Marriott debuts its Moxy brand in India; JW Marriott makes its entry into Surat, ET TravelWorld


Marriott Bonvoy, the renowned hospitality brand, has added new dimensions to India‘s vibrant hospitality landscape with the unveiling of two distinctive properties – Moxy Bengaluru Airport Prestige Tech Cloud and JW Marriott Surat Resort & Spa. These launches mark not only the debut of Marriott’s Moxy Hotels in India but also the expansion of the iconic JW Marriott brand to the bustling city of Surat, Gujarat

Moxy Bengaluru Airport Prestige Tech Cloud, the 17th brand in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio in South Asia, injects a playful spirit into Bangalore’s energetic vibe. Just 10 minutes from Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, the hotel positions itself as the ultimate social hub for both locals and adventurous travellers.

The hotel offers 128 modern and cleverly designed rooms, including six suites, along with facilities such as a 24/7 fitness center, a 25-meter outdoor swimming pool, and convenient amenities like a car park and airport shuttle service. The hotel also features three meeting and event rooms, a pre-function area, and a 1000 sqm outdoor event space, along with food takeaway options.

“As we continue to grow our portfolio of hotels, we take pride in the ability to stay true to ourselves and weave the playful nature of Moxy Hotels into the energy of Bengaluru with the opening of Moxy Bengaluru Airport Prestige Cloud,” says Ranju Alex- Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International. “We look forward to welcoming our fun-hunters to this dynamic city and experience Moxy’s playful spirit and disruptive hotel experience.”

Ayodhya: Major hotel brands line up for investing in hospitality sector, 50 hotel projects are underway

Ayodhya is set to witness an investment of approximately INR 420 crore through the four large projects in the hotel industry. The first on the list is Panche Dreamworld LLP, which will establish the ‘O Rama Hotels and Resorts’ project at a total cost of INR 140 crore. Currently, there are 126 ready-to-be-implemented projects related to tourism in Ayodhya. Of the 126 projects, 46 have signed MOUs, while 80 are non-MOU related.

JW Marriott’s debut in Surat
On the other end, Gujarat JHM Hotels (GJHM), in collaboration with Auro Hotels, has signed an exclusive hotel management agreement with Marriott International to introduce JW Marriott brand to Surat, Gujarat. The JW Marriott Surat Resort & Spa, GJHM’s third Marriott International hotel in Surat, is expected to feature over 300 guestrooms and villas, four food and beverage outlets, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, spa with a salon, and a Kids’ Club. Positioned as an “urban resort,” the hotel aims to offer highly elevated experiences for domestic and international travelers, blending luxury with contemporary touches.

Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific excluding China, Marriott International, expressed pleasure in expanding their relationship with GJHM and bringing the iconic JW Marriott brand to Surat. DJ Rama, President & CEO of Auro Hotels, emphasised their commitment to Surat’s progress and growth, stating, “As we embark on this project with Marriott International in the vibrant city of Surat, we embrace not just an agreement but a shared vision for holistic progress. Together, we lay the foundation for an impactful collaboration that recognizes the interconnectedness of economic growth and the well-being of citizens.”

  • Published On Jan 16, 2024 at 04:19 PM IST

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