Chris Burch – Venturing Into The Hospitality Industry In Style By Opening Nihiwatu

Chris Burch is a serial entrepreneur and investor known across the country as well as globally for his smart investments and a series of start-ups and businesses he has invested in profitable. With the experience of over 40 years as a businessman, investor, and entrepreneur, Chris Burch is known for creating some of the most popular brands in the fashion market, such as Tory Burch and C. Wonder. Recently, he even tied up with Ellen DeGeneres to create a favorite brand named ED and is also known for his recent investments in famous brands and start-ups such as Trademark, Poppins, Cocoon9, and Nihiwatu.

Chris Burch is heavily invested in many industries, including hospitals, healthcare, beauty, fashion, technology, finance, real estate, and more, but with Nihiwatu, Chris has stepped foot into the hospitality industry as well. Nihiwatu is a five-star luxury retreat hotel located in the southern Indonesian Island of Sumba. In the island, Chris Burch bought a hostel and transformed it into a five-star luxury hotel. The island is almost private and is surrounded by incredible natural beauty and natural landscape, with clear blue ocean waters and white sandy beach.

Chris Burch along with famous hotelier, James McBride, completely restructured and transformed an old hostel into a luxurious five-star property that is now frequented by who’s who of the world. Nihiwatu was even named the best hotel in the world by the famous online travel site, Travel + Leisure. Chris Burch says that he built Nihiwatu to pass on his legacy to his kids and to give back to the community, check this on It is a one of a kind resort with a host of luxurious amenities that are not afforded at a typical five-star hotel. Starting from the spa under the natural waterfall to having a personal butler in every room, Nihiwatu aims to overwhelm its guest with luxury, care, and pampering never experienced before.  For a related reading, hop over to

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Nihiwatu is rightly nicknamed “The Edge of Wilderness,” because the natural and private setting makes you feel completely disconnected with the outside world. Chris Burch has incredible business acumen and foresight that he applies in all the ventures he gets associated with to ensure success. Chris Burch also owns one of the 27 villas at Nihiwatu, which is his home as well. Chris Burch is a dynamic personality who is always on the move and continues to look out for new opportunities regardless of industries as he feels that opportunity can come in from anywhere, and from any industry. To learn more about Burch, visit

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