by Michael C. Lowe | July 11, 2012

 Starwood Hotels & Resorts has opened its first property in the district of Jiaozhou, near Qingdao city, about 400 miles southeast of Beijing. The Sheraton Jiaozhou Hotel offers 270 guest rooms, including 31 suites; a fitness center and a spa; a Sheraton Club on the 25th floor, and several food-and-beverage options. For groups there is nearly 23,000 square feet of meeting space.