Vignette Collection epitomizes a carefully curated selection of unique hotels, meticulously chosen to offer unparalleled experiences, from charming boutique townhouses nestled in city centers to serene beachfront retreats with a twist. This year, the collection expands with thrilling new additions, including the Shanghai Snow World Hotel set within the world’s largest indoor ski park, the serene urban oasis of Verno House overlooking Liberty Square in Budapest, and the enchanting Arabella Beach Hotel, perfectly situated amidst desert dunes and the azure Arabian Gulf shoreline.

Tom Rowntree, IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Vice President of Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, expressed, “Vignette Collection embodies a distinctive portfolio of singular hotels and resorts, each with its own captivating narrative. In 2024, we’re taking significant strides toward our vision of unveiling 100 new Vignette Collection properties over the next decade. From experiencing indoor skiing in Shanghai to immersing oneself in Liverpool’s vibrant culture, this year promises an exhilarating array of unique hotels and resorts joining Vignette Collection.”

The journey of Vignette Collection began with its unveiling by IHG Hotels & Resorts in August 2021. The inaugural property, Hotel X Brisbane Fortitude Valley, welcomed guests in December of that year. Presently, there are 11 operational Vignette Collection hotels worldwide* with an additional 23 in development**. Grounded in individuality, intrigue, and immersive experiences, Vignette Collection’s properties are unified by a commitment to responsible travel practices.

As part of IHG’s ambitious Journey to Tomorrow initiative aimed at fostering positive change for people, the planet, and communities, each Vignette Collection hotel adopts its own “A Means For Good.” This shared ethos involves partnering with local non-profit organizations to spearhead meaningful contributions to the communities they serve. For instance, TH8 Palm Dubai Beach Resort repurposes and recycles waste oyster shells to support the Dibba Bay Oyster Reef Creation Project, while Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok provides internship opportunities to underprivileged youth, fostering a brighter future for them.

Another hallmark of the Vignette Collection experience is the Memorable Rituals, which offer guests meaningful connections to the hotel’s cultural landscape. At Convent Square Lisbon, inspired by Portugal’s legacy as the introducer of tea to Europe, guests are invited to blend their own daily tea concoction in the hotel’s iconic cloister. Meanwhile, at Yours Truly DC in Washington, guests can set the tone of their stay by selecting records from the lobby library and playing them on in-room turntables.

Tom Rowntree underscores, “Vignette Collection stands out within IHG Hotels & Resorts’ luxury & lifestyle portfolio, offering a compelling avenue for IHG to embrace distinctive properties into our fold. Each property’s unique identity is seamlessly integrated with the brand’s ethos of ‘A Means For Good,’ bolstered by IHG’s global reach and the IHG One Rewards loyalty program. While each hotel boasts a distinct perspective and story, they converge harmoniously under the banner of Vignette Collection.”


The Halyard Liverpool, Vignette Collection

The Halyard Liverpool, Vignette Collection

With an identity anchored in Liverpool’s maritime heritage, The Halyard Liverpool, Vignette Collection marks the inaugural UK opening for Vignette Collection.

The 133-bedroom property found on Duke Street in the city’s vibrant Ropewalks district stands on the footprint of former 18th Century rope-making warehouses. The hotel’s industrial interiors pay homage to the area’s dockland heritage, while vibrant, colourful flairs reflect the artists and musicians who gave Liverpool its second wave of global recognition.

Dinso Resort & Villas Phuket, Vignette Collection

Dinso Resort & Villas Phuket, Vignette Collection

Amidst the vibrant rhythm of nature emerges Dinso Resort & Villas Phuket, Vignette Collection, a resort of rustic charm and tranquil beauty, connected and yet detached from Patong’s famous city scene.

Dinso Resort & Villas Phuket, Vignette Collection is mindfully constructed with respect for its wilderness surroundings to offer a sanctuary deep in the wild where senses are stimulated, emotions stirred, and guests are immersed in the unbridled biodiversity of Phuket’s tropical environment.

26 hilltop duplex villas and 148 nature-immersed rooms and suites, each boasting a private pool, are cocooned within the lush tropical hillside of ancient Banyan trees and verdant greenery, moments from Patong beach.


Arabella Beach Hotel, Vignette Collection


Mirroring its identity as a fortress built near the water, Arabella Beach Hotel, Vignette Collection gives a glimpse into Kuwait’s rich heritage to capture the breath-taking allure of the region.

Prominently positioned between desert dunes and the Arabian Gulf shoreline, the property offers 195 exceptionally appointed rooms and suites, each elegantly designed for moments of tranquillity and togetherness. Interiors modernize traditional Sadu weaves with tactile textures drawing inspiration from the surrounding shores.

Its Hawally location embodies the political, cultural, and economic pulse of the nation with the governorate houses of Seif Palace, government offices, and headquarters of many Kuwaiti corporations and banks within reach.

