October 5, 2022

Marriott International is set to expand its luxury hotel portfolio in the Asia-Pacific with the addition of 14 properties by the end of 2023. The brand currently operates 156 luxury properties in the region.

Across 13 countries and regions in Asia-Pacific, Marriott International will also bring bespoke experiences to emerging destinations such as Jeju and Jiuzhaigou.

W Sydney is the brand’s third hotel in Australia

“Today’s luxury traveller is looking for authentic experiences that are personalised, thoughtful and uniquely meaningful,” said Bart Buiring, chief sales and marketing officer Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “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.”

Opening in 2023 is The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka in Japan, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne in Australia, and Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the historic Chinese valley of Jiuzhaigou.

Upcoming openings in major cities across the region include The St Regis Jakarta in Indonesia later this year, and St Regis’ debut in Goa, India.

W Hotels is slated to expand to Macau in 2023, while launching its third hotel in Australia with W Sydney.

Four new JW Marriott hotels across the region are also set to open – JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort Suites and JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa by the end of 2022; as well as JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an in 2023.

Edition will expand its footprint in 2023 with a second location in Japan, The Tokyo Edition, Ginza, and the brand’s first in South-east Asia, The Singapore Edition.

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Also opening in 2023 is the Bulgari Hotel Tokyo, located in a new ultra-skyscraper near Tokyo Station.

For the Luxury Collection, the recent opening of ITC Narmada, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Ahmedabad, is the latest addition to the brand’s growing ensemble.