Four Seasons Hotel Seoul (South Korea) – This Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is located in the north bank, the city's seat of power. The best rooms offer views of the entire Gyeongbokgung Palace.
JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa (Italy) – With acres of olive groves and gardens, JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa's private island provides a break from the city's crowds.
The Cape (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico) – Views of El Arco and the Bahía San Lucas horizon, a Mexican restaurant from Enrique Olvera and four bars with over 100 cocktails are waiting at Mexico's The Cape.
Soho House Istanbul (Turkey) – The Soho House Istanbul, Turkey is located in the city's hip Beyoglu district.
The Press Hotel (Portland, Maine) – The Press Hotel in Portland is the spiritual heart of the neighborhood and has a restaurant worthy of the food scene in this bustling Maine town.
Mandarin Oriental, Milan (Italy) – The new Mandarin Oriental in Milan, Italy, is located down the street from the famed La Scala opera house.
Faena Hotel Miami Beach (Florida) – The beachfront Faena Hotel Miami Beach kept the facade of the circa 1948 Saxony Hotel but turned the inside into an ode to modernism.
Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota (Colombia) – Travelers know they'll get quality at the Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota, Colombia. But this relatively small property offers added personalized service.
COMO The Treasury (Perth, Australia) – To create Perth's new COMO The Treasury, designers transformed a group of 19th-century state treasury and Anglican Diocese buildings at the edge of the central business district.
andBeyond Benguerra Island (Mozambique) – andBeyond Benguerra Island on Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago has only 10 casinhas, two cabanas and one three-bedroom casa.
Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (Illinois) – Danny Meyer's Shake Shack is on the ground floor of the new Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, which was designed by New York-based Roman and Williams.
Casa Fayette (Guadalajara, Mexico) – Traditional meets trendy in the Guadalajara, Mexico neighborhood that's home to Casa Fayette, where the white 1940s Art Deco facade is complimented by modern designs.
Amanera (Playa Grande Dominican Republic) – Amanera in Playa Grande, Dominican Republic features sleek designs and plenty of privacy.