BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts has now released an iPhone App alongside the recently-launched mobile optimized website and Android App, enabling anyone with either an iPhone, iPad or Android device to check room availability and book online.
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BANGKOK, Thailand - It's not often that Centara General Managers and Executive Chefs do battle with each other. Not in public! But the Live Cooking Competition at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives saw GM and Chef pitted against each other to create … June 10, 2013
If you are leaving it a bit late to plan your summer holiday, don’t worry as Centara Hotels & Resorts has special last-minute seasonal rates available throughout Thailand and in overseas destinations for all room categories, with breakfast included.
… June 5, 2013
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
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, throughout its 30-year history, has always believed passionately in green and sustainable tourism, a policy that is at the heart of the company and which engages every property in its portfolio.
With the … May 21, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts is offering a package at selected beachside properties in which breakfast for two is included along with welcome cocktails and the choice of one 60-minute Thai massage for two at a beachfront sala or a 60-minute aromatherapy massage … May 16, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, which opened only on April 15 of this year, is ranking number one on TripAdvisor among a total of 31 resort hotels in North Male Atoll.
The adult-focused resort has gained most of its reviews … May 14, 2013
A special rate of Baht 2,240 per night including breakfast is being offered for Superior category rooms only at the newly opened Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok until 30 June 2013.
The rate is available for guests checking in for a single … May 10, 2013
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
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
Alexandre Glauser, Area General Manager of Centara Hotels & Resorts Sri Lanka, together with Teddy Roland, Hotel Manager of Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, welcomes Sri Lankan cricket star, Kumar Dharmasena, and his family upon their arrival … April 17, 2013
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts is expanding its presence in Southern Thailand with the acquisition of the management contract for Khao Lak Seaview Resort & Spa, which will be renamed Centara Seaview Resort Khao Lak this summer.
The management … April 5, 2013
Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, located in the city’s Pratunam fashion and garment district and integral to the Watergate Pavillion Fashion Mall, opened on April 1, 2013.
The four-star hotel is the fourth to be opened in Bangkok by Centara … April 5, 2013
Centra Taum Seminyak Bali, which was closed briefly after flooding that took place in Bali last December, has undergone extensive renovation works and will reopen on April 1, 2013 with a host of new events.
Taum Restaurant has a new and more comprehensive … March 28, 2013
Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives, the second resort hotel in the Republic of the Maldives for Thailand’s Centara Hotels & Resorts, is now open and welcoming its first guests.
Located on an island just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International … March 28, 2013
Couples or families looking to spend an enjoyable couple of days relaxing in Bangkok will find the Indulge and Relax Together in Bangkok package on offer at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok to be a real bargain, with something for everyone. … March 26, 2013
No matter what your beachfront event plans are, at Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas Trat there is a brand new marquee on the sand in front of the resort that is perfect for every purpose.
Ready by the end of April, and with a 1.5 million baht investment, … March 15, 2013
Michel Horn, Vice President for Operations at Centara Hotels & Resorts, together with Ranga Dias, Managing Director, Sun Tan Beach Resorts (Pvt) Ltd.; Alexandre Glauser, Area General Manager of Centara Hotels & Resorts Sri Lanka; and Teddy Roland, Hotel … March 12, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts will open its third resort in the Maldives during the latter half of 2014, following the signing of a management contract with Maldivian company RPI Private Ltd.
Centara Hudhufushi Resort & Spa is currently under design and … March 8, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts is offering a special Songkran package at selected properties that are for a minimum two nights’ stay and includes breakfast for two persons, a laundry credit, and a Songkran survival kit that includes two water shooters per … March 4, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Luxury Health Retreats (LHR), a division of Fitcorp Asia, to offer a range of inspiring educational and recreational retreats for those wanting to combine health, fitness and weight loss with an enjoyable getaway … February 27, 2013
Robert Maurer-Loeffler, General Manager of Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, has announced the appointment of Andrias Ananta as Executive Assistant Manager in charge of the Bangkok Convention Centre.
Andrias is an Indonesian … February 22, 2013
Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka is set on the beautiful Passikudah Bay, on Sri Lanka’s northeastern coast, and offers a fine choice of facilities appealing to couples, families, and those longing for active holidays. The shallow waters of … February 21, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a loyalty card, Centara The 1 Card, with members able to accrue points that can be redeemed for free hotel rooms at any of the company’s properties anywhere in the world, with no blackout dates.
