Mr. Charles was born in Minnaing near Taungyi (Southern Shan State). Studied in a missionary school in Maymo, he was given his Christian name, Charles. Although his parents started a tea brokering business in the 1950s, Charles decided to enter the hospitality industry in 1995 when he built a small guesthouse of six rooms to coincide with “Visit Myanmar Year”. Over the next 18 years, Mr. Charles expanded the hotel to 40 rooms adding a small restaurant and sightseeing options. His entire family manages the property to assure the highest personal service.