by Michael C. Lowe | July 17, 2013
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced its first Element hotel in the Asia Pacific region. The property, which will open mid-2015, will be in the heart of Suzhou National New & Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, about 70 miles west of Shanghai, China. The 190-room, new-build hotel will adhere to the Element brand's commitment to sustainability and will offer 10,764 square feet of meeting space, an indoor heated swimming pool and several dining options.