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Marriott International and YTL Hotels: new hotels in Asia

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Published on 04/07/18 - Updated on 17/03/22

Marriott International - YTL Hotels

Marriott International and YTL Hotels announced agreements for new hotels across Asia.

The collaboration between Marriott International and YTL Hotels strengthens the two companies' presence in Asia. They plan to develop two new luxury hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under JW Marriott and EDITION and have signed memoranda of understanding for two hotels in Japan at Niseko Village, Hokkaido.

Craig S. Smith, President and CEO of Marriott International Asia Pacific, said: "We are delighted with this partnership, which is advancing our presence in the luxury sector in the Asia-Pacific , particularly in Malaysia and Japan, two exciting and diverse travel destinations."

Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, Managing Director of YTL Group said: "We are delighted to expand our hotel footprint in Asia through Marriott International. Our 20-year relationship has been instrumental in the growth of YTL hotels in China."

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