Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts revealed yesterday its plans to open properties in Bangkok, Tokyo, Madrid, San Francisco, Napa Valley and New Orleans in 2020.
“An unwavering commitment to service and quality, a strong operating model and alignment with hotel owners who share our vision places Four Seasons in an enviable market position as we continue to grow our portfolio and strengthen our global development pipeline,” says John Davison, president and CEO, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “As we begin a new decade, we continue to elevate the experience for our guests and enhance our product offering, affirming our passionate dedication to excellence and the industry-leading innovation that has defined our brand for nearly 60 years.”
The planned openings for 2020 are:
- Four Seasons return to Bangkok, Thailand with a new Jean-Michel Gathy-designed landmark along the Chao Phraya River. The property will have nearly 300 guestrooms and more than 350 private residences.
- A third Four Seasons address in Japan, in the Otemachi area of Tokyo facing the Tokyo Imperial Palace.
- The company’s debut in Spain with the opening of a new hotel in central Madrid. The property is housed in “an assembly of several historic buildings now fully restored and reimagined.” It is highlighted by a rooftop restaurant helmed by three Michelin-starred Spanish celebrity chef Dani Garcia.
- A hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, which will be housed in the city’s historic World Trade Center and is slated for a late 2020 opening.
- The company’s second property in San Francisco, slated to open this spring in the Embarcadero district.
- A resort in Napa Valley, California, which will include a unique collection of private residences as well as Four Seasons first on-property winery in partnership with winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown.
In 2019, the company’s openings included standalone Private Residences, fully serviced by Four Seasons, in London at Twenty Grosvenor Square; a technology-led development with Comcast in Philadelphia; the Athenian riviera conversion of the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens; a new hotel in Montreal’s Golden Mile, featuring the restaurant Marcus with celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson; a new hotel in Bengaluru, India; a third address in Mexico (Los Cabos); and its first all-inclusive wellness retreat in Hawaii.
Looking beyond 2020, Four Seasons has announced the development of new properties in Okinawa, Japan; Nashville and Minneapolis, USA; Cartegena, Colombia; and a second resort in Cabo del Sol, Mexico. It is also working on Four Seasons projects in Dalian, China; Makkah, Saudi Arabia; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Caye Chapel, Belize.