World's Best New Luxury & Boutique Hotels 2013

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort - Danang, Vietnam

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort - Danang, Vietnam

Nestled in the hills of the famous Son Tra Peninsula, and a short drive from three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this newly opened Danang hotel resort features sumptuous beachfront villas with private pools.

InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu, France

InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu, France

Opening April 2013

InterContinental London Westminster

InterContinental London Westminster

InterContinental London Westminster opens its doors in November 2012, injecting a new lease of life into an historic former government building, Queen Anne's Chambers.

JW Marriott El Convento - Cusco, Peru - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

JW Marriott El Convento - Cusco, Peru - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

JW Marriott Cusco takes Marriott's luxury portfolio to new heights as the first Marriott International hotel built at its altitude of 11,154 feet above sea level.

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa - Mallorca, Spain

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa - Mallorca, Spain

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa crowns a cliff overlooking the Port of Soller and enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a backdrop of the Tramuntanas – recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site – on the other.

Jumeirah Marrakech Golf & Polo Resort, Morocco

Jumeirah Marrakech Golf & Polo Resort, Morocco

Jumeirah Marrakech Golf & Polo Resort, a new luxury golf and polo resort located seven kilometres to the south of Marrakech, in the lee of the Atlas Mountains.

Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel - on the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan

Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel - on the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan

Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel - Baku's ultimate idyllic retreat for both leisure and business.

QT, Sydney, Australia

QT, Sydney, Australia

With an eye for modern design whilst reflective of past, the 200 guest suites that make up the QT Sydney hotel have been carefully crafted within the historic Gowings and State theatre buildings.

Kura Design Villas - Uvita, Costa Rica

Kura Design Villas - Uvita, Costa Rica

Built on an impressive mountain ridge, Kurà´s tropical minimalist architecture provides a luxurious romantic vacation experience and breathtaking Pacific ocean views.

Kingsford Homestead - Barossa Valley, South Australia

Kingsford Homestead - Barossa Valley, South Australia

A luxury country retreat on the edge of the Barossa Valley 45 minutes from Adelaide.

Live Aqua Bosques Hotel - Mexico City, Mexico - Boutique Hotel

Live Aqua Bosques Hotel - Mexico City, Mexico - Boutique Hotel

The 135-room, adults-only Live Aqua Bosques opened in Mexico City in mid-October as the urban sibling to the all-inclusive beachfront Live Aqua Cancun.

L'Apogee Courchevel, France Luxury Ski Resort

L'Apogee Courchevel, France Luxury Ski Resort

L'Apogée Courchevel, with 54 rooms and suites, opens Dec. 11, 2013.

The Langham Chicago, Illinois 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Langham Chicago, Illinois 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Langham Hospitality Group is bringing its iconic brand of European hospitality to Chicago in 2013 following a strategic investment in one of the city's most famous downtown riverfront landmarks – the Mies van der Rohe building.

Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Located on the east bank of the Huangpu River, amidst the dramatic skyline of the Lujiazui financial district, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai redefines luxury waterfront living in Shanghai.

Hotel Lautner - Desert Hot Springs, California

Hotel Lautner - Desert Hot Springs, California