Second Four Points by Sheraton hotel opens in Taiwan
STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc along with Jia Peng Co, Ltd, today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Penghu, marking the first internationally branded hotel in M
STAMFORD, CT – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc along with Jia Peng Co, Ltd, today announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Penghu, marking the first internationally branded hotel in Magong City, Penghu Island, and the second Four Points hotel in Taiwan, joining Four Points by Sheraton Taipei, Zhonghe. The opening represents the Four Points brand’s robust expansion plans in the region, fueled by mid-market traveler demand for timeless style and comfort all over the world.
“Having recently crossed the 200th hotel milestone, we’re continuing the Four Points brand’s bullish expansion in diverse and dynamic markets across the globe,” said Vincent Ong, Senior Brand Director, Asia Pacific Brand Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “The opening of Four Points by Sheraton Penghu underscores the brand’s strong growth in Greater China with 23 operating hotels and more than 30 hotels in pipeline throughout the country.”
Strategically located in Magong City— the largest city in Penghu— the hotel is just minutes from various shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Additionally, Magong International Airport (MZG) is a convenient 15-minute drive.
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Penghu Island is made up of ninety small isles also known as the Prescadores (Fisherman) Islands, named by Portuguese explorers. It is famed for its rich natural resources, including great beaches and more than 200 different bird species. Visitor highlights include the Fenggui area, Hsiaomen Whale Caves and Tongliang Great Banyan Tree, which is said to be 200 years old. In Penghu, fishing and snorkeling serve as popular activities. The island also offers an abundance of seafood, such as groupers, abalone, lobsters, clams and shellfish.