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Shortlist revealed for AHEAD Asia 2018 hospitality awards

Dezeen promotion: a converted sugar mill set in a Chinese mountain range and a curvaceous bar that offers views of the Indian Ocean are among the projects shortlisted for this year's edition of the AHEAD Asia awards.

There are 27 projects shortlisted for awards at AHEAD Asia 2018, which honours the best hospitality projects completed in the region between October 2016 and September 2017.

Projects are divided into 12 categories: Bar, Club or Lounge; Event Spaces; Guestrooms; Hotel Renovation & Restoration; Landscaping & Outdoor Spaces; Lobby & Public Spaces; Resort Hotel; Restaurant; Spa & Wellness; Suite; Urban Hotel – Conversion; and Urban Hotel – Newbuild.

Shortlisted projects include Australia's Jackalope Hotel by architecture studio Carr Design Group, with its moody, black-painted guest rooms

Other shortlisted projects include Australia's Jackalope Hotel by architecture studio Carr Design Group, with its moody, black-painted guest rooms, and a restaurant featuring a ceiling covered in lightbulbs.

The Kerry Hill hotel in Hong Kong is listed in three categories, recognising its brick-lined lounge bar and light-filled lobby, while the Hotel Jen in Beijing picks up two nominations, thanks to its dark moody bar and playful events space.

The Kerry Hill hotel in Hong Kong is listed in three categories, recognising its brick-lined lounge bar and light-filled lobby

The awards are judged by a panel of hoteliers, architects, interior designers and industry commentators. Entrees are evaluated on the quality of their aesthetics, the experience they offer to guests, and their commercial viability.

The winner will announced at an awards ceremony on 15 March 2018 at the Andaz hotel in Singapore, coinciding with Singapore Design Week.

Hotel Jen in Beijing picks up two nominations, thanks to its dark moody bar and playful events space

Asia is one of four regions covered by the AHEAD awards scheme, which also celebrates hospitality projects from Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East and Africa.

Each region's respective winners will convene at a Global Biennale in 2019, where they'll compete for worldwide titles.

Read on for the full AHEAD Asia 2018 shortlist:


Bar, Club or Lounge

Beersmith Gastropub at Hotel Jen, Beijing, China
Latitude 37 at Le Méridien Seoul, South Korea
Red Sugar at Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
The Whale Bar at St. Regis Maldives, Vommuli Island

Event Spaces

Andaz Delhi, India
Prototype at Hotel Jen, Beijing, China
The Geode at Jackalope Hotel, Victoria, Australia
Vommuli House Nature Discovery Centre at St. Regis Maldives, Vommuli Island

Nominations in the Bar, Club or Lounge category include the curvaceous Whale Bar, which offers views of the Indian Ocean

Guestrooms

Cordis Shanghai, China
Jackalope Hotel, Victoria, Australia
The Warehouse Hotel, Singapore
TRUNK(HOTEL), Tokyo, Japan

Hotel Renovation & Restoration

Hotel Mono, Singapore
InterContinental Singapore
Mantra Samui Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Mantra Samui Resort in Thailand is nominated in the Hotel Renovation & Restoration category

Landscaping & Outdoor Spaces

Alila Fort Bishangarh, Jaipur, India
Four Seasons Kyoto, Japan
Jackalope Hotel, Victoria, Australia
VUE Hotel Houhai Beijing, China

Lobby & Public Spaces

Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou, China
Grand Hyatt Changsha, China
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
The Warehouse Hotel, Singapore

Spa Alila at India's Alila Fort Bishangarh is in the running in the Spa & Wellness category

Resort Hotel

Alila Fort Bishangarh, Jaipur, India
Alila Yangshou, Guilin, China
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, Vietnam
The Sanya EDITION, Sanya, China

Restaurant

Brasserie at Four Seasons, Kyoto, Japan
Doot Doot Doot at Jackalope Hotel, Victoria, Australia
Orientale & Alba at St. Regis Maldives, Vommuli Island
The Fishmonger at Rosewood Sanya, China

The Spa & Wellness shortlist also includes Chuan Spa at Cordis in Shanghai

Spa & Wellness

Blue Hole Spa at St. Regis Maldives, Vommuli Island
Chuan Spa at Cordis Shanghai, China
Spa Alila at Alila Fort Bishangarh, Jaipur, India
Spa Alila at Alila Yangshou, Guilin, China

Suite

John Jacob Astor Estate at St. Regis Maldives, Vommuli Island
Shenzhen Marriott Hotel, Nanshan, China
The Presidential Suite at Le Méridien Seoul, South Korea
TRUNK(HOTEL), Tokyo, Japan

The Sanya Edition in China is nominated in two categories

Urban Hotel – Conversion

Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li, China
The Warehouse Hotel, Singapore
The Way Dhaka, Bangladesh
VUE Hotel Houhai Beijing, China

Urban Hotel – Newbuild

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
SIGNIEL Seoul, South Korea
Tribe Perth, Australia
TRUNK(HOTEL), Tokyo, Japan