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by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 24, 2010

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is expanding its spa portfolio by more than 50 percent in 2011, adding more than 150 facilities. Among the additions are more than 15 Shine Spas for Sheraton; an Iridium Spa, the exclusive brand for St. Regis properties, will open at the St. Regis Lhasa Resort in Lhasa in December; Explore Spa by Le Meridien will be unveiled next year at both the Oran property in Algeria and Le Meridien Pyramids in Egypt, with other conversions and new-builds in development. The number of Heavenly Spas by Westin will double from 20 to 40 within two years, and 10 more Away Spas by W Hotels also are in the works.