No luxury home rentals in Asia for now: Marriott

Mr Rajeev Menon (at right), chief operating officer at Marriott International for the Asia-Pacific (excluding Greater China), with Mr Victor Clavell, vice-president for luxury brands for the same region.
Mr Rajeev Menon (right), chief operating officer at Marriott International for the Asia-Pacific (excluding Greater China), with Mr Victor Clavell, vice-president for luxury brands for the same region.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

Hotel giant says conditions not right as such service is illegal in many Asian countries

Marriott International, which last week launched luxury home rentals in the United States, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, said it will not be bringing the service to Asia just yet.

Mr Rajeev Menon, Marriott's chief operating officer for the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Greater China, said the hotel chain will consider doing so when the conditions are right.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 13, 2019, with the headline 'No luxury home rentals in Asia for now: Marriott'. Print Edition | Subscribe