Marriott International is planning to open almost 40 properties across 8 of their luxury brands in 2018, in a move that is geared towards the affluent traveler.

The eight brands are The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W Hotels, The, Luxury Collection, EDITION, and JW Marriott.

Here’s where and when all the openings are slated to occur in 2018, along with links if available yet.


Ritz-Carlton Nanjing (photo credit: Ritz-Carlton)

There are currently 94 Ritz-Carlton properties. There are 6 new hotels planning to open in 2018, 5 of which are up on the Ritz website –

The Ritz-Carlton Jiuzhaigou, China
The Ritz-Carlton Nanjing, China
Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Los Cabos
The Ritz-Carlton Tamuda Bay, Morocco
The Ritz-Carlton Ras al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach, UAE

Renovations are planned in 2018 for The Ritz-Carlton Berlin and The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul.

St. Regis

St Regis Cairo (Photo credit: St Regis)

St. Regis currently has 42 hotels, and 2 openings are planned for 2018 –

St. Regis Cairo, Egypt (January 2018)
St Regis Amman, Jordan (May 2018)

St. Regis Rome will undergo renovations in 2018.

W Hotels

W Panama (Photo credit: W Hotels)

On track to reach 75 hotels by 2020, W Hotels will open the following 8 properties in 2018 –

W Tel Aviv-Jaffe, Israel (March 2018)
W Dubai – The Palm, UAE (June 2018)
W Brisbane, Australia (March 2018)
W Panama, Panama (January 2018)
W Muscat, Oman (May 2018)
W Kuala Lumpur (May 2018)
W Kanai Retreat, Riviera Maya, Mexico (December 2018)
W Amman, Jordan (January 2018)


Times Square EDITION (Photo credit: EDITION)

EDITION is slated to have 20 properties by 2020. 7 new properties opening in 2018 are on their website –

Shanghai EDITION, China
Bangkok EDITION, Thailand
Bodrum EDITION, Turkey
Barcelona EDITION, Spain
Times Square EDITION, New York
West Hollywood EDITION, California

The Luxury Collection

The Langley (Photo credit: The Luxury collection)

The Luxury Collection has 102 hotels in their portfolio, with 12 openings planned in 2018. Here are 6 of the planned 2018 openings –

Solaz, A Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico (March 2018)
Perry Lane Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah, Georgia (March 2018)
The Hotel Ajax, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Telluride, Colorado
Iraph Sui, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Okinawa, Japan (late 2018)
The Langley, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom (June 2018)
The Tasman, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (December 2018)

The other 6 are rumored to be

• The Santa Maria, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Golf Resort, Panama City
• The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan
• Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Limassol
• Al Manara, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Saraya Aqaba
• Na Lotus Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Nanning
• Reges, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cesme
• Hôtel de Berri, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Paris

JW Marriott

JW Marriott Tennessee (Image credit: JW Marriott)

JW Marriott currently has 79 properties. Coming soon are Nashville, and the Maldives. Renovations coming for the JW Marriott Bangkok and Grosvenor House, and JW Marriott Hotel.

JW Marriott Nashville, Tennessee (July 2018)

• JW Marriott Maldives