• Covid-19 – click here for the latest updates from Forum Events & Media Group Ltd

Search Results for :

EDITION Hotels

EDITION Hotels arrives in Shanghai

Celebrated designer Ian Schrager brings the celebrated EDITION brand to the metropolis of Shanghai, with an unprecedented blend of leisure and entertainment within one luxury hotel… Times change, people change, cultures change. Few cities move as fast or adapt as quickly as the city of Shanghai. Ian Schrager, the inventor and innovator of the boutique hotel concept, now brings the…

read more

Edition Hotels launches ‘Stay Plastic Free’ industry initiative

Boutique chain Edition Hotels has unveiled a new initiative to omit single use plastic from the hotel industry. The initiative – ‘Stay Plastic Free’ – was developed by Ben Pundole (Vice President of Brand Experiences) will see all Edition hotels become 90% single use plastic free by the end of Q1 2018 – with the intention of being 100% single use plastic free by…

read more

Marriott Signs Non-Binding Letter for Sale of Three EDITION Hotels

Marriott International, Inc. has recently entered into a non-binding letter of intent for the sale of three EDITION hotels subject to long-term management agreements. The three hotels (located in London, Miami Beach, and Manhattan) are currently owned by Marriott and are under construction. The residential component of the Miami Beach EDITION would not be included in this transaction. The company…

read more

EDITION to open 8 new hotels by 2022

EDITION to open 8 new hotels by 2022 EDITION Hotels has announced that it will open eight new properties by 2022, these include new hotels in Reykjavik, Tokyo, Rome, Dubai, Tampa, Riviera Maya and Doya… EDITION Hotels has announced its further international expansion by the end of 2022, with the expected openings of eight new properties across three continents. The…

read more

EDITION to open three new hotels in 2020

EDITION to open three new hotels in 2020 The luxury hotel brand EDITION Hotels has announced that it will open properties in Japan, Iceland and Dubai this year…  Following the announcement of Marriott International’s strategy to open 30 new luxury hotels in 2020, EDITION Hotels has shared that it will open three new properties across three continents this year. With the…

read more

Showcase: EDITION launching 8 hotels in 2018

SHANGHAI | BODRUM | TIMES SQUARE | BARCELONA | BANGKOK | ABU DHABI | WEST HOLLYWOOD With seven new properties scheduled to launch across three continents, and many more in the pipeline, 2018 will mark a pivotal moment for EDITION. Created through a ground-breaking partnership between boutique hotel creator and innovator Ian Schrager and the global hospitality powerhouse Marriott International,…

read more

VIP arrivals: Hottest hotels opening in June 2021

VIP arrivals: Hottest hotels opening in June 2021 From re-imagined landmarks to Portobello boltholes and new hospitality hotspots, here’s your ultimate guide on the hottest, must-visit hotels that are opening in June 2021, just in time for the summer season to start. Editor Hamish Kilburn continues our VIP Arrivals series as international travel and hospitality open up once more… A…

read more

Weekly briefing: EDITION soars & Tom Dixon strikes again

Weekly briefing: EDITION soars & Tom Dixon strikes again Ahoy there! Hamish Kilburn here with your weekly briefing – if you only read one of our editorial pieces this week, make it this one as its jam-packed full of our most-read news stories and features that we have published over the last few days… This week’s round-up comes after the…

read more

Marriott International to open 30 luxury hotels in 2020

Marriott International to open 30 luxury hotels in 2020 Marriott International’s 2020 strategy will see the unveil of luxury hotels in design and travel hotspots, including Tokyo, Mexico City, Reykjavik and Melbourne… Matching the group’s 2019 aims, Marriott International has announced its projection to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2020. The hotel group’s 30 new openings will evolve from the…

read more

Marriott to add more than 30 luxury hotels internationally in 2019

Hotel giant Marriott International plans to add hotels across its eight luxury brands… Marriott International has announced that it is projecting to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2019, furthering the company’s global perspective on luxury travel with its ensemble of eight distinct luxury brands. Through the world-renowned hospitality hallmarks of The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W, The Luxury Collection,…

read more

EDITION arrives in New York’s Times Square

The Times Square EDITION is the brand’s second hotel to open in New York… There simply has never been anything like it before in New York City’s famed cultural and entertainment mecca. Ian Schrager, in partnership with Marriott International, has introduced the sophisticated The EDITION Times Square, which will shelter the first Michelin-starred chef ever to grace the neighborhood, along…

read more

Nadler Hotels arrives in Covent Garden, London

The fifth boutique property in the Nadler Hotels Group’s luxury portfolio opens in London’s bustling Covent Garden…  Overlooking The Strand in a restored Edwardian building, the 57-key The Nadler Covent Garden has opened as the hotel group’s fourth luxury boutique hotel in London. Architecture firm PJMA designed the hotel over six floors. It’s stylish and thoughtfully designed guestrooms (ranging from Standard Double through…

