Marriott International eyes ambitious expansion plans for 2018

As Marriott International continues to expand, the company announced to open nearly 40 luxury hotels in 2018 to new affluent travellers, offering an unmatched variety of transformative travel experiences.

The eight distinct Marriott International Luxury Brands include world-renowned hospitality hallmarks The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, EDITION and JW Marriott.

Tina Edmundson, Global Brand Officer, Marriott International, said, “From former palaces in Venice and Vienna to skyscrapers in Hong Kong and Dubai, to intimate, remote escapes in the Maldives and Mexico, the breadth of our portfolio is incomparable and allows us to surpass the expectations of our guests around the globe.”

With a network of landmark hotels and resorts in 60 countries, Marriott International is set to expand its luxury footprint yet further with 200 hotels in the development pipeline, representing 25 new countries, from Iceland and Nepal to Cuba and the Philippines.