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Iraq-based BCD Co has signed an agreement with Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide to manage a new-build Sheraton hotel in Erbil. Scheduled to open in 2015, the Sheraton Erbil Hotel will mark the re-entry of Starwood in the country after 20 years. The new hotel will comprise 221 guest rooms and 39 suites. It will also feature dining, conference and leisure facilities, a Sheraton Club Lounge and Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance as well as a signature spa, including an indoor and outdoor pool.