Velero Doha, Vignette Collection


Staged within the vibrant Lusail district of Doha, Velero Doha, Vignette Collection offers a bright, colourful, and convenient location within reach of Qatar’s cultural epicentres. Palatially designed presidential suites, a modern dining experience and attentive service envelop guests within its many outlets including: V LOUNGE, Q Restaurant, H2O Pool Restaurant, and Asia Restaurant.

The property’s unique facilities feature a spa, hair salon, and two ballrooms, together with a fitness and wellness centre and an infinity pool. Velero Hotel is a designed with families in mind. From spacious suites to a range of family-friendly amenities.

Verno House, Vignette Collection


An urban oasis overlooking Liberty Square, Verno House Budapest, Vignette Collection presents a 50-room hotel evoking the idea of 19th century Budapest – the notion that one can only truly appreciate all the modern attributes of a city if there is a nurturing, natural environment for them to escape to from time to time.

The hotel’s restaurant will serve fresh dishes inspired by the world’s most popular gastronomic cultures. Other amenities will include a library room which can be used as a flexible meeting space, and an exquisite wellness area and gym.

Shanghai Snow World Hotel, Vignette Collection


Within one of the world’s largest and most technically advanced indoor snow and ice venues, Shanghai Snow World Hotel, Vignette Collection will offer 272 rooms and 17 suites with direct access to the ski-slopes.

The hotel will offer a harmonious blend of dynamic and tranquil experiences, inspired by the Nordic lifestyle and forms part of the hotly anticipated Shanghai Yaoxue Snow World Complex. Located only 30km from Shanghai Disney and Pudong Airport, the integrated sports-entertainment tourism complex will feature three main ski runs and an elaborate winter-themed snow play park providing a wide variety of activities for all age groups over multiple floors of the 60m high venue.

Rumah Luwih Bali, Vignette Collection


Nestled amidst lush greenery with ocean views of Mount Agung, Rumah Luwih Bali will convert to Vignette Collection later this year – a classically colonial style Indonesian mansion restyled to present 75 guest rooms and suites. The heritage property sits upon black sand beaches with sweeping views of rice paddies.

The property is found within an undiscovered corner of Bali’s East Coast, an area rich in culture through its connection with the Kings of Karangasem and temples such as Tirta Gangga, Besakih and the Water Palace.

Shorelines brimming with Bali’s beautiful marine life make Rumah Luwih Bali a destination for world class diving and snorkelling, whilst eco-tourism activities including white water rafting, waterfalls, and surfing. These activities are blended with the serenity of sunset walks upon the sands and home cooking style dining.

Dinso Resort & Villas Koh Chang, Vignette Collection


Dinso Resort & Villas Koh Chang, Vignette Collection will open in 2024 following an extensive renovation to the former Emerald Resort Koh Chang. Poised upon the white sandy shoreline of Klong Prao Beach, the 166-room Dinso Resort & Villas Koh Chang, Vignette Collection brings blissful beachfront relaxation to the Eastern side of Koh Chang. 13 villas come with their own private pool.

Facilities include three restaurants and bars including a beach club, 750 square meters of swimming pool, spa and fitness facilities. The resort joins Dinso Resort & Villas Phuket and Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok to represent a trio of Thai properties featured within IHG’s first collection brand.

Vignette Collection will also welcome a further four properties to its China portfolio in 2024:

Heibei Grand Hotel
Hangzhou Huaxia Center Hotel
The Xanadu Guangzhou
WM Hotel

The pipeline encompasses five unbranded properties within the IHG system slated for conversion to the Vignette Collection.

IHG’s premier loyalty program, IHG One Rewards, now offers guests of Vignette Collection hotels and the broader IHG portfolio enhanced opportunities for earning rewards, featuring tailored benefits tailored to their preferences, all facilitated by cutting-edge technology through its new mobile application.

Strategic acquisitions and the introduction of new brands over the past half-decade have significantly diversified IHG’s portfolio, expanding from one to six distinct brands. This expansion spans 499 properties and approximately 114,570 rooms across 80 countries. This represents a doubling in size compared to five years ago, comprising 14% of IHG’s total system size and 22% of its current pipeline, which includes 357 properties and 65,000 rooms. Signings have demonstrated a remarkable 33% year-on-year increase. Among other luxury and lifestyle brands within IHG’s portfolio are Six Senses, Regent Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, and Hotel Indigo.

In 2024, new additions will join the existing Vignette Collection portfolio, which currently comprises 11 operational hotels worldwide. These include Yours Truly DC, part of the Vignette Collection in the United States; Hotel X Brisbane Fortitude Valley, representing the Vignette Collection in Australia; Sindhorn Midtown Hotel Bangkok, a member of the Vignette Collection in Thailand; and Casa da Companhia and Convent Square Lisbon, both part of the Vignette Collection in Portugal.

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