Marriott International and Bengaluru-based real-estate developer Prestige Group have signed an agreement to open six new hotels across India.
The Marriott hotels will open across south India and will be constructed by Prestige Group across W, JW Marriott, Tribute Portfolio and Moxy brands, with nearly 1,000 keys for each brand.
W Bengaluru (opening in 2025), Tribute Portfolio Resort Bengaluru (opening by 2021), Tribute Portfolio Hotel Kochi Maradu (opening by 2022), JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa (opening in 2022), Moxy Chennai and Moxy Bengaluru (opening between 2021 and 2025) are the upcoming openings by the duo.
The group’s recent partnership with Prestige Group launched Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Centre, which is Marriott’s 100th hotel in India. Aloft Bengaluru Cessna, Business Park is also owned by Prestige Group and managed by Marriott International.
Set to debut in India, the ‘Moxy’ brand targets next-gen millennial travellers with its fun and edgy service, vibrant social spaces, and contemporary, tech-forward guest rooms.
Tribute Portfolio hotels represent independent, boutique hotels offering travellers a unique but budgeted experience.
Speaking on the latest deal, Rajeev Menon, president – Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), Marriott International says, “We are thrilled to be introducing Moxy, our 17th brand in south Asia with such an experienced and hotel developer like the Prestige Group.”
Marriott International has 120 hotels across 16 brands in India.