Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas Hua Hin Internet bookings grow by leaps and bounds

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During the period 2009 to 2010, room nights at Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin processed through Booking.com increased by a whopping 222 percent, and the revenue increased by 309 percent.

As a result of these whopping increases, the resorts has been named as Outstanding Hotel Partner 2011 by Booking.com for its performance.

“We are delighted to be named as an Outstanding Hotel Partner with Booking.com,” said Chris Bailey, senior vice president for sales and marketing at Centara Hotels & Resorts.

“The growth in our online business is very strong indeed, and we are placing a lot of our marketing resources into online promotions and social media.”

Booking.com BV, based in the Netherlands, is the leading worldwide online hotel reservations agency by room nights sold, attracting over 30 million unique visitors each month via the Internet from both leisure and business markets worldwide.

Established in 1996, Booking.com guarantees the best prices for any type of property, ranging from small independent hotels to five-star luxury properties. The website is available in 41 languages and offers over 120,000 hotels in 99 countries.

Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin was opened in 1923 as the Railway Hotel, and was Thailand’s first resort hotel. Sensitive upgrading has been carried out in recent years to ensure the property retains its air of leisured elegance, and the hotel now offers 207 luxurious rooms and suites, along with 42 spa and pool villas.

Situated directly on Hua Hin beach and with its own extensive gardens, the resort is a popular destination for couples, families, and golfers, the latter enjoying the 6 international standard 18-hole courses that are within easy traveling distance.

For more information and reservations, please call Tel: 0 662 101-1234 Ext.1 or email: [email protected] or visit our website at http://www.centarahotelsresorts.com and www.facebook.com/centarahotelsresorts .