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Winners of the first-ever enRoute Hotel Design Awards announced

Published by Julia Salerno, October 04, 2011.

Air Canada's in-flight magazine, enRoute, in partnership with Interior Designers of Canada and IIDEX/NeoCon Canada, hounoured the winners of the first-ever enRoute Hotel Design Awards at an awards presentation held as part of IIDEX/NeoCon Canada in Toronto.

Canadian interior designers and architects were invited to submit new and extensively renovated hotels completed between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2010. Each of the award-winning projects raises the bar of hotel design while enriching the travel experience.

And the winners are...

Best Overall Interior Design
The Waikiki Edition, Honolulu
Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu; Yabu Pushelberg

Best Overall Architecture
The Keefer, Vancouver
Gair Williamson and Chris Woodford; Gair Williamson Architects

Best Lobby, <150 Rooms
The Smyth Tribeca, New York
Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu; Yabu Pushelberg

Best Lobby, 150+ Rooms
The Waikiki Edition, Honolulu
Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu; Yabu Pushelberg

Best Standard Room, <150 Rooms
Hôtel le Germain Calgary, Calgary
Viateur Michaud, Pierre Mierski and Lucie Vaillancourt;
LemayMichaud Architecture Design

Best Standard Room, 150+ Rooms
W Minneapolis - The Foshay, Minneapolis
Sai Leung, Alessandro Munge and Sayed Shakour; Munge Leung

Best Suite, <150 Rooms
The Royal Suite, the Leela Palace Kempinski Udaipur, India
Jeffrey A. Wilkes; DesignWilkes Sdn Bhd

Best Suite, 150+ Rooms
Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver
James Cheng (James K.M. Cheng Architects Inc.)

Best Spa or Pool, <150 Rooms
Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
N.Y. Chu; B+H Chil Design

Best Spa or Pool, 150+ Rooms
Sparkling Hill Resort, Vernon, B.C.
Jennifer Kurtz, Shauna Root, Gerry Shinkewski and Susan Steeves;
SSDG Interiors Inc.

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