Marriott International has announced four new properties in Mexico under the Renaissance, AC Hotels, Westin and Aloft brands (the last two formerly being part of Starwood prior to the merger).

The 142-room Westin Puebla is set to open in the second half of 2018 in Mexico’s fourth largest city, and will form part of the mixed use Angelopolis complex. Features will include a spa, fitness centre, swimming pool, and “inspiring dining venues that will provide a variety of healthy culinary options”.

Also within the Angelopolis development, the 100-room Aloft Puebla is scheduled to open in late 2018, with brand signature facilities including Recharge gym and Refuel café.

Marriott will also open Renaisaance Cancun within the Puerto Cancun development located between the cities hotel zone and downtown. The property will feature 180 rooms and 445 sqm of meeting space, while the overall development will offer an ecological reserve, 18-hole golf course, a 200-key marina, 5,000 residential units, 115 retail units, restaurants and cinemas.

Finally the group will add the 168-room AC Hotel by Marriott Monterrey within the mixed use Distrito Armida development in the high-end Valle Oriente district.

Marriott has signed a total of 17 properties across the Caribbean and Latin American region, and plans to open 38 additional properties by 2022.

Commenting on the news Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International, Inc, said:

“We are very excited to continue growing our reach in Latin America with brands as diverse as Renaissance, AC Hotels by Marriott, Westin and Aloft.

“These new projects are driven by a solid increase in the demand for business and leisure travel to this dynamic part of the world. They also reaffirm our commitment to delivering high-quality hotel development projects and maintaining investor confidence in our innovative brands.”