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MARRIOTT'S FIRST W HOTEL IN SAUDI ARABIA TO DEBUT WITHIN NEOM

Saudi Arabia’s Neom and US-based hotel chain Marriott International have signed an agreement to establish two hotel properties at Trojena..


The brainchild of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman NEOM is a futuristic urban area planned in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Trojena a mountainous ski resort set to welcome not one but two luxury hotels from Marriott International, Inc. as the brand officially seals the deal to build Saudi Arabia’s first W Hotel and a JW Marriott property.


W Hotel in Trojena The W Hotel in Trojena is anticipated to feature 236 guest rooms, including 47 suites, with uninterrupted views of the mountains and a freshwater lake. Design plans for the property comprise signature brand spaces including a Living Room, WET Deck, W Lounge, AWAY Spa and FIT fitness center. The hotel is also expected to offer four dining destinations and retail space. The property will be situated within the region’s Lake Village which aims to deliver exclusive residential, hospitality and commercial experiences directly at the water’s edge. The 2.8-kilometer-long architectural lake will be a destination that is expected to feature an enchanted forest and adventures on the waterfront. The Lake Village will also be home to a range of retail and dining offerings, fresh food and shopping markets and entertainment areas.



JW Marriott Hotel in Trojena Rooted in sophistication, the JW Marriott Hotel in Trojena will be a haven for luxury travelers who seek an ultra-premium escape paired with exceptional service and well-being experiences. The property will be situated in The Bow which is anticipated to be a futuristic water world which will combine nature with technology to make for a unique living environment. Immersed inside the Lake and surrounded by a mountainscape, the substructure will be designed to withstand the weight and pressure of the surrounding water while remaining spaces will be easily adaptable to allow for multi-season use including an atrium capable of hosting largescale events. Plans for the hotel include 500 luxury rooms and suites, and extensive entertainment and recreational offerings including a ballroom, meeting spaces, five dining venues, a fitness club, a kids club, swimming pools and a spa.



Trojena, one of the flagship developments within NEOM, is being developed and positioned as a year-round adventure sports destination that will include activities such as skiing, water sports, hiking and mountain biking. Trojena will be the host of the 2029 Asian Winter Games. Along with a W Hotel and JW Marriott property, the development is expected to include apartments, chalets, retail, dining, and entertainment areas.


Saudi Arabia recently announced that it has won the right to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at its Trojena resort, which is being designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, UNStudio, Aedas, LAVA and Bureau Proberts. The resort located 50km from the Gulf of Aqaba coast and with elevations ranges from 1,500m to 2,600m over a surface area of nearly 60 square kilometers is aims to be the most luxurious destinations for alpine and adventure sports.

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