GHC Asia, one of the top independent communications agencies in the region, is opening a new branch in Chengdu, its fourth in Greater China and sixth across Asia, the Marketing Magazine has reported. The Chengdu office will work on national accounts such as Ritz-Carlton and LUX Resorts. It will also develop the presence of overseas clients such as McArthurGlen and Walpole British Luxury. GHC Asia said its Chengdu office will be led by associate director Phil Boyle and account manager Leta Cheng. Gary Yu, GHC Asia’s China managing director, said its roster of clients is now based heavily around hotels and tourism in Chengdu.