The group’s early history can be traced back to 1979, when Mrs. Naline Kuoy was determined to build a strong foundation for her family’s future.
Mrs. Kuoy first opened a small family-run pharmacy in the city of Siem Reap in 1980s and early 1990s.
Then in 1995, after an unfortunate loss of her daughter, Mrs. Kuoy decided to let go of her pharmacy business and became a stay at home housewife. However, being an entrepreneurial person, she was always constantly looking out for opportunities that may arise. As the country tourism industry was starting to develop at this point, Mrs. Kuoy started noticing travellers knocking on her house door, asking for a place to stay. With her being a motherly figure, she offered them places to stay with an unexpected return of payments. A moment of realisation then hit her that she could ear which was to become a Being a pharmacist, Mrs. Kuoy heart and soul are deeply rooted in the Cambodian hospitality. Her inspiration was reflected back to one of the four Buddhist brahmavihārās, ‘Mudita’, one’s sympathetic joy which is filled by seeing the happiness in others.
Mrs. Kuoy believes that success would come from honesty and hard work, as well as from the provision of the best possible services and products for our guests.
Borei Angkor was founded by a former pharmacist, Mrs. Kuoy Naline whose heart and soul were inspired by the tradition of Cambodian hospitality, the happiness of the host that’s derived from treating her guests happy. Her inspiration was also reflected back to one of the four Buddhist brahmavihārās, ‘Mudita’, one’s sympathetic joy which is filled by seeing the happiness in others. That’s when Borei Angkor was born in 1997.