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Christa van Camp & Colin Finnegan

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.

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Agapi & Costantza Sbokou

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.

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Annemoon Geurts & Koen Rijnbeek

They created a space to showcase an ever-evolving pool of local design talent. And the world has beaten a path to their door.

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Isabel Costa & João Tomás

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.

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The Many Faces of Our Originals

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.

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Lai Guoping

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.

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Gabriele Salini & Francesco Petrucci

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.

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Nirut Ngamchamnanrith & Vasu Virajsilp

Two innovators show you a very different side of Pattaya—one that is quiet and culturally sensitive but with a contemporary twist.

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Tobias Alter

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.

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Wang Gongquan

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.

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Jeff Stober

By supporting local artists and artisans, this high-minded hotelier has transformed creative neighborhoods into global ports of call.

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Jens Von Gierke & Michael Barry

With the shrewdness of a New York real estate guy and the cool collectedness of a Californian, this duo crafted a unique hospitality concept that immerses guests in the West Coast way of life.

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Kalia & Antonis Eliopoulos

A series of serendipitous events led Kalia and Antonis Eliopoulos to hospitality, armed with a natural talent for piecing together a compelling narrative.

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Yoshitaka Nojiri

Surfer, family man, academic, and fearless businessman Yoshitaka Nojiri is making his mark as a Design Hotels Original on the Tokyo hospitality scene.