read more

Hotels At New Heights: Airlines’ race to launch luxury suites in the sky

With international hotel design pushing boundaries further than ever before, can the designers in the field benefit from an insight into other industries when it comes to designing the hotel room of the future? Hamish Kilburn kicks off our series, Hotels At New Heights, by investigating how the airlines have raced to design suites in the sky… Travelling the world today…

read more

The EDITION brand to arrive in Shanghai next month

East meets west as the new generation of luxury, The Edition Hotels brand, sets to launch in Shangahi… Ian Schrager, the inventor and innovator of the boutique hotel concept, now brings the modern luxury of the EDITION Hotels brand to Shanghai as the hotel collection continues to expand into international waters. Following the success of the EDITION Hotels in London,…

read more

The Edition brand lands in Spain as the brand’s luxury empire expands

The 100-key Barcelona Edition has arrived as the brand continues to rapidly expand its international portfolio… Ian Schrager’s rising global influence has arrived in Spain, adding another luxury property to the EDITION empire. The Barcelona EDITION combines the personal, intimate, individualised and unique hotel experience that Schrager is known for. This delicate balancing act encompasses not only exceptional design and true innovation,…

read more

The Bodrum EDITION opens to lay down a new kind of luxury on the Turkish coast

Signifying a new energy for Bodrum, the new EDITION hotel is said to redefine luxury for a new kind of resort…. From the next chapter in the growing EDITION legacy comes Ian Schrager’s visionary concept: The Bodrum EDITION. Schrager, in partnership with Marriott International, redefines the contemporary luxury hotel experience with his expanding global influence. Once an ancient city known…

read more

The Edition Bodrum will open next month with a ‘next-generation spirit’

The Bodrum Edition will open next month with the aim to redefine luxury for a new kind of resort unlike any other in the Mediterranean… Since the EDITION brand, in partnership with Marriott International, announced it would open a further seven new properties in 2018, anticipation around the next chapter of the hotel brand has been high. Ian Schrager’s latest visionary…

read more

Small Luxury Hotels Of The World unveil five new hotels to their portfolio

Small Luxury Hotels Of The World, the boutique hotel group who “don’t believe bigger is better” have unveiled the latest editions to their international portfolio. Intriguing hotels in Indonesia, Netherlands, Jamaica, Florida, Kenya and Anguilla are now available through the company, who book and manage luxury getaways for an international audience. Here are the best bits from the new additions.…

read more

Marriott set to debut dozens of luxury hotels in 2018

Marriott International has announced the company is set to open nearly 40 luxury hotels in 2018 as the company continues to cater to a new affluent traveler, offering an unmatched variety of transformative travel experiences. Providing globetrotters with a truly global perspective and an unparalleled portfolio of eight distinct luxury brands, Marriott International Luxury Brands include world-renowned hospitality hallmarks The…

read more

Project Spotlight: New York Edition by Rockwell Group

The New York Edition Hotel is a unique luxury hotel designed by Rockwell Group that invites guests to make themselves at home in Manhattan. Ian Schrager is the owner of the Hotel group and has already presented some of the most welcoming and stylish hotel spaces. For this hotel project, the New York Edition, he looked to hospitality top interior…

read more

Marriott International to open 40 luxury hotels in 2018

Marriott International has reported that it will open almost 40 luxury hotels in 2018, catering to what it calls a new ‘affluent traveller’. Marriott also said it will expand its luxury footprint further with 200 hotels in the development pipeline, including 25 new countries, from Iceland and Nepal to Cuba and the Philippines. Marriott’s luxury brands include The Ritz-Carlton, St.…

read more

Sleep 2017: Round Up – another successful edition…

This year’s Sleep event came to a close on 22nd November, with some calling it the best edition yet. So thats the end of another successful #Sleep17 event. It gets better year. Looking forward to 2018! @sleepevent @MadeinBritainGB pic.twitter.com/Te637vETZn — Roman Limited (@romanltd) November 22, 2017 See you next year @sleepevent , best edition yet! ?☺️#sleep17 #sleepevent #HotelDesign https://t.co/GBYB22b5P2 —…

read more

Premiering in December: Sanya EDITION redefines luxury

Ian Schrager, the internationally renowned American hotel visionary, is expanding his global influence with the opening of his first hotel in China. The Sanya EDITION, a spectacular oceanfront destination on Hainan Island, just off the coast of Southern China, is the latest addition to EDITION hotels, the brand Ian Schrager conceived in a partnership with Marriott International. EDITION redefines the…

