|EDITION Hotels today announced its further international expansion in 2021, with the slated opening of seven new properties across three continents. The new openings include sites in Rome, Madrid, Dubai, Reykjavik and Tampa, Mexico’s Riviera Maya at Kanai and its second property in Tokyo. With 11 hotels worldwide currently, 2021 will underscore the brand’s exponential growth with a total of 18 properties globally. EDITION Hotels ongoing expansion includes many further sites expected to open in 2022 and beyond.|
EDITION Hotels redefine the concept of luxury through offering an unexpected collection of one-of-a-kind hotels. Conceived by hotel visionary and cultural icon Ian Schrager, the brand also benefits from the global scale and operational expertise of Marriott International. The commitment to uncompromising quality, true originality and impeccable modern service continue to challenge traditional perceptions of luxury and entrench EDITION’s position as an industry leader. Every EDITION Hotel is unique, reflecting the social and cultural milieu of the time and place of its creation. Each new property will be individually developed in collaboration with one of the world’s most eminent designers chosen specifically for that location, and introduce original F&B concepts from internationally reknowned chefs. The end result offers the best of dining and entertainment, services and amenities “all under one roof”.
“I’ve always been committed to being involved in special projects on a global scale that go to places that no one has been before. I’m thrilled to work in partnership with Marriott and the opportunity to see these hotels come to life across the world is a dream come true. Seven is the lucky number, I look forward to 2021 being our best year yet.” Ian Schrager.
The Reykjavik EDITION – Summer 2021The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza – Fall 2021The Rome EDITION – Fall 2021The Madrid EDITION – Fall 2021The Dubai EDITION – Fall 2021The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai – Winter 2021The Tampa EDITION – Winter 2021
Please find further details on the properties and their scheduled opening dates below:
The Reykjavik EDITION
Launching summer 2021
Opening in a prime location within the downtown area of the city, The Reykjavik EDITION is anticipated to launch in summer 2021. Adjacent to the prominent Harpa Concert Hall, the hotel is situated in both a vibrant and scenic part of Iceland’s historical capital.
Ian Schrager Company has collaborated with architects T.arch and designers Roman & Williams to introduce EDITION Hotels to Iceland. Poised to offer 253 rooms and suites, The Reykjavik EDITION will house a rooftop, nightlife space and ballroom. In addition, the hotel is expected to offer guests and locals a diverse culinary offering with a signature restaurant, destination bar and a café.
The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza
Launching fall 2021
Following the successful launch of the first Japanese EDITION hotel with The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon in late 2020 – the opening of the The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza will further entrench the brand’s position as one of the most exciting lifestyle pioneers in Asia. Slated to open in fall 2021, The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza will be situated just of Chuo Street, one of the largest upscale entertainment and shopping destinations in the city.
The newly constructed property will include 78 guestrooms and suites, three incredible food and beverage destinations including rooftop bar, together with meeting studio and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
The Rome EDITION
Launching fall 2021
Expected to open in fall 2021, EDITION Hotels’ first Italian property will feature 95 guest rooms and suites, among which, a Penthouse suite with a private 1,300 sf terrace. The Rome EDITION will offer uniquely designed food and beverage outlets, including a signature restaurant with outdoor dining space that will make locals and visitors fall in love with its cuisine and all that comes with it; a Punch Room Bar with its exceptionally crafted cocktails; and a Rooftop Terrace where guests can have the choice of a seasonal bite, a drink overlooking the city, a private gathering with friends, or all of the above. In addition to customizable indoor and outdoor event spaces, the hotel will also be home to a rooftop swimming pool, a very spacious hi-tech gym, and two treatment rooms including a couple-massage experience.
With its central location at a few steps from Via Veneto and Bernini’s Tritone Fountain in Piazza Barberini, The Rome EDITION is within a short walk of all the best that the city has to offer, such as the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Borghese Gardens and Gallery, and all other wonders that makes Rome a must-see destination. At the corner of modern luxury and history, the hotel is housed within a historical striking building designed by Cesare Pascoletti in collaboration with architect Marcello Piacentini, one of Italy’s most famed architects of Rationalism in the early 20th century.
The Madrid EDITION
Launching fall 2021
The Madrid EDITION will showcase 200 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, some with terraces and five unique food and beverage outlets including a signature restaurant, cocktail bar, Sky Bar and rooftop terrace, together with an outdoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and spa. Flexible studios with over 350sqm of dedicated space will host creative meetings and events for large or small groups.
