Marriott enhances personalized offerings with Homes & Villas in India

Homes and Villas by Marriott Bonvoy plans to set up around 500 highly curated, luxury and premium homes in key Indian travel destinations.

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January 26, 2023: From snow-capped mountains, beautiful stretches of sand dunes to picturesque oceans, India is a traveller’s paradise. It is no surprise then that the sweeping housing and tourism sectors of India provide Marriott International an opportunity to push for their high-end, luxurious rentals. 
Marriott International has launched Homes & Villas in India - a curated collection of premium and luxury whole home rentals. This curated and growing collection of more than 100,000 premium and luxury whole home rentals is located in 700+ prime leisure destinations around the world, offering the eclectic Marriott experience to renters.
In India, Homes and Villas by Marriott Bonvoy are in talks with several professional management companies and will attempt to launch about 500 luxurious homes in major Indian travel destination. The hospitality giant plans to launch rental homes in major tourist locations like Goa, Alibaug, Lonavla, Mahabaleshwar and Kasauli, followed by Khandala, Karjat, Nashik, Pawna, Pune, Ooty,Coorg, Conoor, and Mahabaleshwar in the West and South of India. The North will comprise Mussoorie, Nainital, Bhimtal, Kasauli, Shimla, Manali, Srinagar, Rishikesh, Udaipur, Jaipur and Chandigarh.

The fully-furnished, luxurious holiday homes will be professionally managed and meet the company’s design, cleanliness, safety and amenity standards. In a seemingly direct competition with Airbnb, this launch by Marriott comes soon after its announcement to offer Apartments by Marriott Bonvoy in US and Canada

Homes and Villas by Marriott Bonvoy

Jennifer Hsieh, Vice President, Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy, said, “We are delighted to be bringing Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy to India, providing our guests with a unique selection of the most exceptional and magnificent homes in the market. We have been looking at the Indian market for a long time, thanks to the potential it offers in the travel and housing sectors. Luxury private home rentals are the topmost choice for affluent travelers in India given the ease, bespoke experiences and facilities they offer. They have become popular recently as people want to enjoy their travels no holds barred. These are spaces not only for people to spend quality time with their loved ones but also facilitate remote working for professionals. Marriott International works meticulously with selected professional property management groups to craft the ultimate experience.”

- By Pritha Debroy

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