read more

EDITION hotel planned for Barcelona to open in 2017

Marriott International in conjunction with Ian Scharger and KKH Property Investors have announced their plans to open a new EDITION hotel in Barcelona in 2017. The 100-room hotel will be in the Ciutat Vella district, close to the Cathedral of Barcelona and nearly adjacent to the iconic Santa Caterina Market. “We are delighted to announce what will be our third…

read more

New EDITION planned for Dubai

Following the expected opening of the first EDITION property in Abu Dhabi in 2016, Marriott International, Inc. together with Ian Schrager and Dubai Properties has announced plans for a second EDITION hotel in the United Arab Emirates set for Dubai. Right image: (L-R) Samir Baidas, Chief Development Officer MEA, Marriott International; Naaman Atallah, CEO Dubai Properties; Alex Kyriakidis, President &…

read more

Reykjavik EDITION planned for 2018

Marriott international, together with Ian Schrager and Carpenter & Company, has announced that it will open the Reykjavik EDITION in 2018.The 250-room hotel will be located in the heart of Reykjavik on the waterfront and will encompass the intimate and unique hotel experience that Ian Schrager is known for. Marriott International will manage the hotel under a long-term agreement. Richard…

read more

The New York EDITION, Opening May 2015

People are changing. New York is changing. Luxury is changing. With The New York EDITION, Ian Schrager and Marriott International respond to this changing landscape by introducing a new luxury for a new generation.The New York EDITION makes its debut in the world-famous, iconic “Clocktower” building, otherwise known as the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower. The building was designed by…

read more

Moxy Hotels Looks to the Future in Europe

Marriott International has recently announced plans to open 2,700 Moxy hotel rooms in key cities throughout Europe by end 2016. With a goal of 150 Moxy hotels and 25,000 rooms by 2020, the company expects to sign at least 4,200 rooms in 2015 alone. The announcement follows the successful debut of Moxy Milan Malpensa, Italy in September 2014 and the…

read more

Marriott Sells Miami Beach EDITION, Retains Long-term Management Agreement

Marriott International, Inc. has recently announced it has sold The Miami Beach EDITION hotel for cash proceeds of $230 million. Today’s sale is the second in a series of three anticipated sales of Marriott-owned EDITION hotels to companies ultimately owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). The agreement with ADIA for the sale of these three EDITION hotels was…

read more

The Miami Beach EDITION now open

With the opening of the Miami Beach EDITION, a spectacular next-generation urban resort by Ian Schrager in partnership with Marriott International, the city not only gains a unique oceanfront complex designed for 21st century recreation, socializing, networking, and business, but also takes its next great leap into the future.In many ways, the new EDITION represents the most important step forward…

read more

Edition Hotel and Residences Coming to West Hollywood

Marriott International, Inc. and affiliates of The Witkoff Group and New Valley have signed agreements for the development of an EDITION Hotel and residences in West Hollywood, Calif. Marriott will manage the hotel under a long-term contract.Expected to open in 2018, the West Hollywood EDITION will be a world-class, luxury lifestyle hotel and EDITION’s flagship location on the West Coast.…

read more

citizenM hotels in Paris and New York

A new breed of hotel has landed in New York and Paris: citizenM Times Square and Charles de Gaulle are open! With its first stateside property, the award-winning Dutch hotel group citizenM brings its unique brand of smart, design-savvy hospitality to the heart of New York City. To the city that never sleeps, citizenM New York is here to help!…

read more

Harlequin launches new editions of Momentum range at Decorex and Focus

Harlequin launched its hotel-chic Momentum range three years ago, and it has rapidly become established as both an iconic brand within the company’s portfolio and a trend-setter within the interiors world.For autumn 2014, the studio has produced two fashion-forward collections of woven fabrics, a dramatic wallpaper collection, an innovative collection of sheers and structures and a range of decorative plains,…

read more

Marriott International Accelerates Growth With Plans to Add 200 Hotels Over Next Three Years

Marriott International, (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced plans to significantly grow its global portfolio of luxury and lifestyle brands. Accounting for nearly 25 percent of the company’s system-wide pipeline, Marriott expects to add more than 200 luxury and lifestyle hotel projects over the next several years, reflecting over $15 billion of investment by the company’s owners and franchisees.“The luxury and lifestyle…

read more

Times Square Set to Welcome Newest EDITION

Marriott International, Inc. together with Ian Schrager and The Witkoff Group, Winthrop Realty Trust, New Valley LLC and Maefield Development have recently announced plans for a second EDITION hotel in New York City. Scheduled to open in 2017 and located in the heart of Times Square, the new hotel will follow the expected 2015 debut of Manhattan’s first EDITION property…

read more

Marriott Sells London EDITION; Executes Agreements for Sale of Miami EDITION and New York EDITION

