[dropcap size=small]R[/dropcap]enowned hotel designer Jean-Michel Gathy, the principal designer for Malaysian firm Denniston Architects, is set to design luxury hotel group One&Only Resorts’ first properties in China and Europe, One&Only Sanya and One&Only Portonovi respectively. Gathy and Denniston’s previous works include several Aman resorts, St Regis Lhasa in Tibet and the roof and infinity pool layout of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

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Sanya, located on the island of Hainan, will be open to guests in 2017. The resort will feature 190 guest rooms, suites and villas and a Michelin-starred restaurant on its premises, with work already in progress. Meanwhile, Portonovi in Montenegro will be situated facing the Adriatic Sea with a luxurious marina, offering 120 guest rooms, suites and villas. It is scheduled to open in 2018. For more information, visit www.oneandonlyresorts.com.