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09/10/2014

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts - Fact Sheet

Brand Overview: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is Marriott International’s luxury brand that consists of 67 exceptional properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These hotels are warmly authentic, putting guests at ease in an environment of relaxed elegance and effortless luxury. Reflecting their locale, they provide quietly luxurious, though purposeful and meaningful, services that help travelers achieve their personal goals and advance their ambitions without distraction or disruption, resulting in a rare harmony of beautifully delivered experiences where the primary purpose is the guests’ over-all well-being.  JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts are focused on fostering a sense of well-being through state-of-the-art fitness centers and award-winning spas and imaginative cuisine. It is here that luxury is experienced through the richness of authenticity, discovered in the beauty of craftsmanship and delivered with an intuitive response to personal expectation.

History: The first JW Marriott Hotel opened in February 1984 on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., as a tribute to the founder of Marriott Corporation, predecessor to Marriott International. The first JW Marriott properties in other regions of the world are:

  • Asia—JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, 1989
  • Middle East—JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, 1993
  • Latin America—JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City, 1996
  • Europe—JW Marriott Hotel Bucharest, 2000

Target Guest: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers who seek a hotel experience that embodies confident sophistication without pretense. They value authenticity and expect highly crafted experiences that are anticipatory and artfully delivered.

Competitive Frame: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts compete with other fine luxury hotel brands such as Fairmont, Park Hyatt, Shangri-La and Conrad and high-end independent properties.

Development Strategy: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts are expanding into gateway cities and established resort destinations as well as emerging luxury markets throughout the world.

Hotel Attributes JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ attributes include:

  • Dramatic and distinctive architectural and interior features
  • Spacious guest rooms with luxurious appointments & amenities
  • Restaurants and lounges that offer unique and imaginative dining experiences
  • Fitness centers and spas with state-of-the-art equipment and pampering spa-like environments
  • Executive Business Centers with 24-hour access offering an environment conducive for work or meetings and a full spectrum of business services
  • Oversized residential-like Executive Lounges offering a relaxing environment and superior food and beverage services
  • Large complement of staff poised to assist as needed
  • Enhanced access to services so that guests can work and live on their preferred schedule

Current Locations:
The JW Marriott portfolio currently includes 67 properties offering 28,500 rooms in 26 countries.

The Americas

North America

  • 371-room JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, Georgia
  • 610-room JW Marriott Hotel Chicago, Illinois
  • 296-room JW Marriott Miami, Florida
  • 357-room JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Florida
  • 494-room JW Marriott New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 998-room JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, Florida
  • 340-room JW Marriott Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1,005-room JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 772-room JW Marriott Hotel Washington, District of Columbia
  • 453-room Camelback Inn, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 884-room Desert Springs, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, California
  • 514-room JW Marriott Hotel Houston, Texas
  • 175-room Le Merigot, A JW Marriott Beach Hotel & Spa, Santa Monica, California
  • 387-room JW Marriott Ihilani Ko Olina Resort & Spa, Hawaii
  • 545-room JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Nevada
  • 950-room JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona
  • 196-room JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek, Colorado
  • 509-room JW Marriott Essex House New York, New York
  • 575-room JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona
  • 338-room JW Marriott Hotel San Francisco, California
  • 221-room JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa, Toronto, Canada
  • 1,002-room JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, Texas
  • 877-room JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, California

Latin America/Caribbean

  • 312-room JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City, Polanco, Mexico
  • 257-room JW Marriott Hotel Quito, Ecuador
  • 300-room JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
  • 150-room JW Marriott Hotel Cusco, Peru
  • 448-room JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, Mexico
  • 245-room JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 269-room JW Marriott Hotel Caracas, Venezuela
  • 310-room JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Costa Rica
  • 246-room JW Marriott Bogota, Colombia
  • 221-room JW Marriott Mexico City, Santa Fe, Mexico
  • 122-room JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort
  • 150-room JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo

Asia-Pacific

  • 602-room JW Marriott Hong Kong, China
  • 320-room JW Marriott Hotel Hangzhou, China
  • 561-room JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 441-room JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, Thailand
  • 452-room JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing, China
  • 496-room JW Marriott Hotel Seoul, South Korea
  • 333-room JW Marriott Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 265-room JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Thailand
  • 355-room JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai, India
  • 412-room JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya, Indonesia
  • 342-room JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square, China
  • 588-room JW Marriott Hotel Beijing, China
  • 407-room JW Marriott Beijing Central, China
  • 287-room JW Marriott Hotel Medan, Indonesia
  • 411-room JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen, China
  • 298-room JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, Thailand
  • 160-room JW Marriott Chandigarh, India
  • 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Pune, India
  • 297-room JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru, India
  • 523-room JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity, India
  • 450-room JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 177-room JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul, South Korea
  • 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou, China

Europe

  • 402-room JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Romania
  • 494-room Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London, England
  • 261-room JW Marriott Cannes, France
  • 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Ankara, Turkey
  • 243-room JW Marriott Baku, Azerbaijan

Middle East & Africa

  • 351-room JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 313-room JW Marriott Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • 428-room JW Marriott Hotel Cairo, Egypt
  • 684-room JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, UAE (2nd tower to open in 2014)

Future Openings:

By 2019, the JW Marriott portfolio is expected to increase by 42 hotels, bringing the brand total to 107 properties in 31 countries.