The card was … February 15, 2013
What a brilliant idea to take the family on a tropical holiday! But horrors! The cost! And who can guarantee the kids won’t get bored and whiney when you are there?
Parents planning a holiday overseas, wanting to give the children a memorable time, … February 15, 2013
Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, a four-star property located at Rachaprarop and above the Watergate Pavillion shopping complex, is the fourth hotel to be opened in Bangkok by Centara Hotels & Resorts.
Centara’s two longest-established … February 8, 2013
Chen Sea Resort & Spa PhuQuoc, Centara Boutique Collection, has been named as one of the Top 25 Hotels in Vietnam in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2013.
The same awards have named Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives as one of … January 31, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts is staging an online competition via its Facebook page that asks participants to post photographs of their Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, or other recent festivities.
Facebook fans then vote for their favorite photo, … January 25, 2013
A wonderful and romantic way to relax with your Valentine or companion is available from Spa Cenvaree at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, where a two-hour treatment for two includes an Orange Blossom Milk Bath or a Valentine … January 25, 2013
Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a new range of wedding packages with prices starting from just Baht 18,750 including VAT and service charge at selected resort properties in Krabi, Samui, Phuket and Trat.
These exclusive wedding packages give … January 23, 2013
This release has been recalled. … January 17, 2013
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Agus Suananda as Hotel Manager of Centra Taum Seminyak Bali.
Agus is Indonesian and has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality … January 16, 2013
Kobi Elbaz (pictured 2nd left), CEO of Tulip Group, together with Dominique Ronge (pictured far right), General Manager of Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya, inspect progress on the hotel's construction, which is now well advanced with the soft opening … January 3, 2013
Philip Hall, Group Director of Sales and Marketing of Centara Hotels & Resorts, on a new bicycle at Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui to explore the surrounding areas of Samui island. The new bicycles have been provided for guests of Centra Coconut Beach … January 2, 2013
Centara Koh Chang Tropicana Beach Resort & Spa has a new waterslide at the Splash pool area that will keep the youngsters excited and happy, having the time of their lives in complete safety. Apart from riding the water slides, youngsters can enjoy … December 26, 2012
Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Vietnam, managed by Centara, has received the Gold Circle Award for 2012 from Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group.
This is the second year running that the resort has … December 24, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts is offering a beach holiday package at selected oceanside resorts that includes the option of three or five nights’ accommodation along with a number of benefits designed to ensure a value-added holiday.
The Life’s a Beach … December 15, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Ulrich Hoffgen as General Manager of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives.
Ulrich is a German national and has 20 years of international … December 13, 2012
The first Spa Cenvaree in Mauritius, located in the new Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius, has been opened since December 10, 2012.
Spa Cenvaree is the premier spa brand of Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand's leading operator of deluxe … December 12, 2012
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
BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts has today launched a new hotel brand, COSI Hotels, designed for cost-conscious travelers who mostly do all their own bookings online and who are searching for pocket-friendly accommodation prices.
The first … December 6, 2012
Accommodation at the new Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives is available for booking online from now onwards for stays beginning from February 15, 2013, when the resort will open.
Introductory rates begin at US$288 per night for an Oceanfront … November 29, 2012
Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius will open on December 10, 2012, five days ahead of its original December 15 scheduled date.
Centara Hotels & Resorts, to confirm the opening date of its first venture on the island of Mauritius, held … November 21, 2012
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
November this year sees the rebranding of Sand Spa at Centara Koh Chang Tropicana Resort to Centara’s own-brand Spa Cenvaree.
This follows the rebranding of the resort itself, which has recently been acquired by Centara under a management contract.
Remodeled … November 5, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts will be opening its fourth property in Pattaya in March 2013, the five-star Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya, located at Phratamnak Hill on the east side of the city.
Centara will be managing the hotel under a contract signed … November 1, 2012
November is the month of Loy Krathong, the lovely festival that has its origins deep in the cultural heritage of Thailand, and Spa Cenvaree has introduced a 5 Elements package that draws upon age-old Thai herbal remedies and treatments.
