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No. 1

Hotel Plaza Athenee Paris France

BEST HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL SERVICE WORLDWIDE 2015

Offering elegance and respite on Avenue Montaigne, the address of Paris' historic fashion houses, the Hôtel Plaza Athénée is the hotel of Haute Couture. With its tailored personal service and signature style, the hotel is now officially recognised as a Palace hotel.

With warmth and charm, the 154 rooms and 54 suites feature classically Parisian décor. Furnishing and details surpass expectations with state-of-the-art technology and a delicate scent of amber to heighten the senses.

Chef Alain Ducasse oversees all food and beverage operations at Hotel Plaza Athénée, including his eponymous restaurant. Restaurant Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée offers a naturalness cuisine inspired by the fish-vegetables-cereals trilogy. The Bar at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée is Paris’ meeting spot. Both elegant and contemporary, a dramatic ceiling installation of swatches of fabric sets the tone in the luminous space designed by Patrick Jouin and SanjitManku.

The Dior Institut at the Plaza Athénée is an exceptional location, dedicated to beauty and total well-being. Since its creation in 1946, the House of Dior has maintained special ties with the luxury Parisian hotel.

http://www.dorchestercollection.com/en/paris/hotel-plaza-athenee

No. 2

The Upper House –Hong Kong

BEST HOTEL ASIA 2015

BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT ASIA 2015 - Café Gray Deluxe

The Upper House boutique hotel in Hong Kong is a high-style haven in the heavens from one of Asia's hottest designers, Andre Fu. This Hong Kong hotel offers 117 guestrooms (including 21 suites and 2 penthouses) with views of either the city or Victoria Harbour. All rooms feature LCD TVs, complimentary wired and wireless Internet access, complimentary in-room bars, complimentary espresso machines and a selection of teas and herbal infusions. The hotel also offers a smart check-in process and a non-smoking environment. Dining options within the hotel include Café Gray Deluxe which serves European fare and offers views of Victoria Harbour. Guests may also enjoy beverages at the hotel's bar and lounge. Recreational facilities include a fitness center which is located on the premises.

http://www.upperhouse.com/en/default.aspx

No. 3

Shangri La Hotel Paris - France

BEST HOTEL FINE DINING RESTAURANT WORLDWIDE 2015 - L'Abeille

BEST HOTEL CHEF WORLDWIDE 2015 - Christophe Moret

BEST HOTEL ROOM WORLDWIDE 2015 - Terrace Eiffel Tower View Room

As you arrive at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, its elegant façade brings to mind its legacy as the former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte. Attentive staff and a pleasantly discreet check-in ensure that you receive the royal treatment right from the start.

As you arrive at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, its elegant façade brings to mind its legacy as the former home of Napoleon Bonaparte’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte. Attentive staff and a pleasantly discreet check-in ensure that you receive the royal treatment right from the start.

Here in the heart of Paris, the exclusive fashion designers on Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V are just around the corner, waiting for your attention.

For now, you’re in the mood for a light meal, and La Bauhinia is the just place for it. The exquisite glass cupola and Murano chandelier reflect the elegance of the meals prepared at the restaurant. On the other hand, you could savour the Cantonese cuisine at the renowned first Shang Palace in Europe, which earned 1 Michelin star in the Michelin Guide.

http://www.shangri-la.com/paris/shangrila

No. 4

Lanserhof Tegernsee – Germany

BEST MEDICAL SPA HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST WELLNESS SPA HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

The LanserhofTegernsee is the most modern centre for health in Europe. As our guest you'll enjoy the space, tranquillity and what the LANS Med Concept - which is specifically designed to the individual - has to offer you personally. Here at Tegernsee, discover directly how everything comes full circle: health, enjoyment, nature and regeneration complement each other in a unique and unforgettable experience. Experience a health resort unique to Europe.

www.lanserhof.com/english/lanserhof-tegernsee.html

No. 5

Ashford Castle Hotel & Country Estate – Ireland

BEST CASTLE HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL IRELAND 2015

BEST HOTEL MAITRE D' WORLDWIDE 2015 - Mr Martin Gibbons

The magnificent five star Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres, on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib. Dating back to 1228, the castle now enters a new chapter in its history, as part of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection. With 82 guest rooms, a wealth of activities and thoughtful touches, enjoy acclaimed Irish hospitality on a grand scale.

Unrivalled service, warm Irish hospitality and five star luxury await at Ashford Castle, part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection and a member of Leading Hotels of the World. Situated in a spectacular 350 acre estate, discover sumptuous rooms and suites, splendid interiors brimming with antique furniture, fine fabrics and unique features at every turn. From fine dining to a wealth of activities on the doorstep, a stay at Ashford Castle is perfect for romantic breaks, family escapes and elegant private events.

http://www.ashfordcastle.com

No. 6

Palace Namaskar Marrakech – Morocco

BEST HOTEL MOROCCO 2015

BEST PRIVATE PALACE VILLA WORLDWIDE 2015 (Mountain Palace Villa)

Ranked first in the classification of Moroccan luxurious hotels by Trip Advisor Traveller's Choice 2013, PalaisNamaskar offers more than 5 hectares of scented gardens, wonderful lakes and pools, an Eastern architecture and a contemporary decoration. PalaisNamaskar comprises 41 villas, suites and buildings. The villas are equipped with swimming pools and private gardens. Moreover, a private kitchen area and a concierge service are available in the buildings. All accommodation have a fireplace and an outdoor bath. PalaisNamaskar also proposes a wonderful spa which takes inspiration from Feng Sui's values and conventions. The spa offers a wide range of body treatments managed by Ila and Guerlain, a fitness centre, skilled trainers and yoga lessons.

www.palaisnamaskar.com

No. 7

Park Hyatt Paris France

BEST BUSINESS HOTEL EUROPE 2015

BEST BUSINESS TRAVELER HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST CITY HOTEL SPA WORLDWIDE 2015

Ideally located on Rue de la Paix, Park Hyatt® Paris-Vendôme is a short distance from Place Vendôme, Rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré and the Opera House. The hotel's 153 rooms (including 43 suites) are exquisitely styled, incorporating wood, bronze and silk and offering luxurious Paris limestone bathrooms. The three Presidential Suites feature an in-suite spa concept where the benefits of a spa become an integral part of the hotel experience. Executive Chef Jean-François Rouquette continually creates seasonal menus at the Michelin-starred Le Pur' restaurant, which features an innovative open kitchen. The 250 sq m (2,691 sqft) Le Spa features quality Crème de la Mer cosmetics and the techniques of our beauty and body experts, allowing guests to experience unique moments of relaxation and wellbeing.

http://paris.vendome.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

No. 8

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa – Wicklow, Ireland.

