Marriott previews 10 Thai additions

Pictured: rendering of the One Bangkok mixed use development which will house The Ritz-Carlton Bangkok.
Marriott International expects to add another 10 hotels to its Thai portfolio by the end of 2024 across its luxury, premium, select and longer stay brands.

The group believes this reflects its long-term vision for robust expansion, grounded in a belief in the industry’s recovery, and Thailand’s position as a world-leading travel destination.

Luxury lead

Marriott has already reached the milestone of 50 operating hotels across 15 brands within the southeast Asian country, and another major project on the slate is The Ritz-Carlton line’s debut in Bangkok in 2024.

The Ritz-Carlton Bangkok will occupy the first 24 floors of a 50-storey tower in the upcoming One Bangkok mixed-use development on the prestigious Wireless Road. The hotel will blend the brand’s renowned  service with the best of Thai hospitality, design, culture, and cuisine.

Premium push

Marriott’s premium brand portfolio includes Marriott Hotels, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Westin, Le Méridien and Autograph Collection Hotels, and more. The characterful Tribute Portfolio brand is expected to debut in Thailand with the opening of Tribute Portfolio Metropole Bangkok in 2024.

Other expected openings include two Marriott Executive Apartments in Sukhumvit 50 and 101, alongside Le Méridien Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort – all in 2023. Additionally, the flagship Marriott Hotels brand is also anticipated to debut in the resort town of Khao Lak in 2024.

Spreading select service

As the key growth engine for the company, Marriott’s select service brands provide a range of offerings that are moderately priced across well-established brands such as Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield by Marriott, Four Points by Sheraton, and Moxy Hotels.

Later this year, the experiential hotel brand, Moxy Hotels expects to debut its playful spirit in the country with the opening of Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong in the city’s iconic lifestyle district. Courtyard by Marriott expects to add another two new hotels, delivering flexible design and modern comfort to both business and leisure travellers – one near Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the other in Phuket, expected in late 2023 and 2024, respectively.

Diverse range

Jakob Helgen, area vice president – Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, Marriott International, said: “With 50 hotels across 15 distinct brands in more than 10 destinations in Thailand and more expected to come, we take pride in offering a diverse range of accommodation that caters to both domestic and international travellers that highlights the beauty of the country.

“With the support and dedication of our associates, we will continue to redefine the hospitality landscape, offering unrivalled experiences to our guests.”