2024 MUSE Hotel Awards: Season 2

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2024 MUSE Hotel Awards: Season 2

2024 MUSE Hotel Awards: Season 2 is now open for entries!

2024 MUSE Hotel Awards: Season 2: The second season of the MUSE Hotel Awards for 2024, recently organised by International Awards Associate Inc (IAA), is the world-leading and prestigious competition that honors and celebrates the very best and industry-leading luxury hotels in hotel design, services, dining and travel that continue to push the boundaries of global hospitality and tourism.

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The 2 season of the MUSE Hotel Awards 2024 is the world-leading and prestigious competition that honors and celebrates the very best and industry-leading luxury hotels in hotel design, services, dining and travel that continue to push the boundaries of global hospitality and tourism.

The MUSE Hotel Awards was first organised by the globally-recognized and prestigious International Awards Associate (IAA) in 2020 as a cornerstone of the promotion and awarding of the world’s best hotels and hospitality experiences that continue to raise the benchmark of the industry in their quest for perfection.

This awards strives to not only discover and promote pioneers and honor established veterans of the industry, but to also recognize the resolve and adaptability of hotels that still stride forward and provide excellent services to people of all kinds.

Hotels that are undergoing development can also be entered at any stage of construction if planning approval has been granted. Companies may submit single or multiple entries in any category.

MUSE Hotel Awards is divided into 2 main award programs: Hotel & Hospitality Design.

There are FOUR (4) levels of achievement in the competition:

Category Winner of the Year
Platinum MUSE (85-100 points)
Gold MUSE (70-84 points)
Silver MUSE (50-69 points)

This collective panel of juries is primarily composed of industry experts and veterans with years of experience in the hospitality industry. This esteemed group of jurors represent the breadth of the profession, including private, public, institutional, and academic practice. They embody diversity in professional experience, geography, gender and ethnicity.

The MUSE Hotel Awards does not stop at only recognizing the best hotels in the world. It rewards and celebrates all categories that create the ultimate global hospitality and tourism experience through categories including Hotel / Interior & Architecture Design / Dining / Travel.

Submission requirements:

Entry Brief:
It is recommended that you keep your synopsis to approximately 350 words. We suggest you utilize this section of your entry to elaborate on the piece as well as the creativity and originality of your idea. The brief should strengthen your entry, as well as providing the jury a better understanding of your project. A written translation or adaptation must accompany non-English entries.

Image Submission:
The submissions should be saved in a flattened JPEG or JPG format. (keep them under 4MB, 1,200px wide is preferable, 300dpi, RGB).

Audio/Video File:
Entries with audio/video can be uploaded to Vimeo/YouTube/Youku and must be submitted with a direct URL that will take judges directly to the work. If it is password-protected, you must provide a username and password for judging purposes. Web Videos entered are judged solely on the content provided. Upload a PDF brief if explanation is required before evaluation of the work.

Evaluation Criteria:


Establishment Overview
Visual Identity / Design
Brand Review and Reputation on Platform or Social Media
Overall Impression

Hospitality Design

Creativity / Originality / Concept / Idea
Content / Brief / Objective / Planning / Execution
Innovation / Technology
Quality / Functionality / Sustainability
Overall Impression / Wow! Factor / Memorable

Who may enter?

The MUSE Hotel Awards is open to hoteliers, hotel developers and builders, interior designers, architects, public relations firms, advertising agencies, travel agencies, and all professionals related directly / indirectly to the hospitality industry.


Category Winners of the Year will receive a Limited Edition MUSE Statuette to be displayed at your establishment as a quality of excellence.
Category Winners of the Year – Winner’s Banner to be featured on category page and link to website for 30 days for maximum exposure.
Category Winners of the Year will be highlighted on MUSE Hotel Awards Gallery Section located at the Home Page for 30 days to increase public visibility.
Winner Interview – All winners will get a chance for an interview to recognize the winning team that contributed to the project.
A Dedicated Hotel, Design, or Agency Profile (Winner’s Page) for Category Winners of the Year, Platinum, Gold, and Silver Winners. Winners can also include booking (Agoda, Booking.com, Trivago, etc.) or official website links in their profile page.
Marketing Tools – A professionally-designed icon, badge, site bug, press release templates, and email signature to celebrate your win.
Winners of all winning levels will be featured on the MUSE Hotel Awards Winners Section.
Category Winners of the Year, Platinum and Gold Winners will be featured by MUSE on social media or on Muse.World, our media partner site to maximize exposure.
A complimentary professionally-designed certificate to commemorate winning entry submissions that includes entry title, entrant company and/or winner’s name, and award category. A decal will be customized to indicate the winning level.
An e-Certificate to commemorate your win, can be downloaded.

Entry fees:

During the Early Bird period (Apr 13 - May 16, 2024) entry fee is $350. After that period ends the amount of fee will increse.

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