From Street To Suite

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Luxury hotels have not always been known for their shining altruism. But this may be changing, thanks to an innovative project in Cambodia that gives street kids a chance to work in the hospitality industry. Shinta Mani, tel: (855) 63 761 998, is a crisply designed, 18-room, $130-per-night boutique hotel, which opened last year in Siem Reap, 6 km from Angkor Wat.

But it also doubles as a vocational training institute, and its first classes, for some 16 youngsters, began earlier this month. The students — some of whom previously survived by scavenging in the city's...

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