Marriott International has signed up its 100th hotel, the 345-room JW Marriott Hotel Shenyang in Shenyang, China.

During the next three years, the company hopes to open properties in China at a rate of one per month.

The Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand has 11 open hotels and 17 signed projects in the pipeline, while JW Marriott is represented by six open hotels, with a further four to be launched in the next three years.

Marriott International operates 56 hotels in China and has a pipeline of 44 properties across its brand portfolio.