CityStar is an investment company founded in 2003 by Jean-Louis Charon, former Managing Director of Nexity, the number one real-estate development company in France.


CityStar started its operations in Cambodia in 2006, following the launch of the construction of Sihanoukville International Airport that was allowing international reputable hotel brands and property operators to develop quality projects on the Cambodian Coast.


CityStar is managed in Asia by Etienne Chenevier, who has a 20-year experience as a Managing Director of multinational companies in the region. It has now over 8 years of operational experience in Cambodia where it manages and develops its real estate assets, which include 500 hectares of outstanding land on the Cambodian Coast and the ownership and operation of a reputed boutique hotel in the capital Phnom Penh, representing in total around US$ 100 million of shareholders’ equity.



Alila Hotels & Resorts manages unique city hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific, offering stylish, relaxing environments with surprisingly different lifestyle concepts that are continuously redefined by the latest developments in design and living. The Alila Experience is centred on building unique emotional moments for the guest, in each of our destinations.


Headquartered in the heart of Asia, Alila is a maven for the luxury hotel and resort business of the future, with cross cultural personalisation, ethical and sustainable business practices and design-driven functionality at its core.


Alila’s current expansion comprises exciting new developments in China, India, Indonesia, Indochina, Oman and Portugal.

Alila Villas – Crafted Luxury

Alila Villas represent Alila’s new generation of ultra-luxurious yet sustainable developments in some of the most spectacular locations, set apart by an unprecedented level of private space, design and architecture, personalised hospitality and destination experiences.


Designed by award-winning teams of architects, interior designers and artisans, an Alila Villas project is the only brand that is designed, built and operated to EarthCheck standards, integrating the natural, physical and cultural elements of its environment.


Alila Villas Uluwatu Bali’s recent accolades include ‘100 Best Hotels and Resort in the World 2013’ by International Traveller, and ‘Best Hotels in the World 2012’ by Conde Nast Traveller, UK.


“Our goal is to send our guests home with spiritual and emotional memories, not just souvenirs.”


Mark Edleson

Alila Hotels and Resorts



studiogoto is a Singapore-based architectural studio founded in September 2008 and led by the Principal Architect Chioh-Hui Goh. The firm practises a process driven design philosophy based on each unique project programme and context, understanding and appreciating local materials, textures, technology and fine detailing.


As architecture encompasses many aspects of art and embraces all cultures, it is imperative that architectural solutions adopt an universal exploratory process irregardless of scale and complexity. This design attitude opens up many avenues towards searching for that better design solution in each project and further contribute to the intellectual development of the firm.


The design team is passionately driven to always maintain high design quality and so that project objectives can be truly realized.