We are delighted to see an increasing number of applications heading our way for the 2017 Awards. This year, we would like to welcome The Westin Hotels and Resorts back to the platform. With more than 200 hotels in 40 countries, the reputable hotel brand continues to drive new ideas and ground-breaking services across the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on experiences, The Westin are known for their innovative efforts towards guest service. We look forward to receiving more applications and welcoming new brands to the platform.