BEST GOLF RESORT HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT IRELAND 2015 - Sika Restaurant

Nestled among ancient trees, within the granite walls of one of Ireland's most renowned estates, you'll find Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa. With 200 lavishly furnished guest rooms including 93 suites and 36 holes of championship golf, the resort is a stunning complement to the sublime formal gardens of historic Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow, just 30 minutes from Dublin. Guests enjoy impeccable service and a wealth of comforting amenities including 3 delectable dining options, a traditional Irish pub, an award-winning spa, a state-of-the-art fitness suite and exciting recreation options. As a member of the Autograph Collection, Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa offers a five star, one-of-a-kind destination for guests of all types.

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dubak-powerscourt-hotel-autograph-collection

No. 9

Sofitel The Palm Dubai.

BEST HOTEL SPA FACILITIES WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL GUEST WELCOME WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL HOUSEKEEPING WORLDWIDE 2015

Located on the prestigious Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel The Palm, Dubai is a Polynesian themed resort, comprising 361 rooms & suites and 182 serviced residences. A cozy retreat from Dubai's urban cityscape, the resort sprawls over a long private beach on Palm Jumeirah's East Crescent. The luxury beachside hotel offers a large variety of dining options. The wide array of leisure facilities includes a So Fit health club, a 2,500 sqm So Spa, 2 tennis courts and a night club. The resort offers comprehensive state-of-the art meeting facilities including a ballroom accommodating up to 600 persons ideal for conferences, events, weddings and product launches.

http://www.sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com/en

No. 10

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers – Abu Dhabi.

BEST HOTEL CLUB LOUNGE WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL BREAKFAST WORLDWIDE 2015

Rising majestically from its beachside setting, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers' dramatic sculptural form and spectacular design set a new standard for luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi. This multi-award winning luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi features a number of unique venues for social events, outstanding conference and meeting facilities, and 382 elegant rooms and suites, which afford some of the most stunning views of the Arabian Gulf.

Whether you prefer to spend your time cooling off in one of our three swimming pools, strolling along the glorious private beach, treating yourself to some of the best retail therapy to be found in the Middle East, or being pampered in the Talise Spa, you'll find our service is second to none.

http://www.jumeirah.com/en/hotels-resorts/abu-dhabi/jumeirah-etihad-towers

No. 11

Montage Beverly Hills –USA

BEST HOTEL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2015

Montage Beverly Hills creates a welcoming respite amid Los Angeles' most exciting and sophisticated pleasures. Release into a stress‐melting massage at Spa Montage. Retreat to a private, poolside cabana and savor rooftop views of the Hollywood hills. Indulge in soulful Italian cuisine at celebrity Chef Scott Conant's Scarpetta Los Angeles. Or simply relax in luxurious accommodations rich in both modern comforts and the classic ambiance of a historic Beverly Hills estate.

http://www.montagehotels.com/beverlyhills

No. 12

Four Seasons Hotel Doha – Qatar

BEST FAMILY HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT WORLDWIDE 2015 -Nobu Doha

Poised on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, along Doha's sweeping West Bay, Four Seasons Hotel Doha combines premium business and function facilities with the spirit of a resort. A three-storey Spa, seven separate restaurants and lounges, a 250m private beach and a 110-berth marina grant the 232-room Hotel an air of luxury while the warm and efficient service and famed Arabic hospitality simultaneously imbue the Hotel with an almost residential feel.

http://www.fourseasons.com/doha/

No. 13

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok.

BEST HOTEL THAILAND 2015

BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT ASIA 2015 - Le Normandie

Established in 1876 as the first luxury hotel in Thailand and located on the banks of the majestic Chao Phraya River, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok boasts an international reputation for legendary hospitality, style and grace. The hotel has been an inspiration to a host of world-renowned writers from Joseph Conrad and Somerset Maugham to Wilbur Smith and John Le Carre. With 374 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, the hotel also has ten restaurants and outlets including the iconic Bamboo Bar, Le Normandie, The China House, Lord Jim's, and Sala Rim Naam. The hotel’s private teakwood shuttle boats provide daily access to the world famous Thai Cooking School and the award-winning Oriental Spa and Health Centre located across the River.

http://www.mandarinoriental.com/bangkok

No. 14

Four Seasons Resort, Dubai at Jumeirah Beach.

BEST NEW HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST LUXURY BEACH HOTEL MIDDLE EAST 2015

Set on a pristine, natural beach, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach blends Arabic design with cool, contemporary style – creating an atmosphere of light, sophisticated luxury. Our 237 ultra-spacious Dubai hotel accommodations – including 49 suites – offer views of the Arabian Gulf on one side and BurjKhalifa and the downtown skyline on the other.

This 5-star Dubai hotel is home to 10 restaurants and lounges, one of the city’s most lavish spas, three swimming pools and fun family activities. With a warm, comfortable attitude and legendary personalized service, Four Seasons is redefining the Dubai luxury hotel experience.

http://www.fourseasons.com/dubaijb

No. 15

RixosThe Palm - Dubai

BEST LUXURY LIFESTYLE HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

Situated at the end of The Palm Jumeirah's crescent, RixosThe Palm Dubai is one of the best beach hotels in Dubai, enjoying the city's most spectacular location. Its 360° view spans the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, iconic landmarks including BurjKhalifa and Burj Al Arab, the glittering skyline of Dubai Marina and the remarkable lagoons and architecture of The Palm Jumeirah itself. Surrounded by lush landscaping and offering unparalleled views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai's panoramic skyline, the resort boasts 230 guest rooms and suites, nine restaurants and bars and Rixos Royal Spa. Characterised by its outstanding hospitality, the resort is a popular destination for families, couples and friends alike with its comprehensive programme of activities for guests including Rixy Kids Club, a private karaoke bar, fitness activities and live entertainment. The beach at RixosThe Palm commands an unrivalled spot, ensuring fresh water supply and a pristine sandy shore line. Renowned to be the best beach on Palm Jumeirah, the location is a popular spot for local residents and tourists alike.

http://thepalmdubai.rixos.com/

No. 16

The State Hermitage Official Hotel – Russia

BEST HOTEL RUSSIA 2015

The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in St Petersburg, Russia is one and only hotel that offers new gateway to experience The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. The hotel is located on Pravda Street, 10 - a landmark building of the notable area of Saint-Petersburg often referred to as Dostoevsky's Saint Petersburg by locals. The chosen design concept is following the guidelines of the interior decoration of the Winter Palace – the residence of Russian Tsars in 19th century. The main goal of the concept was to create a link between the Hotel and the Museum, providing Guests with an opportunity not only to see the magnificence of the residence of Russian Emperors and Tsars but also plunge into this magical ambience and live through it. The Hotel offers 126 rooms of 10 categories starting from Premium and Superior room types up to imperial and Presidential residences. All the rooms are performed in exquisite styles repeating the imperial chambers of the Winter palace. Only natural materials are used for the decoration of the guest rooms like natural wood, different sorts of Greek and Italian marble, silk wallpapers, hand crafted plaster gilded with gold.

http://thehermitagehotel.ru/

No. 17

QASR AL SARAB DESERT RESORT BY ANANTARA, ABU DHABI.

