The hospitality venture of Chris Burch, a well-known American entrepreneur, in a remote Indonesian Island is attracting people across the world and brought many accolades in the recent years. The five-star beach resort branded as Nihiwatu is in the Sumba Island, and it was opened in the year 2015 after going through some major renovation. Interestingly, Burch and his hotelier partner James McBride bought the beach hostel in 2012 and spent at least $30 million to make it as the world’s best beach resort experience. Continue your read on businessinsider.com.
Interestingly, it was awarded as the best five-star beach resort by Travel + Leisure magazine for the year 2016. Earlier, in an interview, Burch said that he bought and renovated the resort with a mission of keeping something and give it back to the society. The visitors can do plenty of unique things inside the resort including enjoying a spa under a waterfall, visiting areas of islands where no one been to, enjoy the services of individual butlers for each room, and more.
The beach resort is coming with 27 private villas including Burch’s private home named Raja Mendaka – a collection four additional villas and the main house, each with separate private lounge pools. Chris Burch has ensured that the uniqueness of the locality and the island is retained as it is and added only what is required to make the experience better. It gives out an impression of a perfectly created artwork in nature with rightly picked elements. Burch made sure that the resort is significantly connected to the local community and contributes a share of its profits to the Sumba Foundation. Additional article on architecturaldigest.com.
Chris Burch has created enormous success in the last forty-plus years of his entrepreneurial journey. With his thoughts and investment ideas, Burch established an investment firm called Burch Creative Capital, and it is working based on new market opportunities, creativity, incubation, applying imagination, support and scale, the finally the entrepreneurial values of Burch. The firm creates disruptive brands that can give lasting and positive effects on customers’ lives.
In his career, Burch as developed nearly 50 companies using his intuitive understanding of customer behavior, connecting with innovation for impact, and direct and international sourcing experience. He is credited with a number of brands including TRADEMARK, Poppin, Blink Health, Cocoon9, BaubleBar, ED by Ellen DeGeneres, and more. Interestingly, Burch Creative Capital has diverse areas of investments including organic foods, retail, technology industry, apparel, home furnishings, and more apart from the hospitality industry. Refer to bjtonline.com for a related article.
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