The Leading Hotels of the World and Wischermann Atelier Align to Champion Independent, World-class Resorts in Coveted Destinations

NEW YORK, NY — (June 2023) – The leader in independent luxury hospitality, The Leading Hotels of the World, and award-winning, global hospitality operator, Wischermann Atelier, are partnering to offer a bespoke solution for independent luxury hotel owners and developers.
Wischermann Atelier has been a preferred management strategic partner of Leading Hotels since 2022. In collaboration with Sygnus, the leading alternative investment management company in the Caribbean, they jointly announced that Jamaica’s Mammee Bay development was accepted as a member of Leading Hotels in June 2022.

Together, the partnership combines LHW’s global infrastructure of sales, marketing, and distribution, with Wischermann Atelier’s refined operational expertise to help owners realize their vision and achieve their financial objectives.

Their future plans underscore a commitment to creating authentic travel experiences, introducing resorts rooted in innovation, with an independent spirit and designed to celebrate the culture of each destination.

“We see our role as facilitators of delight, discovery and enrichment. By using our legacy knowledge of exceptional service, we strive to create highly-bespoke, guest-centered experiences that have deep respect for each individual place and destination,” said Paul Wischermann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wischermann Atelier.

Leading Hotels has a portfolio of more than 400 distinct, luxury properties across 80 countries. The brand delivers premiere sales, marketing, distribution, and other strategic support to empower hotels to stay independent.

“The strategic development of our member Mammee Bay is a strong example of the value we will deliver to independent hotels with Wischermann Atelier,” said Chris Walker, Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer at The Leading Hotels of the World. “We look forward to future collaboration that leverages Leading Hotels’ standards of excellence and global sales, marketing and distribution expertise along with Wischermann Atelier development expertise and management solution.”

Both companies are dedicated to supporting independent luxury hotels and are actively seeking opportunities in key markets within the Americas.


About Leading Hotels of the World
Comprised of more than 400 hotels in over 80 countries, LHW is the largest collection of independent luxury hotels. In 1928, 38 independent hoteliers came together to create LHW. Since then, the Company has carefully curated distinctive hotels, resorts, inns, chalets, villas, and safari camps from the snow-capped Alps of Europe to the African veldt, to share them with adventurous souls who seek the remarkably uncommon. The LHW community is filled of exceptional individuals, united by a passion for the surprising discoveries and details that come with every experience. LHW hoteliers are artisans of hospitality whose expertise, commitment to excellence, and individual flair allows them to create story-worthy moments for their guests. And it is these authentic, individualized experiences combined with the warm hospitality and high-touch service they provide that keeps discerning travelers returning again and again. LHW’s collection covers the globe and promises a broad range of destinations and uncommon experiences, enhanced by LHW’s tiered guest loyalty program Leaders Club. From converted former palaces, and countryside retreats run by the same families for generations, to gleaming skyscrapers in dynamic urban centers, serene private island escapes, glamorous tented camps – and beyond – explore, find inspiration, and experience unforgettable travel moments. For more information visit:, Facebook at @LeadingHotels, Twitter at @LeadingHotels and Instagram @leadinghotelsoftheworld.

About Wischermann Atelier
Wischermann Atelier crafts exceptional destinations for today’s travel changemakers. Building on four generations of hospitality expertise, the company creates personalized travel experiences via a carefully-curated collection of independent resorts in distinctive locations. By establishing exclusive relationships with local partners, Wischermann Atelier is able to create authentic and individualized hospitality destinations that unite service and storytelling. Beyond unparalleled hospitality is a relentless dedication to celebrating the unique character of each property location, both within and beyond the walls of the resort. For more information, please visit
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