The package … October 31, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a Congratulations Game as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations, with the game running from now until Centara's birthday party on December 12, 2012, when participants will be entitled to enter a lucky draw for … October 29, 2012
A postcard dated January 15, 1936 and depicting the Railway Hotel in Hua Hin has recently come to light in the records of Centara Hotels & Resorts, who today owns and operates the hotel as Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin.
The hotel is about … October 22, 2012
Anyone who books a room at the new Centara Post Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius between now and December 31, 2012 will receive a 10 percent discount on the rate at any time between December 15 and September 30, 2013.
This offer applies to all room … October 19, 2012
John Bendtsen, Area General Manager, Centara Hotels & Resorts Mauritius, together with Sailash Boodhoo, Project Manager, and Mahen Tacouri, Chief Engineer of Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius, have inspected the progress on the construction … October 12, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts is rebranding three existing spas under its new Cense by Spa Cenvaree brand, which is now being rolled out at selected properties.
Rebranding of the spas at two of the properties, Centara Hotel Hat Yai and Away Suansawan Chiang … October 4, 2012
Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius, which will soft open in December 2012, is a contemporary interpretation of the architectural and cultural heritage of Mauritius, seamlessly blending in with the lush surroundings and flanked by a pristine … October 2, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts will from October 11, 2012 assume the management of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Da Nang Vietnam by Centara, marking the company’s second resort in Vietnam.
The property will undergo renovations and upgrading, a process that is … September 28, 2012
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 Hotels & Resorts has made its first move into Mauritius with the soft opening of Centara Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa Mauritius set for December 2012. “This is a very significant move for Centara, as it marks a strategic step into a … September 14, 2012
Jacques Mury, General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, has announced the appointment of Anucha Suphan as Director of Sales of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
Anucha has … September 13, 2012
There is no better time than now to take a break at Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui, located on the secluded Thong Tanote Beach, on the southwestern tip of Koh Samui, with views across to Koh Tan and Koh Mutsum, both of which are renowned diving and … September 7, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Karen Merrick as the first foreigner lady General Manager of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives.
Ms.Merrick is a British national, … September 6, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Voytek Klasicki from General Manager of Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives to Area Manager of the Maldives and General Manager of Centara Grand … August 29, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts has won eight awards in the SmartTravelAsia Best in Travel Poll 2012, conducted by the region’s only dedicated online travel magazine with over one million readers worldwide.
Vijay Verghese, editor of SmartTravelAsia, presented … August 22, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the transfer and promotion of Alexandre Glauser to Sri Lanka as Cluster General Manager of Centara Hotels & Resorts Sri Lanka.
Alexandre will be responsible initially for two managed … August 22, 2012
Guests arriving at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives from November 1, 2012 can leave both their shoes and their cash behind, because from that date the resort begins its Ultimate All-Inclusive experience.
Although Centara has always featured … August 21, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts has appointed Complete Travel Marketing as its new regional sales representative for Australia and New Zealand, with effect from August 1, 2012.
The company is based in North Sydney, Australia.
“We are very pleased indeed … August 6, 2012
If you are feeling a little jaded, the Tropical Detox Retreat package being offered by Chen Sea Resort & Spa Phu Quoc, Centara Boutique Collection in Vietnam, from now until September 30, 2012 will soon put a smile back on your face and a spring in your … August 1, 2012
The first branch of the new spa brand Cense by SPA Cenvaree will open at the newly-opened Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen during August.
Cense is designed as a fast-service spa providing core treatments and beauty services at affordable … July 31, 2012
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
Holidaymakers eager to show off their sun-soaked photographs of family and friends having fun, have the chance to share their favorite pictures on the Facebook fan page of Centara Hotels & Resorts and win themselves a holiday at a luxury Centara resort.
Fun … July 25, 2012
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
When Jan Kirchhoff and Heidi Jensen held their wedding reception at Centara Anda Dhevi Resort & Spa Krabi on April 18, 2012, they were the first couple to tie the knot at the newly-opened resort.
The newlyweds, who are now back home in their home … July 19, 2012
Centara Grand Nusa Dua Resort & Villas, the second resort hotel to be opened in Bali by Thailand’s leading hotel operator, Centara Hotels & Resorts, will be soft-opened during the third quarter of 2012.
