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STARWOOD STRATEGY
FRITS VAN PAASSCHEN // CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
©2012 STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE, INC. | Proprietary & Confidential

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
These presentations contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities regulations. These forwardlooking statements generally can be identified by phrases such as Starwood or its management “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “foresees,” “forecasts,” “estimates” or other words or phrases of similar import. Similarly, statements in this release that describe the Company’s business strategy, outlook, objectives, plans, intentions or goals also are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated at the time the forward-looking statements are made. Future results, performance and achievements may be affected by general economic conditions including the severity and duration of any downturn in the US or global economy, the impact of war and terrorist activity, business and financing conditions, including the availability of mortgage financing, foreign exchange fluctuations, cyclicality of the real estate, including the sale of residential units, and the hotel and vacation ownership businesses, operating risks associated with the sale of residential units, hotel and vacation ownership businesses, relationships with associates, customers and property owners, the impact of the internet reservation channels, our reliance on technology, domestic and international political and geopolitical conditions, competition, governmental and regulatory actions (including the impact of changes in U.S. and foreign tax laws and their interpretation), travelers’ fears of exposure to contagious diseases, risk associated with the level of our indebtedness, risk associated with potential acquisitions and dispositions, and other circumstances and uncertainties. There can also be no assurance that agreements will be entered into for the hotels in the Company’s pipeline and, if entered into, the timing of any agreement and the opening of the related hotel. These risks and uncertainties are presented in detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be attained or that results will not materially differ. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Please note that these presentations include non-GAAP financial measures. For definitions of certain terms used herein and a presentation of the most directly comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP and a reconciliation of the differences between the non-GAAP financial measure disclosed and the most comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP, please refer to the Company’s web site at www.starwoodhotels.com.corporate/investor_relations.html.

INDIVIDUAL SPIRIT, COLLECTIVE STRENGTH
» Starwood’s brands lie at the heart of our competitive advantage » Distinguished by a combination of Lifestyle Concepts, Design Leadership and Innovation » Collective strength of SPG and Starwood centralized services (Sales, Revenue Management, Web) unify our brands and drive performance

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NINE DISTINCT GLOBAL LIFESTYLE BRANDS
» Renowned lifestyle hospitality brands with four and five star focus » 1,134 properties » 335,415 rooms » Nearly 100 countries » In 2012, signed most deals since before the economic crisis

LUXURY

» Uncompromising, Address, Bespoke » 30 hotels » 6413 rooms » 15 countries

» Exceptional, Indigenous, Experience » 85 hotels » 16,366 rooms » 29...
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