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Design Hotels

Design Hotels, a global hotel marketing and services company and hospitality consultant with a unique approach to hospitality has signed 23 new properties, increasing its membership to more than 175 hotels around the world. With these new properties, Design Hotels further enhances its portfolio of curated, design-led hotels. Each member hotel represents the vision of an independent hotelier an individual with a passion for genuine hospitality that is culturally rooted and enhanced by thought-provoking design and architecture.

Throughout 2008, Design Hotels inducted several new members to the collection: The Limes Hotel, in Brisbane, marked the first ever member of Design Hotels in Australia and the addition of 3 Nagas by Alila in Laos brought further geographic diversity to the collection. Aguas de Ibiza Spa & Resort opened in June 2008 bringing eco-chic luxury to the Balearic Islands, while The Emperor brought an unprecedented touch of cutting edge design to Beijing, China.

The complete list of 23 new members, plus recent and upcoming openings by geographical region is as follows:

NORTH AFRICA

Morocco
AnaYela, Marrakech January 2008 www.designhotels.com/anayela


THE AMERICAS

Mexico
Distrito Capital, Mexico City January 2009
www.designhotels.com/distritocapital
Rosas Y Xocolate, Merida, Yucatn March 2009
www.designhotels.com/rosasxocolate
Boca Chica, Acapulco - March 2009
www.designhotels.com/bocachica

Habita Monterrey, San Pedro Garza Garcia September 2008
www.designhotels.com/habitamonterrey


EUROPE
Austria
Life medicine RESORT, Bad Gleichenberg September 2008
www.designhotels.com/lifemedicine

Belgium
Carbon Hotel, Genk April 2008
www.designhotels.com/carbonhotel

Germany
25hours Hotel Tailored by Levis, Frankfurt July 2008
www.designhotels.com/25hourslevis

Roomers, Frankfurt March 2009
www.designhotels.com/roomers

The George, Hamburg October 2008
www.designhotels.com/thegeorge

Die Trumerei, Michelstadt August 2008
www.designhotels.com/dietraumerei

Factory Hotel, Muenster December 2008
www.designhotels.com/factoryhotel

Hungary
Hotel Rosslyn, Budapest Autumn 2008
www.designhotels.com/hotelrosslyn

Italy
Leons Place, Rome August 2008
www.designhotels.com/leonsplace

Norway
The Other Side, Neiden Summer 2009
www.designhotels.com/theotherside

Portugal
Memmo Baleeira, Vila de Sagres June 2008
www.designhotels.com/memmobaleeira

The Vine Hotel, Funchal, Madeira December 2008
www.designhotels.com/the_vine_hotel

Douro 41, Raiva January 2009
www.designhotels.com/douro41

Spain
Aguas de Ibiza, Ibiza September 2008
www.designhotels.com/aguasdeibiza

Sweden
Copperhill Mountain Lodge, Are December 2008
www.designhotels.com/copperhill

Hotel Skeppsholmen, Stockholm November 2009
www.designhotels.com/hotelskeppsholmen

Switzerland
Rocksresort, Laax December 2008
www.designhotels.com/rocksresort

Turkey
The Sofa Hotels & Residences, Istanbul March 2006
www.designhotels.com/sofahotel

United Kingdom
Vincent Hotel, Southport May 2008
www.designhotels.com/vincent

Sanctum Soho Hotel, London March 2009
www.designhotels.com/sanctumsoho

The Franklin Hotel, London Spring 2009
www.designhotels.com/thefranklin


ASIA/PACIFIC
Australia
Limes Hotel, Brisbane June 2008
www.designhotels.com/limeshotel

China
The Emperor, Beijing April 2008
www.designhotels.com/theemperor

Indonesia
Luna 2 Private Hotel, Bali March 2007
www.designhotels.com/luna2

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali Spring 2009
www.designhotels.com/alila_villas_uluwatu

Laos
3 Nagas by Alila, Luang Prabang July 2008
www.designhotels.com/3nagas

Maldives
Alila Villas Hadahaa, South Male April 2009
www.designhotels.com/alila_villas_hadahaa

Thailand
X2 Koh Samui June 2008
www.designhotels.com/x2kohsamui

Villa Beige, Koh Samui October 2008
www.designhotels.com/villabeige























Design Hotels, a global hospitality company, brings under its umbrella over 175 independently owned, designdriven properties in more than 40 countries around the globe. Member hotels benefit from customized services ranging from global sales representation and reservations, to revenue & distribution management; from strategic marketing and public relations to branding; therefore receiving the exposure they need around the world while maintaining their individual identity. Conceived in 1993 by Claus Sendlinger, then a travel agent, and today its hands-on president and CEO, Design Hotels has its headquarters in Berlin and branches in London, Barcelona, New York, Singapore, Bali, Tokyo and Perth.





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