Karan Kaul is Assistant Vice President Development for Langham Hospitality Group, responsible for development efforts in Asia and growing the current portfolio of 50 properties open and under development worldwide. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Langham is the hospitality arm of Great Eagle Holdings, and offers two distinct brands: The Langham luxury hotels and resorts and approachable luxury Cordis Hotels & Resorts.
Karan has a diverse background in hotel development, sales and operations and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), in Switzerland. He has on-the-ground experience of the global hospitality sector having worked in corporate office roles and in prestigious properties in the UK, Switzerland, Singapore and Thailand.
““There’s a lot of energy, it’s a great forum. What’s interesting is there is the expansion in terms of coworking, student housing and retirement living, there’s a lot of movement and a lot of these brands on the fringes are now coming into the fold.”