Debuting the Edition brand in China, The Sanya Edition was launched with a grand opening party on December 9.
The 512-room beachfront property in Haitang Bay, Hainan welcomed 200 guests, including international model Bonnie Chen, fashion designer Ye Mingzi and her husband Mark Zhang.
Evening highlights included the launch of the Limited Edition shop – displaying artwork co-curated by Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) Beijing and Steven Giles of Base Project – dinner at Market at Edition, one of the hotel’s specialty restaurants, and an after party at the rooftop Sky bar, with a headline set from Shanghai-based DJ Cara and fireworks display.
American hotel visionary Ian Schrager, who concieved the Edition brand in partnership with Marriott International, says: “The Sanya EDITION was conceived for the China of today and the China of tomorrow. The resort is a unique sophisticated vision and embodiment of a cosmopolitan China for all the world to see.”