Main Photo: The new EDITION hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland – imagined
Date: January 2021
Locations: Rome, Madrid, Dubai, Reykjavik, Tampa, Mexico’s Riviera Maya at Kanai and a second property in Tokyo
Name: The (City) EDITION
No. of Keys: 9 hotels – Keys: 1,188 in the first 7 hotels to open in 2021
Where & When: Marriott International has committed to opening seven EDITION hotels in the next year…. Five of the seven were originally slated to open in 2020. 2022 will also see EDITION hotels opening in Las Vegas and Nashville.
“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,” says EDITION creator and designer Ian Shrager. “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,” he adds.
The current roll-out plan, updated by EDITION, is:
The Reykjavik EDITION, Launching summer 2021
Opening 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 promised to offer 253 rooms and suites, The Reykjavik EDITION will house a rooftop, nightlife space, ballroom, signature restaurant, a destination bar and a café.
The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza, Launching fall 2021
Slated to open in fall 2021, The Tokyo EDITION, Ginza will be situated just off 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 food and beverage destinations including rooftop bar, together with meeting studio and a fitness centre.
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 sqf terrace. The Rome EDITION will offer food and beverage outlets, including a signature restaurant with outdoor dining space; a Punch Room Bar; and a Rooftop Terrace. In addition to customisable 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. The hotel is housed within a historical 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 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 centre and spa. Set in a 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. 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 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 centre, in addition to 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 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.
The Tampa EDITION, Launching winter 2021
The Tampa EDITION will become the fifth U.S. property from EDITION Hotels. Situated within the new 56-acre Water Street Tampa neighbourhood, 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 an expansive spa, fitness centre and flexible meeting and events space. 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.
THPT Comment: Marriott seriously steaming ahead with their Edition brand…where next?
First Seen: Hotelier Middle East
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