S1E47: Choo Chong Ngen and Carolyn Choo of Worldwide Hotels

  • 20 Jun 2022

Synopsis: The Straits Times' executive editor Sumiko Tan gets up close with newsmakers over lunch - and a selfie. Former fishmonger Choo Chong Ngen opened the first Hotel 81 in 1995. Today, his Worldwide Hotels Group has 38 hotels under six brands. For this interview, he is joined by his daughter Carolyn, the group's CEO.  Read Sumiko Tan's full stories here: https://str.sg/Jbhe Lunch With Sumiko videos: https://str.sg/wPrB Produced by: Sumiko Tan and ST Video team Edited by: ST Video team and Penelope Lee Follow the Lunch With Sumiko Podcast and rate us on: Channel: https://str.sg/J6hQ Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/J6hM Spotify: https://str.sg/J6hA Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/J6hd SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/ Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg --- Discover ST's special edition podcasts: Singapore's War On Covid: https://str.sg/wuJa The Unsolved Mysteries of South-east Asia: https://str.sg/wuZ2 Stop Scams: https://str.sg/wuZB Invisible Asia: https://str.sg/wuZn --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check: https://str.sg/JWaN In Your Opinion: https://str.sg/w7Qt Your Money & Career: https://str.sg/wB2m SG Extra: https://str.sg/wukR #PopVultures: https://str.sg/JWad ST Sports Talk: https://str.sg/JWRE Bookmark This!: https://str.sg/JWas The Big Story: https://str.sg/wuZe Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #lunchwithsumiko See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.