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The Story Behind Thailand’s Hotel Pool Villas

Category: Hotels, Posted:03 Feb 2021 | 09:29 am

Remember when resort holidays were all about welcome drinks, buffets and trying to find an empty sun lounger was nearly impossible?

In the 1990’s Thailand was home to an evolution for hotels, and the tropical pool villa was born. Getting out of the box was amazing and decades later still defines luxury resorts.

We had the chance to sit down with Banyan Tree Resorts and Hotels Founder KP Ho who was pioneer in the sector to learn the story about how pool villas came into resort developments.

Take a few moments and watch our short talk, and  learn the secret of how it all started.

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