Marriott International has signed agreements with Thai integrated lifestyle real estate group Asset World Corp. to bring three of its brands to Thailand.
Under the agreements, AWC is expected to open a 248-room Courtyard by Marriott in Phuket late next year, as well as both a 900-room Marriott Marquis hotel and a 398-room JW Marriott hotel in Pattaya. The properties would add nearly 1,550 guestrooms to the company’s portfolio in Thailand between late 2020 and 2024.
Slated to open in late 2020, the Courtyard by Marriott Phuket Town will be a conversion of the Metropole Phuket Hotel. The 248-room property will have two food and beverage outlets and approximately 2,000 square meters of meeting space.
The JW Marriott The Pattaya Beach Resort & Spa and the Pattaya Marriott Marquis Hotel will open in Central Pattaya as part of AWC’s Mega Scale Mixed-Use Destination, reportedly modeled after Asiatique The Riverfront in Bangkok. The two hotels will have a total of 1,298 guest rooms; 11 food and beverage outlets; and approximately 10,000 square meters of convention, event and meeting spaces once opened.
AWC’s Mega Scale Mixed-Use Destination project will include indoor and outdoor retail spaces when it opens in the second quarter of 2024.
Asset World Corporation is one of the largest owners of Marriott International properties in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding China) with more than 4,200 rooms across Thailand.