SINGAPORE, 7 December 2017: Marriott International and YTL Hotels announced agreements earlier this week for new hotels across Asia that aims to strengthen both companies’ presence in the region.
The two companies agreed to develop two new luxury hotels in Malaysia under the JW Marriott and EDITION brands and signed Memorandums of Understanding for two hotels in Japan, an EDITION and a W Hotel in Niseko Village, Hokkaido.
Marriott International hotels manages 11 properties owned by YTL of a portfolio of 32 hospitality assets, making it one of Marriott’s largest owning companies.
The 350-room EDITION in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s first, will be located in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), home to the Petronas Towers.
YTL Hotels celebrated the relaunch of the 578-room JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur 5 December after having undergone a complete refurbishment.