Marriott International has announced plans to increase its luxury portfolio with the opening of more than 30 luxury hotels globally.

The group will open properties in established and emerging global destinations throughout 2020 including Tokyo, Mexico City, Reykjavik and Melbourne.

Marriott will open its first Ritz-Carlton property in Morocco, The Ritz-Carlton Rabat, Dar es Salam. Additional Ritz-Carlton properties are due to open in Nikko, Mexico City, Scottsdale in Arizona and Nanjing, China.

St. Regis properties are planned in Cairo, Riviera Maya in Mexico, and The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm is due to open in 2020.

W Hotels will open in Nashville, Philadelphia, Toronto, Chengdu, Melbourne, Milan and Rome.

The Edition brand will open a property in Reykjavik and there are plans to bring the brand to Tokyo and Dubai.

The Luxury Collection plans to open hotels in Nashville, Budapest and Hobart, Australia.

The JW Marriott brand is expected to reach over 115 hotels by 2022, which includes openings in Savannah, Orlando, Anaheim, Istanbul, Danang, Nara, Muscat, and Monterrey in Mexico in 2020.

Tony Capuano, executive vice president and global chief development officer for Marriott International, said: “Our plan to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2020 – an average of about three exciting new hotels per month – speaks to the remarkable momentum that brands such as St. Regis, The Ritz-Carlton and Edition have with affluent travellers, our Marriott Bonvoy members and hotel developers around the world.

“Each year, our luxury portfolio continues to grow in both quality and quantity in strategic destinations around the world.”

Earlier this week Marriott completed the takeover of Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group in a deal valued at £100.8 million.