Dubai: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide said on Tuesday it is deepening its partnership with Design Hotels, a German-based distribution, sales and marketing affiliate for nearly 300 independent hotels.

Select member hotels of the Design Hotels network will now be bookable through Starwood’s websites under the expanded partnership, according to an emailed statement.

Hotels include the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City and the C-Hotel in Lake Como, Italy. More hotels will be added from 2016. Design Hotels is majority-owned by Starwood.