Channel Your Wanderlust: Leading Hotels’ Must-Visit New Hotels

NEW YORK, NYThe Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd is pleased to introduce our highly anticipated new builds and renovated member hotels debuting in late 2019 and throughout 2020.

“The events of the past few months are likely to change the way we travel in the future. But one thing, we are certain, will remain the same, our travelers’ unshakable passion for exploring what makes this world so special. Venturing beyond the guidebooks. Making connections with like-minded people. And seeking what is truly uncommon,” said Shannon Knapp, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Leading Hotels of the World. “When our guests are ready to travel again, we look forward to welcoming them home to the many Leading Hotels around the world that hold a special place in their hearts and helping them discover those new members that have just been unveiled. Whether travelers will be looking for an adventurous escape or a visit to a beloved city, our family of independent luxury hoteliers will be ready to welcome guests with open arms.”

These Leading Hotel newcomers are deeply rooted in their destinations and are sure to offer a world of possibilities within and beyond their doorsteps. Now is the moment to pair passions with inspiring destinations and to plan ahead for future vacations.

The Adventure Junkie From skiing the majestic summits of the Vanoise mountains, to experiencing one of the first luxury camps in Central America in the Arenal Volcano National Park, travelers can jumpstart their adrenalin rush at:

Airelles Val d'Isère, Mademoiselle (Val d'Isère, France) – Opened December 2019
Nayara Tented Camp (La Palma, Costa Rica) – Opened December 2019
Hotel Montevideo (Montevideo, Uruguay) – Opening October 2020

The Artfully Inspired Those with the affinity for unique design and creative touches can stay in Leading Hotels’ newest art-forward properties at:

Hall Arts Hotel (Dallas, Texas, USA) – Opened December 2019
Kozmo Hotel Budapest (Budapest, Hungary) – Opening September 2020
The Newbury Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) – Opening September 2020

The History Enthusiast Spend an unforgettable night at a landmark hotel dating back to the 13th century or staying nearby a city’s most historic sites like Zurich’s Opera House or Wat Pho at:

Palace Elisabeth , Hvar Heritage Hotel (Hvar, Croatia) – Opened September 2019
La Reserve Eden au Lac Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland) – Opened December 2019
Capella Bangkok (Bangkok, Thailand) – Opening July 2020
King's Mansion (Candolim, Goa, India) – Opening August 2020

The Fashionista The elegant city traveler can relish in days filled of refined shopping and city strolling, or even Fashion Weeks in these destinations. Exceptionally stylish havens await at:

J.K. Place Paris (Paris, France) – Opened January 2020
J Hotel Tower, Shanghai (Shanghai, China) – Opening July 2020
The Fifth Avenue Hotel (New York, New York, USA) – Opening September 2020

The Sun Seeker Whether travelers prefer to sunbathe at the famous Poetto Beach or explore the most irresistible private enclave in St. Barth these new hotels exude barefoot luxury while staying at:

Palazzo Doglio (Cagliari, Sardina, Italy) – Opened February 2020
The Legian Sire Lombok (Lombok, Indonesia) – Opening August 2020
Le-Guanahani (St. Barthelemy) – Renovation unveiled October 2020

The Wellness Guru To experience a moment of peace and serenity, travelers can unwind in a 15th century monastery boasting a world-class spa or enjoy total body wellness with panoramic views of Tokyo at:

The Okura Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan) – Opened September 2019
Chateau Papillon Resort Hotel & Spa (Prague, Czech Republic) – Opening September 2020

The Gastronome Foodies can explore the culinary wonders of the world from tasting a locally crafted menu created by a three Michelin Star Chef or dining in the new 10,000 square-feet Nobu Restaurant located on Chicago’s acclaimed ‘Restaurant Row’ at:

Armancette Hotel, Chalets & Spa (Saint Gervais les Bains, France) – Opened July 2019
The Kahala Hotel & Resort Yokohama (Yokohama, Japan) – Opening June 2020
Nobu Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States) – Opening October 2020

To explore all Leading Hotels new members, openings, and renovations, please visit


About The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (Leading Hotels) Comprised of more than 400 hotels in over 80 countries, Leading Hotels is a collection of uncommon luxury hotels. Rooted in the locations in which they are found, members embody the very essence of their destination. Through varied styles of architecture and design and distinct cultural experiences enhanced by passionate people, the collection is for the curious traveler looking for their next discovery. Established in 1928 by several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, Leading Hotels has a more than nine-decade-long commitment to providing remarkable, authentic travel experiences. The company selects only hotels that meet its high standards for quality and distinctiveness, resulting in a curated portfolio of hotels united not by what makes them the same, but the details that make them different. Leaders Club is the company’s exclusive tiered guest loyalty program, consisting of like-minded travelers seeking uncommon travel experiences. The program provides its members with personalized service and exclusive travel benefits to enhance their stays at any Leading Hotel around the world. For more information visit:, Facebook at @LeadingHotels, Twitter at @LeadingHotels and Instagram @leadinghotelsoftheworld

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