Schrager and Marriott to debut Iceland Edition in 2018


Ian Schrager has teamed up with Marriott International to open its first hotel in Iceland, which will mark the fifth Edition property in the portfolio when it opens in 2018.

The Reykjavik Edition will be located on the harbour waterfront, adjacent to Harpa, the city’s award-winning concert and conference hall.

The 250-bedroom hotel will be the fifth Edition to open, joining establishments in New York, London, Miami and Istanbul when it officially opens in 2018.

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With each hotel designed to celebrate individuality with a sophistication style and attitude, The Reykjavik Edition will definitely shake up the sector when it launches. The project is the results of many years of intensive urban planning lead by the city.

Sandeep Walia, area vice president for Marriott International in Europe, said: “Iceland is emerging as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world for global travellers and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce our EDITION brand to this vibrant country.”

Ian Schrager said: “I am thrilled to continue the global expansion of the new EDITION lifestyle brand with this incredibly exciting project in Reykjavik. The city is emerging as a fascinating cultural hub making it the perfect location for an EDITION.”

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).