BEST LUXURY VILLA RESORT WORLDWIDE 2015 (Royal Pavilion Villas)

BEST LUXURY HOTEL VILLA WORLDWIDE 2015 (Qasr Al Sarab Family villas)

MOST STUNNING HOTEL LOCATION WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST DESERT RESORT HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

Located in the legendary Liwa Desert, one of the largest uninterrupted sand deserts in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara embraces the epic adventures of this evocative landscape by providing a luxury oasis for discerning travellers. Recline by the plunge pool outside your own private villa, or stretch out on a sumptuous day bed surrounded by rich Middle Eastern fabrics and local artefacts. Every room, villa and suite is considered to be some of the finest abodes among luxury Abu Dhabi resorts and features desert views, blending our rich interiors with the landscape.

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara distinguishes itself from other Abu Dhabi hotels bringing its guests the quintessential Abu Dhabi luxury resort experience with leisure facilities to please the most demanding of tastes. A sanctuary of wellbeing that draws on an array of ancient cultures at Anantara Spa. A choice of four dining venues that offer the greatest Middle Eastern cuisine and fine gastronomic experiences from across the globe. Tailor-make your ultimate luxury holiday from our range of other facilities including fitness centre, tennis court, swimming pool, kids club, business centre and library.

http://qasralsarab.anantara.com/

No. 18

RixosThe Palm - Dubai

Situated at the end of The Palm Jumeirah's crescent, RixosThe Palm Dubai is one of the best beach hotels in Dubai, enjoying the city's most spectacular location. Its 360° view spans the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, iconic landmarks including BurjKhalifa and Burj Al Arab, the glittering skyline of Dubai Marina and the remarkable lagoons and architecture of The Palm Jumeirah itself. Surrounded by lush landscaping and offering unparalleled views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai's panoramic skyline, the resort boasts 230 guest rooms and suites, nine restaurants and bars and Rixos Royal Spa. Characterised by its outstanding hospitality, the resort is a popular destination for families, couples and friends alike with its comprehensive programme of activities for guests including Rixy Kids Club, a private karaoke bar, fitness activities and live entertainment. The beach at RixosThe Palm commands an unrivalled spot, ensuring fresh water supply and a pristine sandy shore line. Renowned to be the best beach on Palm Jumeirah, the location is a popular spot for local residents and tourists alike.

http://thepalmdubai.rixos.com/

No. 19

Royal Mansour Marrakech – Morocco

BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT AFRICA 2015 (La Grande Table Francaise)

Within the medina walls, the stunning Royal Mansour Marrakech replicates a traditional medina design with fifty three individual riads (traditional courtyard houses). Each one, two or three bedroom exquisitely furnished, boasts a living room, bar around a private courtyard, plus rooftop terrace with plunge pool and marvelous city, gardens or mountain views. French, international and traditional Moroccan gourmet cuisine is available in three restaurants, overseen by the hotel's three star Michelin chef, Yannick Alléno, or guests may dine privately in their own riad. There is three bars an outdoor pool, and an authentic spa with traditional hammam and fabulous indoor pool in an orangery style pavilion To keep service discreet, there's a network of underground tunnels for staff to use.

http://www.royalmansour.com

No. 21

Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London

BEST NEW BUSINESS HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST LUXURY TOURIST HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

London's first elevated luxury hotel - starting at 125 metres high – Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London occupies levels 34 to 52 of The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building. Situated in London's most historic areas, the hotel is in close proximity to the financial hubs of the City and Canary Wharf as well as key tourist attractions such as Tate Modern, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral and Borough Food Market; an ideal option for both the leisure and business traveller. The hotel offers 202 guest rooms and suites throughout levels 36 and 50, all with unparalleled views across London. Three signature Shangri-La wining and dining venues are available throughout the multi-purpose building and three river-facing event spaces on level 34. Level 52 is home to London's highest bar alongside the hotel's infinity pool and 24-hour gym. As with every property in the group, it operates on the simple yet powerful philosophy of Shangri-La's legendary hospitality.

http://www.shangri-la.com/london

No. 22

The Ritz Carlton Shanghai-Pudong China

BEST BUSINESS HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL ROOFTOP RESTAURANT WORLDWIDE 2015 - Flair Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

Located in Lujiazui financial trade zone, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong is Shanghai's ultimate destination for luxury and style and occupies the top 18 floors of the Shanghai ifc South Tower. Opened in June 2010, the design and style of the hotel is contemporary with hints new interpretations of 1930's Shanghai Art Deco. The hotel offers 285 guest rooms and a host of exquisite luxury restaurants and a bar with unrivalled views over The Bund and the Shanghai skyline. Restaurants include Aura Lounge and Jazz Bar, Jin Xuan the fine dining Chinese Restaurant designed by Steve Leung, Scena Italian Restaurant and Flair Rooftop Restaurant and Bar both designed by the world famous Super Potato. Flair is Shanghai's highest al fresco dining and wining venue and is destined to be the unique new social center of Pudong and the city.

http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/ShanghaiPudong/Default.htm

No. 24

Hayfield Manor Hotel – Cork, Ireland.

