Chris Burch – A Serial Entrepreneur Now Venturing Into Hospitality Business With The Launch Of Nihiwatu

Posted on April 12, 2017

Chris Burch is a globally acclaimed investor and serial entrepreneur, who in his career span of nearly 40 years has assisted in growing nearly 50 companies. He has a keen understanding of consumer behavior and preferences, on which he does his research consistently. It helps him in creating disruptive brands that lead to transforming the consumer market and touching customers’ lives.

He is the founder and CEO of Burch Creative Capital, which looks for invests in start-ups and business opportunities that are creating momentum in their respective industries. Chris Burch is invested in many different sectors, such as healthcare, hospitality, fashion, finance, real estate, and more. Few of his recent ventures includes brands like Ed by Ellen DeGeneres, Trademark, Nihiwatu, Poppin and more.

Nihiwatu is a five-star hotel that he opened in an isolated small Indonesia Island. It is the hotel that is named the best in the world by Travel+Leisure, which is a highly reputed recognition to achieve. Chris Burch, who is known popularly for founding brands such as Tory Burch and C. Wonder, is now an hotelier as well with this latest venture. He started Nihiwatu with another famous hotelier, James McBride. They together brought a dysfunctional hostel on the island and spent $30 million in its renovation, and completely overhauled its outlook, both interior, and exterior, to make it entirely new, appealing and inviting.

Chris Burch said that the island itself is so beautiful that it naturally adds the beauty to their efforts in creating a landmark luxurious hotel in mid of nowhere. Nihiwatu has 27 luxurious private villas, including one for the Raja Mendaka and home of Chris Burch. The resort hotel is equipped with unthinkable luxurious amenities, which needs to be seen to be believed. Starting from world class spa to five-star culinary experiences, Nihiwatu has all one ask for.