The five-star property will feature a combination … July 17, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of John Dimon Bendtsen from General Manager of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives to Cluster General Manager of the two managed properties … July 16, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts is to open the new Centra Central Station Bangkok as the latest in its Centra value brand. Featuring a modern oriental design, the hotel has 150 standard rooms and suites, with the spacious guestroom sizes offering between 26.6 … July 4, 2012
Total relaxation in the privacy of your own Spa Villa on the oceanfront at Samui is yours when you take the “MySpa” package at Centara Villas Samui that is being offered between now and October 31, 2012.
The package, which is for 2 people and … July 4, 2012
Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas HuaHin, which began life in 1923 as the Railway Hotel and was Thailand’s first resort hotel, has become a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
The hotel, which stands on 16 hectares of beachfront land among … July 3, 2012
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
The Tourism Council of Thailand has presented Centara Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, located in Chiang Mai and part of the Centara Boutique Collection, with an Outstanding Design Award for Lanna Art Identity.
The award was presented under the Northern Thailand … June 26, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Wilawan Chiammanasombut from Resident Manager of Centara Kata Resort Phuket to General Manager of Centra Ashlee Hotel Patong.
Wilawan has been with Centara Hotels … June 25, 2012
A dual-destination concept has been launched by Centara Hotels & Resorts, with a package in which guests booking into the Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin for 2 nights will receive a voucher for a 1-night stay at the Khum Phaya Resort & Spa … June 14, 2012
Centara Grand Nusa Dua Resort & Villas, the second resort hotel to be opened in Bali by Thailand’s leading hotel operator, Centara Hotels & Resorts, will be soft-opened during the third quarter of 2012.
The five-star property will feature a combination … June 5, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts has appointed MN' Organization (MNO) as its overseas representative office for France, effective from June 1, 2012.
Established in 2004 by Murielle Nouchy and based at La Celle St. Cloud in Paris, MNO is extensively well-connected … June 1, 2012
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 Grand Nusa Dua Resort & Villas, the second resort hotel to be opened in Bali by Thailand’s leading hotel operator Centara Hotels & Resorts, will be soft-opened during the third quarter of 2012.
The 5-star property will feature a combination … May 18, 2012
Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Wim N. M. Fagel as General Manager of Centara Watergate Pavilion Hotel Bangkok.
Mr. Fagel is a Dutch national who has almost 30 years' … May 8, 2012
The Board of Directors of Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited has announced the appointment of Thirayuth Chirathivat as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Centara Hotels & Resorts, effective from April 2, 2012.
Mr. Thirayuth holds a bachelor … May 3, 2012
Travelers from the Arab countries will enjoy exclusive benefits when staying at selected Centara hotels from May 1 to October 31, 2012 to offer convenience and comfort during the time of Ramadan and for the summer holiday season.
Ramadan services and … May 2, 2012
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives is operating under a new ultra-inclusive 5-star program from the beginning of January 2013, giving guests a cash-free island experience that includes free excursions, free daily spa signature treatments, free … April 18, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts has opened Centara Hospitality Center at Phuket International Airport designed to provide guests and travel representatives with a meet-and-greet point and to provide support and information on the growing number of Centara properties … April 2, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts will from April 1, 2012 assume the management of the existing Koh Chang Tropicana Resort & Spa, located at Klong Praow Beach, on Koh Chang, Trat Province.
The property will then undergo extensive renovations and upgrading, … April 2, 2012
Centara Karon Resort Phuket has been awarded Star Performer status by EarthCheck, the international environmental and certification body for the travel and tourism industry.
The resort, when assessed by EarthCheck, was found to have a sustainability … March 6, 2012
Spa Cenvaree, the luxury spa brand within the Centara Hotels & Resorts family, is celebrating its 10th anniversary by unveiling a new spa menu and donating part of its income to two Bangkok orphanages.
Under the Shared Smile project, Spa Cenvaree branches … March 5, 2012
Centara Hotels & Resorts will open its second property in the Maldives in late 2012, the Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa, set on Giraavaru Island in North Male Atoll just 15 minutes by speedboat from Male International Airport.
The new resort is owned … February 6, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
The newly-opened Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, Centara Boutique Collection, is offering a special introductory rate between now and December 24, 2011.
