North American Ski Resorts: One Size Does Not Fit All
It’s no secret that the pandemic boosted outdoor travel and the North American ski industry is reaping the benefits. Skier visits to U.S. resorts totaled 59 million for the winter 2021 season – the fifth best on record.
Having more than 75 years of experience designing hospitality and travel destinations around the world, our design approach for mountain resorts has its own special blueprint.
In this paper, we share insights into the benefits of a bespoke design approach and share our trend predictions for mountain resort destinations.
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Meet the Women Leading Luxury Hospitality Design
WATG has been a global leader in luxury hospitality design for over seven decades. While we have worked on countless prestigious projects around the world, it's the talented team of individuals that truly sets WATG apart. Instrumental to the success of the company are the Managing Directors of our offices, all of whom are currently women. We explore how their unique perspectives have impacted WATG’s work.
The Quick Six with Rob Sykes
Meet Rob Sykes, Associate Principal - Advisory Services, based in our London studio. We sat down with Rob to chat about his passion for the tourist industry, his insights into hospitality trends, and his top recommendations for travel destinations.
Towards a Sustainable Tomorrow
In conjunction with Earth Day 2023, we have reinforced our advocacy for a greener future and to find solutions for designing landmarks with low environmental footprints.
The Quick Six with Ian Simpson
With a vast portfolio spanning sectors including retail, residential and mixed-use, and regions as diverse as Asia Pacific and the Americas, Ian has a keen interest in the relationship between architecture and master planning, ensuring that buildings best respond to environmental, cultural, and societal needs. Now based in our Singapore office, Ian recounts his experiences over the years and shares more about his diverse design philosophy.
The Quick Six with Sean Harry
As he moves into his new position of Managing Principal of Design Technology, in which he will lead WATG's ongoing strategic investment in the firm’s technology ecosystem, we chat to Sean about where he gets his inspiration, his passion for Environmental Design, and his aspirations for computational systems, visualization and software development.
The Drawing Board – a podcast by WATG
Introducing our new podcast, The Drawing Board, hosted by award-winning journalist and former CNN anchor Monita Rajpal.
The Quick Six with German Mendoza
On the occasion of being included in The Brit List’s top 25 Interior Designers of 2022, we chat to German Mendoza about where it all started, his biggest career risks, and creating a sense of place through design.