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22 Centara properties awarded TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

22 Centara properties awarded TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

BANGKOK, Thailand - A total of 22 properties operated by Thailand’s leading hotel company Centara Hotels & Resorts have been awarded the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The newly-released certification, which is based on ratings posted … June 4, 2013
Varied value-added wedding packages from Centara Grand at CentralWorld

Varied value-added wedding packages from Centara Grand at CentralWorld

Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, has created a series of wedding packages for its various venues that provide options ranging from the intimate and chic M23 events space through to mega events in the Convention Centre, with spending … May 3, 2013
Centara Kata Resort Phuket gains ISO environmental management award

Centara Kata Resort Phuket gains ISO environmental management award

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Kata Resort Phuket has been awarded ISO 14001:2004 status in recognition of the effectiveness of the resort’s environmental management systems. The certification is awarded by the International Organization for Standardization … May 2, 2013
Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa, Thailand: stringent environmental efforts earn Green Globe Re-certification

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa, Thailand: stringent environmental efforts earn Green Globe Re-certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of the Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa in Chiang Rai, in Thailand. For years Anantara’s Chiang Rai Resort has demonstrated commitment to protecting the environment through education, … February 19, 2013
Centra Coconut Beach Samui welcomes the year 2013 with new upgraded facilities

Centra Coconut Beach Samui welcomes the year 2013 with new upgraded facilities

Upgrading and renovations at Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui will be completed by the year-end to make this recent addition to Centara’s value brand at the southwestern tip of Samui Island an outstanding destination resort. The resort was added … December 11, 2012
Comfy choice offered with Centara Koh Chang sunset sand sofas

Comfy choice offered with Centara Koh Chang sunset sand sofas

There is nothing like a romantic surprise to make a holiday unforgettable, and the three Sand Sofa dinner options offered by Centara Koh Chang Tropicana Resort will ensure a memorable evening with the sunset providing the perfect backdrop. With its … November 19, 2012
Centara celebrates 30th anniversary

Centara celebrates 30th anniversary

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading operator of hotels, is celebrating its 30th anniversary on December 12, 2012. Part of the Central Group, the Kingdom's biggest retailer, and formed initially as Central Hotels & Resorts, the company's first … November 15, 2012
Centara Villas Phuket named amongst top Thai relaxation and spa hotels in TripAdvisor survey

Centara Villas Phuket named amongst top Thai relaxation and spa hotels in TripAdvisor survey

Centara Villas Phuket has been named by TripAdvisor as one of the top 25 relaxation and spa hotels in Thailand in the website’s Travelers’ Choice 2012 awards. The rankings are compiled from ratings supplied by guests and travelers. Centara Villas … September 20, 2012
Centara’s future plans for Asia

Centara’s future plans for Asia

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading hotel company with properties at all the main destinations throughout the kingdom and a growing portfolio elsewhere in Asia, is expanding fast. The company's future growth strategy and targets are based … July 26, 2012
Centara website takes Truehits award for 4th consecutive year

Centara website takes Truehits award for 4th consecutive year

Centara Hotels & Resorts has been presented for the fourth consecutive year with the “Most Visited Hotel Site in Thailand” award by web tracking organization Truehits. Centara, Thailand’s leading hotel and resort management company, had previously … July 20, 2012
Jonas Sjostedt appointed General Manager for Koh Chang Tropicana Beach Resort and Spa (managed by Centara)

Jonas Sjostedt appointed General Manager for Koh Chang Tropicana Beach Resort and Spa (managed by Centara)

Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Jonas Sjostedt as General Manager of Koh Chang Tropicana Beach Resort & Spa (managed by Centara). Mr. Sjostedt is a Swedish national who … July 2, 2012
Centara expands fast in Pattaya

Centara expands fast in Pattaya

Centara Hotels & Resorts is maintaining a strategy of fast expansion in Pattaya, with three properties currently open and another four in the development phase. “Our association with Pattaya goes back a long time, as we for many years owned and operated … May 24, 2012
Centara offers special bed and breakfast rates at Koh Chang Tropicana

