AHEAD Europe 2020

2020 Entered Awards

Bar, Club or Lounge

A hotel bar, club or lounge.


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

Hotel Conversion

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

Hotel Newbuild

A complete new development of a hotel.

Hotel Renovation

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

Landscaping & Outdoor Spaces

The landscape architecture and/or design of external areas of a hotel.


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


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).

2020 Special Awards

Visual Identity

The overall visual identity of a hotel or hotel brand, including but not limited to: graphic design; branding; signage and physical collateral.

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.