BEST HOTEL BREAKFAST IRELAND 2015

BEST CITY HOTEL IRELAND 2015

BEST HOTEL CONCIERGE WORLDWIDE 2015 - Mr. Michael O' Driscoll

Hayfield Manor is located alongside the historic University College Cork, Hayfield Manor is set on a backdrop of two-acre of beautiful mature gardens and is just a pleasant stroll to the heart of Cork city. The charming coastal towns of Kinsale and Cobh and the world famous Blarney Castle are a short and scenic journey from the hotel. Residents of Hayfield Manor experience true Irish hospitality with staff dedicated to providing individual & memorable service along with every modern comfort. Spacious bedrooms have been individually designed with elegant marble bathrooms and relaxation space. Residents enjoy exclusive access to The Beautique Spa. The hotel offers two award-winning and distinctive restaurants: Orchids Restaurant specializes in fine Irish cuisine served with great sophistication and the vibrant Perrotts Bistro features Mediterranean and worldwide specialties. No stay in Cork would be complete without sampling the cuisine and levels of service that have earned Hayfield Manor a raft of accolades and titles throughout the years...

http://www.hayfieldmanor.ie

No. 25

St Regis – Doha

BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT MIDDLE EAST 2015 - Gordon Ramsey

Steeped in Middle Eastern mystique, The St. Regis Doha is part of Al Gassar Resort located in the heart of West Bay, adjacent to the Pearl Island and close to the Diplomatic Area. The hotel presents majestic interiors, an extensive range of leisure facilities and over 6,000 sqm of meeting and conference space, making it the preferred retreat for both leisure and business travelers.

The St. Regis Butler Service is part of the St. Regis promise that every guest will have a truly memorable stay. Unique to Qatar, everyone who stays at The St. Regis Doha is provided with their own butler for the duration of their stay.

The hotel introduces a collection of carefully selected restaurants, bars and lounges, including Gordon Ramsay and Hakkasan, where accomplished master chefs present exciting new fine dining experiences to the capital of Qatar. You can also escape to a sanctuary of rejuvenation at the signature Remède Spa, featuring 22 private treatment rooms.

http://www.stregisdoha.com/

No. 26

Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi, UAE.

BEST BUSINESS HOTEL MIDDLE EAST 2015

BEST HOTEL WINE BAR RESTAURANT WORLDWIDE 2015 (La Cava)

Rosewood Abu Dhabi marks the first presence of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in the United Arab Emirates. This five-star property offers locals and tourists a distinct and personalized luxury lifestyle experience in the heart of city.

The inspiration for the hotel tower is derived from the glistening Arabian Gulf and the vast desert that surrounds Abu Dhabi city. The curvilinear architecture of the building is designed to suggest the movement in this vibrant city whilst the interior warmly welcomes guests.

Offering 4 authentic dining restaurants and stunning views of the water, the hotel provides a sophisticated environment for both business and leisure. Rosewood Abu Dhabi encompasses Rosewood’s A Sense of Place® philosophy by reflecting the culture, history and geography of its location.

http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/abu-dhabi

No. 27

InterContinental Paris le Grand – Paris

BEST CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION HOTEL EUROPE

With floodlit views of the Opera House, this superbly renovated luxury hotel is at the heart of Parisian society. Opened in 1862, it defines historical grandeur, from Café de la Paix to La Verriere Restaurant, set in an 800 square metre winter garden. Elegantly appointed, the hotel’s boutique-style suites overlook stunning landmarks. Located in the 9th arrondissement, close to the Louvre Museum, shopping, theatre and banking districts, this luxury Paris hotel is an icon in the City of Light.

http://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/paris/parhb/hoteldetail

No. 28

Arosa Kulm Hotel &Alpin Spa – Switzerland

BEST SKI HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

A friendly atmosphere combined with the grand tradition of a 5-star hotel. A stunning location with ski slopes and hiking paths at the door. Culinary delights and the Alpin Spa for body, soul and spirit. Hospitality, simplicity and luxury.

http://www.arosakulm.ch

No. 29

Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara – Qatar

BEST NEW VILLA RESORT WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST NEW LUXURY RESORT WORLDWIDE 2015

25 minutes from the heart of Qatar's vibrant capital, a luxury yacht ferry crosses crystal clear water to reach a breathtaking island that feels a world away, while a private helicopter pad offers an exclusive arrival with a bird's eye coastal view. Welcome to Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara - a paradise sanctuary of world class facilities and limitless activities, both above and below the water, providing relaxation and adventure, wellness and pure indulgence.

http://www.doha.anantara.com

No. 30

Belmond Reid's Palace – Portugal

BEST HOTEL PORTUGAL 2015

Belmond Reid's Palace is a legendary hotel which since its opening in 1891, has been the ultimate place to stretch-out and relax in the sun. Perched on a cliff top, Belmond Reid's Palace is surrounded by 10 acres of subtropical gardens and enjoys views over the Atlantic Ocean, within walking distance of Funchal's restaurants, shops and nightlife.

http://www.belmond.com/reids-palace-madeira/

No. 31

W BANGKOK – Thailand

BEST DESIGN HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL SUITE WORLDWIDE 2015

BANGKOK AT ITS BRIGHTEST
Play, relax, indulge, and revel amid jet-setters, fashionistas, exotic designs, mystical elements, and up-and-coming artists in an innovative spectrum where fashion meets culture. Located in North Sathorn road is the W Bangkok, a stylish icon of Asian chic. Welcome to the new playground of jet setters and fashionistas.

Unwind in 403 spacious guest rooms and suites amid inspiring designs, motifs, fabrics and custom furnishing. Relax and recharge with every comfort and amenity you’ve ever dreamed of: 24-hour concierge, AWAY® Spa, FIT gym, WET® Deck, WIRED® Business Center, W The Store, Whatever/Whenever® service and more.

Savor from laid back indulgences in the W Lounge to inspired bites at The Kitchen Table and The Kitchen Pantry to singular sips at W Terrace or WOOBAR®, we fuse colorful cuisine with dynamic settings for an avant-garde experience.

http://www.whotelbangkok.com/

No. 32

InterContinental Shanghai Puxi – China

BEST BUSINESS TRAVELER HOTEL CHINA 2015

InterContinental Shanghai Puxi unveils a world of luxury, exclusivity and elegance featuring enviable downtown location, 533 exquisitely appointed rooms and suites located in two glass towers, over 3,125 square meters of comprehensive meeting facilities, diverse and world-class dining options and well-equipped Fitness Center and Spa.

http://www.intercontinental.com

No. 33

Melia Dunas – Cape Verde

BEST HOTEL CAPE VERDE 2015

BEST LIFESTYLE RESORT WORLDWIDE 2015

The Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa is a new deluxe All Inclusive resort located righton the beautiful Algodoeiro beach overlooking a coral reef with rich sea life. It is the perfect option for discovering and exploring the island of Sal in Cabo Verde, thanks to its natural beauty, its stunning tropical gardens, its eternal summer climate and luxurious facilities. The Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa provides 1,150 rooms (suites / The Level villas / family rooms / The Level rooms), Wi-Fi internet in the public areas; exclusive The Level service; 7 pools (5 for adults / 2 for children); YHI Spa; full gym; different dining spaces (Spices / O Grille / Aqua / Sahel / Rancho (*) / Atlantis (*)); 14 bars; an amphitheater for shows and parties; boutiques and shops in the Boulevard; hairdressers; 2 tennis courts and beach volleyball.

http://www.melia.com/en/hotels/cabo-verde/isla-de-sal/melia-dunas/index.html

No. 34

The Torch Hotel, Doha, Qatar.

