BEST INTERACTION WITH NEIGHBOURHOOD
Insightful integration with the local cultural landscape with the power to transform, elevate or highlight the profile of a neighbourhood, whether through an unconventional launch location, work with local creatives or inclusive events involving the community.
WINNER: ACE HOTEL NEW YORK
In collaboration with New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ace hosted a unique iteration of its 5 at 5 series, which placed special attention on music education — pairing the band with talented young performers.
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ACE HOTEL NEW YORK
5 AT 5 WITH PRESERVATION HALL AND MARTIN GUITAR
In collaboration with New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ace hosted a unique iteration of its 5 at 5 series, which placed special attention on music education — pairing the band with talented young performers.
To help clean up Amsterdam’s canals, The Pulitzer is building a boat from plastic waste and invites guests and neighbours to go plastic fishing.
RED CROSS - NETWORKING AFTER IMPRISONMENT
THE THIEF supports Oslo Red Cross’ Networking-activity after imprisonment (ORCN) and has organised a series of activities, including a local music festival, to raise awareness and support for the organisation.
UXUA CASA HOTEL & SPA
CAPOERIA SUL DA BAHIA
UXUA sponsored the Capoeira Sul da Bahia festival, hosting professors from around the world to give young people from the local community the chance to learn more about the physical discipline.
VANISHING KINGS - LIONS OF THE NAMIB
Wilderness Safaris took the documentary “Vanishing Kings – Lions of the Namib” to local communities in the region, translating it into native languages and hosting screenings in order to promote sustainable ecotourism.
Andaz partnered with the online travel community, Passion Passport, to activate multiple weeklong Instagram challenges – for example, asking users to share travel memories centered around a local tradition, or their favourite works of street art – using dedicated hashtags. The challenges also included Twitter chats, Passion Passport website content, and content for Andaz’s Facebook and Tumblr.
- ABODE HOSPITALITY
- ACE HOTEL & SWIM CLUB
- ALILA HOTELS AND RESORTS
- THE BETSY – SOUTH BEACH
- THOMPSON HOTELS
THE THIEF – LOCAL ART PROJECTS WITH ASTRUP FEARNLEY MUSEUM, DOGA AND NETWORK AFTER IMPRISONMENT BY RED CROSS
- Ace Hotel Shoreditch
- Deliciously Sorted
- Emiliano Hotel
- The Oitavos
- Tribe Hotel
MATUETÉ – THE MORRINHO PROJECT
Find out more about MATUETÉ – THE MORRINHO PROJECT here.
- Ani Villas, Anguilla – Ani Art Academies
- Design Hotels™ – Welcome to the Neighborhood
- NEW Hotel, Athens – Design project with the University of Thessaly
- W Retreat & Spa Vieques Island, Puerto Rico – Organic Farm Initiative