Hotel management

Marriott will open 14 new luxury hotels across APAC by the end of 2023

Marriot International is on track to open 14 new luxury hotels in Asia-Pacific by the end of 2023, further strengthening its presence in this competitive segment.

With 156 luxury properties currently in operation across 13 APAC countries and regions, Marriott aims to increase its presence in key cities such as Tokyo and Melbourne.

“Today’s luxury traveler is looking for authentic experiences that are personalized, thoughtful and meaningful,” said Bart Buiring, Marriott’s director of international sales and marketing for Asia-Pacific.

“Our current portfolio of highly distinctive brands is well positioned to meet the changing needs of travellers, and these expected additions reflect our optimism about the future of luxury travel.”

The Ritz-Carlton in Melbourne will open in early 2023 and a Ritz-Carlton property will open in Fukuoka, Japan later in the year. Additionally, Ritz-Carlton Reserve will introduce its fourth rare APAC estate in China’s historic Jiuzhaigou Valley.

W Hotels will open its third hotel in Australia, W Sydney, next year, and the hotel brand will also be introduced in Macau in 2023. Meanwhile, St. Regis will debut in Goa on a 49-bedroom beachfront property. acres, while St. Regis Jakarta is expected to open later this year.

Four new JW Marriott hotels will open in the area. JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort Suites and JW Marriott Jeju Resort and Spa will open this year, while JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an will welcome guests next year.

Edition will expand its footprint in 2023 with a second location in Japan, The Tokyo Edition, Ginza, and the brand will debut in Southeast Asia with The Singapore Edition next year. Marriott says the two hotels will set a new standard for modern luxury.

Marriott has also partnered with Italian luxury brand Bulgari for the planned opening of the Bulgari Hotel Tokyo in 2023. The hotel will offer 98 luxurious rooms, including a lavish Bulgari suite and renowned restaurants.