as the brand seeks to recover quickly from the extraordinary disruption caused by the Covid19 pandemic. 2021 and 2022 will see 12 and 11 openings, meanwhile, adding 2,346 and 2,447 rooms respectively to its inventory. And 28 more projects with 6,445 rooms in total are already in the pipeline for 2023 and beyond.
Given the number of launches that are fast approaching, it’s perhaps unsurprising to see that nine separate projects are currently in the pre-opening phase. 38 hotels are under construction as of now and 21 more are in various stages of the planning and pre-planning phases.
Four Points focuses on Asia Pacific
In terms of which regions are contributing most to Four Points by Sheraton’s development pipeline, there is simply no contest – Asia Pacific has a remarkable 39 hotels and 10,167 rooms on the cards. North America follows in a distant second place with nine upcoming openings and 1,399 rooms, while Africa completes the top three with eight projects and 1,882 rooms. Elsewhere, the Middle East will see seven properties open, and South America and Europe can both look forward to getting two new Four Points hotels.
As for the top five national growth markets, China takes the lead with 32 planned projects and 8,283 rooms. Next up is the US, which will see six new hotels and 919 rooms open, closely followed by India with five openings and 520 rooms. Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia complete the list with three and two openings respectively.
Four Points hotel developments you don’t want to miss
While there are lots of Four Points by Sheraton projects currently in progress around the world, it’s also true that some schemes are shaping up to be more impressive than others.
According to our research, the 600-room Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach in Thailand is the largest hotel in the brand’s pipeline at present. Given its expansive meeting facilities and liberal use of state-of-the-art technology, this property is expected to focus on attracting business and conference guests once it opens later this year.
Elsewhere, the 376-room Four Points by Sheraton Xiamen, Wuyuan Bay is fast approaching completion and boasts impressive views over both the bay and Xunjiang Port, as well as the South China Sea. Xiamen is well-known in China for its scenery and tree-lined streets, making it an ideal getaway destination. Guests will be able to enjoy a variety of dining venues and lounges, a heated outdoor pool and quick access to the city and its airport.
Set on a beachfront site, the 308-room Four Points by Sheraton Bintan Lagoi Bay will be part of the Lagoi Bay mixed-use development, a new integrated resort destination spanning 1,300 acres on the northern end of Bintan, Indonesia. Scheduled to open in Q1 2020, the resort will offer the brand’s signature Best Brews program, highlighting the best local draft beers. Hotel facilities will include 800 sq m of function spaces, as well as a pool, fitness centre, gift shop, spa and business centre.
And in early 2021, the 300-room Four Points by Sheraton Wuhan, Jiangxia will open its doors in the capital of China’s Hubei province. Geared towards business travellers, the hotel will offer sleek meeting facilities spread across 2,100 sq m of space. Other amenities include a fitness centre, indoor pool, spa and various F&B venues.
Let’s take a look at some more oustanding hotel projects by Four Points by Sheraton: