BOOK LAUNCH SINGAPORE 2015
In June, we took the celebrations of the new Design Hotels™ Book 2015 to Singapore, our Asia-Pacific headquarters. Held at the brand new flagship store of our partner Grafunkt at Millenia Walk, the event was well-attended by Singapore's creative class, along with friends from our neighbouring Asia-Pacific countries such as Taiwan and Australia and from the media including Buro 24/7 Singapore, Cubes, Lianhe Zaobao and Home & Décor among others. Among our list of the ten most influential designers and architects mentioned in the book, Suyong Joh from JOH and Company and WOHA Architects flew in specially for the event to share with us the background and inspiration behind some of their work, which among them included member hotels nest hotel, GLAD Hotel Yeouido and Alila Villas Uluwatu (Photos).
HOTELS IN THE NEWS
Member hotels were featured in a range of publications throughout June with over 185 articles published. A few highlights (download here):
• Les Bains was featured in the New York Times (USA) print and online
• EKIES All Senses Resort & Les Bains were featured in InStyle
• Design Hotels Book in the German edition of Architectural Digest
• Scorpios Mykonos and Hôtel de Tourrell in UK’s Monocle Magazine
LE MIAMI 2015
Established in 2013, LE MIAMI is the contemporary travel marketplace that became a fixed appointment in our calendar. From June 8-12, we traveled all the way to Miami, joined by 31 of our member hotels. The event brings together a curated fusion of the world’s most visionary high-end Contemporary Travel suppliers; and a list of very well connected specialist travel buyers from the leisure, media and entertainment, incentive and events industries.
Introduced as one of the travel industry innovators, Claus was invited to speak at the Ministry of Ideas, an "ideas factory” held during LE Miami, to share and discuss innovations. Together with Avi Brosh, Presindent & CEO Paligroup, they discussed the transformation from boutique to design to lifestyle hotel.
WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBER HOTELS
A warm welcome to our newest member hotels!
Please click on the links below to see further details:
Atlantis by Giardino (95 rooms & suites) – Zurich, Switzerland
Furnas Boutique Hotel, Thermal & Spa (54 rooms & suites) – Azores, Portugal
Phum Baitang (45 villas) – Siem Reap, Cambodia
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel (7 suites) – Shanghai, China
For more information please contact Paul Radny, Manager Membership Services: firstname.lastname@example.org