Thailand's Chai Lai Orchid resort is a retreat with a noble purpose

05/9/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

In Mae Wang, Thailand, the newly opened Chai Lai Orchid resort envelops travelers in the serene beauty of the hills and offers many of the region's popular tourist activities, such as elephant-riding, rafting and hiking. What sets it apart from other retreats is its staff of young women hailing mainly from Burmese refugee camps at the Thailand-Myanmar border. They are offered hospitality training in the hopes of saving them from the rampant sex trafficking trade in Thailand.

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