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In the Spotlight:  Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya

eTN 2.0: Shooting the breeze with Dominique Ronge' In the Spotlight: Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya

eTN 2.0's Shooting the Breeze April episode features Dominique Ronge', General Manager of Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya. Get to know Mr. Ronge' and his Centara property via the above ...

Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok gains EarthCheck Silver Certification

Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok gains EarthCheck Silver Certification

BANGKOK, Thailand - EarthCheck, the specialist organization that sets the benchmarks for environmental awareness and conservation for the international hospitality industry, has awarded 2014 ...

Spa Cenvaree at Centara Ras Fushi Resort Maldives named as the Best Luxury Emerging Spa in the Indian Ocean for 2014

Spa Cenvaree at Centara Ras Fushi Resort Maldives named as the Best Luxury Emerging Spa in the Indian Ocean for 2014

BANGKOK, Thailand - Spa Cenvaree at Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives has been named as the Best Luxury Emerging Spa in the Indian Ocean in the World Luxury Spa Awards for 2014.

Centara makes second move into Middle East with hotel in Oman

Centara makes second move into Middle East with hotel in Oman

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest operator of hotels, is continuing its expansion into the Middle East with the opening of a hotel in Muscat, Oman.

Centara achieves EarthCheck Silver Certification for 10 hotels

Centara achieves EarthCheck Silver Certification for 10 hotels

BANGKOK, Thailand - EarthCheck, the specialist organization that sets the benchmarks for environmental awareness and conservation for the international hospitality industry, has awarded 2013 ...

Centara moves into Laos with 5-star Grand hotel in downtown Vientiane

Centara moves into Laos with 5-star Grand hotel in downtown Vientiane

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, is to have its first hotel in Laos in 2017 with the opening of the luxurious five-star Centara Grand ...

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin Wins ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2014

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin Wins ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2014

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, was among 86 winners from the 10 ASEAN countries to receive the ASEAN Green Hotel ...

Austin Robinson appointed General Manager for Centara Karon Resort Phuket and Waterfront Suites Phuket by Centara

New Hotel GM at Centara Phuket Austin Robinson appointed General Manager for Centara Karon Resort Phuket and Waterfront Suites Phuket by Centara

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Austin Robinson as General Manager of Centara Karon Resort ...

Timothy Rawlinson appointed General Manager of Centara Villas Samui

Timothy Rawlinson appointed General Manager of Centara Villas Samui

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Timothy Rawlinson as General Manager of Centara Villas Samui. ...

Jonas Sjostedt appointed General Manager, Centara Pattaya Hotel & Centara Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, Centara Boutique Collection

Jonas Sjostedt appointed General Manager, Centara Pattaya Hotel & Centara Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, Centara Boutique Collection

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Jonas Sjostedt as General Manager of Centara Pattaya Hotel and ...

Final development phase sees Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen ready to shine as regional events venue

Final development phase sees Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen ready to shine as regional events venue

BANGKOK, Thailand - The final development phase of the new Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Khon Kaen has been completed with the hotel now fully placed to cater for the increasing levels of ...

Flagship 5-star hotel for Centara in Doha’s West Bay

Doha, Qatar Hotel development Flagship 5-star hotel for Centara in Doha’s West Bay

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s largest operator of hotels, has made its first move into the Middle East with the opening of a five-star property at West Bay, in Qatar’s capital ...

Scott Bowen appointed GM of Blue Marine Resort & Spa Phuket Managed by Centara Hotels & Resorts

Scott Bowen appointed GM of Blue Marine Resort & Spa Phuket Managed by Centara Hotels & Resorts

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Scott Bowen as General Manager of the Blue Marine Resort & ...

Centara Maldives stages its own Circus Under the Stars

Centara Maldives stages its own Circus Under the Stars

BANGKOK, Thailand - Circus Under the Stars, staged regularly at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, has as its star someone who is very well known on the island, for she is also known ...

Centara hotels to screen Winter Olympics live

Centara hotels to screen Winter Olympics live

BANGKOK, Thailand - A large selection of Centara Hotels & Resorts properties throughout Thailand will be displaying live events from the XXII Olympic Winter Games from February 7 to February ...

