Asia 03/07/2017 – Bethesda, Md.

JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay Debuts on Vietnam’s Pristine Island Oasis

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced the opening of JW Marriot Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay. Located on Vietnam’s largest island of Phu Quoc, a hidden paradise off the southern coast of Vietnam, and designed by award-winning interior designer Bill Bensley, the hotel offers 244 guestrooms, suites and villas for an idyllic island retreat. JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay is the second hotel for the brand in Vietnam, and joins a portfolio of more than 80 JW Marriott hotels across 25 countries.

244 Guestrooms, Suites and Villas Ensure Five-Star Signature ‘JW Treatment’ for Guests throughout the Beachfront Luxury Resort

“The opening of JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay celebrates the arrival of the first international luxury hotel to this picturesque island paradise,” said Mitzi Gaskins, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott & The Luxury Collection. “This stunning destination offers guests a variety of experiences, from white-sandy beaches to dense tropical jungle, and now with the addition of the JW Marriott brand, travelers will really have it all.”

JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay offers five distinct restaurants and bars, ensuring guests have a wealth of world-class dining options. Tempus Fugit (which translates to ‘time flies’) offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine, contemporary Japanese fare and classic French delights; French & Co is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth with its signature pastries and desserts; Red Rum features fresh, local seafood dishes served beachside; Pink Pearl is scheduled to open this spring and will serve Cantonese cuisine in a beachfront setting; and Department of Chemistry, offers local elixirs with views of beautiful Emerald Bay.

Located within the resort is Rue de Lamarck, which features artisanal boutiques and cafés for guests and locals to enjoy. Daily activities ranging from Vietnamese martial arts and lantern making, to cooking classes and wellness activities such as boot camp, yoga and island excursions, are also available, or for a less strenuous option, the resort’s private beach and three outdoor pools provide the perfect place to relax.

The hotel also boasts a Spa by JW, the new concept created by the brand to demystify and reimagine the spa experience with treatments based on four benefit states. Each of the spa’s eight treatment rooms are equipped with a private rainforest shower, steam room, sauna, and treatment area. The property also has 1,100 square-metres of indoor/outdoor meeting space designed to suit the needs of every meeting and event, including a 715 square-metre Grand Ballroom.

“We are delighted to welcome JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay into our growing brand portfolio in Asia Pacific,” said Rajeev Menon, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific excluding Greater China, Marriott International. “Bill Bensley’s modern, sophisticated design paired with the natural beauty of Southern Vietnam and the JW Marriott brand’s signature service will redefine luxury in the region.”

Opening rates at JW Marriot Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay start at VND 9,000,000++ (approximately USD 400) including breakfast for 2 guests and a VND 1,100,000 daily resort credit.

For more information, please visit the website for JW Marriott Phu Quoc, Emerald Bay.

About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers seeking The JW Treatment™ – the brand’s philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. JW hotels offer crafted experiences that bring to life the brand’s commitment to highly choreographed, anticipatory service and modern residential design, allowing guests to pursue their passions and leave even more fulfilled than when they arrived. Today there are more than 80 JW Marriott hotels in over 25 countries. JW Marriott is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. Visit JW Marriott online, and on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 6,000 hotels in 122 countries and territories.  The company operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 30 brands. Marriott began operations in Canada in 1986 with the opening of the Toronto Airport Marriott.  Today, the company’s presence in Canada has grown to more than 214 properties spanning 19 brands, including: The Ritz-Carlton®, W®,  JW Marriott®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, , Autograph Collection® Hotels,  Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, Aloft®, and Element®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®.  Marriott Hotels of Canada continues to rank as one of the top 50 best places to work in Canada by AON Hewitt and was awarded Hotelier Magazine’s prestigious Company of the Year Pinnacle award for 2015. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com. Connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.