Homes & Villas by Marriott International, Marriott Bonvoy's highly-curated and expansive portfolio of premium and luxury home rentals worldwide, has landed in Australia and New Zealand – marking the platform's entrance into the Asia Pacific. The growth into these new markets adds over 350 premium and luxury homes in prime leisure destinations, including Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Orange in Australia, and Auckland and Queenstown in New Zealand.
With Australia's interstate and international borders now open and New Zealand's borders soon to follow, Homes & Villas by Marriott International is well-positioned to fulfil the growing demands from domestic and overseas travellers for larger group stays to experience the joy of reconnecting over travel, together. These distinctive homes offer members of Marriott's award-winning travel program, Marriott Bonvoy, more options when they travel to complement the platform's existing offering of 29 hotels across 13 brands in Australia and New Zealand. Several of the home rentals feature balconies, pools, gourmet kitchens and spacious entertaining areas that make them the ideal place for gatherings.
Launched in May 2019, Homes & Villas by Marriott International provides Marriott Bonvoy members with more options when they travel, supported by over 90 years of expertise in delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences. Every home listed on the platform is professionally-overseen and chosen to guarantee it meets the high product and service criteria that guests expect of Marriott International in terms of design, cleanliness, safety, reliability and upscale amenities. It is also the only home rental platform participating in the Marriott Bonvoy travel program, allowing over 164 million members to earn and redeem points for all bookings.
"Private home rental offerings are tremendously popular right now as travellers look for ways to reconnect with loved ones and continue to balance remote work, school, and leisure,"said Jennifer Hsieh, Vice President, Homes & Villas by Marriott International. "We are thrilled to be bringing Homes & Villas by Marriott International to Australia and New Zealand, providing our guests with a curated selection of the best premium and luxury homes in the market. These homes provide the space and amenities expected from a luxury experience and the backing of a trusted travel company."
Marriott International works carefully with selected expert property management groups to curate the ultimate experience - from beachside villas to city penthouses. Making travel even more effortless, Homes & Villas also offers pet-friendly accommodation, allowing guests to enjoy a getaway alongside their furry companion. Every stay is overseen by a specialist property manager and 24/7 support.
From grand countryside houses in vineyards, sprawling houses and exquisite villas overlooking the lake, as well as bustling city apartments and penthouses, guests will have an array of choices in the unique collection of private homes in Australia and New Zealand.
Marriott Bonvoy members who book any of Homes & Villas by Marriott International's home rentals worldwide for five nights or more between 13 June 2022 and 22 June 2022, and complete their stay with check-out on or before 31 December 2022, will receive double the points, plus a Free Night Award valid for a future stay at select Marriott Bonvoy properties.