Four Singaporean hoteliers making their mark overseas

Eco-luxury resort Bawah Reserve, set on six forested private islands in the Riau Archipelago, is hailed by the likes of Financial Times, Vogue and Conde Nast Traveler as the new Maldives of the region.
Eco-luxury resort Bawah Reserve, set on six forested private islands in the Riau Archipelago, is hailed by the likes of Financial Times, Vogue and Conde Nast Traveler as the new Maldives of the region.PHOTO: BAWAH RESERVE

(THE BUSINESS TIMES)

In Singapore, Daniel Tan admired the iconic Raffles Hotel and always liked the idea of owning a piece of heritage. In mid-April this year, he made it come true - sort of - with the re-opening of The Melbourne Hotel, or the equivalent of the Raffles in Perth's City Centre.

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