Marriott International, Inc. announced yesterday that it expects to open 14 more luxury properties in Asia Pacific by the end of 2023. The proposed additions underscore the strategic growth of Marriott International’s luxury hotel portfolio in the region, where the company currently operates 156 luxury properties.
Across 13 countries and regions across Asia-Pacific, Marriott International’s portfolio of dynamic luxury brands continues to create tailored experiences for today’s luxury traveler in popular cities like Tokyo and Melbourne and is poised 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 for our guests worldwide.
“Today’s luxury travelers are looking for authentic experiences that are personalised, thoughtful and of unique meaning,” said Bart Buiring, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Asia Pacific, 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 Maldives and the brand’s inimitable style and luxury will be further expanded in Japan with the anticipated opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka in 2023. In Australia, the anticipated opening of The Ritz -Carlton, Melbourne in early 2023 will offer guests sweeping panoramic views of the city’s skyline as well as the brand’s acclaimed culinary offerings. The Ritz-Carlton Reserve plans to open its fourth rare property in Asia Pacific next year in the historic China Valley of Jiuzhaigou and invite visitors to immerse themselves in the history, culture and natural beauty of its mountain valley.
The celebrated traditions of St. Regis will grace more cities in 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. Following the opening of The St. Regis Qingdao in 2021, the St. Regis in Goa is set to debut with a stunning 49-acre beachfront setting, introducing the brand’s timeless traditions and avant-garde style to the next generation of guests. Modern day foodies in Indonesia will soon be able to experience the St. Regis philosophy of “Live Exquisite” with the opening of The St. Regis Jakarta, expected later this year.
Contemporary, design-oriented luxury takes off with W Hotels
W Hotels is set to expand its playful, goal-oriented culture with its vibrant energy and thoughtful design to Macau in 2023. The socially forward-thinking brand also expects to celebrate its third hotel in Australia with the opening of W Sydney at The Ribbon in Darling Harbor in 2023, bringing W’s signature always-on program 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. Following the openings of the JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa and the JW Marriott Hotel Changsha earlier this year, the JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort Suites is expected to welcome guests through the end of 2022. JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa caters to discerning, mindful travelers seeking balance of body, mind and spirit when visiting South Korea’s popular resort island with its stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites. The JW Marriott Goa Vagator and the JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an are planned for 2023.
EDITION brings sophisticated style and luxurious lifestyle to iconic destinations in Asia Pacific
With an unexpected and refreshing collection of bespoke, bespoke and one-of-a-kind hotels already opening in Sanya, Shanghai and Tokyo, Toranomon, EDITION is set to expand its presence 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 in Southeast Asia, The 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 Italian brand Bulgari with the planned opening of Bulgari Hotel Tokyo in 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.