AC by Marriot makes Japan debut
Tokyo, Japan – 17 October 2017 –
Marriott International announces the signing of the 296-room AC by Marriott Tokyo Ginza, marking the debut of the brand into Japan.
The new build, stand-alone property, owned by Tobu Railway and operated by Tobu Hotel Management, is scheduled to open in summer 2020.
“We are thrilled to be bringing AC Hotels by Marriott to Japan,” said Paul Foskey, chief development officer, Marriott International Asia Pacific. “We are convinced that the stylish European design aesthetic, thoughtful service and urban modern mindset of AC by Marriott will create an oasis for travelers constantly on-the-go. They can focus, be present and connect with a city as dynamic as Tokyo.”
Tobu Hotel Management has an existing relationship with Marriott International with the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Ginza and the recently signed The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko.
“We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Marriott International and introducing a new brand into Japan,” said Shigeta Atsushi, president of Tobu Hotel Management.
“Tokyo’s inbound and domestic travel market is steadily increasing and in need of select service hotels and we’re happy to introduce a lifestyle brand created for those looking for a carefully curated experience with an emphasis on high-design and frictionless service.”