Worldwide Hotels Pte Ltd
Bachelor of Business, 1999
Ms Carolyn Choo is the Managing Director of Worldwide Hotels Pte Ltd.
Worldwide Hotels owns and manages six hotel brands in Singapore namely, Hotel 81, Value Hotel, Venue Hotel, V Hotel, Hotel Boss and Hotel Mi. Worldwide Hotels is Singapore's largest hotel operator with 38 hotels and 6500 rooms. In 2016, Ms Choo spearheaded the group's overseas expansion with hotels acquisition in Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and Japan. Before joining the family business in 2002, Ms Choo was in commercial banking for 3 years.
Ms Choo graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honours) from the Nanyang Technological University in 1999. In Singapore Management University class of 2012, she was awarded CPA Australia CPA Program Award for Top Master of Professional Accounting Graduate. She is also a Chartered Accountant of Singapore (CA Singapore).
Ms Choo has a strong philanthropic interest in education and oversees her family foundation that has set up bursaries endowment funds in four local universities and five polytechnics. Being a mother of three, she strongly emphasize on effective time management to fulfill her role as a mother and leader to her 1000 staff in the Group.