Final development phase sees Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen ready to shine as regional events venue
The hotel is the largest events venue in Khon Kaen, and is located a short distance from Central Plaza, the biggest shopping and lifestyle complex in the city.
All 196 rooms and suites have a modern Isaan design theme coupled with stylish international facilities, extra kitchen facilities have been added to the convention Centre to add flexibility in the catering for large or multiple events, new audio-visual technology has been added to the events rooms, the parking area has been extended to hold 300 cars, and the building exteriors and landscaping have been given a stylish new finish.
“We are very happy indeed to announce completion of this final phase, and our hotel is now ready to shine as a regional events venue and to welcome independent travelers and groups alike with our warm Isaan hospitality,” says general manager Patrick Tan.
Chris Bailey, senior vice president for sales and marketing at Centara Hotels & Resorts says that Khon Kaen`s importance as a tourism and commercial hub has been growing in recent years.
“Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen is a prime venue in northeast Thailand for tourists and for the business sector, and already plays host to a very wide variety of functions in the public and private sectors,” he says.
“Completion of all the facilities consolidates the hotel as the premier meetings and events venue in the region, and sends a strong message to the industry that Centara`s focus is continually on customer satisfaction.”
Restaurants include an international all-day outlet named the Globe, two Chinese restaurants, a restaurant serving Asian and Isaan dishes, a London-style pub, and a karaoke lounge.
The hotel convention hall can hold up to 2,000 attendees seated theatre-style and is divisible into three smaller sections. The hall opens to the outdoor swimming pool, making it an ideal venue for both conferences and outdoor receptions.
The Prachasamosorn Ballroom can hold up to 700 for cocktails, and there are eight intermediate meeting rooms with a capacity of between 60 to 120 people.
Located in the Centre of the city, the hotel is nonetheless only 15 minutes from Khon Kaen International Airport.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand`s leading operator of hotels, with 47 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Shanghai, Bali, Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Ethiopia brings the present total to 65 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 27 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand`s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly-launched value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travelers. The company`s Kids` Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates three state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an economy brand designed for travelers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at the most friendly prices available, which is under development with the first property due to open in 2016.
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