Marriott has signed an agreement with one of
Japanís most acclaimed property developers, Sekisui House, to open
a new Ritz-Carlton hotel in Fukuoka.
The hotel will be developed and
owned by Daimyo Project TMK, a consortium of five companies
including Sekisui House, the project manager for the hotel.
The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka, which will be the brandís seventh
hotel in Japan, is slated to open in Spring 2023.
Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka will be part of a new, 24-storey tower that
will include high-end retail and office space. The tower is set to
rise within ďTenjin Big BangĒ, a redevelopment project led by
Fukuoka City aimed at creating an attractive urban lifestyle
destination within the cityís core commercial and business
The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka will be
located a 15-minute walk from Hakata Station, where the Shinkansen
bullet train conveniently links the city with Tokyo and Osaka.
Fukuoka International Airport is only six kilometers from downtown
Fukuoka, with direct connections to Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul,
Shanghai, Singapore and many other cities.
ďWe are thrilled to announce the signing of The
Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka, with Sekisui House, a longtime developer of
Marriott International hotels,Ē said Craig S. Smith, President and
Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Marriott International. ďThe
signing of this property underscores continued demand for The
Ritz-Carlton brand 20 years after it first entered Japan and
Fukuoka, with its rising inbound tourism, is an especially ideal
lobby of The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka will be located on the first
floor of the building, with front-of-house facilities, 162 guest
rooms and suites occupying the 18th to 24th floors.
The hotel will feature six food and
beverage outlets, including all-day dining, specialty restaurants,
a boutique patisserie as well as a Bar & Lounge.
swimming pool, fitness centre and a Ritz-Carlton
Spa complete the leisure facilities, while a ballroom, two meeting
rooms and a chapel for weddings and other celebrations are also
In Japan, Marriott Internationalís luxury
portfolio currently includes four Ritz-Carlton Hotels in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto
and Okinawa, The St. Regis Osaka, and three Luxury Collection
hotels, including The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, Suiran Kyoto,
and IRAPH SUI, Miyako Okinawa Ė along with eight more luxury
projects in the signed pipeline.