Martin Heiniger appointed Centara Area General Manager for Samui

Martin Heiniger appointed Centara Area General Manager for Samui

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Martin Heiniger from Cluster General Manager of Centara Hotels ...

Two Centara Phuket resorts voted in Top 100 World Best Hotels

Two Centara Phuket resorts voted in Top 100 World Best Hotels

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Karon Resort Phuket have both been named as amongst the top 100 resort hotels in the Starway Tourism Awards organized by Coral ...

Centara to open second resort in Sri Lanka

Centara to open second resort in Sri Lanka

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand will soft open its second resort in Sri Lanka in spring of this year.

Hotels in Bangkok: Tourism and protests - some answers

Hotels in Bangkok: Tourism and protests - some answers

By Andrew J Wood, eTN Bangkok and SKAL President

What are hotels doing in the face of ongoing street protests in Bangkok?

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives wins Leading Family Resort award for second year running

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives wins Leading Family Resort award for second year running

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives has been named for the second year in succession as Leading Family Resort in the Maldives Travel Awards 2013.

Spa Cenvaree at Centara Grand Phuket named Best Wellness Spa in Spa Traveler 2013 Awards

Spa Cenvaree at Centara Grand Phuket named Best Wellness Spa in Spa Traveler 2013 Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand - Spa Cenvaree at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket has been named Best Wellness Spa in the Spa Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2013.

Centra Taum Seminyak takes prestigious Gold Medal at Bali’s Tri Hita Karana Awards

Centra Taum Seminyak takes prestigious Gold Medal at Bali’s Tri Hita Karana Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centra Taum Seminyak Bali has been awarded a Gold Medal in the Tri Hita Karana Awards for 2013, which recognize hospitality operators for adopting Balinese Hindu philosophy on ...

Centara to open 5-star serviced apartments in Mauritius

Centara to open 5-star serviced apartments in Mauritius

Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand will be opening the first overseas property in its serviced apartments portfolio in January 2014, with the five-star Centara Grand Azuri Residence & ...

Centara opens second 5-star resort in Mauritius

Centara opens second 5-star resort in Mauritius

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand on December 15, 2013 soft-opened its second property in Mauritius, Centara Grand Azuri Resort & Spa Mauritius, a five-star resort ...

Glamorous party marks opening of Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya in city's exclusive Phratamnak Hill district

Thailand hotels Glamorous party marks opening of Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya in city's exclusive Phratamnak Hill district

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya celebrated its opening with a glamorous party, held in the hotel’s elegant lobby, and with Admiral Chainarong Charoenrak, Chief Executive ...

Vintage and classic cars take to the road for 11th Hua Hin Automobile Concours

Vintage and classic cars take to the road for 11th Hua Hin Automobile Concours

By Ken Barrett

The first motorcar arrived in Thailand in 1900.

Centara Grand Modus Resort Pattaya welcomes first guests

Pattaya luxury hotel opening by Centara Centara Grand Modus Resort Pattaya welcomes first guests

BANGKOK, Thailand - The five-star Centara Grand Modus Resort Pattaya soft-opened on 1 December 2013, welcoming as its first guests Privy Councillor Mom Rajawongse Thepkamol Devakula and his wife ...

Distinctive tastes of Phuket cuisine at Centara Grand Beach Resort

Distinctive tastes of Phuket cuisine at Centara Grand Beach Resort

Phuket, with its maritime and tin mining heritage has a distinct ethnic makeup, and this is reflected in the cuisine of the island, where Chinese, Southern Thai, Malaysian, Burmese and Indian ...

Shooting the breeze with Pattaya tourism's newest heavyweight (streaming now)

Breaking Travel News: Shooting the breeze with Pattaya tourism's newest heavyweight (streaming now)

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Panus “Alex” Jureeratana is the General Manager of the newly- established Centara Grand Modus Resort & Spa Pattaya, an ambitious undertaking but is inching its way towards becoming a ...

Centara adds new resort to Phuket portfolio bringing total to 9 properties on the island

Centara adds new resort to Phuket portfolio bringing total to 9 properties on the island

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts has acquired the management contract for The Blue Marine Resort & Spa Phuket, and will assume management from 5 January 2014.

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