A new hotel brand Edition officially opened its first location on October 15th, 2010. The hotel brand which is located in Oahu, is part of Marriott International. The Waikiki Edition is placed in its own secluded oasis near Wakikis infamous surfer’s beach.  Ian Schrager is the in-visionary behind the resort and with the help of architects George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg and landscape designer Deborah Nevisn was able to create the first of six hotels in the new brand.

Edition Hotels commented about their new brand saying “The heightened experience, authenticity and originality that Ian Schrager brings to this new Brand coupled with the global reach of Marriott will result in a truly distinct product that sets itself apart from anything else currently in the marketplace.”

The new hotel is one of six uprisings. Other locations include, Istanbul, South Beahc, Bangkok, Mexico City and Barcelona.