Up-and-Coming Hoteliers Unveiled
2018 honorees to be celebrated at BDwest
Boutique Design has revealed the winners of its fourth annual Up-and-Coming Hoteliers award. The honorees for 2018 are:
- Robert De Niro, co-founder; Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, chef and co-founder; and Meir Teper, co-founder, Nobu
- Brian De Lowe, president and co-founder, Proper Hospitality
- Michael Fuerstman, co-founder and creative director, Pendry Hotels
Left to right: Robert De Niro, Chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Meir Teper, Brian De Lowe and Michael Fuerstman. Photos: Brigitte Lacombe (De Niro), courtesy of Nobu (Matsuhisa, Teper), courtesy of Proper Hospitality (De Lowe) and courtesy of Pendry Hotels (Fuerstman).
“Our latest Up-and-Coming Hoteliers demonstrate once again how powerful individual voices can be in the hospitality industry,” says Mary Scoviak, executive editor, Boutique Design, and conference director, HMG.
Scoviak adds: “Like our previous honorees, these thought leaders have combined creativity with operational innovation to create hotels that define what’s on travelers’ bucket lists. Size doesn’t matter; vision does.”
Trade fair attendees will also have the opportunity to gain insights into the future of the industry from both groups of on-the-rise hospitality stars during panel discussions at the two-day conference.