"There is definite room for growth in the "shorter-stay" market - representing anything from a few days to a few weeks - something clear from the number of local and international players entering the sector in Hong Kong and elsewhere in the region." Pilar Morais, CEO of Hong Kong-based CHI Residences.
CHI Residences offers apartments that are safe for babies and toddlers. Traveling with young ones can be both exciting and challenging for the family. To make things easier, CHI has introduced Baby Safe Apartments, so parents can rest assured everyone will be comfortable and make themselves at “home” quickly.
For CHI Residences design is an important factor, the first thing is to give guests a sense of “home”, while also offering the convenience, modernity and fashionable touches which people associate with Hong Kong. John Cremer from SCMP discusses more with Pilar Morais.
"Convenience is always an important factor; this hasn't changed," Pilar Morais, CEO, CHI Residences
Whether you're looking for short term stay or long term accommodation, all you need is a superb blend of convenience and comfort. You can enjoy both at CHI 138 which is located near the heart of the city.
Today's high flyers move around the globe as opportunity knocks, and many of them seem to be moving to Asia, fuelling a boom in the serviced residence sector. "Corporate budgets are tightening so alternative accomodation options need to be considered. Serviced residences outside of the usual Central/Mid-Levels/Admiralty area are within budget, while still remaining convenient with easy access to transportation systems," says Pilar Morais, chief executive of CHI Residences.
"Our philosophy at CHI is to create affordable luxury," said Pilar Morais, Executive Director, CHI International
Newly acquired CHI 138 is ideal for corporate residents and business travellers seeking spacious apartments while being easily connected to the city. Read more to find out about our Easter promotion.
Whatever their main target market, serviced apartment providers know competition for tenants is likely to heat up in the months ahead. This makes it essential to keep upgrading standard amenities-appliances, entertainment systems and fittings-but also to come up with new attractions and incentives. SCMP's John Cremer talks to CHI Residences' CEO Pilar Morais.
Style is everything when it comes to designing serviced apartments for today’s mobile executives. The skill is to create spaces that combine unique style and ambience with the standard features and home comforts expected for contemporary city living. Pilar Morais shares the CHI design ethos.
Hong Kong hospitality company, CHI Residences started in 2007 and since then has established 3 properties in Kowloon and one on Hong Kong Island, offering a total of 121 luxury serviced apartments. The recent acquisition of Le Rivage ‐ which will be known as CHI 138, will add another 52 apartments to their portfolio.
With the increasing number of travelers relying on smart phones to find accommodation, make enquiries and book, CHI Residences recently a mobile version of its website providing quick access for people on the go.
Catering to the growing community of smart phone users, Hong Kong's leading serviced apartment brand CHI Residences goes mobile.
CHI Residences in Hong Kong has become the first serviced-apartment brand on the island to install Oxyvital air purification technology in its flats.
Serviced apartment brand CHI Residences is in the process of installing Oxyvital air purification systems to provide guests quality indoor air.
People are becoming increasingly concerned with the level of air pollution in Hong Kong, especially travellers who stay in Hong Kong for extended periods. A frequent concern is that the air is too dusty, which can lead to respiratory problems.
CHI Residences, a chain of serviced apartments in Hong Kong has developed a new marketing pitch in this smoggy city: Stay with us and breathe cleaner air.
Branded residences are springing up across Asia... except Hong Kong. CHI Residences' CEO Pilar Morais shares her insights.
When CHI International executive director Pilar Morais considers taking on a new serviced-apartment project, whether it involves building from scratch or refitting an existing building, she usually has one main concern...
Press Release: CHI the First Serviced Apartment Brand to Provide WHO-Standard Clean Air in Hong Kong
CHI Residences is to become Hong Kong’s first Serviced Apartment brand to provide superior indoor air quality that meets and exceeds World Health Organisation Standards (WHO) as adopted by the Hong Kong government through the introduction of Oxyvital air purification technology.
A pioneer of Hong Kong’s booming serviced apartment industry, Philip Morais, built and later sold a successful serviced apartment brand, only to launch another less than a year later. Hong Kong serviced-apartment operator CHI Residences was launched in 2007, after Philip Morais found that retirement “wasn’t for him.”
Serviced apartments have been the choice of business travellers on extended trips for several years now, but many serviced suite providers claim they’re beginning to make inroads as standard vacation accommodation options as well. Pilar Morais shares her insights.
The up-and-coming Western district and imminent West Island MTR line makes CHI 120 an attractive accommodation option for urban dwellers seeking comfortable living spaces and convenience.
Choosing properties in local neighbourhoods, CHI Residences show their guests the real Hong Kong.
CHI Residences encourages a healthy, balanced lifestyle for their residents by introducing their own health guide.