Marriott has announced the opening of its 70th property in Japan — Aloft Osaka Dojima.
The property is located in Osaka’s Kita neighbourhood. Some close-by attractions include the Umeda Sky Building and the National Museum of Art, Osaka.
The opening sees Marriott reach 70 properties across 18 brands in 21 prefectures including Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto, as well as Tochigi, Gifu and Wakayama. Marriott has an additional 30 hotels in the pipeline (signed and being developed), including three hotels expected to open later this year in the region.
Aloft Osaka Dojima has a range of room options, including loft queen, loft twin, deluxe loft queen, and loft suite, this last category having a living room, walk-in closet, standing rainfall showers and bathtub, and plush furnishing.
Bar and restaurant options include RE: FUEL by Aloft, Re:mix Lounge and W XYZ Bar and all-day dining The Warehouse.
Commenting on the opening, Rajeev Menon, president, Marriott International Asia-Pacific (excluding Greater China) said:
“Expanding our presence and bringing more brands and experiences to Japan has been a priority for us.
“We remain confident in the future of travel and look forward to welcoming both domestic and international guests with new and exciting travel choices when they are able to travel again.”
Karl Hudson, area vice president, Japan and Guam, Marriott International said:
“We are gratified to see the strong growth of Marriott International in Japan, and appreciate the confidence of our owners and franchisees in our vision for the future of hospitality in the country.”
“Like us, our owners believe that the future of travel lies in providing what travellers truly want, based on lifestyles, interests and preferences. Marriott’s strong and differentiated portfolio of brands cater to the individual requirements of travellers, and this is how our guests know they can count on us to provide what they want, wherever they may travel to.”