Interviews

Sean Trowbridge, Co-founder DKT Artworks

Posted in People
On 2 August, 2022

From hotels to superyachts, DKT Artworks create site specific artworks and installations across the ...

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GABRIEL ESCARRER JAUME, EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF MELIÁ HOTELS INTERNATIONAL

Posted in People
On 2 August, 2022

As CEO of Spain’s leading hotel group, with a workforce of 45,000 and ambitious plans for growth, ...

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DIMITRIS MANIKIS, PRESIDENT EMEA WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS

Posted in People
On 1 August, 2022

Born and raised in Athens, as part of a family whose values and focus were to always ‘do the right...

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ROBERT GODWIN, MANAGING DIRECTOR, LAMINGTON GROUP

Posted in People
On 28 July, 2022

From his love of bees to his dislike of buzzwords, Emma Kennedy talks to the driving force behind th...

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HOLLOWAY LI

Posted in People
On 14 July, 2022

Architectural Interior Design studio, Holloway Li are fast becoming recognised as an exciting and in...

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Philippe Leboeuf, Managing Director, Raffles London at The OWO

Posted in People
On 7 July, 2022

As Raffles London at The OWO nears completion, Managing Director Philippe Leboeuf remains outwardly ...

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David Collins Studio

Posted in People
On 5 July, 2022

Known for their design collaborations with some of the world's most luxurious brands, David Collins ...

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HARRY HANDELSMAN – FOUNDER & CEO, MANHATTAN LOFT CORPORATION

Posted in People
On 19 May, 2022

It takes a certain type of person to build an empire, and you only need speak with Harry Handelsman ...

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Gary Marshall – Founder & Managing Director, Tonik Associates

Posted in People
On 5 May, 2022

Sophie Harper talks to Gary Marshall about the challenges of modern design and how his team’s etho...

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Marie Soliman, Co-Founder Bergman Design House

Posted in People
On 23 April, 2022

Who needs a signature look when you’ve got Marie Soliman on board? Emma Kennedy catches up with th...

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LIRAN WIZMAN – FOUNDER OF SIRCLE COLLECTION AND THE ENTOURAGE GROUP

Posted in People
On 13 April, 2022

From small time property investor to award winning hotelier, Liran Wizman, founder of Sircle Collect...

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Samantha Drummond, Founder and Creative Director Habitus Design Group

Posted in People, Uncategorized
On 3 April, 2022

Go big or go home! Emma Kennedy talks to Resort interior designer Samantha Drummond and discovers wh...

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INTERVIEW: SAAR ZAFRIR, FOUNDER SAAR ZAFRIR DESIGN

Posted in News, People, sticky-news
On 24 March, 2022

After discovering a love for design, Saar Zafrir left his life in finance and investment to follow h...

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INTERVIEW: ANDREW BROWN, GENERAL MANAGER, FAIRMONT WINDSOR PARK

Posted in News, People, sticky-news
On 10 December, 2021

Following the purchase of The Savill Court Hotel & Spa, which is now the site for the Fairmont W...

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INTERVIEW: NICK STOUPAS & JOE STELLA, FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR, TWENTY2DEGREES

Posted in News, People
On 1 December, 2021

As they look forward to ten years of twenty2degrees Design Partnership with a slew of hospit...

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INTERVIEW: STEPHEN ALDEN, CEO, RAFFLES & ORIENT EXPRESS

Posted in Business, Future, News, People
On 9 November, 2021

Following a remarkable career spanning three decades in the hospitality industry, Stephen Al...

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INTERVIEW: STEFAN RIER & LUKAS RUNGGER, FOUNDERS, NOA*

Posted in News, People
On 25 October, 2021

When Stefan Rier and Lukas Rungger first met and bonded over a few beers, they didn’t real...

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INTERVIEW: ISABEL PINTADO, SENIOR VP DESIGN & INNOVATION, FOUR SEASONS

Posted in News, People
On 8 September, 2021

Appointed by Four Seasons to help lead the brand into its next phase of growth, Isabel Pinta...

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INTERVIEW: MANUELA MANNINO & NICHOLAS J. HICKSON, FOUNDERS, THDP

Posted in News, People
On 18 August, 2021

Partners in life and business, Manuela Mannino and Nicholas J. Hickson didn’t set out to g...

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INTERVIEW: GAURANG JHUNJHNUWALA, CEO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND, NAUMI HOTELS

Posted in News, People
On 4 August, 2021

A growing brand in the Asia Pacific region, Naumi Hotels is fast making a name for itself as...