BEST HOTEL AFTERNOON TEA WORLDWIDE 2015 - Torch Tea Garden

BEST SPORTS HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

At 300m high and with 360° panoramic views across Doha, THE TORCH is the centrepiece of Doha's vibrant Sports City – Aspire Zone. The iconic 5-Star luxury hotel features 51 floors, a revolving restaurant on the 47th floor and a cantilevered swimming pool anchored to the 19th floor. All rooms and suites feature mood-lighting system with 12 different colours, a unique iPad in-Room Solution and LED TVs. Meetings venues and facilities are suitable for small, medium and large events, equipped with state-of-art video-conferencing technology and modern design. Guests have private walkway access to Doha's largest shopping mall Villaggio. Aspire Park is accessible within a 3-minute walk and includes running tracks, large open green spaces, an internal lake and restaurants.

http://www.thetorchdoha.com

No. 35

Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara

BEST YACHT FRIENDLY RESORT WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST FAMILY BEACH RESORT MIDDLE EAST 2015

Revel in royal luxury at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, an island haven designed to captivate the mind and relieve the body. With views over the Arabian Gulf’s shimmering waters, fall under the spell of centuries of evocative Middle Eastern legends. Explore majestic hilltops created between five and ten million years ago. Discover the diverse wildlife inhabiting this unique offshore island retreat, long known for its natural and rugged beauty.

Set on the island haven of Sir BaniYas, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara is regarded as one of the most luxurious Abu Dhabi resorts offering intrepid travellers an unforgettable island escape in one of the region’s most spectacular destinations. Our Abu Dhabi resort boasts luxury accommodation that taps into the country’s opulent Arabic spirit to form this exemplary Middle East hotel.

No. 36

Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai - China

BEST HOTEL CLUB LOUNGE ASIA 2015

BEST BUSINESS TRAVELER HOTEL ASIA 2015

Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, China, a ' luxurious Art-Deco masterpiece', brilliantly reinvented for the 21st century where old fashioned glamour sparkles with a new luster. Situated at the famous Bund promenade and unrivaled shopping on Nanjing Road, it is the perfect place to explore Shanghai's spectacular scenery and vibrant lifestyle.

The Shanghai Luxury hotel offers 270 distinctive guestrooms, including 39 luxurious suites, which blends art-deco-inspired furnishings with modern amenities. Our Fairmont Gold executive floor features private check-in, lounge access, continental breakfast and afternoon canapes. From the exquisite décor to the impeccable service, Fairmont Peace Hotel is an extraordinary hotel in Shanghai, China and a luxury lifestyle destination that offers every indulgence.

www.fairmont.com/peacehotel

No. 37

HakubaOnsen Ryokan SHIROUMA-SO – Japan

BEST SMALL BOUTIQUE HOTEL ASIA 2015

SHIROUMA-SO, nestled at the foot of the magnificent Hakuba Japan Alps is a Japanese Ryokan that has been creating warm and memorable experiences for guests from around Japan and abroad for nearly 80 years. SHIROUMA-SO represents what is best in Japanese hospitality: after a day of some of the best mountain activities in the world, come back to friendly greeting, change into a yukata kimono, relax in the natural onsen hot spring bath, and then enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal featuring local foods. The ryokan itself features pillars and beams preserved from the structure's agricultural beginnings in the Edo period, and traditional Japanese tatami rooms with majestic mountain views. The warm atmosphere of this historical ryokan provides the perfect place to refresh and feel in harmony with nature. SHIROUMA-SO provides guests with the personal touch only a family-run ryokan can offer. No matter what the season, SHIROUMA-SO is an ideal place for guests to come to relax and rejuvenate, or to get out and actively enjoy Hakuba's pristine alpine environment.

http://www.shiroumaso.com

No. 38

Ca Maria Adele, Venice – Italy

BEST SMALL BOUTIQUE HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

Ca Maria Adele is a 12 room boutique hotel in the art district of Venice. The style and the service of Ca Maria Adele made this hotel a point of reference for those travelers seeking a romantic and intimate gateway. Ranked one of the best small hotels in the world, this friendly, family hotel is a must visit for anyone visiting Venice.

http://www.camariaadele.it

No. 39

Palacio Belmonte – Portugal

BEST BOUTIQUE PALACE HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

The Belmonte is about light, privacy, beautiful landscapes. An attitude and a lifestyle. A house for whom, luxury is synonymous of encountering one's emotions. Ten suites, on 3700 sqm, 7 terraces, books, art, chimneys, piano, infinity pool A very discreet, attentive and imaginative team to show you the best.

http://www.palaciobelmonte.com

No. 40

Selman Marrakech – Morocco

BEST SPA RESORT VILLA WORLDWIDE 2015 (1-2 BEDROOM RIAD)

BEST LUXURY WELLNESS SPA RESORT WORLDWIDE 2015

At the foot of the Atlas Mountains, five minute away from the hustle of the medina, what seemed like only a mirage has become a reality: Selman Marrakech, a palace of distinct, sublime and alluring charm. Designed by Jacques Garcia and built by the best artisans, Selman seduces with its timeless harmony. At this intimate, personal and family-owned property, each guest shares in the joy, love and dreams of their warm and passionate hosts. In this timeless palace whose construction was the vision of the owner, the art of traditional Moroccan hospitality has been revived. Precious moments are embodied in the presence of the beautiful thoroughbred Arabian horses, symbols of a bygone grandeur, which capture the spirit of Selman and invite the joy of living. There are views of the horses from the terraces and the gardens where one can admire the majesty and poise of these animals. Moments of pure grace add to the perfection of this timeless experience.

http://www.selmanmarrakech.com

No. 42

Hilton Frankfurt Airport – Germany

BEST AIRPORT HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

Where exceptional architecture and design meet Hilton hospitality. Experience state-of-the-art meeting facilities, outstanding hospitality and eye-catching design in a prime location at Hilton Frankfurt Airport. Situated just 15 minutes away from downtown Frankfurt, the futuristic THE SQUAIRE building is home to Hilton Frankfurt Airport, setting new standards in architecture and design. The multiple awarded hotel provides direct pedestrian access to the airport's main Terminal and a perfect connection to the motorway and high speed trains underneath the building.

