Choo Chong Ngen

Choo Chong Ngen

Founder of budget hotel chain Hotel 81, Choo Chong Ngen also owns other brands such as Hotel Mi, which opened in 2017. He made his first foray abroad with a hotel in Pattaya and plans to expand his business to Japan, Malaysia, Australia and the UK. He donated $2m to the National University of Singapore to set up a bursary for financially needy students.

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