by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 03, 2017
The 203-room Westin Jackson has debuted in the Mississippi capital, near the city's downtown arts and cultural center and the Jackson Convention Complex. The property has 10 meeting rooms, with the largest providing 7,500 square feet of event space. Other features include the Estelle Wine Bar & Bistro, a Soul Spa and a fitness center. A signature offering is a special room package, Music Legends of Mississippi, which lets guests to play (in their guest rooms) replicas of iconic guitars used by six legendary musicians with Mississippi ties: Muddy Waters, Elvis Presley, BB King, Jimmy Buffet, Prince and Marty Stuart. The guitars are displayed in the hotel lobby when not in use by guests.
"Around the world, travelers are realigning their priorities to put their well-being first, which continues to fuel Westin's growth in established cities like Jackson, Mississippi," said George Fleck, vice president, global brand marketing and management, Westin Hotels & Resorts. "With the revival of downtown Jackson and new energy in the city, we are thrilled to introduce a unique wellness proposition for business and leisure travellers, as only Westin can - empowering guests to be their best selves while on the road."
"We are excited to be a part of the resurgence of downtown Jackson," said Mike Burton, general manager of the hote. "The Westin Jackson will set the bar for the city's hospitality industry and become an important part of the community."