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Escapology opens their first Asian location at Beach Republic, Koh Samui

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Escapology, the U.S. based live escape room game company, is opening its first Asian location in Koh Samui, at the famously hip
Mediterranean-style Beach Republic, right on beautiful Lamai Beach. Beach Republic is the island’s “self-contained luxury destination” of choice for guests seeking stunning ocean views, deluxe accommodation … and is now home to the island’s newest attraction.
Escapology Samui, due to open late August 2014, will offer thrilling interactive games where teams of 2-5 people race against the clock to find the clues, solve the puzzles and escape the adventure room within 60 minutes. Opening with two brand new games, Escapology Samui escapeology Beach Republicwill offer “The Cuban Crisis” with the urgent quest for clues from Cold War Soviet intelligence; and “Shanghaied” where solving puzzles earns coveted freedom from the clutches of the evil pressgang. Each of the adventure games is set in a series of themed rooms, with detailed
puzzles, riddles and clues. Each team of escapologists has 60 minutes to crack the clues and discover the key to the escape door – every second counts! Stuart Langrish, Operations Manager of Escapology Asia, said “Escapology has designed two superb market-leading games, and we are delighted to offer these in Koh Samui to both residents and visitors alike. Beach Republic is a great location for us as our escapologists can relax before and after their games with superb oceanfront food and drinks. The games are great for families, groups of friends, and teams of co-workers”. Tim Dean-Smith, Chairman & CEO of Republic Group Holdings, the parent company of Beach Repubic, said “I am delighted to be opening Escapology at Beach Republic. it’s a unique offering for Koh Samui, developed by a world-class team – high quality and enormous fun. Escapology lets people give the beach a break, and pit their wits against the clock. Stuart has assembled a bright and dynamic team of Game Masters who enhance the whole experience”.

About Escapology
U.S based Escapology was started by an international team of talented and successful entrepreneurs. The Escapology management team has considerable experience in starting and developing a variety of businesses in Europe, the Americas, and Asia; with previous years spent in the Venture Capital and Management business creating and growing start-up escapeology Beach Republic 2companies. All members of the management are entrepreneurs but also fun loving in their own right. Escapology’s mission is to create the best quality adventure games in the world, and the highest level of gaming experience to all its customers. Escapologists will be able to play an increasing number of different adventure games in an increasing number of locations as the business and brand are rolled out globally. About Republic Group Holdings Founded by British investor and real-estate developer Tim Dean-Smith, Republic Group Holdings is the parent company of Beach Republic. Opened In December 2007, Beach Republic is Thailand’s original premier ocean club and resort. Beach Republic stands apart from the crowd with a unique feel and culture of its very own, styled as an independent state. Marrying a contemporary and hip Mediterranean beach lifestyle with a twist of irreverent fun, Beach Republic is instantly sexy, sophisticated, and cosmopolitan. The resort accommodation at Beach Republic ranges from luxuriously appointed and generously sized 55 sq. m. Club Suites, up to 1, 2 and 4 bedroom Private Pool Villas and stunning 230 sq. m. 2 bedroom Private Pool Penthouses with panoramic ocean views. Republic Group is launching the sister brands to Beach Republic across Asia and beyond, including Snow Republic TM and City State TM which will extend the group’s presence into the winter sport and urban markets respectively. For further information on Escapology Asia or Republic Group Holdings: and
Nathan Lyle-­‐Vogts
Marketing Director
Republic Group Holdings
Office: +66 (0) 2656 7116
Fax: +66 (0) 2656 7117

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