Perhaps the easiest way to understand the passion that Kathrin and Christian Sersch have for the stunning, history-rich piece of land that houses their jointly conceived Seezeitlodge is to simply close your eyes and listen.
This bold trailblazer possesses a visionary’s heart, an artist’s temperament, a hotelier’s warmth, and not an ounce of fear.
Once a perennial outsider, he found a home in new experiences, cultures, and people. And then he opened his doors to the world.
Becoming a hotelier was always in the stars for this peripatetic German. She just had to look up and read the meaning of her life’s constellation.
Despite their grand visions, Christa van Camp of the Carlton Hotel Collection and Colin Finnegan of design firm FG Stijl managed to see what was right under Edinburgh’s nose—a raw space filled with hidden beauty.
They created a space to showcase an ever-evolving pool of local design talent. And the world has beaten a path to their door.
When hospitality is part of your legacy—as it is for Agapi and Costantza Sbokou, whose father founded the family hotel business—you feel a sense of responsibility to uphold the traditions that have helped the company grow over the decades.
Despite being relatively new to the village of Manteigas, Isabel Costa and João Tomás are both already making their mark with their passion for artisanship, their appreciation of their homeland, and their outlook on the future.
Over the years, we’ve learned that our Originals are individuals who push the very boundaries of hospitality. And they don’t fit neatly into any one category—just like their hotels.
To translate an intellectual idea into bricks and mortar requires an ability to fine-tune ideas into living poetry. Thankfully, Lai Guoping is a creative spirit who is more than up to the task.
Their passion for art, history, and Southern Italy not only brought them together, it brought Palazzo Daniele back to life as a living testament to those passions.
Two innovators show you a very different side of Pattaya—one that is quiet and culturally sensitive but with a contemporary twist.
With his Gorgeous George property in South Africa’s oldest city, Tobias Alter connects his guests to the art and design of the nation’s creatives.
With a rebellious spirit, investor extraordinaire and real estate tycoon Wang Gongquan draws inspiration from ancient Chinese concepts to forge a new kind of hospitality.