Marriott International has announced strong growth of its APAC luxury portfolio with 13 new luxury properties projected to open in 2019.
Marriott International’s current portfolio of 130 luxury hotels, across ten countries and territories in the Asia Pacific, is poised to grow in 2019 with new openings from JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, and The Luxury Collection.
Ritz-Carlton continues its growth with four anticipated openings. Where as The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, which is expected to open in October, will mark the brand’s return to Australia.
JW Marriott continues its expansion by adding five new properties, including the newly opened JW Marriott Hotel Qufu and soon-to-open JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong in July.
The Luxury Collection continues to make its mark, with the debut of IRAPH SUI, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Okinawa, in January 2019 and two anticipated hotels in Nanning, China and Kolkata, India.
St Regis also debuted The St Regis Hong Kong in April 2019.
“One of the fastest-growing in the world”
“Asia Pacific’s luxury travel industry is one of the fastest-growing in the world, driven by markets like China and India. On top of this, global luxury travellers today are seeking more than just the opportunity to indulge, they want experiences that deliver personal meaning and significance,” said Peggy Fang Roe, chief sales and marketing officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International.
“In response, Marriott International continues to grow its footprint and experiential offerings in the Asia Pacific, providing highly contextualised and carefully curated experiences, allowing luxury travellers to explore their passions and grow on a personal level.”