The Leading Hotels of The World has added its first new members of 2019. Eight properties have been added to its portfolio which has more than 400 independent luxury hotels, including one new U.S member.

“After adding more than 50 new members in 2018, we are thrilled to build upon the momentum and welcome our first new members of the year,” said Deniz Omurgonulsen, vice president, membership, The Leading Hotels of the World. “This notable group of properties includes recently opened new builds, renovated masterpieces, and time-honored gems found in popular and emerging destinations. We look forward to our curious travelers experiencing these eight new members around the globe.”

New members of The Leading Hotels of the World include Hotel Des Indes (The Hauge, Netherlands); Mr. C Coconut Grove (Coconut Grove, Fla.); Savoy Palace (Funchal, Portugal); Antigon Urban Chic Hotel (Thessaloniki, Greece); Britannia Hotel (Trondheim, Norway); Al Bait Sharjah (Sharjah, United Arab Emirates); Raya Heritage (Amphur Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand); and Nobu Hotel Los Cabos (Los Cabos, Mexico).

Mr. C Coconut Grove will open this April 2019 in South Florida. The hotel will have 100 rooms and suites with private terraces, the rooftop Bellini Restaurant and Bar, and new Italian dining concept.