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Marriott International and Gurnani Resorts & Hotels Partner to launch the Ritz-Carlton in Jaipur


Marriott International, Inc. has officially inked a deal with Gurnani Resorts & Hotels to introduce The Ritz-Carlton brand to Jaipur, Rajasthan, marking its anticipated debut in January 2028. This 250-key resort will infuse the legendary service and timeless modern design of The Ritz-Carlton into the iconic ‘Pink City of India’, elevating Jaipur’s luxury hotel scene with destination-inspired design and personalised service.

“We are excited to announce the addition of The Ritz-Carlton Jaipur to our Marriott Bonvoy portfolio, enhancing our presence in the vibrant city of Jaipur where we currently operate five hotels,” said Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific excluding China at Marriott International. “Our partnership with Gurnani Resorts & Hotels underscores our ongoing commitment to India, a country renowned for its robust and rapidly expanding economy. The growing interest in luxury travel within the domestic market is driving demand for globally recognised luxury brands. This strategic agreement reflects our dedication to thoughtfully expanding our iconic brands in destinations where our guests aspire to visit.”

Jaipur, renowned for its honeycomb-inspired palaces and majestic forts, stands as a testament to India’s architectural splendor. Nestled amidst this vibrant city, The Ritz-Carlton Jaipur promises travelers a haven of regal luxury intertwined with culturally immersive local experiences. Strategically located with excellent connectivity to key tourist attractions via NH48, the resort will provide convenient access to landmarks such as Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal Palace, The City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, and the iconic Jantar Mantar, all within a 50-minute drive.

Envisioned to comprise 250 modern guest rooms and suites, the resort will feature The Ritz-Carlton Lobby Lounge, a destination spa with an indoor pool, six diverse casual and fine dining establishments, and state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities. Reflecting the history, heritage, and natural beauty of Jaipur, the meticulously designed spaces will embody The Ritz-Carlton’s renowned service and refined aesthetic, offering guests a culturally enriching experience in one of India’s most coveted destinations.

Mohan Das Gurnani, Chairman, Gurnani Group, expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “It is a privilege to partner with Marriott International, the world’s largest hospitality group. The Ritz-Carlton, renowned for its exceptional service standards and a legacy of exquisite hospitality, epitomises luxury. By introducing this prestigious brand to our heritage capital city of Jaipur, we aspire to uphold the same legacy of luxury and elegance that defines every Ritz-Carlton property, while honoring the timeless traditions and rich culture of Rajasthan. The Ritz-Carlton Jaipur is poised to become the first unique Villa Resort Development in Rajasthan, and we eagerly anticipate a longstanding partnership with Marriott International.”

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