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IHMRS Reveals 31st Annual Gold Key Award Finalists; 
BAMO Selected as 2011 Designer of the Year
 
 
WHITE PLAINS, NY, August 31, 2011…The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS) has named finalists for the 31st annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design, selected from among 150 projects in 24 countries.  Gold Key honors are presented annually to design firms representing the most innovative hospitality properties completed or renovated within the past 18 months.  Winners will be revealed and finalists recognized at a breakfast ceremony on Monday, November 14, 2011, 7:30 – 9:30 am, at the InterContinental New York Times Square.  The Gold Key Awards are sponsored by Interior Design and HOTELS magazines and coincide with the 96th annual IHMRS, taking place November 12-15, 2011, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center .

The 31st annual Gold Key Awards finalists are:

Guest Room
  • AB Concept (Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) for W Retreat & Spa Bali - Seminyak (Bali, Indonesia)
  • CL3 Architects Limited (Wanchai, Hong Kong) for East Standard Room (East Hong Kong)
  • Rockwell Group in collaboration with Softroom (New York, NY) for YOTEL New York (New York, NY)
  • tonychi and associates (New York, NY) for Andaz 5th Avenue (New York, NY)
Lobby/Reception
  • Rockwell Group (New York, NY) for West Lobby at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Rockwell Group in collaboration with Softroom (New York, NY) for YOTEL New York (New York, NY)
  • tonychi and associates (New York, NY) for Andaz 5th Avenue (New York, NY)
  • Wilson Associates (Dallas, TX) for Armani Hotel Dubai (Dubai, UAE)
Lounge/Bar
  • CCS ARCHITECTURE (San Francisco, CA) for Twenty Five Lusk (San Francisco, CA)
  • Joey Ho Design Ltd (Central, Hong Kong) for Arthouse Café (Hangzhou, China)
  • Rockwell Group (New York, NY) for Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
Restaurants - Casual Dining
  • CORE Architecture + Design (Washington, DC) for Cava Grill (Bethesda, MD)
  • Elliott + Associates Architects (Oklahoma City, OK) for RePUBlic Gastropub (Oklahoma City, OK)
  • Joey Ho Design Ltd (Central, Hong Kong) for The Spaghetti House (East Point City, Hong Kong)
  • One Plus Partnership Limited (North Point, Hong Kong) for Kubrick Bookshop and Café (Beijing, China)
Restaurants - Fine Dining
  • CCS ARCHITECTURE (San Francisco, CA) for Twenty Five Lusk (San Francisco, CA)
  • Elliott + Associates Architects (Oklahoma City, OK) for Café 501 (Oklahoma City, OK)
  • Rockwell Group (New York, NY) for Jaleo Restaurant (Las Vegas, NV)
Spa
  • AB Concept (Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) for EWOW Suite at W Retreat & Spa Bali - Seminyak (Bali, Indonesia)
  • Concrete Architectural Associates in partnership with Starwood Global Design (New York, NY) for AWAY® Spa at W London - Leicester Square(London, England)
  • WOHA (Singapore) for InterContinental Sanya Resort (Hainan, China)
Suite
  • Alex and Carrie Vik (New York, NY) for Playa Vik José Ignacio (Jose Ignacio, Uruguay)
  • Anderson/Miller, Ltd. (Chicago, IL) for Hyatt Regency Jersey City (Jersey City, NJ)
  • Rockwell Group in collaboration with Softroom (New York, NY) for YOTEL New York (New York, NY)
Best Hotel Design - Urban
  • Concrete Architectural Associates in partnership with Starwood Global Design (New York, NY) for W London - Leicester Square (London, England)
  • Rockwell Group in collaboration with Softroom (New York, NY) for YOTEL New York (New York, NY)
  • Wilson Associates (Dallas, TX) for Armani Hotel Dubai (Dubai, UAE)
Best Hotel Design - Resort
  • AB Concept (Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) for W Retreat & Spa Bali - Seminyak (Bali, Indonesia)
  • Alex and Carrie Vik (New York, NY) for Playa Vik José Ignacio (Jose Ignacio, Uruguay)
  • WOHA (Singapore) for InterContinental Sanya Resort (Hainan, China)
Countries and territories represented among the 150 submissions were Australia, Bahamas, Canada, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Namibia, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the United States. 

Judges for the 2011 Gold Key Awards were Carl D’Aquino, D’Aquino Monaco; Stephanie Goto, STEPHANIEGOTO; and Gerard Greene, Yotel.  Finalists were selected based on aesthetic appeal, practicality and functionality of design.

Highlighting the breakfast ceremony, Gold Key sponsors Interior Design and HOTELS magazines will present the 2011 Designer of the Year distinction to San Francisco-based BAMO, a firm with an international reputation for exceptional design of luxury hospitality properties, including The Carlyle in New York, the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, The Taj Mahal Hotel & Towers in Mumbai, India, and many more.
In addition, NEWH, Inc., the Hospitality Industry Network, will present its 7th annual Icon of Industry Award to Fabricut, Inc. President Harvey Nudelman, an influential leader in the textiles and hospitality industries for more than 50 years.  A $5,000 scholarship in Harvey’s name will be awarded to a student focusing on a career in the hospitality industry.

Tickets for the Gold Key Awards Breakfast are $75 each, and available online at www.ihmrs.com, through attendee registration.  The purchase of a Gold Key Awards ticket includes complimentary admission to the IHMRS.  Complimentary shuttle transportation will be provided to the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show and Boutique Design New York following the ceremony.  For additional information, contact Melissa Gray at (914) 421-3263 or mgray@glmshows.com

The 96th annual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show will run Saturday, November 12, through Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center .  Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 12, the IHMRS will feature three full days of exhibits from Sunday, November 13, through Tuesday, November 15.  The market presents some 700 hospitality industry suppliers and attracts 30,000 in total trade attendance.  IHMRS is co-located with Boutique Design New York (BDNY), featuring more than 200 interior product manufacturers of high-end, unique and innovative design products for hospitality.

The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show is sponsored by AH&LA, the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., and the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association; and is managed by GLM. 

For IHMRS exhibitor information, contact Lynn White, show manager, at GLM, 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10604-3547.  Telephone (914) 421-3249.  Fax (914) 948-6197.  E-mail lynn_white@glmshows.com.  For attendee information, contact GLM Customer Relations at (914) 421-3237, or by email, at customer_relations@glmshows.com.   Additional information and registration is available online, at www.ihmrs.com.  

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Contact: 

Melissa Gray
 (914) 421-3263
mgray@glmshows.com


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