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    From a look at the stunning work by Jean-Michel Gathy at One&Only resorts around the world to ‘pretty in pink’ trends we can expect at the upcoming Decorex, we collate the top ten most read stories on Hotel Designs this week…

    1. Luxury Hotels Group adds The Farm at San Benito to collection
    Adding to its growing global portfolio of distinctive, one-of-a-kind properties, Luxury Hotels Group is delighted to announce its newest member this month

    2. Silverfox Studios’ work on show at W Hotel Dubai
    W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, opened W Hotel Dubai – Al Habtoor City on Sheikh Zayed Road in the UAE

    3. Project Spotlight: Jean-Michel Gathy and One&Only
    Jean-Michel Gathy, the pioneering Principal Designer at Denniston Architects, is continuing to bring his awe-inspiring design and architectural innovations to One&Only Resorts with some exciting developments in the pipeline for 2017 and beyond

    4. DoubleTree by Hilton to open first hotel in Lithuania
    Hilton Worldwide and Vičiūnai Group are bringing the upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand to Lithuania for the first time. Construction of DoubleTree by Hilton Vilnius City Center is to begin this year, in the heart of the Lithuanian capital

    5. RIU Hotels opens new resort in Sri Lanka
    RIU Hotels & Resorts will celebrate its first inauguration on the Asian continent with a 5-star hotel in Sri Lanka

    6. Blumen Haus Lech, Austria to open in December
    Blumen Haus Lech will soon offer the ultimate Alpine retreat in the Austrian mountains, when this extraordinary nine suite hotel launches on 1 December 2016

    7. ‘Pretty in Pink’ – Trends at Decorex 2016
    Decorex International is the UK’s leading design show and the only one of its kind in the UK for the luxury interiors market

    8. Sneak Peek: Pulitzer Amsterdam completes head-to-toe restoration
    The final touches of Pulitzer Amsterdam’s extensive restoration have been put into place, and the iconic 45-year old hotel celebrated its grand opening recently

    9. Room Mate Hotels opens fourth Barcelona hotel
    Room Mate Hotels, the award-winning hotel chain founded and chaired by Kike Sarasola, has opened its fourth hotel in Barcelona

    10. Hilton Hotels & Resorts arrives in heart of Scottish capital
    Hilton Hotels & Resorts has announced the official opening of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, marking the 16th property in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands in Scotland and the eighth Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in the country

    Daniel Fountain / 19.08.2016

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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