Thoughtful growth in popular and emerging destinations aims to meet global demand for luxury travel experiences
HONG KONG, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International, Inc. announced today that it expects to open 14 more luxury properties in New York Asia Pacific by the end of 2023. The planned expansions underscore the strategic growth of Marriott International’s luxury hotel portfolio in the region, where the company currently operates 156 luxury properties.
Presentation of the JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa; W Sydney and Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Jiuzhaigou
In 13 countries and regions in Asia PacificMarriott International’s portfolio of dynamic luxury brands continues to create tailored experiences for today’s luxury traveler in popular cities including Tokyo and Melbourneand is ready to bring those experiences to emerging destinations like Jeju and Jiuzhaigou. With a collection of iconic brands such as The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, JW Marriott and Bulgari, the company meets the increasing demand for exceptional luxury travel experiences her guests from all over the world.
“Today’s luxury traveler is looking for authentic experiences that are personalised, thoughtful and of unique meaning,” he said Bart Buiring, Asia Pacific Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Marriott International. “Our current portfolio of distinctive brands is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of travelers and these anticipated additions reflect our optimism for the future of luxury travel.”
The Ritz-Carlton brings curated luxury to new destinations
In 2021, The Ritz-Carlton came to the United States Maldives and the brand’s inimitable style and luxury continues to expand Japan with the expected opening of The Ritz Carlton, Fukuoka in 2023. In Australiathe expected opening of The Ritz Carlton, Melbourne In early 2023, guests will enjoy expansive panoramic views of the city’s skyline alongside the brand’s acclaimed culinary offerings. Ritz Carlton Reserve expects to debut its fourth rare estate in Asia Pacific in the historical Chinese valley of Jiuzhaigou next year and invites visitors to immerse themselves in the history, culture and natural beauty of its mountain valley home.
The celebrated traditions of St. Regis to honor more cities Asia Pacific
Upcoming openings in major cities across the region will bring the glamorous spirit, signature rituals and immersive experiences of St. Regis to travelers in new destinations. After the opening of The St Regis Qingdao The St. Regis is set to debut in 2021 goa with a stunning 49-acre beachfront setting that introduces the brand’s timeless traditions and avant-garde style to the next generation of guests. Modern connoisseurs in Indonesia will soon have the opportunity to experience the St. Regis philosophy of “Live Exquisite” with the opening of The St Regis Jakarta probably later this year.
Contemporary, design-oriented luxury takes off with W Hotels
W Hotels aims to expand its playful, goal-oriented culture to Macao in 2023 with its vibrant energy and thoughtful design. The socially forward-thinking brand also expects to celebrate its third hotel in Australia with opening of W Sydney at The Ribbon in Darling Harbor in 2023, bringing W’s signature always-on programming to the dynamic Australian city.
JW Marriott welcomes travelers with oases of well-being
Inspired by the principles of mindfulness and holistic wellness, four new JW Marriott hotels across the region are designed to offer uplifting experiences and environments that encourage guests to be fully present. After the openings of JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa and JW Marriott Hotel Changsha earlier this year, JW Marriott Resort Suites in Khao Lak is expected to welcome guests by the end of 2022. Also expected to open in 2022 JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa caters to the discerning, discerning traveler seeking a balance of mind, body and spirit during their visit South Korea popular holiday island with its impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Planned opening in 2023 JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an.
EDITION brings refined style and luxurious lifestyle to famous travel destinations Asia Pacific
With an unexpected and refreshing collection of customized, bespoke and unique hotels already opened in Sanya, shanghai and TokyoToranomon, EDITION is scheduled to expand its footprint in 2023 with a second location in Japan, The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza. The other highly anticipated property, also set to launch in 2023, is the brand’s first South East Asia, That Singapore EDITION.Both hotels will set a new standard for modern luxury, combining the personal, intimate and bespoke experience for which the EDITION brand is known, with an unprecedented level of sophistication, originality and design, as well as the very best in gastronomy and entertainment.
The Luxury Collection continues to define destinations in Asia Pacific
The Luxury Collection offers a portfolio of unique and iconic hotels that are true representations of their destination. ITC Narmada, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Ahmedabad , is the latest addition to the brand’s growing ensemble. Opened in 2022, the hotel is architecturally influenced by the traditional designs of the Gujarat region and celebrates guests as storytellers, collectors and explorers as they visit this fascinating city.
Bulgari Hotels & Resorts make brand debut in Tokyo
travelers to Tokyo will soon be able to experience the glamor and timeless heritage of the Italian brand Bulgari with the planned opening Bulgari Hotel Tokyo 2023 in a new ultra skyscraper near Tokyo station. The new hotel will feature 98 luxurious guest rooms, including a lavish Bulgari suite, and will also feature the brand’s renowned dining venues, such as il Ristorante Niko Romito and Hoseki Restaurant.
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