Launches airport meet-and-greet point
Centara opens Hospitality Center at Phuket Airport
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Apr 02, 2012
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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 on the island.
The Centara Hospitality Center opened on March 1, 2012 and is located in the arrivals hall at the airport.
Coffee, tea, cold drinks, and snacks are available, and an airport representative is on full-time duty.
"We currently have seven properties on Phuket Island, and Centara Hospitality Center is designed to support the growing number of our guests who are arriving and departing through Phuket International Airport, and the travel representatives who are meeting and greeting individual guests, groups, and corporate and incentives parties,” said Chris Bailey, Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Centara Hotels & Resorts.
"We feel an attractive and comfortable meeting point is an extension of our services and hospitality, and, of course, Centara Hospitality Center is also available for those travelers who have no bookings but who wish to find out what we can offer on the island,” he added.
Centara's seven properties are the Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, at Karon Beach; Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket, at Mai Khao Beach; Centara Villas Phuket, at Karon Beach; Centara Karon Resort Phuket, at Karon Beach; Centara Kata Resort Phuket, at Kata Beach; Waterfront Suites Phuket, at Karon Beach; and Centra Ashlee Hotel Patong, at Patong Beach.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 38 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the kingdom. A further 17 resorts in the Maldives; Philippines; Vietnam; Bali, Indonesia; Sri Lanka; and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 55 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 25 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, and 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 two state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and one in Udon Thani in northeastern Thailand.