Some 30 km upstream from Luang Prabang, in a part of Indochina where there's no shortage of applicants seeking work in the hospitality industry, Kamu Lodge Experience has thrown out the interview process and thrown its support behind the survival of a neighboring Khmu tribe.
Some hotels come online fully fledged as hotels. Their restaurants are purpose-built and gleaming with stainless steel from the get go. Their pools are spacious enough to accommodate x-percent of the guest base when the hotel is running at y-percent occupancy. And the fitness centers, well, they're often marvels of technology, whirring with spinning wheels, and flush with televisions screens angled just so for optimum viewing.