AHEAD Global 2021

2021 Entered Awards

Bar, Club or Lounge

A hotel bar, club or lounge.

Event Space

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 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.


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).

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).

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.

2021 Special Awards

Ultimate Accolade

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

People's Choice

A project from the AHEAD Global shortlist decided via public vote.