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    Top 5 stories of the week: Festive interiors, predicting 2019’s colour trends and sleeping with the lions

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    From understanding Zimbabwe’s answer to luxury to finding the world’s best festive interiors, here are our top stories of the week… This week has been full of adventure in the Hotel Designs HQ. Not only did we published the highly anticipated hotel review on Matetsi Victoria Falls, but we also got into the spirit of the holidays […]

    Goettsch Partners completes Colombia’s first Grand Hyatt

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    The Grand Hyatt hotel is “positioned as the crown jewel” of an 18-building commercial complex between the historic centre and airport and adds to the firm’s 30-plus hospitality works globally… Architecture firm Goettsch Partners has announced the completion of the Grand Hyatt Bogotá, a new, 372-key hotel complex with a 230-foottall elliptical tower marking the […]

    Avani Hotels & Resorts unveils sharp interiors in upscale resort in Koh Samui

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    The new upscale hotel in Thailand’s Koh Samui opens as Avani Hotels and Resorts’ 24th property, with a further 15 currently in the pipeline…  Avani Hotels & Resorts is expanding its portfolio in Thailand with the launch of AVANI+ Samui, an upscale resort situated by Taling Ngam Bay on Koh Samui. The new seaside hideaway features 25 guestrooms, 27 […]

    Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa completes final stages of £10m redevelopment

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    The newly redevelopment of the hotel & spa unveils contemporary design that blends Scandinavian style and British countryside sophistication…  Nestled in the heart of the Lake District’s beautiful Borrowdale valley, Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa is excited to share the luxury design details of its multi-million-pound redevelopment, including a new state-of-the-art spa and 18 new Spa […]

    New research suggests the design and connectivity are key to attracting millennial hotel guests

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    To understand how hoteliers can win over the most competitive demographic in the hospitality sector – millennials – hotel furniture manufacturer Knightsbridge Furniture surveyed 1,000 18 – 34-year-olds to understand just how important design is in the modern hotel…  A recent survey, carried out by Knightsbridge Furniture, revealed that an overwhelming 87 per cent of consumers […]

    New luxury hotel heading for Palma de Mallorca in Spring ’19

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    A new luxury hotel in Palma de Mallorca, designed by Swedish interior designer Magnus Ehrland, is slated to open in spring 2019… A new luxury hotel, El Llorenç Parc de la Mar, will open its doors in the heart of Palma de Mallorca in  spring 2019. Said to be “the first of its kind on […]

    Top five stories of the week: Brit List success, artistic talents and a hotel unlike any other

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    Following last night’s The Brit List, here are the top five stories of the week, as selected by editor Hamish Kilburn…  In my editor’s letter in The Brit List 2018, which can be read here, I ask why it is that a tiny spec of land in the Northern Hemisphere could have such a large […]

    Inside The Brit List 2018

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    The Brit List 2018 took place last night at BEAT London, welcoming the top interior designers, hoteliers, architects and key-industry suppliers to network and mingle to celebrate Britain’s position in international hotel design. Here are the official images of the evening…  Hotel Designs‘ nationwide search to find Britain’s top interior designers, hoteliers and architects came […]

    IN CONVERSATION WITH: Patrick McCrae, Co-founder and CEO of art consultancy ARTIQ

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    As our ‘Spotlight On’ feature on Art and Photography becomes even more colourful, editor of Hotel Designs Hamish Kilburn caught up with the charming, and equally talented, visionary who is ARTIQ‘s co-founder and CEO Patrick McCrae. Together the pair discuss talent searching and how the art consultancy firm is leading art in hotels into uncharted waters… Earlier this month, […]

    Designing an optimised hotel dining space

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    Sophie Armstrong from Burlington Granite explains how to create a warm, inviting and practical hotel dining experience…  As the place your guests start each day, the dining room is the heart and soul of any hotel, playing a pivotal role in the overall guest experience. As such, optimising your hotel dining room for efficiency, aestheticism and functionality can […]