The rate for a Deluxe Room is Baht 2,210 and a One-Bedroom Deluxe Suite is Baht 4,160 with breakfast … November 15, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of a luxurious Spa Cenvaree at the newly-opened Centara Anda Dhevi Resort and Spa Krabi, offering a hideaway for serenity and indulgence where a collection of rituals drawn from Thailand’s ancient heritage, … November 11, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Olivier Petit as General Manager of Chen Sea Resort and Spa Phu Quoc, Centara Boutique Collection.
Olivier has more than 35 years of experience in hotel industries … November 11, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, a member of the Centara Boutique Collection on November 1, 2011.
The hotel is located in Central Pattaya, a short distance from the beach and surrounded by entertainment … November 9, 2011
Voytek Klasicki, rebranding General Manager; Dechanont Wangthong, Executive Assistant Manager; and Paul Bryant, Construction Manager met to inspect the final stages of the additional 96 rooms project of the Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket, … November 7, 2011
The ground-breaking ceremony for Centara Wuku Resort & Spa Bali took place on October 1, with the hotel opening date set by the end of 2012.
This resort will be the third in Bali for Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest operator of hotels.
The … October 27, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Simon Soh as General Manager of Centara Hotel Manila.Simon Soh, a Singaporean national, has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of … October 27, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Martin Heiniger from General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui to Cluster General Manager of Centara Hotels & Resorts Bali, Indonesia. He will be stationed at … October 17, 2011
Centara Villas Phuket is once again fully open for business, following an extensive program that has renovated and refurbished all 72 Deluxe Pool Villas, Spa Villas, and Pool Villas of this ocean-side resort at Karon Beach. The resort has also this year … October 11, 2011
Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Udon Thani will reopen on December 15 following a complete renovation of the hotel’s guestrooms, restaurants, bars, and public areas.
The Convention Centre, which is located in the integral Central Plaza shopping … September 20, 2011
THAILAND - Centara Hotels & Resorts and Accor announced today that they are ending their association of three properties at the end of this year.
Two partnership agreements will expire on December 31, 2011, ending the joint branding of the Sofitel … September 20, 2011
Suthikiati Chirathivat (3rd left), Chairman of the Executive Board of Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (CENTEL), receives eight awards from Vijay Verghese (3rd right), Editor of Smart Travel Asia online magazine, in the publication’s Best … September 14, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced that Centara Hotel Manila, a four-star property located in the culturally-rich district of Malate in Manila, will open on October 18 this year.The hotel will be operated by Centara under a management contract.A … September 8, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has reached a total of 53 properties under its current five-year expansion plan, and has reported revenues of 4,105 million baht for the financial year 2010, an increase of 6.3 percent over the previous year.The company now … September 1, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has upgraded the website used exclusively by the company’s trade partners, so that travel agents, tour operators, events planners and buyers, and other industry professionals will find easily accessible support services and … August 26, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the acquisition of a new five-star resort hotel in Phuket, Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket, which is located on Mai Khao Beach on the island’s west coast, 15 minutes away from Phuket International … August 24, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced that it will be opening the first overseas property of its Centra value brand at Bali, Indonesia, in November of this year.
Centra Taum Resort Bali will be located at Seminyak, on the west coast of the island, … August 18, 2011
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 Hotels & Resorts is offering “Samui Lover” special rates for its 5 resorts on the island of Samui and 1 resort on neighboring Koh Pha Ngan, valid from now until December 24, 2011.
The rates begin at Baht 2,115 for a Garden Villa at Centara … August 8, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Luke Benbow as General Manager of Bhundhari Spa Resort & Villas Samui, A Centara Resort and Centara Pariya Resort & Villas Koh Pha-Ngan.
Mr. Luke Benbow, an Australian … August 8, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Waterfront Suites Phuket by Centara, a total of 39 spacious serviced apartments housed in a 20-story tower facing the ocean at Karon Beach in Phuket.
Waterfront Suites is part of Centara’s recently-launched … August 4, 2011
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 Hotels & Resorts has announced that its first property in Khon Kaen, in northeastern Thailand, will have its soft-opening at the end of 2011.
Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen is a new development built by Khon Kaen Buri Company Limited … July 21, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Wayne Duberly as General Manager of Centara Anda Dhevi Resort & Spa Krabi.
