Destination Design firm WATG has undergone a re-branding effort. A new logo and website are just a few of the new initiatives. Other re-branding efforts include a company blog, new brochures and collateral, the opening of offices in Singapore and Oman, and the announcement of WimberlyLabs, a group within WATG that applies and tests technology in service of great design.
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Wimberly Interiors Launches New Website
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MGM Grand, Sanya Opens
First Non-Gaming, First China MGM Project
WATG is pleased to announce the opening of MGM Grand in Sanya, an emerging resort destination on South China Sea's Hainan Island, in China. International destination design firm WATG was the design architect for the five-star resort.
The Singapore Office Moved...
After just four years our Singapore office is ready for more office space to take on more of our clients' fantastic projects!
Our new neighborhood in Singapore is historically named after the Commonwealth of Nations and is a significant representation on Singapore's history as a British colony. Located just a short walk from the bustling area of Holland Village, the Commonwealth area is on track to becoming a beacon of design with some of the most talented firms making their way out to this industrial area in search of more space for their creative minds. It's only a matter of time before this up and coming area takes the design world to new heights and fosters a community of the most sought after design firms in Asia.
Thought Leader Bill Reed
Bill Reed, vice president, has over 25 years of architectural design and hospitality experience. Since joining WATG in 1984, Bill has directed numerous high-profile projects, including Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali; Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, California; Al Badia Golf Clubhouse by InterContinental at Dubai Festival City; Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa in Oman; Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa; and, The Ritz-Carlton in Palm Beach, Florida. More recently, he has been working on The Renaissance Boao in China; Kemang Residences in West Java, Indonesia; and Project: Journey, a beachfront hotel in Palawan, Philippines.
Visionary Client Scott J. Woroch
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Development, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
As Executive Vice President Worldwide Development for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Scott Woroch is responsible for the company's global expansion. With over 40 new properties currently in the pipeline, his mission to identify quality destinations, sites and third-party partners is only set to intensify. Woroch joined Four Seasons in 2000 as Vice President Business Development, Asia Pacific, after a 10-year career in hotel development, representing both hotel companies and real estate owners. Prior to entering the hospitality industry, he had a successful career practicing real estate law in Washington D.C. When not traveling, he enjoys participating in competitive sports - especially soccer and tennis - and is also a keen skier and runner.
WATG's Best List
Conde Nast Traveler and Travel+Leisure's Best List
EUROPE Claridge's Four Seasons Dublin King George's Palace UNITED STATES Golden Door Spa at the Boulders Resort Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Encore at Wynn Las Vegas Fairmont Kea Lani (Renovation) The Fairmont Orchid Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa Grand Wailea Resort (Renovation) Halekulani (Renovation) Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa JW Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa The Kahala Hotel & Resort (Renovation) The Langham Huntington Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Park Hyatt Aviara Resort The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel The Ritz-Carlton, Naples St. Regis Monarch Beach (Concept Design) St. Regis Princeville Resort The Breakers Palm Beach The Lodge at Torrey Pines The Venetian Las Vegas Hotel, Resort & Casino The Westin Maui Resort & Spa (Renovation) CARIBBEAN The Cove Atlantis One&Only Ocean Club, Bahamas (Spa) The Reef Atlantis The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman (Concept Design) LATIN AMERICA Four Seasons Hotel Mexico Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun (Concept Design) ASIA Ayana Resort & Spa Bali Four Seasons Tokyo at Chinzan-so The Leela Palace Kempinski Bangalore Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong (Renovation) Pan Pacific Singapore The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing AFRICA The Palace of the Lost City MIDDLE EAST Emirates Palace Movenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa
Thought Leader David Moore, AIA
Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Singapore
Joining WATG in 1989, David Moore rose through the ranks to become managing director of the Honolulu office after a stint in Singapore and Beijing. In 2007, he returned to Singapore to head up WATG's office there and has helped grow the firm's portfolio throughout the region. Dave has worked on projects in China, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Fiji, India, Thailand, Japan, Australia, Guam, Myanmar, Mauritius, and the Maldives. His experience of living both in Asia and the US has bestowed on Dave the ability to bridge the cultures of East and West with great sensitivity.
Thought Leader Enrique Ary Pepino
Enrique Ary Pepino is a talented designer with over eight years of design experience. He joined WATG in 2005 and has since worked on several major urban and resort hotels and mixed-use projects around the world. He has a strong sense of cultural sensitivity and creativity in conceptual design resulting in the creation of unique and versatile projects. Originally from Argentina, his extensive work throughout South America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East has equipped him with an acute knowledge and appreciation of the importance of creating a sense of place and how this ultimately impacts the guest experience.
Visionary Client Miguel Brandao
Head of Development, Lusofinança
Miguel Brandao is head of development for Lusofinança, the parent company of Logoplaste, an industrial group that manufactures rigid plastic packaging for some of the most reputable companies in the world. The company, with an impressive social responsibility and sustainability program, is working with WATG on developing a sustainable resort in the heart of the Alentejo region in Portugal, south of Lisbon.
The Manila Pen
Signing on the dotted line in Yunnan
WATG on Local Chinese TV
Over 300 People Visit WATG's "Park"
Branding by Design
Blogging Good for Business
Great Design is a Conspiracy
Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite
A Blog About Blogs
Finally - A Sigh of Relief
Giaphat Signing Ceremony
How Suite It Is!
2009 Canstruction Kick-off