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Mon, 8 November 2021

Marriott to Expand The Luxury Collection to Australia

(08 Nov 2021)  Marriott will expand The Luxury Collection to Australia next month, when The Tasman, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart opens.

Originating in 1906 as an assortment of Europes most celebrated and iconic properties, including historical treasures such as the 15th century Gritti Palace in Venice, The Luxury Collection is today a portfolio of 110 properties in more than 30 countries and territories.

The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the worlds most exciting and desirable destinations, so it is wonderful to introduce the brand to Australia and put the rest of the world on notice to the charms of Hobart and our most Southern State, said Sean Hunt, Area Vice President, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific at Marriott International. The opening of The Tasman signifies the importance of Tasmania as a global destination for luxury travellers and we are confident visitors will see this as a wish list experience for interstate and international travellers (once international travel resumes).

The Tasman, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart. Click to enlarge.
The Tasman, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart

Connecting Salamanca Place with an elegant fronting on Murray Street, The Tasman forms part of Parliament Square, a new centre for Hobart in the most enthralling part of the city, just steps from the famous Salamanca Markets, St Davids Park and the vibrant waterfront of Sullivans Cove.

The Tasman offers a distinct architectural experience that blends the sites historical legacy with a striking modern vision.

Guests will have the opportunity to experience three eras of design within the 152-room hotel: from walking the history filled hallways of the original 1840s heritage building; admiring the understated luxury of the Art Deco building; or taking in the spectacular views of the Hobart waterfront from the new glass ensconced Pavilion building.

Renowned Tasmanian chef, Massimo Mele will act as Culinary Director at the hotels signature restaurant, while an intimate cocktail bar hidden within the original sandstone building will offer an old-world bar experience.

We look forward to bringing the unique Tasmanian character to life for our guests and hope to leave them with an expanded perspective that will last beyond their visit, said Stephen Morahan, General Manager, The Tasman. Our blend of personalised, genuine and anticipatory service will mark the charming, yet refined experience of a stay at The Tasman.

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