Centara offers special bed and breakfast rates at Koh Chang Tropicana

Koh Chang Tropicana Resort & Spa, managed by Centara, is offering a Web Saver room and breakfast combined rates between now and October 31, 2012, which starts from Baht 2,350 per night for a Deluxe Room, and ranges through to Baht 6,200 for a Cabana Suite. … April 23, 2012
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket voted 1 of the Top 25 Hotels for Families in Thailand 2012 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket voted 1 of the Top 25 Hotels for Families in Thailand 2012 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket has been voted as one of the Top 25 Hotels for Families in Thailand by TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel website, in its 2012 Travelers’ Choice® awards. The listings are compiled based on ratings awarded … April 20, 2012
Centara, Thailand's leading hotel chain, in collaboration with Acron, opens Spa Cenvaree and three restaurants in Goa

Centara, Thailand's leading hotel chain, in collaboration with Acron, opens Spa Cenvaree and three restaurants in Goa

Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand will soon open their first stand-alone spa and restaurant properties in India in collaboration with the Acron Group. Centara's signature wellness brand, Spa Cenvaree, and their three restaurants, Chili-Hip, Vibes, … April 5, 2012
Centara Villas Phuket voted into Top 25 Relaxation Hotels by Trip Advisor

Centara Villas Phuket voted into Top 25 Relaxation Hotels by Trip Advisor

Centara Villas Phuket has been voted as one of the Top 25 Relaxation and Spa Hotels in Thailand by Trip Advisor, in the travel website’s Travelers’ Choice Best Hotels 2012 listings. The listings are compiled based on ratings awarded by travelers … February 13, 2012
New Centara Pattaya is in ideal location for couples and families

New Centara Pattaya is in ideal location for couples and families

The newly-opened Centara Pattaya Hotel, located in Central Pattaya within walking distance of the beach, is ideally located for independent travelers, couples, and families, with rooms and facilities designed to match the requirements of these different … February 2, 2012
New Centra Bali offers special opening rate

New Centra Bali offers special opening rate

The newly-opened Centra Taum Seminyak Bali is offering special introductory rates together with breakfast at all its room categories between now and March 31 for guests staying a minimum of 3 consecutive nights. The introductory rates begin at US$81 … January 30, 2012
New Year will ring in name changes at 3 Centara hotels

New Year will ring in name changes at 3 Centara hotels

Three of Thailand’s best-known hotels will change their names as the bells ring in the New Year 2012. Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok will become Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin will become … December 28, 2011
Centara Hua Hin completes upgrade prior to rebranding

Centara Hua Hin completes upgrade prior to rebranding

An extensive renovation and upgrading program for Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin has been completed prior to the official adoption of the hotel’s new name on January 1. The renovated facilities include 100 rooms and suites in the Colonial … December 20, 2011
Centara Hotels and Resorts announces appointment of General Manager for Centara Hotel and Convention Centre Udon Thani

Centara Hotels and Resorts announces appointment of General Manager for Centara Hotel and Convention Centre Udon Thani

Mr. Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, recently announced the appointment of Chaiphun Thongsuthum as the General Manager of Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Udon Thani. Chaiphun has over 24 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, … December 2, 2011
Pattaya’s new Nova Hotel and Spa offers intimate-scale luxury

Pattaya’s new Nova Hotel and Spa offers intimate-scale luxury

The newly-opened Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, a member of the Centara Boutique Collection, is an intimately-scaled hotel with just 79 rooms and suites, offering luxury accommodation that is ideal for individuals, couples, and families. The Deluxe Rooms … November 23, 2011
Andreas Korf appointed General Manager of Centara Grand West Sands Resort and Villa Phuket

Andreas Korf appointed General Manager of Centara Grand West Sands Resort and Villa Phuket

Mr. Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Mr. Andreas Korf as General Manager of Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villa Phuket, with effect from December 1, 2011. Mr. Korf, who is a German national, has … November 23, 2011
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket celebrates its 1st anniversary

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket celebrates its 1st anniversary