Set in a tranquil square surrounded by historic buildings, The Madrid EDITION is near Puerta de Sol in the heart of the Spanish capital, one of the city’s most famous sites, and within walking distance to The Golden Triangle of Art – three of most important art museums in Madrid.
Slated to open in late 2021, the hotel will manifest the people and the culture of the city and will become synonymous as a stunning microcosm of one-of-a-kind food, beverage and entertainment offerings, innovative design, and luxury service. The Madrid EDITION will be the second EDITION Hotel in Spain, following the successful opening of The Barcelona EDITION in 2018.
The Dubai EDITION
Launching fall 2021
The Dubai EDITION marks a significant expansion for the brand into the Middle East’s most popular travel destination. Situated in downtown Dubai, the hotel will be located in one of the city’s most popular locations, opposite the world-famous Dubai Mall.
Designed with LW Design Group LLC, the hotel will feature 210 rooms and suites. The property will also be home to three food an beverage outlets, pool, spa and fitness center, in addition to dynamic events spaces boasting multiple meeting rooms and a ballroom.
The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai
Launching winter 2021
The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai is expected to open in winter 2021. With 180 guestrooms and suites, the hotel will be situated within the luxurious Kanai development, and home to six food and beverage outlets including a signature restaurant, pool bar and beach club, destination spa and an expansive 206sqm Penthouse Suite. In addition to multiple meeting spaces, the hotel will also house an extensive outdoor deck for large scale events and parties.
Located on a pristine beachfront site, EDITION Hotels’ first property in Mexico will find its home in the blissful stretch of Caribbean coastline. Riviera Maya is known for its mangroves and lagoons, ancient Mayan cities, tropical beaches, ecological reserves and the world’s second largest coral reef.
The Tampa EDITION
Launching winter 2021
Planned to open in winter 2021, The Tampa EDITION will become the fifth US property from EDITION Hotels. Situated within the new 56-acre Water Street Tampa neighborhood, the hotel will be home to 172 guestrooms and suites and six F&B outlets, including a signature restaurant, rooftop bar and terrace. The property will also feature a 204sqm Penthouse Suite, expansive spa, fitness center and over 550sqm of flexible meeting and events space. Bringing some of the world’s best talents together into one project, the property will be designed by acclaimed New York-based architecture practice Morris Adjmi in collaboration with Florida-based firm Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates; with interiors designed by the renowned Roman & Williams, the whole project will be underpinned by the creative vision of Ian Schrager and Ian Schrager Company.
The hotel is situated within immediate proximity to the best that Tampa has to offer in terms of cultural institutions, entertainment, recreational, dining and shopping options.
Note on Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of federal securities laws, including the number of lodging properties the company may add in the future, and similar statements concerning possible future events or expectations that are not historical facts. We caution you that these statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including changes in market conditions; changes in global and regional economies; supply and demand changes for hotel rooms; competitive conditions in the lodging industry; relationships with clients and property owners; the availability of capital to finance property growth and refurbishment; and other risk factors that the company identifies in its most recent annual report on Form 10-K or quarterly report on Form 10-Q; any of which could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations we express or imply here. We make these statements as of the date of this press release, and we assume no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
ABOUT EDITION HOTELS
EDITION Hotels is an unexpected and refreshing collection of individualised, customised, one-of-a-kind hotels which redefines the codes of traditional luxury. Displaying the best of dining and entertainment, services and amenities “all under one roof,” each EDITION property is completely unique, reflecting the best of the cultural and social milieu of its location and of the time.
Conceived by Ian Schrager in a partnership with Marriott International, EDITION combines both the personal and intimate experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with the global reach, operational expertise and scale of Marriott. The authenticity and originality that Ian Schrager brings to this brand coupled with the global reach of Marriott International results in a truly distinct product sets itself apart from anything else currently in the marketplace.
Each hotel with its rare individuality, authenticity, originality, and unique ethos reflects the best of the cultural and social milieu of its location and of the time. Although all the hotels look completely different from each other, the brand’s unifying aesthetic is in its approach and attitude to the modern lifestyle rather than its appearance. EDITION is about an attitude and the way it makes you feel rather than the way it looks. Sophisticated public spaces, finishes, design and details serve the experience, not drive it.
For an underserved market of affluent, culturally savvy and service-savvy guests, the EDITION experience and lifestyle explores the unprecedented intersection and the perfect balance between taste-making design and innovation and consistent, excellent service on a global scale. EDITION currently operates 11 hotels in New York, London, Miami Beach, West Hollywood, Barcelona, Shanghai, Sanya, Abu Dhabi, Bodrum and Tokyo.
About Marriott International,
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