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INTERVIEW: LAUREN ROTTET, FOUNDING PRINCIPAL & PRESIDENT, ROTTET STUDIO

Posted in News, People
On 30 June, 2021

Architect, interior designer, innovator, teacher: Lauren Rottet is the embodiment of design ...

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INTERVIEW: EMMA KING, HEAD OF PREMIUM, LUXURY AND LIFESTYLE DESIGN, EUROPE, IHG RESORTS & HOTELS

Posted in News, People
On 21 June, 2021

As part of NEWH’s online BrandEd discussions, where creatives come together to explore ide...

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INTERVIEW: DALE HIPSH, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HOTELS, HARD ROCK INTERNATIONAL

Posted in News, People
On 4 June, 2021

This June will mark 50 years since Hard Rock’s legacy began. Over that time, the brand has...

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INTERVIEW: ERIC JAFARI, CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, EDYN

Posted in News, People
On 22 April, 2021

Is the aparthotel (a concept that marries the luxury and convenience of a hotel whilst offer...

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INTERVIEW: ERIK NISSEN JOHANSEN, FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, STYLT

Posted in News, People
On 15 April, 2021

A creative visionary in all aspects of life, Erik Nissen Johansen expresses his passion for ...

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INTERVIEW: PHILIPP WEGHMANN, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT EUROPE, PREFERRED HOTEL GROUP

Posted in News, People
On 25 March, 2021

With his finger on the pulse of hospitality trends − and a distinct opinion on what makes ...

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INTERVIEW: EMMA MAXWELL, FOUNDER, EMMA MAXWELL DESIGN

Posted in News, People
On 15 December, 2020

Known for her award-winning bar and restaurant designs, Singapore-based Australian designer ...

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INTERVIEW: TREVOR HORWELL, CEO, NOBU HOSPITALITY GROUP

Posted in News, People
On 15 December, 2020

Having started its hospitality journey with one solitary restaurant, albeit one very success...

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INTERVIEW: IVAYLO LEFTEROV, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, SVART HOTEL

Posted in News, People
On 21 November, 2020

An architect by trade, Ivaylo Lefterov says hotel development is in his blood. Now overseeing the pl...

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INTERVIEW: ANDRÉ GERONDEAU, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, MELIÁ HOTELS INTERNATIONAL

Posted in News, People
On 18 November, 2020

Having been immersed in the hospitality world since childhood, André Gerondeau knows a thing or two...

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INTERVIEW: HANNAH LOHAN, FOUNDER HANNAH LOHAN INTERIORS

Posted in News, People
On 8 November, 2020

From TV to events and finally finding her feet in interior design, Hannah Lohan has had an enviable ...

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INTERVIEW: INGE MOORE & NATHAN HUTCHINS, FOUNDERS, MUZA LAB

Posted in News, People
On 16 October, 2020

When Inge Moore and Nathan Hutchins formed Muza Lab four years ago, it was with a sense of w...

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INTERVIEW: OLGA POLIZZI

Posted in News, People
On 1 October, 2020

By her very nature, let alone her heritage and experience within the industry, Olga Polizzi ...

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INTERVIEW: DEAN WINTER, MANAGING DIRECTOR, SWIRE HOTELS

Posted in News, People
On 1 September, 2020

After a restructure of its senior management team, Swire Hotels’ new Managing Director, De...

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INTERVIEW: FIONA THOMPSON, PRINCIPAL, RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL

Posted in News, People
On 25 August, 2020

Responsible for the design of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels, the team at Ric...

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INTERVIEW: HUGH TAYLOR OBE, FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, MICHELS & TAYLOR

Posted in News, People
On 10 July, 2020

Hugh Taylor has dedicated his professional life to the hospitality industry for more than 30...

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INTERVIEW: PABLO CARRINGTON, FOUNDER MARUGAL

Posted in News, People
On 30 June, 2020

A specialist advisory and operational service within the luxury hotel sector, Marugal has been helpi...

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INTERVIEW: BILL BENSLEY, FOUNDER BENSLEY

Posted in News, People
On 30 June, 2020

Designer, hotelier, environmentalist, visionary… there are many words to describe Bill Bensley’s...

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MICHEL REYBIER, FOUNDER MICHEL REYBIER HOSPITALITY

Posted in News, People
On 19 June, 2020

Michel Reybier, an entrepreneur through and through, established La Réserve – the ultra-luxury ho...

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