Marriott International, Inc. has announced it has sold the London EDITION, and signed binding agreements for the sale of two other company-owned EDITION hotels currently under development in Miami Beach and Manhattan. The total purchase price for the three EDITION hotels is approximately $815 million, roughly equal to the aggregate estimated total development costs of all three hotels. The hotels…

read more

Ian Schrager’s London EDITION Now Open

The 12th September marked the opening of Ian Schrager’s latest project, The London EDITION. Returning to London for the first time in 15 years, since he introduced Sanderson and St. Martins Lane, the hotel is the latest from EDITION Hotels, the brand Ian conceived in a partnership with Marriott International. EDITION Hotels combines the personal, intimate, individualised and unique hotel…

read more

Meliá Hotels International to open its fifth hotel in Dusseldorf, Germany

With more than 350 hotels all across the world, the Spanish Meliá Hotels International chain has now signed a lease agreement on a fifth hotel in Dusseldorf, which will open its doors in the middle of next year. The new four-star superior hotel, which will be operated by the Innside by Meliá design brand, will be located inside the eye-catching…

read more

W Hotels Announces 2011 Designers of the Future Award

W Hotels Worldwide continues its successful collaboration with Design Miami/ Basel with the announcement of the 2011 Designers of the Future Award. This event marks the second occasion that the two organisations have collaborated on the award, having announced the coveted award along with their partnership at Salone del Mobile in Milan one year ago.The Designers of the Future Award,…

read more

East Meets West: The Istanbul Edition – Premiering April 2011

Following the instant success of The Waikiki EDITION, new luxury lifestyle hotel brand EDITION is set to make its European debut in Istanbul, April 2011. Since opening in October 2010, The Waikiki EDITION has already received numerous accolades and has even been awarded the prestigious AAA 4-Diamond, making EDITION the first lifestyle hotel brand in Hawaii to obtain such a…

read more

Planning to Check-In With the London Edition Hotel

Just weeks after the grand opening of the first EDITION hotel in Hawaii, Marriott International has announced the acquisition of the historic Berners Hotel in London that will be renovated over the next 18 – 24 months to become The London EDITION. The new boutique EDITION brand was conceived by Ian Schrager in partnership with Marriott International. It combines the…

read more

EDITION: The Next Generation Lifestyle Hotel

EDITION Hotels marks the next chapter in the lifestyle hotel story. The new Brand was conceived by Ian Schrager in a partnership with Marriott International. It will combine the personal, intimate, individualized and unique lodging experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with the global reach, operational expertise and scale of Marriott. This delicate balancing act will encompass, for the…

read more

How will hotel public spaces overcome Covid-19?

How will hotel public spaces overcome Covid-19? To kickstart ‘public spaces’ being placed under the editorial spotlight this month, Emma Cook takes the reigns to explore how the pandemic will evolve hotel lobbies, hotel arrival and the hospitality experience in general once more… Hotels: the home away from home. Except, now, we want to be anywhere but our homes! Endless…

read more

Adaptation is the design trend to celebrate in 2021

Adaptation is the design trend to celebrate in 2021 Hotel Designs goes behind the scenes of one of the leading design firms, Wimberly Interiors, to understand what hotel designers are expecting to be the major design trends of 2021… Since 2021 started, we have deliberately put an emphasis on trends – from surface design trends to architecture trends and recently…

read more

Hottest hotel openings arriving in 2021 (Q3 & Q4)

Hottest hotel openings arriving in 2021 (Q3 & Q4) Dubbed ‘The Hot List’ by our readers, we start every year as mean to go on; with a positive mindset to get ahead of the curve to reveal what we believe will be the hottest hotel openings of 2021. Following on from part one, which was published last week, here are…

read more

BIOGRAPHY FEATURE: A journey through tents

BIOGRAPHY FEATURE: A journey through tents Volumes could be written about the man who founded Exclusive Tents, as editor Hamish Kilburn comes to discover when understanding Paul Zway’s journey through tents… Paul Zway, the founder of Exclusive Tents, grew up surrounded by nature, and his passion for all things wild and free was as much a part of him as…

read more

Most anticipated hotel openings in 2020 (Q3 & Q4)

Most anticipated hotel openings in 2020 (Q3 & Q4) Hotel Designs continues to glance at some of the most significant hotel projects that are expected to complete in the next 12 months (edited by Hamish Kilburn)… According to the latest findings by Top Hotel Projects, a whopping 50,000 new rooms are expected to open in January alone of this year.…

read more

Most anticipated hotel openings in 2020 (Q1 & Q2)

Most anticipated hotel openings in 2020 (Q1 & Q2) Kickstarting 2020, Hotel Designs takes a glance at some of the most significant hotel projects that are expected to complete in the next 12 months (edited by Hamish Kilburn)… If 2019 was anything to go by, then the next 12 months on the international hotel design and hospitality scene is going…

read more

Top stories of the week: design love from Bangkok, hide and seek architecture and a new hotel chapter

