Marriott Set to Open 40 Luxury Properties Across 8 Brands in 2018

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Marriott International is planning to open almost 40 properties across 8 of their luxury brands in 2018, in a move that is geared towards the affluent traveler.

The eight brands are The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W Hotels, The, Luxury Collection, EDITION, and JW Marriott.

Here’s where and when all the openings are slated to occur in 2018, along with links if available yet.


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Ritz-Carlton Nanjing (photo credit: Ritz-Carlton)

There are currently 94 Ritz-Carlton properties. There are 6 new hotels planning to open in 2018, 5 of which are up on the Ritz website –

• The Ritz-Carlton Jiuzhaigou, China
• The Ritz-Carlton Nanjing, China
• Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Los Cabos
• The Ritz-Carlton Tamuda Bay, Morocco
• The Ritz-Carlton Ras al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach, UAE

Renovations are planned in 2018 for The Ritz-Carlton Berlin and The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul.

St. Regis

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St Regis Cairo (Photo credit: St Regis)

St. Regis currently has 42 hotels, and 2 openings are planned for 2018 –

• St. Regis Cairo, Egypt (January 2018)
• St Regis Amman, Jordan (May 2018)

St. Regis Rome will undergo renovations in 2018.

W Hotels

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W Panama (Photo credit: W Hotels)

On track to reach 75 hotels by 2020, W Hotels will open the following 8 properties in 2018 –

• W Tel Aviv-Jaffe, Israel (March 2018)
• W Dubai – The Palm, UAE (June 2018)
• W Brisbane, Australia (March 2018)
• W Panama, Panama (January 2018)
• W Muscat, Oman (May 2018)
• W Kuala Lumpur (May 2018)
• W Kanai Retreat, Riviera Maya, Mexico (December 2018)
• W Amman, Jordan (January 2018)


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Times Square EDITION (Photo credit: EDITION)

EDITION is slated to have 20 properties by 2020. 7 new properties opening in 2018 are on their website –

• Shanghai EDITION, China
• Bangkok EDITION, Thailand
• Bodrum EDITION, Turkey
• Barcelona EDITION, Spain
• Abu Dhabi EDITION, UAE
• Times Square EDITION, New York
• West Hollywood EDITION, California

The Luxury Collection

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The Langley (Photo credit: The Luxury collection)

The Luxury Collection has 102 hotels in their portfolio, with 12 openings planned in 2018. Here are 6 of the planned 2018 openings –

• Solaz, A Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico (March 2018)
• Perry Lane Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah, Georgia (March 2018)
• The Hotel Ajax, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Telluride, Colorado
• Iraph Sui, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Okinawa, Japan (late 2018)
• The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom (June 2018)
• The Tasman, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (December 2018)

The other 6 are rumored to be

• The Santa Maria, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Golf Resort, Panama City
• The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan
• Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Limassol
• Al Manara, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Saraya Aqaba
• Na Lotus Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nanning
• Reges, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cesme
• Hôtel de Berri, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris

JW Marriott

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JW Marriott Tennessee (Image credit: JW Marriott)

JW Marriott currently has 79 properties. Coming soon are Nashville, and the Maldives. Renovations coming for the JW Marriott Bangkok and Grosvenor House, and JW Marriott Hotel.

• JW Marriott Nashville, Tennessee (July 2018)

• JW Marriott Maldives

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