Starwood Hotels to add 6,000 U.S. jobs in 2010

Starwood Hotels, the operator of Sheraton, Westin and W brand hotels, gave the U.S. job market some much needed hope when it announced plans to add about 6,000 new U.S. jobs in 2010.

Starwood said the new jobs will be created in accordance with the 80 to 100 hotels it plans to open this year, including hotels in New York City, Los Angeles, Biloxi, Miss., Kalamazoo, Mich. and more popular cities nationwide. Positions available include everything from general managers and human resource workers to housekeeping and guest services.

Starwood said a number of upcoming hotels are hiring now or plan to do soon, including The Westin Austin at The Domain, Sheraton Brooklyn New York and the Four Points by Sheraton Biloxi Beach Boulevard. If you’re interested in the hospitality industry, check out the Starwood job board at or