With architecture and construction firmly in the spotlight, Hotel Designs has witnessed another jam-packed week full of interesting stories that highlights our love in design and architecture. Breaking down these headlines is editor Hamish Kilburn…  New York, New York! Is there anywhere else on the planet quite like it? In the original metropolis where possibilities soar high above the bustling streets…

read more

Serious five-star soft furnishings goals

All month, Hotel Designs is shining the spotlight on Soft Furnishings, Fabrics and Textiles. Here are some five-star examples of hotels that nailed their soft furnishings first time around… Getting the finer details in the soft furnishings right when it comes to creating an iconic design hotel is vital if you want your guests checking in to your hotel to linger…

read more

Weekly briefing: Sleep masterclass, award winners & art outside the frame

Weekly briefing: Sleep masterclass, award winners & art outside the frame Allow me, Hamish Kilburn, to walk you through this week’s top design and hospitality stories. The weekly briefing was designed with busy on-the-go designers, architects, hoteliers and developers in mind – so kick back, relax and scroll down to read a snapshot of this week’s happenings… It’s been a…

read more

Weekly briefing: Maldives opening, bathroom trends & IDAS line-up

Weekly briefing: Maldives opening, bathroom trends & IDAS line-up Editor Hamish Kilburn here – right on cue – to round off your week with a low-down of the most-read hotel design stories from the past few days. This week’s edition of the Weekly Briefing includes our sneak peek inside the Maldives’ latest design-led hotel about to open, a video panel…

read more

Weekly briefing: Portugal’s finest, London unveils & going Gaga for DESIGN POD

Weekly briefing: Portugal’s finest, London unveils & going Gaga for DESIGN POD Editor Hamish Kilburn here, rounding off your week with a throwback to the hottest stories published over the last few days. In this edition of the Weekly Briefing, we amplify Portugal’s best design-led hotels, go Gaga for episode 4 of DESIGN POD, tease you with the latest London…

read more

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: A new era of lifestyle

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: A new era of lifestyle To kickstart Hotel Designs LIVE on May 11, editor Hamish Kilburn invited James Dilley, Director, Jestico + Whiles; Naomi Heaton, CEO, The Other House and David Mason, Head of Hospitality at Scott Brownrigg for a panel discussion entitled: A new era of lifestyle (scroll down for full video of the discussion)……

read more

Editor checks in: Tomorrow’s themes in hotel design and hospitality

Editor checks in: Tomorrow’s themes in hotel design and hospitality In his latest editor’s letter, Hamish Kilburn addresses the four S words that will help us when exploring and understand tomorrow’s hotel design and hospitality landscape – and in the process, he unexpectedly comes up with the themes that will be put under the spotlight in four engaging panel discussions…

read more

Weekly briefing: A lesson in lifestyle, wellness trends and a new disruptive brand

Weekly briefing: A lesson in lifestyle, wellness trends and a new disruptive brand Editor Hamish Kilburn here with your fast-tracked round-up of this week’s hotel design headlines. In this edition of the weekly briefing, we’re sharing our latest roundtable, exploring a new brand that is said to ‘revolutionise hospitality’ and we have just opened nominations for The Brit List Awards…

read more

Weekly briefing: Hotel openings, Australian arrival & tile trends

Weekly briefing: Hotel openings, Australian arrival & tile trends Editor Hamish Kilburn here dropping in to serve you your weekly briefing, which today includes news from Kimpton Hotels, YOTEL and Four Seasons as well as a detailed look at the hottest hotel openings anticipated for May and more… While this week’s news has been hot on our agenda, I have…

read more

Hotel review: Checking in to Riggs Washington D.C.

Hotel review: Checking in to Riggs Washington D.C. Sheltered in a former bank in the capital city, Riggs Washington D.C. is emerging from the pandemic as a statement hotel that offers a new kind of luxury on the east coast. Writer and cine​matic storyteller Ollie Wiggins checks in to the Caroline Harrison suite and interviews interior design legend Jacu Strauss…

read more

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: The new era of wellness

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: The new era of wellness The final session at Hotel Designs LIVE, which took place on February 23, focused the lens on wellness. Armed with the knowledge shared in the previous sessions, editor Hamish Kilburn invited world-renowned designers and architects to discuss how wellbeing should be sheltered in hotel design… The third Hotel Designs LIVE…

read more

Wallpaper goals: Adding personality in public spaces

Wallpaper goals: Adding personality in public spaces With all this talk around hygiene and reassuring the post-corona consumer, to avoid spaces looking too clinical we need to start talking about how we inject personality back into the public areas. Cue the arrival of Arte’s latest wallcoverings collections that give off some serious haute couture vibes and a splash of wallpaper…

read more

Bespoke design in a post-pandemic era of hospitality

Bespoke design in a post-pandemic era of hospitality The very essence of bespoke design conjures up feelings of luxury, exclusivity and comfort, all of which are vital feels to capture in hospitality in a pandemic world. To understand the role of bespoke in tomorrow hotel, we catch up with Will Chelsom, Managing Director at Chelsom… Designing something to perfectly suit…

read more

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: The hotel experience 10 years from now

