HOTEL ACCOLADES 2014
THE GOLD STANDARD 2014 - Best City Hotel Worldwide | Conde Nast Traveller (UK)
THE BEST LIST 2014 - Best Urban Retreat | Vanity Fair
HOTEL ACCOLADES 2013
TATLER TRAVEL AWARDS 2013 Slinky City Destination - Best City Hotel 2013 Tatler Magazine (UK)
Best Suites of Bangkok 2013 Elite Traveler
THE IT LIST 2013 The Coolest New Hotels of 2012 Travel & Leisure
THE BEST OF THE BEST 2013 1 of the 5 Best Hotels in the world The Robb Report
HOT LIST 2013 The Best New Hotels in the World Conde Nast Traveler
HOT LIST 2013 The Best New Spas in the World – The Opium Spa Conde Nast Traveler
Best Luxury Resort Spa in Thailand 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards
Grand Award 2013 Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report
Jason M. Friedman is the Hotel Manager of the Year 2013 Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report
HOTEL ACCOLADES 2012
The 2012 Gallivanter's Awards for Excellence: Best City Hotel Worldwide and Hotel of the Year
Conde Nast Traveler Spain ‘Hot List 2012’
Quintessentially Travel’s Hotlist 2012
ElleUK.com ‘Five of the Best new Hotels of 2012’
Elite Traveler Destination Guide Bangkok ‘Where To Stay’
Elite Traveler ‘101 Top Hotel Suites in the World 2012’
The Luxury Travel Bible ‘Hot New Hotels 2012’
Gourmet Traveller Australia ‘The Hot 100 in 2012’
CNNGO.com ‘What’s Coming in 2012’
Travel + Leisure Southeat East Asia, cover feature June 2012
The National UAE ‘Travel Round-Up 2012’
The first property in Asia invited to join Virtuoso’s Preview program
Virtuoso ‘Best of Best 2012’
Virtuoso Life ‘Two to Watch in 2012’
Holidays For Couples ‘Resort Report 2012’
Lifestyle+Travel ‘Concierge What’s Hot’
Luxury Travel Guide ‘Thailand’s New Gold Standard For Hotels’
Bangkok 101 ‘The New Breed’
Mabuhay ‘10 Travel Trends To Watch in 2012: Haute Homestay’
dot429.com ‘Must Try Hotels Opening in 2012’
Virtuoso ‘Best of the BestAwards - Most Innovative Guest Experience (Muay Thai boxing)’
Agoda.com ‘Top 10 Hotel Spa in Asia 2012’
BILL BENSLEY & BENSLEY DESIGN STUDIOS’ ACCOLADES
Architectural Digest 100 January 2010
AD 100: Bill Bensley: AD 100 Designers: architecturaldigest....
This is the second nomination to this top notch list of designers.
"Bensley is known as the king of exotic luxury resorts"
... and listed as one of the top five hospitality designers worldwide in the Time Design 100
Mr. Bensley’s designs deserve serious study, and his land- scapings, however outlandish, are masterworks of art.
Bensley, remains an artist continually pushing the bar..... he has become a bankable brand name.
Far East Economic Review, June 2008
His sensual and imaginative landscapes are on their way to becoming a cult experience in Southeast Asia.
Garden Design Magazine
Bensley joins The 100 Most Creative People in the World.
Fast Company Magazine, 2009
Conde Nast Traveller Gold List 2010
Bensley designed 5 of the top 6 awarded Asian resorts.
Travel + Leisure
August 2008 Bensley designed 5 of the top 7 awarded Asian resorts.
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