“Our guests seek deeper, more immersive experiences that allow them to enjoy global exploration while bringing about personal renewal,” said Senior Vice President of Luxury Brands Chris Gabaldon.
From the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) in Cannes, Marriott International, Inc. announced that it expects to open more than 30 luxury hotels in 2022, creating the extraordinary and enriching experiences that the luxury traveler wants today with its unmatched portfolio of luxury brands. dynamic luxury. Through world-renowned hospitality brands The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, JW Marriott and Bulgari, Marriott International continues to elevate travel, creating highly contextualized brand experiences and different that outline the future of luxury. With an unrivaled network of more than 460 iconic luxury hotels and resorts in 68 countries and territories to date,
“Our guests seek deeper, more immersive experiences that allow them to enjoy global exploration while simultaneously bringing about personal renewal,” said Chris Gabaldon, Senior Vice President, Luxury Brands, Marriott International.
Luxury is entering a new era of renewal.
A study on global luxury trends, conducted in collaboration with creative agency Team One, revealed that today’s travelers are shifting the mindset from “hit the list” to that of “traveling well,” taking a more conscious approach. and intentional when planning trips. Gabaldon mentioned, “As people reexamine and re-prioritize what matters most to them, a change that has accelerated in the last two years, we are seeing a real welcome for the deeper journeys. Our guests are focusing more on where they are traveling and the reason for the trip, seeking to foster a more meaningful connection with the destination, as well as with the people they know. ” With a truly global presence, Marriott International is poised to meet this changing set of aspirations, inviting people to view travel as a canvas for renewal that leads to lasting positive impact on venues and destinations. “From the world’s most desirable destinations to unexplored jewels, we strive to go the extra mile in offering transformational moments to our guests and we look forward to creating experiences that inspire a new sense of well-being and personal joy,” said Gabaldon.
The Ritz-Carlton continues to define the future of luxury hospitality
With a focus on destination-driven design and unmatched service, The Ritz-Carlton continues to drive innovation and set the standard for luxury hospitality. In 2021, the brand entered some of the most coveted places in the world, such as the Maldives, Turks and Caicos Islands and Mexico City. In 2022, the brand hopes to expand in Arizona with The Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley, The Palmeraie, as well as New York City, debuting in the vibrant NoMad neighborhood, where guest rooms boast magnificent views of the city. The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne, is set to expand the renowned brand’s positioning in Australia. The Ritz-Carlton Reserve plans to expand its select portfolio, debuting its sixth property in China’s historic Jiuzhaigou Valley. In line with the brand’s design aesthetic, The Ritz-Carlton Moscow, The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, and The Ritz-Carlton, Naples are expected to undergo major renovations next year. Additionally, the brand expects to celebrate the maiden voyage of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection in May 2022.
St. Regis celebrates timeless glamor at coveted world landmarks
Through its celebrated rituals, rich heritage and glamorous spirit, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts is paving the way from iconic hospitality brand to global luxury icon and hopes to debut its 50th property in the coming year. In 2021, the historic brand increased its footprint in the Middle East with the introduction of two properties in Cairo and Dubai and, next year, it envisions further expansion of the brand in the region with the opening of The St. Regis Marsa. Arabia Island, The Pearl in Qatar. In 2022, St. Regis plans to debut in Chicago, with a Jeanne Gang-designed building that has already become an exquisite new icon on the Windy City skyline, and the brand also hopes to bring its personalized service and style. avant-garde to Belgrade. St. Regis continues to grow in pleasure destinations, and it expects to nearly double its number of resorts in the next five years. This year saw the debut of The St. Regis Bermuda Resort, Marriott International’s first luxury property on the island, and next year, the brand plans to open The St. Regis Kanai Resort in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, which will have privileged views of the ocean from almost every point of the complex. The St. Regis San Francisco also looks forward to celebrating the completion of a comprehensive renovation, presenting a new and sophisticated look in 2022. The brand foresees the opening of the tourist complex The St. Regis Kanai Resort in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, which will have privileged views of the ocean from almost every point of the complex. The St. Regis San Francisco also looks forward to celebrating the completion of a comprehensive renovation, presenting a new and sophisticated look in 2022. The brand foresees the opening of the tourist complex The St. Regis Kanai Resort in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, which will have privileged views of the ocean from almost every point of the complex. The St. Regis San Francisco also looks forward to celebrating the completion of a comprehensive renovation, presenting a new and sophisticated look in 2022.
W Hotels reimagines luxury and sparks the imagination
In 2021, W Hotels brought its unique vision of luxury to destinations such as Nashville, Osaka, Philadelphia, Melbourne, Xiamen and Rome, where a 162-room hotel comprised of two 19th-century palaces marked the highly anticipated debut of the brand in Italy. With nearly 60 hotels worldwide, W is defined by its detail-oriented design, inspiring energy, dynamic food and cocktail culture, as well as elevated programming targeted by destination. With an ongoing focus on redefining and elevating the W experience, the brand plans to open in exciting destinations next year, including the Algarve, Sydney, Dubai and Toronto.
EDITION continues to grow in iconic destinations around the world
EDITION Hotels, an unexpected and refreshing collection of one-of-a-kind hotels that redefines the concept of luxury brought its personal and intimate hospitality experience to Reykjavik and Dubai in 2021. The sought-after brand, recently named the world’s most popular by Forbes, offers a sophisticated design, carefully selected taste of the destination and modern service. EDITION Hotels announces its long-awaited international expansion in 2022 with the opening of six new properties, including sites in Madrid, Rome, Doha, Tampa, Riviera Maya in Kanai, and Ginza, the second property in Tokyo. With 14 hotels around the world today, all firmly established within the luxury space, the brand is expected to reach a footprint of 20 properties globally by the end of 2022.
The Luxury Collection inspires transformative travel in new destinations
With hotels that truly define their destination, The Luxury Collection is a growing collection of nearly 120 hotels in more than 40 countries and territories around the world. In 2021, the brand made its debut in Hungary with the opening of the transformed UNESCO world heritage site Matild Palace in Budapest, expanded its footprint in North America, brought lofty alpine interiors and the vibrancy of the Rocky Mountains to Vail through The Hythe. , and showcased a distinctive and heritage-inspired design in South Korea with the opening of the Josun Palace. With each hotel offering unique experiences and serving as a portal to the destination’s indigenous charms, The Luxury Collection will debut next year with properties in captivating locations around the world, including Spain, India, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Tbilisi, Georgia.
JW Marriott celebrates guests’ passions through wellness experiences
Inspired by its legendary name and rooted in holistic wellness, JW Marriott has celebrated recent openings in Charlotte, Monterey, Shanghai and Tampa. With more than 100 properties in more than 35 countries and territories, JW Marriott offers a legacy of exceptional service and is committed to providing experiences and environments that encourage guests to be fully present and foster meaningful connections. Next year, JW Marriott plans to continue serving sophisticated and conscientious travelers seeking balance of mind, body, and spirit with new openings in destinations ranging from Cairo to Istanbul, and from Mexico to Jeju Island.