The Americas

North America

  • 298-room JW Marriott Houston Downtown, Texas (2014)
  • 1,003-room JW Marriott Austin, Texas (2015)
  • 332-room JW Marriott Bloomington Mall of America, Minnesota (2015)
  • 350-room JW Marriott Vancouver Place Stadium, British Columbia, Canada (2015)
  • 400-room JW Marriott Hotel Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico (2016)

Latin America/Caribbean

  • 300-room JW Marriott Cabo San Lucas Resort, Mexico (2015)
  • 380-room JW Marriott Grace Bay Hotel & Casino, Turks and Caicos Islands (2016)

Asia Pacific

  • 300-room JW Marriott Sanya Qingshui Bay Resort & Spa, China (2014)
  • 550-room JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, India (2014)
  • 115-room JW Marriott Mussoorie, India (2014)
  • 353-room JW Marriott Hotel Bao’an, China (2014)
  • 300-room JW Marriott Hainan Clear Water Bay Resort & Spa, China (2014)
  • 370-room JW Marriott Tripoli, Libya (2014)
  • 300-room JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata, India (2015)
  • 1,060-room JW Marriott Macau Galaxy, China (2014)
  • 345-room JW Marriott Kunming Resort & Spa, China (2015)
  • 276-room JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan, China (2015)
  • 345-room JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu, China (2015)
  • 300-room JW Marriott Hotel Sanya Agile, China (2015)
  • 225-room JW Marriott Anji Phoenix, China (2015)
  • 328-room JW Marriott Xiamen East, China (2015)
  • 275-room JW Marriott Jakarta Kemang Village, Indonesia (2016)
  • 208-room JW Marriott Jakarta West St. Moritz, Indonesia (2016)
  • 455-room JW Marriott Hotel Guangzhou, China (2016)
  • 345-room JW Marriott Shenyang, China (2016)
  • 189-room JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa Chalong Bay, Thailand (2016)

Europe

  • 266-room JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Italy (2015)

Middle East/Africa

  • 800-room Expansion for the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (2014)
  • 320-room JW Marriott Hotel Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2016)
  • 50-room JW Marriott Jeddah Serviced Apartments, Saudi Arabia (2016)

 Recent Awards:             

  • J.D. Power & Associates rated JW Marriott one of the “World’s Top 5 Luxury Brands” in both 2012 and 2013
  • AAA Five Diamond Award 2013 - JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa (6th consecutive year)
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award for top hotels 2013 – JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square and JW Marriott Essex House
  • Conde Nast Traveler 2014 ‘Gold List’ Awards – JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Bogota
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards
    • 2012:15 JW Marriott properties listed in locations including Santa Monica, CA; Denver, CO; Palm Desert, CA; Oahu, HI; Tucson, AZ; Scottsdale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; Shanghai; Beijing; Mumbai; Phuket; Lima; Bogota; Quito; Cancun
    • 2013: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City; JW Marriott Las Vegas; Camelback Inn, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Starr Pass; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Grand Rapids; JW Marriott Hotel Bogota; JW Marriott Mumbai; JW Marriott Chongqing; JW Marriott Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Hotel Beijing; JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Grand Rapids
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Hotels Awards
    • 2012: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City
    • 2013: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Lima; JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City; JW Marriott Guanacaste Hotel & Resort; JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok; JW Marriot Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square; JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
    • 2014: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square: JW Marriott Bangkok; JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Quito Hotel; JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
  • Travel + Leisure World’s IT List: Best New Hotels
    • 2013: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
  • Celebrated Living Readers’ Choice Platinum List 2013: JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa; JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa; JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina
  • Business Travel News' 2012 U.S. Hotel Chain Survey – JW Marriott #2 for  “Upper-Upscale” hotel brands among business travelers
  • Fodor’s Travel Hotel Awards 2012 – JW Marriott San Antonio Resort & Spa
  • Travel Weekly Magellan Awards 2012 – JW Marriott Marquis Miami
  • Great Place to Work Institute's "100 Best Workplaces in Mexico" 2012- JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City

Contact:  Jessica Berkin, JW Marriott Global Public Relations
240-281-8309 / jessica.berkin@marriott.com

September 2014