Mr. Wayne Duberly, a British national has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel … July 18, 2011
A new tropical island destination is emerging in Asia, but rather than offering itself as a glittering international playground, the intention is to retain the island’s charm as a rural retreat and natural habitat.
Phu … July 13, 2011
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has introduced an underwater wedding package that provides an unforgettable setting against a background of the picturesque Kudhimaa Wreck, with its colorful marine life.
The Kudhimaa underwater wedding package … July 11, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Michel Serrano from Hotel Manager to General Manager of Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok with immediate effect.
Mr. Serrano is a French national. A graduate of the ENMM … July 6, 2011
Centara Boutique Collection has launched an inclusive wedding package designed for couples and their families who wish to stage a wedding ceremony and reception in intimate and stylish surroundings.
Wedding Celebration in Style is priced at 65,000 … July 6, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced that its second property at Ao Nang in Krabi will soft-open in September.
Centara Anda Dhevi Resort & Spa Krabi is a newly-built, four-star property situated in extensive grounds and spread across five … June 25, 2011
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
Four resort properties within the Centara Hotels & Resorts group have been awarded a 2011 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.
The properties are Centara Villas Phuket, Chen Sea Resort & Spa Fu Quoc, Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, and Centara … June 17, 2011
All 27 Thailand properties within Centara Hotels & Resorts are participating in a program to aid victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami by donating 10 percent of their net revenues from the period June to August.
The program is organized by … June 15, 2011
Kitiporn Suttasoontorn (2nd from right), Resident Manager, Centara Pariya Resort and Villas Koh Pha-Ngan, welcomes HE Linglingay F. Lacanlale (3rd from left), Philippine Ambassador to Thailand and her family on their arrival to stay at the resort for … June 9, 2011
Chen Sea Resort & Spa Phu Quoc, the first Centara Boutique Collection resort property to be operated in Vietnam by Centara Hotels & Resorts, is now available for online booking.
Details of the resort and a special opening offer can be found at www.centarahotelsresorts.com/CentaraChenSeaIntroSale … May 27, 2011
Chen Sea Resort & Spa Phu Quoc, located at Phu Quoc island in Vietnam and part of the Centara Boutique Collection, has announced a new signature spa treatment at its SPA Cenvaree.
"Chensea Herbal Compress Body Massage" is available in a 60-minute version … May 16, 2011
Mr. Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Ian McDonald Cameron as General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Spa Boracay, Philippines.Mr. Cameron, 49, of British nationality, has enjoyed a … May 6, 2011
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
Centara Hotels & Resorts has launched a competition on its Facebook page in which participants are invited to click “like” and the person inviting the most clicks will win the prize of an iPhone 4. At the same time, it encourages visitors to look … May 4, 2011
Centara Hotels & Resorts has opened the first Boutique Collection resort in Vietnam, the Chen Sea Resort & Spa Phu Quoc, Centara Boutique Collection.
Located in a beachside setting on the island of Phu Quoc, the property is built to an intimate scale … April 25, 2011
Thirakiati Chirathivat (2nd left), Vice President for Procurement; and Chris Bailey (far right), Senior Vice President for Sales & Marketing of Centara Hotels & Resorts present accommodation voucher prizes to Warut Tangvatchara (2nd right) and … April 20, 2011
Alexandre Glauser (1st left front row), General Manager of Centara Kata Resort, and Jason Lu (1st right front row), Director of Sales, Southern Thailand, Centara Hotels and Resorts, welcome Jonatan Akesson (6th right back row), Destination Manager Phuket, … March 31, 2011
Mr. Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Mr. J. Paul Snow as Operations Manager – Centara Boutique Collection. Mr. J. Paul is a New Zealand national with a career thus far in hospitality spanning more than … March 7, 2011
Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the promotion of Michel Horn from General Manager of Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld to Vice President – Operations of Centara Hotels & Resorts.
Mr. Horn will … February 24, 2011
BANGKOK, Thailand (September 2, 2008) - Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group, has announced it will invest in and manage a new property in the Maldives, which will be the first property of Centara Hotels & Resorts outside of Thailand, … September 2, 2008
Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group, is proud to announce that its first managed property in Thailand – the Centara Duangtawan Hotel Chiang Mai – has been awarded a Gold Award of Excellence from AWD – Asia Web Direct.
The … August 26, 2008