Marriott to add 14 properties to luxury hotel portfolio across Asia Pacific by end of 2023

20 September, 2022

Marriott International expects to open 14 additional luxury properties in Asia Pacific by the end of 2023. The planned additions highlight the strategic growth of Marriott International's luxury hotel portfolio in the region, where it currently operates 156 luxury properties across brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St Regis, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, JW Marriott, and Bulgari.

Across 13 countries and regions in Asia Pacific, Marriott International's portfolio of luxury brands creates bespoke experiences for luxury travellers in ever popular cities including Tokyo and Melbourne, and the brand is will now bring these experiences to emerging destinations such as Jeju and Jiuzhaigou.

The Ritz-Carlton brings curated luxury to new destinations

In 2021, The Ritz-Carlton arrived in the Maldives and the inimitable style and luxury of the brand is set to expand further in Japan with the expected 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 above the city skyline.

A The Ritz Carlton Reserve is planned for the historic Chinese valley of Jiuzhaigou next year

Ritz-Carlton Reserve anticipates debuting its fourth rare estate in Asia Pacific in the historic Chinese valley of Jiuzhaigou next year, inviting visitors to immerse in the history, culture, and natural beauty of its mountain valley home.

Celebrated traditions of St Regis to grace more cities in Asia Pacific

Upcoming openings in major cities across the region will bring the spirit, signature rituals and immersive experiences of St Regis to travellers in new destinations.

Following the opening of The St Regis Qingdao in 2021, St Regis is slated to debut in Goa with a 49-acre beachfront setting, introducing the timeless traditions and avant-garde style of the brand to the next generation of guests.

Modern connoisseurs 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-led luxury takes off with W Hotels

W Hotels is slated to expand its playful, destination-led culture to Macau in 2023.

W Sydney at "The Ribbon" in Darling Harbour will open in 2023

The socially forward brand also expects to celebrate its third hotel in Australia with the opening of W Sydney at "The Ribbon" in Darling Harbour in 2023, bringing W's signature always-on programming to the dynamic Australian city.

JW Marriott welcomes travellers with wellbeing-focused havens

Inspired by the principles of mindfulness and holistic wellbeing, an anticipated four new JW Marriott hotels across the region are set to deliver uplifting experiences as well as an environment that encourages guests to be fully present.

Following the openings of JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & 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.

Expected to also open in 2022, JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa aims to cater to sophisticated, mindful travelers who seek a balance in mind, body, and spirit when they visit South Korea's popular holiday island with its stunning UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites.

JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa is expected to open in 2022

Slated to open in 2023 are JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi'an.

EDITION brings sophisticated style and luxury lifestyle to iconic destinations

With an unexpected and refreshing collection of individualised, customised, and one-of-a-kind hotels already open in Sanya, Shanghai, and Tokyo, Toranomon, EDITION is slated to expand its footprint in 2023 with a second location in Japan, The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza.

The other highly anticipated property also expected to launch in 2023 is the brand's first in Southeast Asia, The Singapore EDITION. Both hotels will set a new standard of modern luxury, combining the personal, intimate, and individual experience the EDITION brand is known for with an unparalleled level of sophistication, originality, and design along with the best of dining and entertainment.

The Luxury Collection defines destinations across Asia Pacific

The Luxury Collection offers a portfolio of legendary 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 informed by the traditional designs of the Gujarat region and celebrates guests as storytellers, collectors, and explorers when they visit this fascinating city.

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts to make brand debut In Tokyo

Travellers to Tokyo will soon be able to experience the glamour 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 is slated to feature 98 luxurious guestrooms including a lavish Bulgari Suite and will also offer the brand's renowned dining venues such as il Ristorante Niko Romito and Hoseki Restaurant.

Luxury travellers seeking authentic experiences that are 'personalised, thoughtful and uniquely meaningful'

"Today's luxury traveller is "looking for authentic experiences that are personalised, thoughtful and uniquely meaningful," explains Bart Buiring, chief sales and marketing officer Asia Pacific, Marriott International, and believes Marriott's current portfolio of "highly distinctive brands" is "well-positioned to meet the evolving needs" of travellers. "These expected additions reflect our optimism for the future of luxury travel," he adds.