The firm opened the Sheraton Brooklyn in May and the planned expansion will bring 1,712 new hotel rooms to the city.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts chief executive Frits van Paasschen said: "New York continues to be a beacon for international business and leisure travellers alike and, as we look to the future, we expect that as masses of travellers from China, India and other emerging markets begin to travel internationally, New York will be at the top of their list. We couldn’t be more bullish on New York near or long term."
Starwood hotels opening this year include:
- Aloft Harlem
- Aloft Brooklyn
- Element Times Square
- Sheraton Tribeca
- W New York Downtown in Wall Street
- Four Points by Sheraton Long Island City