Paul P John the Chairman and Managing Director of Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kerala, India is renowned for the success of his venture into the hospitality industry over a decade ago with Kumarakom Lake Resort, the culmination of a dream to offer the ultimate in luxury and service.

His second hotel, an all suite luxury, business hotel in Bangalore brings new meaning to the terms luxury and modern comforts, being the second in a chain of leading properties that cater essentially to the discerning traveller.

Paul P John began his career in the liquor industry with John Distilleries, and today his company has been declared the 4th largest liquor company in the country with production at over 18 locations across India and an annual turnover of over Rs. 800 crores.

Constantly driven to venture new venues and achieve new heights, he has business interests in USA as well.

Chateau de Banyan, the groupís contribution to Indiaís blossoming wine industry, brings world-class wines to the discerning wine drinker through its premium brand - Big Banyan wines, a range of fine wines that offer 9 distinct, individual varietals of white, red, rose and dessert wines.

The groupís latest offering is an exclusive and limited range of select single malts, the Paul John, exported solely to the UK and USA.

Born 30th Sept 1965, and with degrees in commerce and law, Paul P John is an NRI, settled in the USA for the past 15 years. With his wife and two daughters he resides at Bangalore when in India.