New EDITION planned for Dubai

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    Following the expected opening of the first EDITION property in Abu Dhabi in 2016, Marriott International, Inc. together with Ian Schrager and Dubai Properties has announced plans for a second EDITION hotel in the United Arab Emirates set for Dubai.

    Right image: (L-R) Samir Baidas, Chief Development Officer MEA, Marriott International; Naaman Atallah, CEO Dubai Properties; Alex Kyriakidis, President & Managing Director MEA, Marriott International; Abdullatif AlMulla, Group CEO Dubai Properties Group; Kevin Montano, SVP Development, Edition Hotels; Jerome Briet, Senior Director of Development MEA, Marriott International
    Scheduled to open in Q1 2018, the 258-room hotel will house a variety of food and beverage outlets as well as business and leisure facilities such as a spa, beach club, meeting and special event space, and a fully equipped business centre. Marriott International will manage the hotel under a long-term agreement.

    Ian Schrager, chairman and chief executive officer of Ian Schrager Company, commented, “I am thrilled to continue the global expansion of the new EDITION lifestyle brand with this exciting project in Dubai. Following the opening of our Abu Dhabi hotel, the EDITION brand is on track to have a robust presence in the Emirates.”

    Strategically located on Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), the beach front location of the EDITION Dubai will provide easy access to leisure, retail, and entertainment and dining outlets on the 1.7 km-long promenade – The Walk at JBR, also developed by Dubai Properties.

    Future EDITION hotels are planned for Abu Dhabi (2016), Sanya, China (2016), Bangkok (2016), Times Square (2018), West Hollywood (2018), Reykjavik, Iceland (2018), Wuhan, China (2019), and Bali, Indonesia (2019).

    Daniel Fountain / 17.09.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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