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Planting the Capella flag in Asia, one city at a time

CEO Nicholas Clayton details the hotel group's ambitious expansion plans.

Aerial view of the five-star Capella Singapore resort on Sentosa Island. After more than eight years of having just that one Capella hotel in all of Asia, the group now wants to grow its regional footprint.

"There are so many opportunities for us to look at right now. Growth is what we're all about today. We're certainly not anywhere near a mature company," says Mr Clayton.

THESE are exhilarating times for everyone who works at the Capella Hotel Group.

Last month, it was reported that Singapore's Kwee family had bought the ultra-luxe hospitality company from veteran hotelier and Ritz-Carlton founding president Horst Schulze.

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