The flagship of JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa will open its doors to public later this month, making it the first international luxury hotel brand on Phu Quoc island. The resort offers a selection of 243 lavish rooms, suites, apartments and villas.
Marriott International has further expanded in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in the country, Sheraton Annaba. The company already operates six hotels in Algeria including Constantine Marriott Hotel, Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel, Sheraton Club des Pins, Sheraton Oran, Le Meridien Oran and Four Points by Sheraton Oran amounting to 1,580 rooms.
Marriott International is opening its design-led Aloft Taipei Beitou Hotel, the second Aloft in Taipei, which brings a modern twist to the century-old hot spring destination of Beitou. Featuring vibrant design and innovative technology, the 292-room hotel is just steps from a multitude of hot springs, and a quick five-minute stroll to two Metro stations, enabling easy access to Taipei’s downtown area and attractions.
Edition Hotels, a brand collaboration between Marriott and hotelier Ian Schrager, has partnered with next-generation wellness collective Yoga for Bad People to produce a series of in-room fitness amenities for guests. Edition will be taking the next step into holistic wellness available at their guests’ fingertips to satisfy travellers checking in for leisure of business.
Govert Deketh has taken the helm of London Marriott Hotel County Hall just prior to the completion of its major refurbishment and relaunch. The 206 room London hotel recently re-opened and has been transformed during a year-long extensive renovation programme which has combined the historic beauty of the building and the very best in contemporary hotel design.
The Sanya EDITION celebrated its official launch earlier with a glamorous opening party. Over 200 socialites, celebrities and international media attended the grand opening of the beachfront property, the latest addition to EDITION hotels, the brand conceived by legendary hotel visionary Ian Schrager in a partnership with Marriott International.
Moxy Hotels has debuted in the UK with the launch of Moxy Aberdeen Airport. Offering a spirited and stylish hotel experience at a surprisingly affordable price, the forward thinking brand offers a fresh take on traditional hospitality with playful communal spaces and inventive programming.
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts is opening Le Méridien Shanghai, Minhang in the Hongqiao Hub of Shanghai. The hotel marks the third Le Méridien and the 34th property in the Marriott International’s fast growing portfolio in the city of Shanghai.
Marriott Hotels has hosted a spectacular event to celebrate the grand opening of the Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi. Over 400 special guests gathered in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom for a memorable celebration that showcased the property, the hotel’s three restaurant outlets, spectacular live entertainment and Marriott Hotel’s unique perspective on travel.
Autograph Collection Hotels has revealed it will debut four properties in Asia next year. In 2017, the brand will open The Shanhaitian Resort Sanya in China, The Majestic Hotel and Hotel Stripes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and RYSE hotel in Seoul, South Korea. Autograph Collection Hotels is a curated collection of some of the finest independent hotels located in extraordinary destinations throughout the world.
Marriott International is debuting its aspirational independent hotels and resorts brand, Tribute Portfolio, in Latin America. By December 2016, the brand will add two independent hotels to its portfolio in Argentina’s most sought-after regions. Arelauquen Lodge, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, will be debut in Patagonia, near the world’s end, with vast landscapes of lakes and mountains, while Auberge du Vin, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, will be located in the heart of Argentina’s wine country.
Marriott Executive Apartments has been named Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the third consecutive year at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016. The annual awards were voted for by travel and tourism professionals from around the world and were established to recognise, acknowledge and reward excellence in the hospitality industry.