Marriott launches two luxury brands for the first time in Vietnam • Hotel designs

Marriott launches two luxury brands for the first time in Vietnam • Hotel designs

One year and three months after Marriott International announced it would add eight hotels in the country, the hotel group has now signed agreements to open three new luxury hotels in Vietnam.

These signings mark the anticipated debut of two new brands in Vietnam – The Ritz-Carlton Reserve and The Luxury Collection in the tropical paradise of Hon Thom Island in Phu Quoc. In addition, Marriott also announced the third JW Marriott hotel in Vietnam set to be located in Trang An, a peaceful UNESCO World Heritage destination in northern Vietnam.

The agreements were signed by Marriott International President and CEO Anthony Capuano during his recent visit to the country. He was joined by Marriott International’s Asia Pacific (excluding China) President, Rajeev Menon, and Regional Vice President, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, Jacob Helgen. Chairman Vo Quang Hui of BITEXCO Group and Chairman Dang Minh Trung of Sun Group also supervised the signings during two ceremonies held in Hanoi and Phu Quoc.

“We are pleased to continue expanding our portfolio in Vietnam, particularly in the luxury space,” said Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific (excluding China) for Marriott International. “Vietnam is a growing market for luxury travel, with high demand from both the international and domestic sectors. For foreign guests, Vietnam’s status as a destination with many natural and cultural wonders makes it ideal for visitors seeking unique experiences. The country’s domestic market interested in luxury travel is driving increased demand On international luxury brands, these agreements confirm our commitment to the future of hospitality and luxury in Vietnam.

JW Marriott Trang An Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Trang An Resort & Spa is scheduled to open in 2028 and is being developed by BITEXCO Group, which also owns JW Marriott Hanoi.

Set amid wetlands and green hills, this luxury retreat includes plans for 150 spacious rooms and suites, as well as a collection of 35 one- and two-bedroom villas, with private pool options. Plans for the resort also include two restaurants, a café, a lounge and two bars, while leisure facilities are expected to include two pool areas, the brand’s signature JW spa with six treatment rooms and a fitness area. In addition, the hotel is set to feature 850 square meters of event space, including a 500 square meter ballroom and two meeting rooms.

JW Marriott Trang An Resort & Spa

Owned by Sun Group, The Luxury Collection Resort, Hon Thom Island, located on Hon Thom Island, will be part of The Luxury Collection brand and is scheduled to open in 2029.

Located on the northwest coast of Hon Thom Island, this luxury resort is expected to feature 305 rooms and suites, ranging in size from 50 to 250 square metres, and includes family accommodation. Plans call for two pool areas, a kids’ club, an activity center, a fitness center, and a spa with seven treatment rooms, whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms. Six restaurants and bars will offer diverse dining options, 1,690 square meters of flexible event space including a 900 square meter ballroom and three smaller event halls.

JW Marriott Trang An Resort & Spa

Expected to open in 2028 and designed by Bill Bensley, The Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Hon Thom Island is set to provide a complete retreat and immerse visitors in a private world of luxury and natural beauty.

Located on an intimate estate near the southern tip of Hon Thom Island, with stunning sea views of the southern Phu Quoc Archipelago, the resort is expected to offer a curated collection of 40 pool villas. Plans also include the resort’s two swimming pools, a spa, salon, fitness center, three restaurants, three bars, and a Jean-Michel Cousteau Environmental Ambassadors educational program for children, which will include a two-story activity center and garden. The resort, also owned by Sun Group, is also set to feature a 300 square meter event space suitable for beach weddings.

These agreements add to Marriott’s strong portfolio in Vietnam, which represents more than 50 hotels in the country. Today, Marriott operates nearly 20 hotels in the country, across eight brands and 10 destinations.

Main image source: Marriott International

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