http://www.frankfurtairport.hilton.com

No. 43

HyakunaGaran – Okinawa – Japan

BEST SMALL BEACH HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

HyakunaGaran is located within a 35 minutes' drive from Naha Airport. With a breath taking view of 220 degrees, guests can enjoy sunrise and sunset and can even on a sunny occasion view the sacred Kudaka Island in the east. Away from the urban loudness, the hotel is located at the tip of the beautiful ocean and the mountain spread. The mansion aims to combine fusion with nature, and feature Japanese-Okinawa architecture, featuring plenty of Okinawa materials such as red tiles, Okinawa limestone and Chagi. The mansion provides a banyan-grown courtyard, a cave with a 7-meter stone Buddha, galleries and a library for guests can relax. Each of the 6 private rooms on the rooftop features an open-air bath for superb hermitage.

http://www.hyakunagaran.com/English/

No. 45

Sofitel Downtown –Dubai

BEST CITY HOTEL MIDDLE EAST 2015

Dramatic Geometric Chic designs welcomes you to Sofitel Dubai Burj Downtown. The striking new, 5-star hotel by BurjKhalifa - the world's tallest building - blends the dynamism of Dubai with colorful creativity and French flair.350 rooms including 76 suites. Geometric Chic designs, the soft down of a Sofitel MyBed, stunning views of the BurjKhalifa and the coastline, high technology, Nespresso coffee machine and signature amenities in each of our 350 rooms and suites.

http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-7492-sofitel-dubai-downtown/index.shtml

No. 46

City Seasons Hotel, Muscat – Oman

BEST HOTEL OMAN 2015

City Seasons Hotel Muscat redefines the business/Leisure hotel category in Muscat, combining unparalleled luxury with contemporary elegance and comfort. Located on Al Sultan Qaboosstreet, City Seasons Hotel is in the heart of capital's diplomatic and commercial district. This hotel is an ideal destination for conferences, business travels and leisure.

http://www.cityseasonshotels.com

No. 47

Hulhule Island Hotel – Maldives

BEST AIRPORT RESORT HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT STAFF WORLDWIDE 2015

Hulhule Island Hotel, located on the International airport island, is a modern and exotic hotel catering to the diversified needs of guests. Set in a heavenly ambiance of turquoise blue waters, our Maldives airport hotel is a perfect place for the guests on leisure as well as on business. It is a happening place to be in; as well it is a tranquil haven at various locations within the hotel. Due to its uniqueness and quality, the hotel has won numerous national and international awards.

http://www.hih.com.mv

No. 48

Parco San Marco Lifestyle Beach Resort - Italy

BEST LIFESTYLE BEACH RESORT/HOTEL EUROPE 2015

Situated between Lugano and Lake Como, the Resort offers wealth of opportunities: 111 elegant suites and apartments, a subtropical park with pool, private beach and mountain forest for relaxing and letting go, a SPA for the well-being of body and soul, four à la carte restaurants, three Clubs and Fun Pool for the kids, numerous fitness and sports facilities, boats and surfboards.

http://www.parco-san-marco.com

Hulhule Island Hotel – Maldives

Hulhule Island Hotel, located on the International airport island, is a modern and exotic hotel catering to the diversified needs of guests. Set in a heavenly ambiance of turquoise blue waters, our Maldives airport hotel is a perfect place for the guests on leisure as well as on business. It is a happening place to be in; as well it is a tranquil haven at various locations within the hotel. Due to its uniqueness and quality, the hotel has won numerous national and international awards.

http://www.hih.com.mv

No. 49

Concorde Hotel Doha Qatar.

BEST CONFERENCE AND CONVENTION HOTEL MIDDLE EAST 2015

BEST AIRPORT HOTEL MIDDLE EAST 2015

CONCORDE HOTEL DOHA is 5-star luxury hotel Situated in the historical district, within (2 km) of Qatar National Museum and SouqWaqif

This luxury hotel features an outdoor pool, a health club, and a coffee shop/café. Complimentary WiFi and complimentary parking are also provided. Additionally, a sauna, a steam room, and a conference center are onsite.

All 210 individually decorated rooms and suites provide 24-hour room service. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include DVD players, minibars, and LCD TVs.

http://www.concordedoha.com/

No. 50

Almanity Hoi An– Vietnam

BEST NEW ALL-INCLUSIVE SPA HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

Almanity Hoi An is a new and unique resort located in the heart of Hoi An town. Almanity Hoi An understands the elements of the local surroundings and integrate these elements into its architecture, its design and the overall experience of the guests. Alma refers to an authentic experience and an inner journey. Almanity Hoi An. Just minutes from the World Heritage listed Ancient Town, this stunning Alma Resort offers guests 145 spacious rooms in a classic heritage design, surrounding tropical gardens and inviting terraced pools.

Inclusive daily 90 minute Spa Journeys combine massage, meditation and Tai Chi are offered in the My Chi Spa, one of the largest spas in Asia, features 40 treatment rooms and a relaxation pool set within a Silent Sanctuary.

http://www.almanityhoian.com

No. 51

Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa Thailand.

BEST LUXURY SMALL BOUTIQUE VILLA RESORT ASIA 2015

Occasions made special at Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa, the world-renowned facilities and award-winning world class service. Known as one of the region's largest and most trusted conference resort with advanced technology and modern luxury that provides 2,800 sqm of indoor space and 2,200 sqm outdoor space, by the pool or the sea. Being the first resort in Thailand to be awarded ISO 22000:2005, establishing of trust and quality, the resort ensures there are always rooms with superiority of all success to celebrate or business to accomplish. From conferences, exhibitions, and incentives, to lavish gala dinners or business meetings. Our enthusiastic associates will efficiently attend to all the details so you can focus on what truly matters - your people.

www.sheraton.com/huahin

No. 52

Sofitel Legend The Grand, Amsterdam – Netherlands

BEST HOTEL NETHERLANDS 2015

From a 15th-century convent to royal lodgings to Dutch Admiralty headquarters to the city hall of Amsterdam, our hotel boasts a rich history. Now, after a careful renovation by French designer Sybille de Margerie, it is a place of hospitality, art and culture. Furnished with French elegance and grandeur, our hotel blends sleek design with five star facilities, including 52 luxury suites with Butler Service and an indulgent spa. With the Michelin star restaurant Bridges, a Parisian themed bistro, Amsterdam's first Raw Bar, a Vinothèque, the Library 'Or' and a brown café, this is definitely the perfect spot for the discerning business traveller or for a luxury stay in Amsterdam. Poetry and a rich history captivate and seduce everyone into visiting the hotel. Live the Legend!

