Marriott International has announced strong growth of its Asia Pacific luxury portfolio with 13 new luxury properties projected to open in 2019.
The group’s current portfolio of 130 luxury hotels across ten countries and territories in Asia Pacific will see new openings from JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, St Regis, and The Luxury Collection. Additionally, Marriott International’s unified loyalty programme, Marriott Bonvoy, will offer more guests unique experiences in coveted destinations across the region.
“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 & Marketing Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “In response, Marriott International continues to grow its footprint and experiential offerings in Asia Pacific, providing highly contextualized and carefully curated experiences, allowing luxury travellers to explore their passions and grow on a personal level,” Fang Roe continued.
The Ritz-Carlton continues its growth in Asia Pacific with four anticipated openings. The Ritz-Carlton, Perth, which is expected to open in October, will mark the brand’s return to Australia. The brand is also slated to bring its legendary service and style to key markets in in China and India with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an in June, The Ritz-Carlton, Nanjing in October and The Ritz-Carlton, Pune in September.