INTERNATIONAL REPORT—The Leading Hotels of the World Ltd. has added 11 properties to its collection of more than 400 independent luxury hotels.
“We are delighted to introduce this group of eleven outstanding new members to our portfolio,” said Deniz Omurgonulsen, VP of membership with The Leading Hotels of the World. “In 2018 Leading Hotels welcomed more than 50 new members to our collection. Among these were well-established properties in popular destinations and brand new-builds, many leading the luxury resurgence in emerging markets. This impressive group of new members further connects our guests to their respective destinations and delivers Leading Hotels’ signature personalized service.”
Of the 11 hotels, nine opened in late 2018 and an additional opening in Madrid is set for early 2019:
Silversands Grenada (St. Georges, Grenada)
The newly built Silversands Grenada opened its doors this December. The luxury resort sits on a stretch of more than 700 ft. of beachfront and has stunning design, immersive activities and fresh local cuisine from Grenada. Each of the property’s 52 guestrooms, suites and villas are oriented west for sunset views. collection of rums and the finest cigars from around the world.
TRS Coral Hotel (Cancun, Mexico)
Opened this November and designed with contemporary flair using eco-friendly materials, the hotel’s 469 guestrooms are stylish sanctuaries, each with outdoor space, hydro-massaging tubs and panoramic views.
Fasano Belo Horizonte (Belo Horizonte, Brazil)
Opened this October, Fasano Belo Horizonte is a cosmopolitan retreat within the city of Belo Horizonte. The hotel is located in the Lourdes district and close to the city’s Mercado Central, a lively indoor market, and many of the area’s museums and cultural destinations. Designed by Bernardes Arquitetura, Hotel Fasano Belo Horizonte has 77 guestrooms, a spa, fitness center and business center.
Fasano Salvador (Salvador, Brazil)
Located in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Salvador and opened this December, Fasano Salvador holds a historic address within an iconic building from the 1930s, the former headquarters of the newspaper A Tarde. Designed by architect Isay Weinfeld, the hotel has 70 expansive apartments, a rooftop pool, spa, business center and a variety epicurean offerings.
Bless Hotel Madrid (Madrid)
Located in the Salamanca district, Bless Hotel Madrid will open in January 2019. The property’s modern design is equipped with the most advanced technology and has 111 spacious guestrooms and suites.
Capri Tiberio Palace (Capri, Italy)
This petite hotel is adorned with 1950s-inspired furnishings, mod-style curios, hand-painted tiles, vibrant textiles and bold pops of color. The property has 45 guestrooms and suites, a spa with a hydrotherapy circuit and an indoor-outdoor pool lined with eclectic artworks.
Le Massif (Courmayeur, Italy)
Located in the center of Courmayeur, Le Massif opened its doors this December. The mountainside property has 78 guestrooms and suites, all with a modern-Alpine aesthetic and windows framing views of Mont Blanc.
Maison Albar Hotels—Le Monumental Palace (Porto, Portugal)
Built in 1923 in a Neoclassical style and opened this November, Le Monumental Palace is based upon the elegant French art of living, while connecting Porto’s past to its future. The hotel has 76 guestrooms and suites.
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore (Singapore City, Singapore)
Housed in Stamford House and Capitol Building, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore has 157 guestrooms and suites, a lobby lounge, an outdoor saltwater relaxation pool, a fitness center and spa, an exclusive event space, as well as a trendy bar and a signature restaurant led by a Michelin-starred chef.
The PuShang Hotel and Spa (Xiamen, China)
The PuShang Hotel and Spa opened this October. Architecturally rooted in the rich heritage of the province, 188 guestrooms and suites offer views across the property’s landscape and the ocean.
The RuMa Hotel and Residences (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
The RuMa Hotel and Residences opened its doors this November. The new property has 253 guestrooms and suites, a library lounge, modern Malaysian eatery, UR SPA, a gym, outdoor pool bar and a Barber at The RuMa by Truefitt & Hill.