Marriott has signed a landmark agreement with
one of Myanmar’s leading property developers, Yoma Land, to bring
the Westin brand to Myanmar in late 2021.
Under the agreement, the
new-build Westin Yangon will feature 281 rooms and suites
alongside 90 premium serviced apartments with spectacular views
overlooking downtown Yangon and the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda.
The 26-storey hotel is being planned as a part of
the Yoma Central integrated real estate development which has been
designed by acclaimed architect Cecil Balmond OBE.
in 2021, Yoma Central expects to be anchored by the restored
former headquarters of the Burma Railway Company, one of Yangon’s
oldest and most cherished colonial-era buildings.
plans to also feature two Grade A office towers and a collection
of luxury private homes, all of which will be connected seamlessly
by a retail podium.
“Given its local expertise and strategic vision
for development in Myanmar, Yoma Land is an ideal partner for
debuting the Westin brand in this market,” said Paul Foskey, Chief
Development Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “The
signing of The Westin Yangon marks a significant milestone in
Marriott International’s continued growth in Southeast Asia and we
look forward to partnering with Yoma Land in building on this
The Westin Yangon is located approximately 18 kilometers from Yangon International