"Where is that?" you might be wondering about the gorgeous tile entryway on our cover.
In reality, it's not a lobby at all, but an elaborate "fauxsaic" created by New York-based designer Nick Misani. We think it's a fitting welcome to an issue that celebrates Virtuoso's portfolio of nearly 1,300 hotels around the world, from modern boutique retreats to sprawling resorts, classic grande dames, and everything in between. Virtuoso Life's staff stays on top of the latest hospitality news, and in these pages you'll find the most noteworthy trends.
In this issue
BEYOND THE BED
Get up, sleepyheads – there's more to your hotel than that king-size cloud. Introducing the many faces of your favorite stays.
BANGKOK'S NEW SHINE
Emoji menus and lush retreats in the Thai capital.
ALL DRESSED UP, EVERYWHERE TO GO
Three fashionable hoteliers on how to shop their cities like a local.
A four-part guide that will have you singing the praises of Prague.
FROM WHERE I STAND
Three people who know discuss: welcoming hotels.