Judging

JUDGED BY OVER 60 LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

Process

The AHEAD Global shortlist is determined by an exhaustive two year judging process to identify the very best new hotels to have opened worldwide.

In each region (Asia, Americas, MEA and Europe) initial entries were voted for online to determine a shortlist of 4-5 projects in each of approx. 16 categories.

Judges then met for a final day of intense debate and deliberation before selecting the regional winners.

Each of these winning projects has now been longlisted for AHEAD Global, with an aggregate of all votes cast in the earlier rounds deciding a final shortlist of six projects in eight brand new categories to be announced on Tuesday 17 November 2020.

All shortlisted projects will then be presented at AHEAD Global from 8-10 December before the final votes are cast. Our global judging panel comprises over 60 leading hospitality architects, designers, owners, operators, and developers – many of them AHEAD winners and nominees from previous years.

Please Save The Date and keep an eye out for further details in the coming weeks.