Story Behind The Nihi Sumba Island Owned By Chris Burch

Chris Burch is a world renowned businessman also known by the former name of J. Christopher Burch. He is the co-founder of his wife’s renowned brand Tory Burch. He is also the Chief Executive Officer CEO and founder of the Burch Creative Capital. Burch Creative Capital is based in New York and their major target and manages investment ventures and also invests to develop brands. Chris Burch is a very prosperous businessman and was features in Forbes Magazine’s list of world’s billionaires in the year 2012. Chris is also the owner of the Nihi Sumba Island and has also acquired the Nihi Hotels and resorts.

Chris Burch took birth in Pennsylvania and was raised there. He belonged to a middle class family. After completing education he proceeded forward towards his business dreams. He has experience of over 40 years of managing Business ventures. Chris Burch’ knowledge in investment and financial sector has helped him to create successful business ventures. Chris Burch found out about Nihi back in the year 2012. Claude and Peter Graves come forward with the idea of building a hotel in the island for people to come and visit and explore the beauty of the place. But it was having some complication with its expansion and proper regulation. That is when Chris showed interest in the project. He then contacted one of the hoteliers of South Africa and visited the island. He then implemented his ideas to proceed forward with the venture and acquired Nihi Hotel. In both the year 2016 and 2017 Nihi Hotel was also featured in the Travel plus Leisure Magazine.

The billionaire has invested great knowledge and skill in this venture of establishing the five star hotel and resort in the Sumba Island. Chris has used his business skills to develop the hotel and make it one of the best hotel and resort of the world within a very small time. Chris Burch has worked immensely hard to establish the hotel and raise it to the top level of the hotel industries, check (

Nihi Sumba Island was initially called Nihiwatu, means “mortar stone”, and was christened by the first settlers. It has a rich story related to the ancestor named Marapu. The people who live in the island are called the Sumbanese and they had strong spiritual believe. They believed that their ancestor Marapu’s spirit dwelled in the island and protected its people. The island was acquired by settlers in 1988, as stated on


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