Marriott International expects to expand its portfolio with nearly 100 properties across the Asia Pacific in 2021.
In China, Marriott expects to celebrate its 50th hotel in Shanghai with the opening of JW Marriott Shanghai Fengxian in spring 2021. The company will strengthen its luxury portfolio in this country with the openings of W Changsha, W Xiamen, St. Regis Qingdao and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Jiuzhaigou. Besides, Marriott expects to introduce Sheraton Mianyang in the Sichuan province and The Westin Nanjing Resort & Spa in the culturally-rich destination of Nanjing.
In Japan, the brand W Hotels is expected to debut with the opening of W Osaka. The company plans to open six additional Fairfield by Marriott hotels along ‘Michi-no-Eki’ roadside stations to support domestic travel in Japan in 2021.
In Australia, Marriott expects to expand the Luxury Collection with the opening of The Tasman in Hobart. W Melbourne is planned to debut as the second W Hotel in the country and the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands is anticipated to open in early 2021.
In island and beach destinations, Marriott will celebrate the openings of the iconic Ritz-Carlton brand in the Maldives in early summer and JW Marriott Jeju in Jeju Island, Korea, in late 2021. The wellness brand Westin is anticipated to open in Goa, India, in the summer.
Paul Foskey, Chief Development Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International said: “The strength of our pipeline is testament to the long-term growth prospects in Asia Pacific. Despite a challenging environment in 2020, we are pleased with the signings we have achieved across the region during the year. We have full gratitude to our owners and franchisees for their belief in the resiliency of travel and the strength of Marriott’s portfolio of brands.”
The company wrote in the press release that those statements were forward-looking within the meaning of U.S. federal securities laws. There might be uncertainties and unpredictable risks so that these statements are not guarantees of future performance.