Raymond VISAN, founder of George V Eatertainment
Publish on Wednesday, 6 March 2013
Truly passionate about traveling and arts, Raymond Visan is, before all else, an innovative business man. Unleashing his creative personality, he founded B*Fly, named after one of his favorite movies, in 1995. This concept of luxury restaurant with a musical atmosphere played by a live DJ was an immediate resounding success. Buoyed by public enthusiasm, he created Buddha-Bar the following year bringing him an amazing international notoriety. His concept – make guests travel without leaving their country. The Buddha-Bar collection has expanded to Dubai, London, Monaco, but also St Petersburg or Mexico. In 2007, Raymond Visan took a new turn and decided to go into the Hotel business. In 2009, he created Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague later followed by Budapest in 2012, and Paris in 2013.