Marriott plans to bring three of its brands to Thailand for the first time, with three hotels opening by 2024. New properties include a Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Phuket, and a Marriott Marquis hotel and a JW Marriott in Pattaya. The efforts are in partnership with Asset World Corporation, a lifestyle real estate group based in Thailand.
Together, JW Marriott The Pattaya Beach Resort & Spa and Pattaya Marriott Marquis Hotel add nearly 1,300 guestrooms to Central Pattaya, along with 11 dining and drinking venues. The former property is aimed at luxury travelers seeking a mindful, restful travel experience, while the latter caters to creative, modern travelers desiring intuitive service and amenities.
The Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town is slated to open next year in Phuket Town, surrounded by points of cultural interest. The property includes nearly 250 guestrooms, two food and beverage outlets and basic amenities for business travelers.
“We expect the hotels to benefit from Marriott International’s powerful global distribution platform, innovative sales and marketing programming and industry leading experience. In addition, the scale of its loyalty program — Marriott Bonvoy — is pivotal to attracting travelers,” said Wallapa Traisorat, CEO and president, Asset World Corp Public Company Limited. “Our collaboration with Marriott International will help us set a new hospitality benchmark in Pattaya and Phuket — two highly dynamic cities now emerging as ideal destinations for both leisure and MICE tourism, with endless opportunities from a constant inflow of business and leisure travelers.”
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