On October 13, The Shanghai EDITION marked a significant milestone as it celebrated its 5th anniversary.
Customers, media, and friends who have accompanied the lifestyle hotel's growth over the past five years gathered for a dazzling celebration, continuing to show their passion for the one-of-a-kind modern gathering hub.
The evening festivities began in the soaring, 9.5-meter-high grand lobby, where the hotel had the honor of hosting Vincent Fan, owner of 樊森的酒店Lab – Vincent's Hotel Lab – who shared the captivating story of the EDITION brand and The Shanghai EDITION.
In her speech, The Shanghai EDITION General Manager Lin Yunhui expressed her gratitude for the dedication and hard work of the entire hotel staff over the last five years – their commitment to creating a unique environment for guests and transforming the bustling city into a modern oasis has been the hotel's unwavering goal since its opening.
The public's love for the EDITION brand and the hotel is what propels it forward. As a unique presence in the market, The Shanghai EDITION will continue to explore its brand essence and shine continuously.
Representatives from China Green Fortune Investment Group, the owner company, also attended the celebration. They praised The Shanghai EDITION for its achievements and recognition over the last five years and expressed their anticipation for the hotel's future development and plans.
The Shanghai EDITION, located on the site of the former Shanghai Electric Company headquarters, has maintained a strong connection with the symbol of hope – represented by light – since its opening.
Under the watchful eyes of the attendees, a glowing ball, symbolizing a bright future, was lit up.
With music playing and lights dimmed, the lobby transformed into a runway.
As the first urban carbon-neutral hotel in China, The Shanghai EDITION has actively engaged in various carbon reduction measures to optimize its operational-phase carbon emissions.
For the 5th-anniversary celebration, the hotel collaborated with the sustainable design platform, JUMA, under the theme of 'Sustainable Revelation.'
They transformed their exploration of smart processes and sustainable materials into a fashion showcase.
The Shanghai EDITION, as one of Shanghai's urban fashion landmarks, joined hands with the JUMA brand to explore creative boundaries on this special day, redefining the possibilities of sustainable fashion, which holds deep significance.
As the grand showcase ended and night fell, guests entered the Shanghai Tavern, a venue that embodies the social essence of the EDITION brand.
Chef Rossi Wei and his team busily prepared a meticulously designed menu in the open kitchen.
The evening's menu balanced various elements while expressing innovation, inviting guests to savor not only the charms of the food, but also enjoy some surprises.
In the restaurant, the chefs and guests shared a close connection, and laughter filled the air.
During the celebration, Shingo Gokan, founder of SG Group and renowned mixologist, led two of his bartenders – Shuichi Ofuchi and Satoshi Sugiura – in guest appearances at HIYA, Punch Bar and the Lobby Bar.
They crafted distinctive cocktails in their respective styles and raised a toast to this memorable day. With rhythm and music spreading, the celebration continued, with guests swaying in the dazzling night.
Since its opening in 2018, The Shanghai EDITION has been dedicated to creating a unique environment for its guests in this vibrant and bustling city center. The hotel has established a comfortable and charming space that integrates authenticity, modernity, and individuality into every aspect of service.
Over the past five years, with the help and support of various sectors and the dedication of every team member, The Shanghai EDITION has penned a new generation of luxury experiences, each with its unique personality.
At the reunion celebration, as light and shadow intertwined and old and new engaged in dialogue, it marked the beginning of many more brilliant moments in the future.
The Shanghai EDITION, 199 Nanjing Dong Lu, by Jiangxi Zhong Lu 南京东路199号, 近江西中路.
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