Traveler’s choice awards
Three Centara properties named in TripAdvisor 2013 awards
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 the Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Maldives, while Centara Sappaya Design Resort Rayong is named as being in the top rank of Bed and Breakfast in the Rayong Klaeng district.
The three awards are made on the basis of the reviews and opinions posted by travelers on the TripAdvisor website.
“We regard TripAdvisor as being an invaluable source of guest feedback,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, “All of us at Centara, management and staff alike, are delighted to see these three properties receiving such high accolades from our guests.”
Chen Sea Resort & Spa PhuQuoc, Centara Boutique Collection is a beachfront four-star resort located in a quiet bay on PhuQuoc Island, designed to blend in with the natural environment and offering 36 spacious and comfortable villas.
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives is set among the islands of South Ari Atoll in the Maldives and is a five-star resort that has its own reef complete with dedicated shipwreck.
Centara Sappaya Design Resort Rayong is located on the idyllic and secluded beach of Laem Mae Phim in Rayong, on the Gulf of Thailand, and features just 13 exclusive boutique accommodation units for those who seek absolute tranquility in style.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand's leading operator of hotels, with 40 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 58 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 two state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in UdonThani and the other in KhonKaen.
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 2015.