Marriott makes trio of international signings

Marriott International has signed agreements to bring its brands to three international cities, including its first JW in São Paulo, Brazil and two Ws in China.

Marriott to bring JW Marriott to São Paulo
Marriott has signed an agreement to debut JW Marriott Hotel São Paulo in Parque da Cidade, a Class A, LEED-certified mixed-use complex located in one of the city’s main business districts. JW Marriott Hotel São Paulo will be converted from an existing luxury property and is anticipated to serve as Marriott International’s first luxury hotel in São Paulo. The hotel is expected to open in Q2.

The property is expected to include 258 guestrooms, a full-service restaurant, lounge/bar, spa with five treatment rooms, indoor/outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and other high-end amenities. In addition, the hotel will offer six meeting spaces totaling more than 3,200 sq. ft.

Marriott currently operates 11 properties in Brazil and more than 300 across the Caribbean and Latin America region.

Marriott signs agreement with OCT Properties to open W Nanjing
Marriott has signed an agreement with Nanjing OCT Properties to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to Nanjing, China. The property is anticipated to open in 2025, located along the southern bank of the Yangtze River.

The hotel is expected to feature 257 stylish guestrooms and suites, four distinctive restaurants and bars, as well as a signature destination bar. With more than 5,500 sq. ft. of multi-functional space equipped with the latest audiovisual technology, the hotel is slated to accommodate a wide range of events. Plans also call for a 24/7 FIT fitness center, a pool and spa.

Marriott currently operates 10 hotels in Nanjing. W Nanjing is expected to mark the second W Hotels in the Jiangsu Province.

Marriott signs agreement with Melco Resorts & Entertainment to open Macau’s First W
Marriott has signed an agreement with Melco Resorts & Entertainment to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to Macau.

Scheduled to open in December, W Macau—Studio City will serve as the centerpiece for Studio City Phase 2, a multi-complex development that includes indoor and outdoor water parks, cineplexes and MICE facilities. It expects to have 557 guestrooms, including 127 suites and wellness facilities, a spa, fitness center and indoor swimming pool. The hotel is also set to include two destination dining venues—one featuring international cuisine with an Asian twist and another with Chinese and Portuguese dishes. Set to be a first in the Greater China region, W Macau—Studio City is slated to feature a W Sound Suite, the brand’s signature, on-site recording studio as well as a WOOBAR where guests can connect. Additionally, the new hotel will more than 34,444 sq. ft. (3,200 sq. m.) of event and meeting space.

Marriott currently operates nine properties and residences under the W Hotels brand across Greater China. W Macau—Studio City is anticipated to mark the brand’s 10th property in Greater China.