http://www.sofitel-legend-thegrand.com

No. 54

W Hotel Guangzhou – China

BEST HOTEL SUITE CHINA 2015 (Extreme Wow Suite)

Welcome and standout above the juxtaposition of storied cultural traditions and contemporary urban tapestry, in the glow of W Guangzhou's eclectic energy. As the Sleek black glass exterior mirrors charming tea houses and a luminous water wall entrance reflects the iconic Pearl River. The First W in Mainland China, a landmark of modern transformation on a global stage.

http://www.wguangzhou.com

No. 55

Sofitel Bahrain ZallaqThalassa Sea & Spa

BEST HOTEL BAHRAIN 2015

BEST HOTEL WELLBEING RESORT AND SPA MIDDLE EAST 2015

Perched on the pristine beaches of Zallaq overlooking the Arabian Gulf on Bahrain’s west coast this 5-star luxury hotel boasts the only Thalassa Sea and Spa in the GCC countries.

This spectacular new seawater spa hotel and resort blends French art de vivre with traditional Bahraini styles. 262 luxurious rooms and suites boast balconies and sea views. A stunning ballroom and private island host Magnifique corporate events and weddings.

Spend the day relaxing by the pool, indulging in Sea-Water Spa treatments or soaking up the sun at La Plage Beach Club which offers tennis, squash and water sports. Retreat to your room just after sunset to freshen up for a unique meal in one of the hotel’s 5 restaurants.

http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-6722-sofitel-bahrain-zallaq-thalassa-sea-spa/index.shtml

No. 56

The Theva Residency – Sri Lanka

BEST SMALL HOTEL SRI LANKA 2015

The Theva Residency is a private and luxurious home away from home. Our winning formula is based on providing guests with an exceptionally personalized level of service and providing modern luxurious living with exotic 5-Star cuisine.

http://www.theva.lk

No. 58

The St.Regis Beijing – China

BEST HOTEL SPA CHINA 2015

St. Regis Beijing's regal guestrooms and bespoke St. Regis suites are elegantly appointed with the most sophisticated technology without compromising class. Five-star facilities reign as standard throughout the rooms, with decadent décor and touches of modern Asian refinery throughout. The soft warmth of exquisite linens intuitive touches of elegance surround and seduce esteemed guests. Far from being just a room, the elegant design and inviting comfort afforded by the hand-picked furniture merely complement the finest aspect of St. Regis properties - the service; the acclaimed St. Regis Signature Butler Service, available 24-hours. A prestigious retreat, The St. Regis Beijing provides sanctuary to the most discerning worldly traveler.

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/stregis/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=110&language=en_US

No. 59

Residence G Hong Kong (by Hotel G)

BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL HONG KONG 2015

Residence G Hong Kong is a vibrant lifestyle boutique hotel, industrial design inspired with a subtle urban accent equaling understated glamour and in-vogue atmosphere. It reflects the rhythms of metropolitan Hong Kong with cutting edge guest rooms and loft. The offer is completed with a fully equipped fitness center, a cozy Lounge with open-air terrace where like-minded guests get to gather and mingle. Situated in the heart of TsimShaTsui, Residence G is a short 5 minute walk to both Jordan and TsimShaTsui MTR stations providing a direct access to Central. Kowloon most vibrant shopping and entertainment neighborhood located along Nathan Road is literally a 2 minutes stroll. The Star Ferry Pier is only 10 minutes away and Hong Kong International Airport is a 30 minute drive.

http://WWW.RESIDENCEGHONGKONG.COM

No. 60

Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche UAE.

BEST HOTEL SPA THERAPIST WORLDWIDE 2015 - Maria San Juan - SO SPA

BEST HOTEL ROOMSERVICE WORLDWIDE 2015

Located at the eastern tip of Abu Dhabi’s Corniche Road, Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche is within walking distance of the seafront and close to the business and financial centre of the capital of the UAE.

Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche has 282 sea-view rooms arranged over 44 floors including 48 suites, 57 Club Rooms, 4 Imperial Suites and one Royal Suite, as well as three restaurants and three bars.

Part of the Capital Plaza Complex, the hotel is easily accessible to Manarat Al Saadiyat on Saadiyat Island, where Le Louvre Abu Dhabi and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi will be located. The hotel is also in close proximity to Yas Marina, Yas Marina Circuit, Ferrari World and Yas Links on Yas Island, the new business districts of Al Reem Island, home of the Sorbonne and of Sowwah Island, home to the new Cleveland Clinic

http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-7507-sofitel-abu-dhabi-corniche/index.shtml

No. 61

Vie Hotel Bangkok – Thailand

BEST LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL BANGKOK 2015

VIE Hotel Bangkok, a member of the MGallery Collection, is a chic designer hotel and creation of renowned French architect J.H. Boiffils, with a spellbinding atmosphere and complete with works of art, exotic furniture, soft shades and audacious colors. Accommodation consists of 154 duplexes, spacious rooms and suites. Dining options are superb with acclaimed La VIE – Creative French Cuisine and YTSB – Yellow Tail Sushi Bar, touted as the best sushi in town. The hotel also features a spa, fitness and rooftop pool. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, it is just steps away from the BTS SkytrainRatchathewi station and within walking distance of a range shopping malls such as Siam Paragon, Platinum Mall and MBK.

http://www.viehotelbangkok.com/

No. 62

Radisson Bu Hotel Tala Bay, Aqaba, Jordan.

BEST BEACH RESORT HOTEL JORDAN 2015

BEST DIVE RESORT HOTEL MIDDLE EAST 2015

Opening onto the Red Sea's brilliant blue waters, Radisson Blu Tala Bay Resort gives Aqaba visitors all-inclusive comfort with a private beach and 5 beach side pools. The 336 rooms and suites offer sea views and amenities like free high-speed, wireless Internet, individual climate control and entry to the Super Breakfast Buffet. The resort has both indoor and outdoor dining, so guests can get out of the sun after a long day or enjoy a tasty meal and cold drink without leaving the beach or the pool. Activities at the resort include diving, snorkelling, water skiing, parasailing, canoeing, windsurfing, jet skiing, volleyball, and yacht cruises, among many others, letting all visitors craft the resort vacation that's perfect for them.

