Marriott International Inc together with Ian Schrager and Dubai Properties recently announced plans for a second EDITION hotel in Dubai.
The new property is scheduled to open in 2018, the new hotel will follow expected 2016 debut of the Emirate’s first EDITION property located in Abu Dhabi.
Marriott International will manage the hotel under a long-term agreement. The 258-room hotel will be located on Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR). The hotel is expected to open in the first quarter of 2018 and will showcase multiple food and beverage outlets as well as business and leisure facilities including a spa, a beach club, meeting and special event space and a fully equipped business center.
Alex Kyriakidis, president for Marriott International in the Middle East and Africa said: “Following the openings of London, Miami Beach and New York City, we couldn’t be more excited about the potential for this brand in the region.”
Future EDITION hotels are planned for Abu Dhabi in 2016, Sanya in 2016, Bangkok in 2016, Times Square in 2018, West Hollywood in 2018, Reykjavik in 2018, Wuhan in 2019 and Bali in 2019.