MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL IS SET TO EXPAND ITS LUXURY HOTEL PORTFOLIO IN ASIA-PACIFIC WITH 14 ADDITIONAL PROPERTIES EXPECTED BY THE END OF 2023

Thoughtful Growth of Popular and Emerging Travel Destinations Aims to Meet Global Demand for Luxury Travel Experiences

HONG KONG, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International, Inc. today announced plans 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.

Rendering of JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa; W Sydney and the Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Jiuzhaigou

In 13 countries and regions of Asia PacificMarriott International’s portfolio of dynamic luxury brands continues to create tailored experiences for today’s luxury travelers in ever-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 poised to meet the growing demand for exceptional luxury travel experiences for their guests from all over the world.

“Today’s luxury traveler is looking for authentic experiences that are personalized, thoughtful and uniquely meaningful,” said Bart Buiring, Asia-Pacific Sales and Marketing Director, Marriott International. “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 brings curated luxury to new destinations
In 2021, The Ritz-Carlton arrived in the Maldives and the brand’s inimitable style and luxury are set to grow further in Japan with the planned opening of The Ritz Carlton, Fukuoka in 2023. In Australiathe scheduled opening of The Ritz Carlton, melbourne in early 2023 will offer customers stunning panoramic views of the city skyline, as well as the brand’s acclaimed culinary offerings. Ritz-Carlton Reserve plans to launch its fourth rare domain in Asia Pacific in the historic Chinese valley of Jiuzhaigou next year, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the history, culture and natural beauty of its mountain valley.

St. Regis Celebrated Traditions to Honor More Towns in Asia Pacific
Upcoming openings in major cities across the region will bring the glamorous spirit, iconic rituals and immersive experiences of St. Regis to travelers to new destinations. Following the opening of The St Regis Qingdao in 2021, St. Regis is set to debut in Goa with a breathtaking 49-acre beachfront setting, introducing the brand’s timeless traditions and fashion-forward style to the next generation of guests. modern connoisseurs Indonesia will soon be able to experience the St. Regis philosophy of “Live Exquisite” with the opening of The St Regis Jakarta expected later this year.

Contemporary luxury and design take flight with W Hotels
W Hotels is set to expand its playful, destination-focused culture to Macau in 2023 with its vibrant energy and thoughtful design. The socially forward-thinking brand also plans to celebrate its third hotel in Australia with the opening of Western Sydney to ‘The Ribbon’ in Darling Harbor in 2023, bringing W’s signature permanent programming to the vibrant Australian city.

JW Marriott Welcomes Travelers With Wellness-Focused Paradises
Inspired by the principles of mindfulness and holistic wellness, four new JW Marriott hotels planned for the area are poised to deliver uplifting experiences as well as an environment that encourages guests to be fully present. 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 expected to welcome guests by the end of 2022. also expected to open in 2022, JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa aims to cater to sophisticated and conscious travelers seeking mental, physical and spiritual balance during their visit South Korea popular holiday island with its stunning UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites. The opening is scheduled for 2023 JW Marriott Goa Vagator and JW Marriott Hotel Xi’an.

EDITION brings sophisticated style and luxurious lifestyle to iconic destinations in Asia Pacific
With an unexpected and refreshing collection of individualized, personalized and unique hotels already opened in Sanya, Shanghai and TokyoToranomon, EDITION is set to expand its footprint in 2023 with a second location at Japan, THE Tokyo EDITION, Ginza. The other highly anticipated property also set to launch in 2023 is the brand’s first in South East Asia, The Singapore EDITING. Both hotels will set a new standard of modern luxury, combining the personal, intimate and individual experience for which the EDITION brand is known with an unparalleled level of sophistication, originality and design as well as the very best in dining and entertainment .

The luxury collection continues to define destinations in Asia Pacific
The Luxury Collection offers a portfolio of unique and legendary hotels that are true representations of their destination. ITC Narmada, a Luxury Collection hotel, Ahmedabad, is the latest addition to the brand’s growing set. Opened in 2022, the hotel draws architectural inspiration from the traditional designs of the Gujarat region and celebrates guests as storytellers, collectors and explorers when visiting this fascinating city.

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts will debut in Tokyo
Travelers to Tokyo will soon be able to experience the glamor and timeless heritage of the Italian brand Bulgari with the planned opening of Bulgari Hotel in Tokyo in 2023 in a new ultra-skyscraper near Tokyo Station. The new hotel is expected to offer 98 luxurious rooms, including a sumptuous Bulgari suite, and will also feature the brand’s renowned restaurants such as Ristorante Niko Romito and Hoseki Restaurant.

Note on forward-looking statements
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of United States federal securities laws, including statements regarding planned hotel openings; growth of units and rooms; our growth pipeline; the brand’s debut in certain markets; and similar statements regarding anticipated future events and expectations that are not historical facts. We caution you that these statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to numerous evolving risks and uncertainties that we may not be able to predict or accurately assess, including the risk factors that we identify. in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K or Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Each of these factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations we express or imply in this press release. We make these forward-looking statements as of the date of this press release and undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise these statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

About Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, United States, and includes a portfolio of more than 8,100 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 139 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses resorts around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy®, its award-winning travel program. Join us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl ​​on Twitter and instagram.

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