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Virtuoso names the hottest new hotels for every luxury traveller’s wishlist

Global luxury travel network Virtuoso offers a sneak peek of the hottest upscale hotels debuting worldwide over the next few months.

From Asia to Africa to Europe and beyond, these properties will dazzle with scenic settings, stunning design and impeccable service.

Beachside escapes, historic properties, modern stunners and nature retreats are awaiting travellers, who will return home with the greatest souvenir: a transformational experience courtesy of these hotels that are raising the bar.

Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, Vietnam – Opened November 15, 2018

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Nestled on a bay with an exclusive beach, this all-villa hideaway is set amidst 18 acres of tropical gardens.

The 26 villas feature infinity pools, cellars with premium wines, and designated butlers.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade upon arrival if available, daily buffet breakfast for two, $100 USD equivalent food and beverage credit, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out based upon availability.

Silversands Grenada, Grenada – Opened December 1, 2018

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The hotel’s minimalist design will showcase the beauty of this lesser-known Caribbean gem.

The resort off Grand Anse beach will feature local experiences such as waterfall chasing and organic farm visits, connecting guests with the island’s soul.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade at time of booking if available, daily breakfast for two, $100 USD resort credit, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out if available.

Belmond Cadogan Hotel, U.K – Opening winter 2019

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Positioned between chic Chelsea and glamorous Knightsbridge, this historic property will feature 54 rooms, two-thirds of which are suites.

It faces a private garden where guests can picnic or play tennis.

Virtuoso exclusives: daily breakfast for two in the restaurant, multi-course lunch or dinner for two, one-way chauffeur transfer to/from Heathrow Airport for One Bedroom Suite bookings and above, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out if available.

Six Senses Bhutan, Bhutan – Opening winter 2019

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Five resorts in different locations combine to offer an intimate experience with only 82 suites in total.

Each resort focuses on a theme and features Six Senses’ signature qualities. Virtuoso exclusives: daily buffet breakfast for two, a special amenity, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out if available. 

Rosewood Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Opening winter 2019

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This hotel will become a landmark on the city’s skyline after opening in the new Victoria Dockside arts and culture district.

Occupying 43 floors of a multi-use tower, the property boasts a prime waterfront location.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade on arrival if available, daily semi-buffet breakfast for two, $100 USD equivalent food and beverage credit, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out if available.

The Lodge at Blue Sky, U.S. – Opening spring 2019

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The resort on a 3,500-acre ranch near Park City, Utah is the ultimate outdoor playground.

Guests reconnect with nature through pursuits including horseback riding or fly fishing in summer, and skiing or snowshoeing in winter.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade upon arrival if available, daily full breakfast for two, $100 USD resort or hotel credit, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out if available.

Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel, Italy – Opening spring 2019

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Located at the top of the Spanish Steps, minutes from the Trevi Fountain, this 18th-century palazzo will be reborn as a vibrant hotel, with three restaurants, a stylish rooftop bar with spectacular Rome views, and a two-floor spa and wellness facility.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade upon arrival if available, daily buffet breakfast for two, $100 USD equivalent food and beverage credit, complimentary Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out subject to availability.

Equinox Hotel, Hudson Yards, New York City, U.S. – Opening summer 2019

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The world’s first luxury-lifestyle Equinox Hotel will open within the Hudson Yards neighbourhood on Manhattan’s West Side.

Predicated on the same holistic philosophy as its fitness clubs, Equinox Hotels will amplify a message of high-performance living.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade upon booking if available; daily Continental breakfast for two; $100 USD hotel credit; complimentary Wi-Fi; early check-in and late check-out if available; complimentary one-way airport transfer for suite reservations (minimum two-night stay); and complimentary one-way private helicopter airport transfer for Equinox Suite reservations (minimum two-night stay). 

Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti, Italy – Opening summer 2019

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The ski resort will harmonise with its wooded, mountainous landscape.

The 23 wellness residences and 88 suites will feature Lefay’s signature elements: light, nature, silence and open spaces.

Virtuoso exclusives: upgrade on arrival if available, daily buffet breakfast for two, complimentary 50-minute massage for two, a dinner for two, Wi-Fi, and early check-in and late check-out subject to availability.

These hotels are all part of Virtuoso’s renowned Hotels & Resorts program, encompassing more than 1,300 world-class hotels, resorts, spas, lodges, luxury camps and villas in over 100 countries.

When booked by a Virtuoso advisor or at www.virtuoso.com, each property offers exclusive perks worth more than $500 per stay.

In addition to the above hotels, Virtuoso acknowledged the following hot hotel openings:

  • Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas, Brazil – Opened October 15, 2018

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  • Nobu Hotel Los Cabos, Mexico – Opening early 2019

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  • Waldorf Astoria Maldives – Opening March 2019

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  • The Times Square EDITION, U.S. – Opening spring 2019

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