Marriott International plans to open 14 additional luxury properties in Asia Pacific by the end of next year.
The hotel group currently operates 156 luxury properties in the region.
Bart Buiring, chief sales and marketing officer Asia Pacific, Marriott International, commented:
“Today’s luxury traveler is looking for authentic experiences that are personalised, thoughtful and uniquely meaningful. Our current portfolio of highly distinctive brands is well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of travellers, and these expected additions reflect our optimism for the future of luxury travel.”
The brand debuted in the Maldives in 2021 and plans to expand further in Japan with The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka in 2023. In Australia, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne is slated to open in early 2023, while the Ritz-Carlton Reserve anticipates debuting its fourth estate in Asia Pacific in the Chinese valley of Jiuzhaigou next year.
Following the opening of The St. Regis Qingdao in 2021, the brand is slated to debut in Goa with a 20-hectare beachfront location, while The St. Regis Jakarta is expected to open later this year.
W Hotels is slated to arrive in Macau in 2023, open its third hotel in Australia with the W Sydney at ‘The Ribbon’ in Darling Harbour in the same year.
Four new hotels under the brand are expected to open across the region, following the openings of JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort and Spa and JW Marriott Hotel Changsha earlier this year.
JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort Suites is anticipated to welcome guests by the end of 2022, with the JW Marriott Jeju Resort and Spa also slated to open this year in South Korea.
These openings will be followed in 2023 by the JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an.
The Edition brand currently operates hotels in Shanghai and Tokyo. It plans to open its second location in Japan, The Tokyo Edition, Ginza next year, and will debut in Singapore in 2023.
Bulgari Hotels and Resorts
The Italian brand plans to open the 98-room Bulgari Hotel Tokyo in 2023 in a new skyscraper near Tokyo Station. The new hotel will also offer the brand’s dining venues such as il Ristorante Niko Romito and Hoseki Restaurant.
The Luxury Collection
The brand recently opened ITC Narmada, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Ahmedabad in Gujarat.