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, including operations, sales, and marketing, with 16 years as General Manager in Thailand, China, Singapore, Laos, and Myanmar. He has been working for Centara Hotels & Resorts in various hotels including Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok, Central Wong Amat Beach Resort Pattaya, Central Floating Hotel Yangon, and Centara Villas Samui. Prior to being appointed as General Manager of Centara Udonthani, Chaiphun was General Manager of Novotel Centara Hat Yai for almost six years.
Centara Hotel & Convention Centre Udon Thani is located in the heart of the city’s commercial, shopping, and entertainment district, and is integral to Central Plaza, the largest shopping and entertainment center in Udon Thani. The hotel renovations have increased the number of guestrooms and suites to a total of 259 and offers a huge area of 128 square meters. The hotel is a 20-minute drive from the airport, the central bus station is within walking distance, and the train station is 800 meters away from the hotel.