Premium Brands Continue to Grow in Thailand.
Marriott International continues to strengthen the presence of its existing premium brands in Thailand, including Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels, Marriott Executive Apartments, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts and Renaissance Hotels.
More Options for Extended Stays.
With the rise of digital nomads and the fusing of business and leisure travel, the company expects to expand its extended stay portfolio with the anticipated opening of three properties under the Marriott Executive Apartments brand in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Area.
Select Service Brands on the Rise.
New slated openings from Courtyard by Marriott and Moxy Hotels are expected to add to the country’s select service portfolio.
On the heels of Thailand celebrating its milestone of 10 million tourist arrivals in 2022, Marriott International, Inc. announced plans to reach 50 hotels in the country by mid-2023, including adding an anticipated eight hotels in 2023. Each hotel offers distinct value for travellers with streamlined services and amenities paired with casual, convenient dining options and warm hospitality — all at an approachable price point.
Courtyard by Marriott offers a sophisticated yet comfortable environment for domestic and international travellers—from savvy business travellers to leisure travellers, no matter the purpose of their trip. The company also expects to unveil its first Moxy hotel in the country, Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong on Ratchadamri Road, bringing a playful, stylish and unconventional hotel experience to the heart of Bangkok’s lifestyle district.
With these openings, the company expects to debut two new brands – Autograph Collection Hotels and Moxy Hotels – in the country. With more than 500 rooms, the hotel will provide an intense, fun and affordable option for young-at-heart travellers looking to discover Bangkok’s bustling nightlife, enticing culinary experiences, and retail delights.
“Leveraging Thailand’s vital hospitality sector, the Thailand Government’s spotlight on the industry and Marriott’s commitment to excellence, we remain laser-focused to continue to meet the increasing travel demand with our expansion plan,” said Jakob Helgen, Area Vice President – Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia & Myanmar, Marriott International.
Our 2023 expected openings in Thailand reflect the strong demand from local and international travellers to discover new and different facets of the Thai Kingdom,” added Jakob Helgen.
Our growth in Thailand signifies hotel owners’ and franchisees’ trust in Marriott International and their overall confidence in Thailand’s tourism industry. A diverse portfolio of independent hotels championing individuality, Autograph Collection Hotels properties are selected for their inherent craft and distinct perspective on design and hospitality.
Two Courtyard by Marriott hotels located at Suvarnabhumi Airport and in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area, a well-known downtown commercial district, are anticipated to open in 2023.
Marriott International’s growing presence in Thailand augments its current operation of properties across 14 brands in more than ten destinations in the Kingdom from Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Khao Lak, Koh Samui and more.
Thailand offers an all-around unique travel experience—from beaches and historical and cultural sites to exquisite dining experiences to vibrant nightlife. Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit 101; Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit 50; and Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok Townhall Sukhumvit are all set to offer hotel services for more extended stays, with all the comforts of a home-away-from-home.
The company anticipates adding its first Autograph Collection Hotels property in Thailand with Madi Paidi Bangkok, Autograph Collection expected in mid-2023.
Written by: Supaporn Pholrach (Joom)