The Edition brand has set the gold standard for clean-lined luxury by adhering to Schrager’s motto, a phrase widely attributed to Leonardo da Vinci: "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." The Sanya outpost is the first in the collection to open in Asia, and the influx of Eastern inspiration puts a spin on a tried-and-true formula. "This is a hotel that can only be in China; it wouldn’t be any place else," he says.
Ian Schrager’s New Hotel in China Is Inspired by the Summer Palace
In a Hainan Island resort town, the hotelier’s new Sanya Edition pays homage to Beijing’s iconic imperial garden.By Chloe Foussianes January 30, 2017