[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]hai luxury hotel 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai has launched the 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts boutique brand, along with expansion plans to Bangkok and Phuket. The hotels in Bangkok and Phuket will feature signatures such as a Jack Bain’s Bar and invite-only Leonowens Club, both named after families who lived in the original Chiang Mai residence before its conversion to a hotel, and will be opened in late 2016 and 2019 respectively. For more information, visit www.137pillarshotels.com.