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: The hotel experience 10 years from now To kickstart Hotel Designs LIVE on February 23, editor Hamish Kilburn hosted a panel discussion with leading designers and architects entitled: Floor 20, room 31, which virtually checked in to the hotel experience 10 years from now… On February 23, 2021, Hotel Designs‘ editor Hamish Kilburn returned to host…

read more

Virtually escape into the world of art in hotel design

Virtually escape into the world of art in hotel design Are you swooning over staycations or dreaming of distant lands? We are all feeling the desire to escape from it all. Editor Hamish Kilburn catches up with Elegant Clutter’s creative director Harry Pass to find out how art in hotel design can be a wonderful way of elevating a sense…

read more

Product watch: Leaflike has a green wall message of positivity

Product watch: Leaflike has a green wall message of positivity With the demand for sustainable surfaces being at an all-time high, it’s an exciting time for Leaflike, which has been successful in providing planting solutions to hospitality venues for more than 20 years… Working with the likes of Savoy, Hilton Park Lane, London EDITION, Shangri-La Hotel and The View from…

read more

The Modernist Athens – designed for the urban explorer

The Modernist Athens – designed for the urban explorer With a statement as grand as that headline, it was only ever a matter of time before Hotel Designs took a sneaky peek inside the latest boutique beauty to arrive in Athens: The Modernist. Sheltering a design that is said to inspire curiosity, we find out how this new 38-key hotel…

read more

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: Reassuring the post-corona consumer

(In video) Hotel Designs LIVE: Reassuring the post-corona consumer In the third session of Hotel Designs LIVE, editor Hamish Kilburn was joined by hoteliers from around the world in St Lucia, France, Zimbabwe and the UK to ask how we will reassure tomorrow’s travellers in a post-pandemic world… In the second edition of Hotel Designs LIVE, sponsored by Technological Innovations Group in…

read more

Industry insight: briefing your art consultant

Industry insight: briefing your art consultant Great art captures the mind and stays with you. But how do you brief an art consultant to achieve great art? Harry Pass from Elegant Clutter explains… We understand that talking about art may, at first, be quite daunting. You might think that you need to have a deep knowledge of art to incorporate…

read more

Weekly briefing: lighting confessions, new arrivals & a contactless check in

Weekly briefing: lighting confessions, new arrivals & a contactless check in Only got a minute? It’s been a busy week on the editorial desk but we have have compiled our top stories, including a confession of a lighting designer, multiple hotel debuts and a panel discussion on the future of public areas… As we gear up to unveil the winners…

read more

Virtual roundtable: lighting solutions for tomorrow’s hotel

Virtual roundtable: lighting solutions for tomorrow’s hotel Following a number of recent roundtables where lighting was unintentionally put under the spotlight, Hotel Designs collaborates with innovative lighting expert Moritz Waldemeyer and a number of designers to understand lighting’s role in tomorrow’s hotel… There is arguably no one in the industry who is more dedicated, more aware and more creative in…

read more

(IN VIDEO) Hotel Designs LIVE: Discussing sustainability with Bill Bensley

(IN VIDEO) Hotel Designs LIVE: Discussing sustainability with Bill Bensley To kickstart Hotel Designs LIVE on October 13, editor Hamish Kilburn discussed sustainability and purposeful eco solutions for the post-pandemic world with designer Bill Bensley… Hotel Designs LIVE, sponsored by Technological Innovations Group, took place on October 13. The one-day conference welcomed world-renowned interior designers, architects and hoteliers to discuss…

read more

Less than 1 week until Hotel Designs LIVE

Less than 1 week until Hotel Designs LIVE Calling all designers, architects, hoteliers and developers: Hotel Designs LIVE is a free one-day conference that takes place on October 13… On October 13, designers, architects, hoteliers and developers will virtually gather to attend Hotel Designs LIVE, sponsored by Technological Innovations Group in association with Crestron. Whether you are in need of…

read more

Weekly briefing: remembering Sir Terence, lighting launches & a Bath debut

Weekly briefing: remembering Sir Terence, lighting launches & a Bath debut Only got a minute? Our editorial team have compiled the top design stories that they have published this week, including an editor’s letter that remembers a legend, Chelsom unveiling Edition 27 and Hotel Indigo entering new territory… And just like that we are in October. With the industry busy…