http://www.radissonblu.com/resort-aqaba

No. 63

AVANI Hai PhongHarbour View – Vietnam

BEST BUSINESS HOTEL VIETNAM 2015

Ideally located in Hai Phong'scentre, AVANI Hai PhongHarbour View blends French colonial style, an international ambience and traditional Vietnamese hospitality. Combining French colonial, Vietnamese and international styles, three delightful room types and two kinds of spacious suites offer interconnecting options for families and friends, while apartments with a kitchenette provide a convenient home away from home. At AVANI Hai PhongHarbour View, our recipe for simply delicious cuisine uses the freshest local ingredients with a dash of international flair to offer you a great choice. Our restaurant, pub, café and bar each offer a different tempting menu and atmosphere, so you can sip, snack, wine and dine without stepping foot out of the hotel. While our fuss-free service feels stylish and easy, leaving you free to relax and enjoy good company. Relax with a courtyard or city view and essential comforts, including a queen or twin beds, a bathroom with both a tub and shower, a work desk, free Wi-Fi and cable television, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar, free bottled water and fresh seasonal fruit basket, individually controlled air conditioning and a personal safe.

http://www.avanihotels.com/haiphong/

No. 66

BeniyaMukayu – Japan

BEST SMALL HOTEL SPA WORLDWIDE 2015

Founded in 1928 in the spa town of Yamashiro, BeniyaMukayu is located on the road from the revered Kyoto to the world heritage sites Shirakawago-Gokayama, close to Kanazawa. The hotel's architecture elegantly emphasizes contrasts between light, shade and neutral colours. Every room has its own private open-air hot spring bath, with a wonderful view of the authentic Japanese garden. The traditional tea ceremony performed by the owner, yoga lessons given every morning, the finest Kaga style Kaiseki cuisine served on locally crafted crockery, as well as invigorating medicinal spa treatments, combine to make BeniyaMukayu a peaceful heaven.

http://mukayu.com/english/

No. 67

Skovshoved Hotel – Denmark

BEST SMALL 4****STAR BOUTIQUE HOTWL EUROPE 2015

BEST 4****STAR HOTEL DENMARK 2015

According to several travel magazines Skovshoved Hotel is renowned as one of the worlds trendiest small hotels. International living recognizes it as one of 5 best Boutique Hotels in Europe; it is exclusive & cozy, personal & familiar, trendy & romantic, international & local, all at once.

http://www.skovshovedhotel.com

No. 71

Oriental Residence Bangkok - Thailand

BEST APART-HOTEL WORLDWIDE 2015

Introducing Oriental Residence Bangkok An Iconic Location Boasting an enviable position on Wireless Road in the heart of Bangkok's business and embassy district, every aspect of Oriental Residence speaks of elegance. With convenient access to a selection of exclusive shopping venues and the efficient BTS sky train all close by; guests also have the option to arrive in style with Jaguar XJL transfers straight from the airport. Understated Elegance Set within a prominent 32 storey building, the property comprises of 46 private ownership units and 145 serviced residences, consisting of 41 grand deluxe suites, 70 one-bedroom suites, 30 two-bedrooms suites and four three-bedroom suites. Ranging from 45sqm to 188sqm in size, the residences feature polished hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchens, distinctive imported furnishings, and expansive vistas of the city.

http://www.oriental-residence.com/

No. 72

InterContinental Bali Resort – Bali

BEST LUXURY SPA VILLA WORLDWIDE 2015

InterContinental Bali Resort nestles secluded within 14 hectares of tropical landscaped gardens, alongside a 500m prime stretch of white sand beach. This five-star resort was the first luxury property of its kind to be built on the shores of beautiful Jimbaran Bay. The recipient of multiple international awards since, InterContinental Bali Resort seamlessly accommodates the needs of travellers to Bali, whether it is couples, families, or corporate types. InterContinental Bali Resort positively encourages cultural immersion and local interaction and is environmentally and community-committed through a number of eco-friendly and socially conscious initiatives and community programmes, which have been recognised internationally. InterContinental Bali Resort is positioned a short drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and easily accessible to the island's many attractions and destinations.

http://www.bali.intercontinental.com

No. 73

Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill

BEST BUSINESS HOTEL LONDON 2015

One of the finest 5-star hotels in London, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is ideal for both business and leisure travellers, offering a peaceful yet central location. Situated in the heart of London's West End, this luxurious hotel is within walking distance to many of London's leading attractions from Buckingham Palace to the picturesque Hyde Park, along with the exclusive shopping areas of Oxford Street, Soho, Bond Street, Mayfair and Marylebone. The hotel is conveniently located to the capital's main business, cultural and entertainment district and the Heathrow Airport Express, which takes just 15-minutes from Paddington Station, is just a short ride away.

http://www.london.churchill.hyatt.com

No. 74

St. James Court, A Taj Hotel - London

In a country that values understatement, St. James' Court is an English classic typifying the concealed charm of one of Britain's finest hotels. The custom of St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel is the distinctive choice for more than service with a smile. With a distinguished pedigree shaped over more than a century, this discreet Victorian masterpiece with its award-winning Shakespearean Courtyard is perfectly placed between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in a historic enclave marking the centre of power. Crisp and elegant, with an easy charm that's reserved, yet attentive, we strive to make each visit more pleasurable and memorable. St. James' Court has 338 rooms and suites, offers complimentary wi-fi, premier Golden Keys Concierge service and an exceptional range of dining options with four restaurants including Michelin starred Quilon and two bars, a Wellness Centre and the luxury lifestyle boutique Taj Khazana. Exceeding the expectations of today's discerning traveller, St. James' Court is a slice of the past served up on a contemporary platter.

http://www.stjamescourthotel.co.uk/

No. 75

Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund – China

BEST HOTEL CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT ASIA 2015 - Char Bar & Grill

Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Hotel Indigo's first property in Asia Pacific, opens its doors in December 2010. Sitting directly on the historic South Bund with Pier 16, Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund assures not only spectacular views of both the Bund and Pudong skylines, but an upscale boutique hotel experience. Hotel Indigo features 184 rooms, including 23 suites. QUAY on the 6th floor offers an all day Café menu combining a continental taste with a touch of local flavor, and strives to serve the best coffee in Shanghai. All meeting rooms will provide an ambience conducive to meeting different business objectives. For the more active, the hotel features a state-of-the-art gym with the latest equipment. The swimming pool on the 7th floor also offers guests a unique vantage point of the working river as they swim their lengths. CHAR, the latest addition to the bustling South Bund and serve the award-winning Blackmore's Wagyu beef from Australia, premium quality beef is the specialty, but seafood lovers will not be disappointed and the imaginative side dishes could be a sumptuous meal in themselves.

http://www.shanghai.hotelindigo.com