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001 Guenter Weilguni Manfred Weilguni Daniel Mani

Daniel Mani, Günter Weilguni, and Manfred Weilguni

Each of these three hospitality wizards has achieved great success on his own. Together, they have transformed the very concept of what a Swiss Alpine hotel should be.

006 Myconian Avaton Brothers Helicopter

Vangelis, Panos, Markos, and Marios Daktylides

Following in the footsteps of Mykonos’ leading hospitality figure, the four brothers stand united in their quest to provide truly authentic island experiences.

001 Marcello Murzilli

Marcello Murzilli

A barista turned fashion designer turned circumnavigator turned pioneering hotelier reimagines luxury (again).

002 John Chen

John Chen

With his two new properties in the Taiwanese capital, mathematician John Chen proves that a beautiful mind can create great hospitality.

MBO Tortue Hamburg Header Carsten Van Der Heide Marc Ciunis Thumb

Marc Ciunis & Carsten von der Heide

By mining the spirit of Hamburg’s French past—and their own spirited way of looking at life—this veteran hospitality duo has reshaped an entire district in Hamburg’s heart.

002 Rafael Sainz Skeves

Rafael Sainz Skewes

When Rafael Sainz Skewes’ motorcycle brought him to the perfect beach, he knew he had to find a way to stay.

001 Viu Milan Antonio Tommaso Viscardi

Antonio & Tommaso Viscardi

The Viscardi brothers have worked in hospitality for years, but with Hotel Viu Milan they’ve finally found an outlet that fully captures their unique view on life—and offers a one-of-a-kind view of the city.

001 Johan Bouman

Johan Bouman

Following his heart and not a script, this Dutch businessman-turned-hotelier has slowly but magically transformed his dream home into a wondrous countryside escape.

07 Emilio Heredia Motorcycle

Emilio Heredia

Along with embarking on a spiritual path decades ago, this electrical engineer has also forged a new community- and ecologically-minded concept of hospitality.

001 Renato Solines And Veronica Reed

Renato Solines & Veronica Reed

Entrepreneurial couple Renato Solines and Veronica Reed have created a new breed of hotel in Quito—one that respects its ancestral heritage and looks to the future.

001 Vaclav Dejcmar

Vaclav Dejcmar

When Czech polymath Václav Dejčmar locked eyes on a far-flung African beach, he envisioned his own hotel. He didn’t see what would come next.

001 Marc Chodock

Marc Chodock

This one-time New York City financier understood that hardworking creative Manhattanites were looking for a new kind of high-style escape just 90 minutes from Manhattan.

C-Hotel & Spa Andrea Colzani Portrait in Lake Como

Andrea Colzani

With his groundbreaking C-Hotel & Spa, Andrea Colzani is bringing a bold new sensibility and style to the Lake Como region.

001 The Qvest Michael Kaune

Michael Kaune

A visionary editor and art collector turns his sharp-eyed aesthetic to hospitality and Cologne’s status on the design map is instantly elevated to new heights.