Combining the personality and cutting-edge style of a boutique hotel with distinct positioning, W Hotels has created an entirely new segment in the hotel industry. W hotels provides the insider access to what’s new and next, offering a unique mix of cutting-edge design and passions around design, fashion, music and fuel. Dominating the contemporary lifestyle space, W Hotels consistently outperforms the competition. Founded in New York City in 1998, W Hotels now has 49 properties around the world, with over 37 properties in the pipeline. W Hotels can be found in the most dynamic international gateway cities and in some of the most desirable and exclusive leisure destinations in the world.