Denis Thouvard, (7th from the left in the photo) General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, hosted a party to celebrate the resort’s 1st anniversary with management and team members who have worked at the resort since its opening. The … November 17, 2011
Centara launches interactive website

Centara launches interactive website

Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a new corporate website designed to intensify its online presence and marketing operations. Centara is Thailand’s largest operator of hotels, with currently 61 properties at key destinations throughout the kingdom, … August 16, 2011
Centara expands and restructures sales and marketing to service fast expansion strategy

Centara expands and restructures sales and marketing to service fast expansion strategy

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest and fastest-growing hotel management company, has expanded its sales and marketing department with new staff and a strategic restructuring to take account of the new and more complex demands. Centara currently … August 15, 2011
Centara offers free room nights during Chiang Mai green season

Centara offers free room nights during Chiang Mai green season

Centara Hotels & Resorts has introduced special low rates for two of its hotels in Chiang Mai, a part of Thailand favored by local residents and foreign visitors alike during the summer and autumn, known as the green season, when the landscape is especially … August 2, 2011
Centara Krabi offers romantic five-night package

Centara Krabi offers romantic five-night package

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi is offering a five-night package for couples that includes accommodation in an ocean-facing room, a bottle of champagne, and a romantic candlelit dinner for two, at a total cost of Baht 49,999, service and tax … July 26, 2011
Centara to open third hotel in Bangkok

Centara to open third hotel in Bangkok

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced its third hotel in Bangkok, Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel & Spa Bangkok, a 4-star property located at Rachaprarop and above the Watergate Pavillion shopping complex. The announcement follows the signing of … July 5, 2011
Centara’s training program opens career opportunities for youngsters

Centara’s training program opens career opportunities for youngsters

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest hotel company, has launched a training program intended to provide youngsters from underprivileged homes with career opportunities within the group. Entitled “4 C’s: Centara Career Creation for Children,” … June 21, 2011
Koh Pha Ngan is an easily accessible beach hideaway

Koh Pha Ngan is an easily accessible beach hideaway

Koh Pha Ngan is one of those tropical island paradises that were first discovered by backpackers and which have subsequently become popular tourism destinations, although in Pha Ngan’s case, the island is remote enough to have remained unspoiled yet … June 3, 2011
Everyone benefits under Centara’s B90m green hotel strategy

Everyone benefits under Centara’s B90m green hotel strategy

Centara Hotels & Resorts, as Thailand’s largest operator of hotels, believes it has a strong responsibility towards the environment, and is operating a 90 million baht program to ensure that its luxury hotels are also green hotels. The program has … May 13, 2011
Caroline von Sigriz appointed GM of Centara Chaan Talay Resort and Villas Trat

Caroline von Sigriz appointed GM of Centara Chaan Talay Resort and Villas Trat

Mr. Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Ms. Caroline von Sigriz as General Manager of Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas Trat. Caroline is a German national with 28 years’ experience in tourism in … May 6, 2011
Conrad Bangkok appoints new director of business development

Conrad Bangkok appoints new director of business development

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Conrad Bangkok has announced the appointment of Linda Giebing as the hotel’s new Director of Business Development. Responsible for developing and implementing the commercial goals of the hotel, Ms. Giebing will oversee and direct … May 4, 2011
Centara appoints Mr. Philip Hall Group Director of Sales and Marketing

Centara appoints Mr. Philip Hall Group Director of Sales and Marketing

Mr. Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Philip Hall as Group Director of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Hall, a 39-year-old British national, has many years of experience in the travel industry gained … April 20, 2011
Project to improve hotel energy efficiency concludes in Thailand

Project to improve hotel energy efficiency concludes in Thailand

UNWTO and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand have officially concluded a project to help hotels along the Thai Andaman coast significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs through energy-saving technologies. Participating … March 25, 2011
Centara launches Thai language Facebook page

Centara launches Thai language Facebook page

Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a Thai language version of its Facebook page, following the success of the English language version that was introduced last year. Facebook friends of Centara are now able to follow new offers, promotions, activities, … March 24, 2011



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