GHM Signs Agreement With Aquarius International Development for Resort in Koh Chang
GHM | November 11, 2020
SINGAPORE (Nov. 11, 2020) — GHM has signed a management agreement with Aquarius International Development (AQI) to operate a 200-key resort on Koh Chang, the third largest island in Thailand. The Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang will feature an all-day-dining restaurant, a cliff-edge restaurant, rooftop bar, spa, infinity pool with pool bar, and conference facilities overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Scheduled to open in 2023, the new Chedi would complement the brand’s acclaimed hotels in Muscat (Oman), Sharjah (U.A.E.), Andermatt (Switzerland) and Luštica Bay (Montengro), as well as hotels under development for the Maldives, U.A.E., Ind...
President and Director Hans Jenni Set to Retire From GHM
GHM | May 19, 2020
SINGAPORE (May 19, 2020) — After nearly 30 years at the helm of a pioneering hotel management group, Hans R. Jenni is retiring today as president and director of GHM. The group’s current CEO, Tommy Lai, will assume responsibility for GHM’s day-to-day operations and management. Since 1992, when Jenni co-founded GHM with Amanresorts group founder Adrian Zecha, his vision has led the management group down a succession of roads less travelled to little-known destinations. Names now synonymous with understated elegance and luxury accommodation – The Datai in Langkawi, The Legian in Bali, The Nam Hai in Hoi An, and the very successfu...
GHM Appoints Tommy Lai as CEO
GHM | November 5, 2018
SINGAPORE (Nov. 5, 2018) — As GHM readies the grand opening of a new resort on the Arabian peninsula and looks to the next phase of its expansion, the 26-year-old luxury hotel group has appointed Tommy Lai as its CEO. The Singapore native will assume some responsibilities currently managed by GHM co-founder and president Hans R. Jenni, but the primary motivation for Lai's appointment is to spearhead the development opportunities and to drive GHM's overall growth ambitions. "We're on the verge of some significant new developments, which we'll be announcing in the coming months," said Jenni. "Tommy's appointment is both timely and s...
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