Singapore Fête Le Champagne
Ludovic, through Vitisasia, organises almost every year since 2011 a luxury dinner gathering of 10 of the world’s best Champagne houses in Singapore with their brand ambassadors and grande cuvées. It is a unique Champagne experience supported by partners such as AccorHotels, IWC, Miele, Audi, Ferrari, Robb Report, Lifestyle Asia, Credit Suisse, Bank of Singapore and others. The last edition took place on June 1st, 2018 at the Sofitel Singapore Resort & Spa.
Development of Bawah Reserve
Bawah Reserve is a micro archipelago situated only 300km North East of Singapore in the Indonesian Anambas. It comprises a number of 6 islets, 13 beaches, 3 lagoons, 2 mangroves and a 150m height primary forest. Owners of Bawah Reserve have made a conscious effort to create a fresh and unique hospitality experience there.
Ludovic assisted owners in the development of an eco-friendly resort by adding value to their project in the form of partnerships with brands sharing the same value (such as Vilebrequin, IWC, Francois Lurton, etc). Ludovic also played a key role in the set up of the Bawah Anambas Foundation.
Sale of BHMA Hotels & Resorts
BHMA is a regional Asian Pacific hotel management company providing management for hotels, resorts, villas, serviced apartments and branded residences. In 2017, founders of BHMA contacted Ludovic find to strategic investors and sell their shares. BHMA operated 14 properties in Thailand and has another 19 committed hotel projects in Asia at that time. Ludovic introduced the ASX listed Flight Centre Travel Group, who took full control of BHMA the same year.
Development of Novotel Ekkamai - Bangkok
Ludovic assisted the owners of a hotel to be developed in Bangkok Ekkamai in negotiating and signing a management agreement with AccorHotels and have their hotel operated under the Novotel brand and standards
Development of Ibis Styles Brisbane Hamilton
Ludovic assisted the owner of a hotel to be developed in Brisbane Hamilton in selecting an international operator, negotiating and signing a management agreement with the AccorHotels Group.
Support to Grant Axe Rawlinson
Grant “Axe” Rawlinson is a New Zealand adventurer and public speaker who has lived in Singapore for more than 17 years. In 2018, Axe attempted the second trans-Tasman solo crossing on a rowing boat in human history with the objective of reaching his birthplace in New Zealand.
The “Ditch” (diminutive of the Tasman Sea) is considered in the ocean rowing community to be one of the most hostile crossings in the world.
Ludovic assisted Axe in promoting his expedition, finding sponsors and communicating on ocean plastic pollution.