Lord Thurso

Chairman of the International Hotel Awards

Richard Billett

Managing Director of Maisons Marques et Domaines

Li Boatwright

Owner & Founder, Storrington PR

Doreen Boulding

Founder of DMB Associates

Richard Cotton

Non Executive Chairman, AHR Architects Ltd

Katrina Craig

Hotel Development Consultant

Max Davidson

Freelance Property Editor

Nishant Grover

Managing Director, Oxford Acuity

Sean Hatcher

Design Director, MCM Architecture

David Hind

President of Asia Pacific Institute of Events Management Chief Executive of the Travel Industry Academy Ltd

Ilker Hussein

Commercial Director, Laufen Bathrooms AG

Adam Jacot De Bonoid

Travel writer / Author

Rebecca Johnson

Media & Hotel Consultant

Mike Jordan


Jill Keene

Editor of International Property & Travel magazine

Duncan MacArthur

FHotel Solutions Consultancy

Christian Morris

Architect, Aukett Swanke

Helen Oldfield

Founder, Affinity PR

Hilary Philpott

Corporate Director of Loyalty Integration and Crisis Communications

Celia Sawyer

Interior Designer and Television Personality

Jeanette Schuchmann

Deputy Director of the German National Tourist Office

Helen Shield

Editor in Chief of International Property & Travel magazine

Jill Starley-Grainger

Editorial Director

Mark Taylor

Interior Designer

Tricia Topping

PR & Marketing Consultant

John Walker

Director of Planning for Westminster City Council

Gillian Wheatcroft

Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone

Jan Wilson

Founder and Owner, RPW Design

Other Judges


Lucy Fox

Director, Storrington PR

Ian Graham

Hotel Consultant, The Hotel Solutions Partnership

Julia Hands


James Lawrence-Felton

Head of Land Operations, Securewest International

Dr William Maxwell

Institute of Travel

Philippe Rossiter

Retired from the Master Inn Holders