read more

Part 50: How to design for social distancing

GTHD A GUIDE TO HOTEL DESIGN PT 50: HOW TO DESIGN FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING The hospitality sector has been deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. As lockdown eases, hotels are navigating the effects of social distancing and new safety guidelines for their design and guest experience. Giles Fuchs, owner of Burgh Island Hotel, safely guides us through what to consider…

read more

The Brit List Awards 2020: Shortlist announced

The Brit List Awards 2020: Shortlist announced The shortlist for The Brit List Awards 2020 has been announced, with more than 120 individuals and projects selected across eight categories… Known as the industry’s most widespread search to identify the leading designers, architects, hoteliers and suppliers, The Brit List Awards 2020 has unveiled this year’s shortlist. The finalists, listed below, have…

read more

Hotel Designs LIVE: ‘eco warrior’ Bill Bensley confirmed as headline speaker

Hotel Designs LIVE: ‘eco warrior’ Bill Bensley confirmed as headline speaker Back by popular demand, following last months debut event, Hotel Designs LIVE, which will take place on October 13, has  announced the renowned ‘eco warrior’ Bill Bensley as its headline speaker… Last month, the industry gathered for Hotel Designs’ debut virtual conference, which broadcasted a series of debates and…

read more

The Brit List Awards 2020: meet the judges

The Brit List Awards 2020: meet the judges Now that nominations have officially opened for The Brit List Awards 2020, we would like you to meet this year’s judging panel, which has been carefully selected to include international experts in design, architecture and hotel development… Here at Hotel Designs, it has become tradition, after nominations and applications have opened for…

read more

Marriott International opens 800th property in Asia Pacific

Marriott International opens 800th property in Asia Pacific A milestone opening underscores the continued development of the Marriott International portfolio in Asia Pacific with brand debuts expected across the region throughout 2020… Months after claiming to open more than 30 luxury properties in 2020, Marriott International has announced the opening of its 800th property in Asia Pacific, the JW Marriott…

read more

Hotel Designs LIVE – what you missed

Hotel Designs LIVE – what you missed The debut Hotel Designs LIVE, which took place during lockdown on June 23, broadcasted four engaging virtual seminars. Editor Hamish Kilburn and publisher Katy Phillips share the highlights… On June 23, hundreds of leading designers, architects and hoteliers from around the world tuned in for the debut of Hotel Designs LIVE. The new…

read more

SPA SPECIAL: A new age of sub-zero wellness travel

SPA SPECIAL: A new age of sub-zero wellness travel As Hotel Designs continues May by positioning Spas and Outdoor Style under the spotlight, editor Hamish Kilburn learns more about a new pioneering spa concept, located in the Arctic Circle, which is expected to open in 2022… Last week, the editorial desk was appropriately focusing its attention on the present, with an…

read more

PRODUCT WATCH: TOTO’s latest award-winning ‘shower toilet’ designs

PRODUCT WATCH: TOTO’s latest award-winning ‘shower toilet’ designs Hotel Designs explores the latest designs of the WASHLET, TOTO’s signature product that has been on a wellness journey of evolution ever since it debuted in the early ’80s…  The WASHLET is TOTO’s signature product. First launched in 1980, this innovation has revolutionised bathrooms across Japan for nearly four decades. Now, it…

read more

‘All together now’ is the theme for HIX 2020, the new hotel interiors event

‘All together now’ is the theme for HIX 2020, the new hotel interiors event HIX, Europe’s all-new hotel interiors event announces its 2020 concepts and exhibitor line-up… HIX is the ever-changing design experience that makes hotels incredible that will make its debut on November 19 – 20 at at Business Design Centre in London. Each edition will be designed to…

read more

Bill Bensley has designed a ‘human zoo hotel’ concept

Bill Bensley has designed a ‘human zoo hotel’ concept Architect Bill Bensley responded to a hotel brief by designing a hotel where guests are caged while wild, exotic animals roam free… Known for his bohemian and brilliant ideas when it comes to sustainability, architect Bill Bensley has perhaps new creative heights by designing a concept to flip the idea of…

read more

The Brit List Designers of 2019 (Part 2)

The Brit List Designers of 2019 (Part 2) In the coming weeks, Hotel Designs will be profiling the individuals who made it into The Brit List 2019. We continue by profiling The Brit List Designers of 2019 (in alphabetical order)… The Brit List 2019 is Hotel Designs’ annual nationwide search to identify the top 25 designers, top 25 architects and top…

read more

Year In Review: Hotel Designs’ top products of 2019 (Part 1)

