Marriott Increasing Luxury in Asia Pacific Portfolio

Marriott International has announced that it 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 13 countries and regions in Asia Pacific, Marriott International’s portfolio of luxury brands continues to create bespoke experiences for today’s luxury traveler in popular cities including Tokyo and Melbourne, and is ready to bring these experiences to emerging destinations such as Jeju and Jiuzhaigou. With a collection of iconic brands such as The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, JW Marriott, and Bulgari, the company is set to meet the increasing demand for luxury travel experiences for its guests from all around the world.

In 2021, The Ritz-Carlton arrived in the Maldives and 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, along with the brand's acclaimed culinary offerings. 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.

Following the opening of The St. Regis Qingdao in 2021, St. Regis is slated to debut in Goa with a 49-acre beachfront setting. It is also expected to open The St. Regis Jakarta later this year.

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W Sydney (Marriott International )

W Hotels is slated to expand to Macau 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.

JW Marriott anticipates four new hotels across the region. 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. Slated to open in 2023 are JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an.

With a collection of individualized, customized, 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 anticipated property also expected to launch in 2023 is the brand’s first in Southeast Asia, The Singapore EDITION. 

ITC Narmada, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Ahmedabad, is the latest addition to The Luxury Collection'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.

Italian brand Bulgari has a 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.

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