JW MARRIOTT HOTELS RESORTS EXPANDS ASIA PRESENCE WITH FOUR NEW HOTELS IN SIX MONTHS

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Monday January 26, 2015 19:15
Bangkok--26 Jan--GHC Asia
Luxury Hotel Brand to Add Stunning Properties in Chongqing, Shenzhen Bao'an, Macau in Greater China and Mumbai in India

Marriott International’s world-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, plans to open three properties in Greater China and one hotel in India by summer 2015 bringing the brand’s Asia-Pacific portfolio to 28 hotels and resorts with 11 in China and seven in India. By 2020, the global brand portfolio is expected to encompass 105 properties worldwide, 45 of which will be located in the Asia-Pacific region.

The four latest additions will include:
  • JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing, China
  • JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen Bao'an, China
  • JW Marriott Hotel Macau, China
  • JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar, India

“The addition of these four amazing hotels only continues to strengthen JW Marriott’s already strong presence in Asia” said Simon Cooper, president and managing director of Marriott International Asia Pacific. “We are embarking on an exciting time for the brand and region, and have plans to further expand the brand into new markets including Chengdu, Xian, Guangzhou and Dalian in China, Kolkata in India, Jakarta in Indonesia, and Phuket in Thailand."

"Asia is one of the fastest growing and most important regions for JW Marriott. Since opening the JW Marriott Hong Kong in 1989, we have been committed to building striking hotels that promise beautiful design and a memorable guest experience, delivering our signature intuitive service that speaks to this key area of the world," says Mitzi Gaskins, vice president & global brand manager for JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts. "We are a very global brand. Currently 60 percent of our portfolio is located outside the U.S. and we are proud to say that by 2020, 45 of our anticipated 105 properties will be in Asia."

JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing, China (December 2014)

Situated in Chongqing’s central downtown district, the JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing offers an exciting and convenient location in the vibrant heart of this important hub in Western China. The hotel boasts 454 luxurious guest rooms and suites, a choice of three different restaurants including a Chinese restaurantMan Ho known for its Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine, all-day-dining restaurant Qing Kitchen open from breakfast until dinner, and Flame, which features a bar, open-kitchen and performance stage. There is over 2,200 sqm of versatile event space equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology. Guests can enjoy relaxing in the indoor swimming pool and 24-hour gym, and indulge in pampering sessions at the spa, which encompasses natural elements in the comfort and privacy of an individual spa suite.

JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen Bao'an, China (Q1 2015)

The 356-room hotel is ideally located in the centre of Shenzhen Bao'an District, a 15-minute drive from Shenzhen International Airport and Shenzhen Bay Port. Situated in a spectacular modern landmark building, the hotel boasts panoramic views of Qianhai Bay and the Pearl River Delta. An all-day dining restaurant with an outdoor terrace and a fine dining restaurant located on the top floor with stunning bay views, offer a myriad of culinary creations in a breath-taking setting. Guests can take advantage of the luxurious spa and fitness centre, along with indoor heated and outdoor swimming pools. An impressive eight multi-function venues offer 2,600sqm of meeting and banquet space, with a unique 1,758sqm Grand Ballroom featuring a light changing LED ceiling.

JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar, India (Q1 2015)

Located 1 km away from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai, the new hotel boasts 585 intimate rooms. Guests can choose to dine at JW Café or at Italian specialty restaurant, Romano’s. With more than 56,000 sq.ft. of indoor and outdoor convention space, the property offers 11 well-appointed meeting rooms with state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. The 24 hour fitness centre includes a spa, sauna and pool while holistic Spa by JW offers a host of therapies based on four benefit states – Calm, Renew, Indulge and Invigorate.

JW Marriott Hotel Macau, China (Q2 2015)

Situated within Macau’s new integrated resort Galaxy Macau™, the JW Marriott Hotel Macau is located inthe heart of Cotai Macau, offering 1,015 rooms and suites styled with elegant and sophisticated decor. The hotel offers innovative culinary experiences including Man Ho, a contemporary and authentic Cantonese restaurant, all-day dining venue with international and regional cuisine Urban Kitchen, a laid-back pool bar and an exclusive lobby lounge. The hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool and latest technology fitness centre. Younger guests can join in the fun at the world’s largest JW Kids Club. In addition, guests can take advantage of Galaxy Macau’s Grand Resort Deck with tropical gardens and Adventure River. The hotel’s pillar-less Grand Ballroom and venue spaces are ideal settings for weddings and social events.

About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 69 JW Marriott hotels in 26 countries. Visit usonline, on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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