Year In Review: Hotel Designs’ top products of 2019 (Part 1) Hotel Designs starts December as it means to go on; looking back to reflect on some of the major statement products of 2019 (edited by Hamish Kilburn)…  It has finally happened. ‘Trends’ is now a ‘dirty word’ on the international hotel design scene. In its place, meaningful design is allowing…

read more

Editor’s round-up of Sleep & Eat 2019

Editor’s round-up of Sleep & Eat 2019 Rounding off this year’s show season, editor Hamish Kilburn attends Sleep & Eat 2019 on the search for new product launches, sensational design concepts and more brands under one roof than in any other hotel design trade show in Europe… It is often said that the sequel is never as impactful as the…

read more

Winners of The Brit List Awards 2019 announced

Winners of The Brit List Awards 2019 announced Guests flooded into Patch East London last night where the winners of The Brit List Awards 2019 were announced in spectacular fashion… For three years now, Hotel Designs has invited the industry’s finest together in November, after Sleep & Eat, to celebrate the climax of its year-long  nationwide search to find the…

read more

JW Marriott Maldives officially opens

JW Marriott Maldives officially opens The Maldives is booming as JW Marriott Maldives officially opens with what is being called the region’s most impressive culinary facilities, complete with a treetop restaurant, former Nobu chef and ultra-private supersize villas… Situated on the island of Vagary, Shaviyani Atoll, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa has officially opened featuring 60 expansive beach and overwater villas…

read more

Checking in to a urban landmark: The Edwardian Manchester

Checking in to a urban landmark: The Edwardian Manchester The Edwardian Manchester, which joins The May Fair as Edwardian Hotels London’s second Radisson Collection property, has recently completed a £12m renovation. Editor Hamish Kilburn was invited to exclusive review the 263-room hotel…  A coherent blend of old and new is my first impression when, stood under a glass box that…

read more

In Conversation With: Britain’s design legend Martin Brudnizki

In Conversation With: Britain’s design legend Martin Brudnizki Last year’s crowned Interior Designer of The Year at The Brit List Awards, Martin Brudnizki, invites editor Hamish Kilburn to his Chelsea London studio to explain some of the major milestones in his career as well as how he logistically manages his time in a truly international market… Design gems are not…

read more

Editor’s round-up of London Design Festival 2019

Editor’s round-up of London Design Festival 2019 Strap yourself in for editor Hamish Kilburn’s annual round-up of London Design Festival (LDF). The 2019 edition was a thought-provoking insight into how the bare bones of the industry, led by innovative manufacturers working with open-minded designers and architects, are taking it upon themselves to design a better future of international hotels from…

read more

EXCLUSIVE ROUNDTABLE: Adding personality in hotel public areas

EXCLUSIVE ROUNDTABLE: Adding personality in hotel public areas In partnership with Arte Wallcoverings, editor Hamish Kilburn invited some of the leading hotel designers and architects to Design Centre Chelsea Harbour for a live debate on how to add sustainable personality in the ever-evolving arena of public areas. In addition to being involved in the engaging conversation, the designers, directors and…

read more

Sleep & Eat announces this year’s conference line-up

Sleep & Eat announces this year’s conference line-up Sleep & Eat has revealed a conference programme that is set fair to live up to the show’s reputation as one of Europe’s leading hospitality design and innovation event… With some of the speakers yet to be announced, Sleep & Eat’s 2019 programme already scales new heights and reaches new depths, grapples…

read more

The Brit List 2019: Shortlist unveiled

The Brit List 2019: Shortlist unveiled The shortlisted finalists for The Brit List 2019, who are considered to be the leading interior designers, architects and hoteliers operating in Britain today, have been announced. The annual award ceremony will take place on November 21 at Patch East London (tickets available here)… The wait is over. Hotel Designs has exclusively published the shortlist for The Brit List…

read more

Hotel Summit shortlisted for the EN Indy Awards

Hotel Summit shortlisted for the EN Indy Awards Hotel Summit, the original and leading meet-the-buyer networking event for hotel operators and key-industry suppliers, has been announced as a shortlisted finalists for the EN Indy Awards 2019 under the category of Best Brand Expansion… As the result of more than 20 years’ serving the industry with its highly targeted and successful meet-the-buyer concept, Forum Events’…

read more

citizenM Amstel Amsterdam hotel opens in 1920s shell

citizenM Amstel Amsterdam hotel opens in 1920s shell citizenM’s third hotel in Amsterdam – 17th property worldwide – moves into a sensational location in a stylish 1920s building as location remains everything… Returning to its humble roots, citizenM has opened its third hotel in Amsterdam, which becomes the Dutch brand’s 17th property globally. Staying true to the quest for triple-A urban…

read more

Suppliers galore confirmed for Sleep + Eat 2019

Suppliers galore confirmed for Sleep + Eat 2019 Sleep & Eat, of which Hotel Designs is a media partner of, announces exhibition packed with leading suppliers to hotels, restaurants and bars… Sleep & Eat, the eagerly anticipated event which showcases the innovative and the inspired in hospitality design, has revealed some of the exhibitors so far confirmed for this year’s…

read more
  • 1
  • 2