Sheraton’s “Ultimate MLB Fantasy Draft” Package Makes Picking a 2016 MLB® Lineup Effortless for Fans

As the Official Hotel of Major League Baseball®,
Sheraton is Opening the 2016 Season with an Exclusive Fantasy Drafting

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With sunny stadiums and the familiar crack of the bat just weeks away,
baseball’s biggest fans are gathering to set their fantasy baseball
teams for Opening Day. Seeking to make fantasy baseball drafts
effortless, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) is offering fans an elevated experience that
will lift them out of basements, and into upgraded suites and unique
meeting spaces with everything they need to host an amped up fantasy
drafting party. Available at select Sheraton properties in North
America, the “Ultimate MLB Fantasy Draft” package is the first of
several activations that Sheraton will host this year to celebrate its
partnership with MLB.

From March 10 to April 4, fans who book the “Ultimate MLB Fantasy Draft”
package can host a dynamic fantasy draft experience with friends and
family at the hotel. As the Official Hotel of MLB, Sheraton will look to
handle all the planning and details, making this season’s draft
effortless for fans. The package includes:

  • Their own private, interactive drafting room
  • Big screen TVs and power outlets
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Baseball-themed décor
  • Whiteboards
  • Access to Yahoo
    Fantasy Baseball
  • Exclusive MLB-themed gift

Drafters expecting to work up an appetite can order from a custom
Sheraton Paired menu, featuring ballpark-inspired bites with an
unexpected twist, paired with carefully selected craft beer. Menu items
include Garlic Parmesan Tater Tots, Smoked Bacon
, and Pastrami Stack Pretzel Sandwiches.

Select Sheraton properties offering the “Ultimate MLB Fantasy Draft”
package include:

  • Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
  • Sheraton Downtown Los Angeles
  • Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
  • Sheraton Boston Hotel
  • Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square

“As the Official Hotel of MLB, Sheraton is making it easier than ever
for fans to stay close to their favorite teams. Through this fantasy
draft party package, we’re doing the heavy lifting and providing
effortless ways for fans to elevate and enjoy their fantasy baseball
draft party,” said Dave Marr, Global Brand Leader for Sheraton Hotels &
Resorts. “As we continue our partnership with MLB, we look forward to
delighting our guests with additional surprises throughout the baseball

Fans can reserve their fantasy draft party space starting March 8 by
calling their local participating Sheraton hotel. “Ultimate MLB Fantasy
Draft” packages start at $59 per person (prices vary by property).

Sheraton: The Official Hotel of Major League Baseball
year, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts and Starwood Preferred Guest®
(SPG®) announced a new exclusive partnership with Major
League Baseball® (MLB®), designating Sheraton as
the “Official Hotel of Major League Baseball” and SPG as the “Official
Hotel Loyalty Program of Major League Baseball.” Sheraton will provide
guests with complimentary access to MLB.TV during their stays beginning
with the 2016 season. MLB.TV is the longest-running and most widely
distributed live streaming service in all of sports, enabling
out-of-market fans to watch every game live. Also beginning in Spring
2016, Sheraton will add MLB Network as a new in-room entertainment
channel, giving fans access to games, highlights and analysis wherever
they travel. Fans will be able to book their hotel stays from a Sheraton
booking widget located on select teams’ schedule pages.

About Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts, the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels &
Resorts Worldwide, Inc., makes it easy for guests to explore, relax and
enjoy the possibilities of travel through smart solutions and effortless
experiences at more than 440 hotels in more than 72 countries around the
world. The brand is currently in the midst of implementing Sheraton
, a 10 point plan designed to make Sheraton the global hotel
brand of choice, everywhere. Sheraton recently launched “Where Actions
Speak Louder,” a multi-channel, multi-million dollar advertising
campaign that highlights the brand’s ongoing enhancements to its guest
experience, including new products and partnerships, and a renewed focus
on service. With work well underway, the brand has already rolled out a
variety of initiatives under Sheraton 2020, including Paired,
a new imaginative lobby bar menu; the richest SPG promotion in the
brand’s history; and Sheraton Grand, a new premier tier that recognizes
exceptional Sheraton hotels and resorts. To learn more, visit
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Tanya Elm, 917-202-5309
Global Public Relations
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