AHEAD Asia 2023

Entered Awards

Bar, Club or Lounge

A hotel bar, club or lounge.

Event Spaces

A multi-purpose space or series of spaces in a hotel created for staging temporary events, including but not limited to; ballrooms, conference areas and meeting rooms.

Hotel Conversion

A conversion of an existing non-hotel building into a hotel.


Hotel bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms (not suites).

Hotel Newbuild

A complete new development of a hotel.

Hotel Renovation

A restoration, extension, refurbishment or restructuring of an existing hotel.


A hotel lobby, reception, foyer and/or public areas (multi-functional areas with no specific purpose).

Lodges, Cabins & Tented Camps

A single/collection of lodges, cabins or tented camps.


A self-contained resort hotel.


A hotel restaurant.

Spa & Wellness

A spa and/or wellness facilities within or associated to a hotel.


A hotel suite comprising: a bedroom(s); living room area(s); and bathroom(s).

Special Awards


A hotel project that has demonstrably followed principles of sustainability throughout both its development and delivery.


A hotel project that has demonstrated a thorough consideration of accessibility in its design.

New Concept

A new hospitality concept or brand that delivers both outstanding design and guest experience.

Outstanding Contribution

Recognising the outstanding contribution of an individual or collective to the hospitality industry.

Hotel of the Year

The entry that best combines architecture and design to deliver an outstanding guest experience.