It promises to be an exciting 2015 in the world of tourism and hospitality. Big name brands are spreading their expertise to every corner of the globe and lesser known boutique hotels are launching some surprising retreats. Before you plan your holiday this year, take a look at this list of the most anticipated luxury hotel openings 2015:

Delano, Las Vegas

Recently opened in January, the Delano is a boutique designer hotel which brings effortless style and unparalleled service to the buzzing Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is one of the most anticipated openings of 2015 and welcomes guests with a desert landscape style lobby featuring a 5.7 tonne boulder straight from the Mojave.

Opened: January 2015
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Delano, Las Vegas

Club Med Finolhu Villas, Maldives

Discover the eco-nature villas on the beautifully preserved private island of Gasfinolhu in the Indian Ocean. The 5 hectare island offers couples only retreats, perfectly balancing modern luxuries with the natural charm of the Maldives. Villas come with a private pool and even your own personal butler on-hand to ensure you have everything you need for a magical stay.

Opening: February 2015 
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Club Med Finolhu Villas, Maldives

The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh

The Reverie Saigon is the highest hotel in Ho Chi Minh and offers guests a stay as spectacular as its views. Located at one of the most esteemed addresses of the city, the hotel introduces a new standard of luxury unseen by the Vietnamese capital, with extravagantly designed accommodation, gourmet restaurants and a world-class spa.

Opening: February 2015
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The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh

Soho House, Istanbul

Located in the cosmopolitan district of Beyoglu, the Soho House empire opens its largest hotel yet, spanning three buildings including the Palazzo Corpi, a formerly owned US government diplomatic premises. The hotel offers stunning city views and typical Soho House modern style blended with vintage furniture, ceilings covered in mythological paintings and fresco lined walls.

Opening: March 2015
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Soho House, Istanbul

Sant Francesc Hotel, Mallorca

This boutique five star hotel mixes elegant antiques with contemporary art to provided guests with a sophisticated stay while on the island of Mallorca. The hotel features gourmet restaurants for the finest dining experience on the island and pride themselves on offering premium quality of service for a memorable stay.

Opening: March 2015
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Sant Francesc Hotel, Mallorca

Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain

Set on its own exclusive island in the capital city of Manama, the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay is an architectural masterpiece blending residential, commercial and retail facilities to create this unique urban resort. The 68-storey hotel combines innovation with relaxation for travellers to Bahrain, perfect for business trips or anyone wishing to explore the enchanting delights the up and coming city has to offer.

Opening: March 2015
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Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain

The Gainsborough Bath Spa, UK

The hotly anticipated Gainsborough Bath Spa is a contemporary reflection of the vibrant, original and artistic city of Bath, offering the only natural spa within a hotel in the UK. Set atop an ancient Roman settlement, the 99 room hotel subtly combines fine period details with elegant and charming interiors with modern functional amenities.

Opening: April 2015
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The Gainsborough Bath Spa, UK

Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki

Set among ancient olive trees and exquisitely manicures lawns, the Ikos Olivia in Halkidiki, overlooks the white sands and glistening waters of the Agean Sea. The 22-acre contemporary hotel is an all-inclusive haven for travellers to Greece, featuring spas, pools, entertainment and gourmet food prepared by Michelin-starred chefs.

Opening: May 2015
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Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

The Mandarin Oriental is a unique oasis of luxury in the heart of the bustling city of Marrakech, consisting of 54 private villas with views of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Set in 20 hectares of olive groves and landscaped gardens this serene hotel is close to the city’s major attractions and features a world-class spa, fine dining experiences and rooftop heated pools.

Opening: May 2015
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Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Moonriver Resort & Spa, Kerala

Lose yourself at the grand retreat and luxury wellness resort of the Moonriver Resort & Spa in the picturesque Indian state of Kerala. Set among the rolling hills of Munnar, this hotel is a sanctuary for travellers to enjoy spectacular natural beauty, spa and wellbeing facilities all within the tranquil paradise of the Indian countryside.

Opening: July 2015
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Moonriver Resort & Spa, Kerala

Keemala, Phuket

Nestled away from the crowds in the lush Phuket woodlands, overlooking the Andaman Sea, Keemala offers a retreat from everyday life in peaceful paradise. Keemala is dotted with luxury private villas beautifully designed in authentic Thai style and is perfect for a romantic getaway in 2015. The inventive hotel offers guests a variety of gourmet dining options, spa facilities and on-site wellbeing activities including Tai Chi, meditation and yoga.

Opening: August 2015
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Keemala, Phuket

Songjiang Hotel, Shanghai

Built into the rock face of a water-filled quarry in Shanghai, the futuristic Songjiang Hotel looks like something straight out of a James Bond film. An enormous waterfall pours from the roof of the 19-floor hotel, two of which are submerged under water with views of a 10-metre tall aquarium. Adventurous guests can partake in the hotel activities including rock climbing and bungee jumping to complete a truly unique hotel experience.

Opening: November 2015
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Songjiang Hotel, Shanghai

South Beach Hotel, Singapore

Acclaimed French designer Philippe Starck lends his visionary style to the sleek and enormous South Beach Hotel featuring two iconic towers with sky gardens overlooking the Singapore metropolis. The 654 roomed luxury hotel cost $2.5 billion to develop and has made its impression on the city’s skyline offering guests a highly individual stay.

Opening: December 2015
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South Beach Hotel, Singapore
 
Chris Hodges 

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