BANGKOK, Thailand – With a strong dedication to exceptional service delivery along with a highly-trained and passionate team, Centara Hotels & Resorts is proud to share the various recognitions their properties have received over the past few months.
Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket celebrates a milestone in the field of family travel with the win of ‘Best Family Resort in Asia’ from the Australian magazine Out & About with Kids’ Readers Choice Awards 2015. This is the second consecutive win of a prestigious family award for the 5-star resort that has also just been voted number 3 in ‘Best Family Resorts’ in the Holidays with Kids Readers Choice Awards 2015.
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld was named the “Best Meetings & Conventions Hotel” at the 26th Annual TTG Travel Awards, held at the Bangkok Convention Centre on October 1, 2015.
Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin was presented with the Award of Excellence for Resort Hotel Tourism Accommodation. The award was presented at the 10th Thailand Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony by H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavarangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand.
Centara has participated every year in the “MATATO Awards,” created by the Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators, and each time was recognized in the categories of “Leading All-Inclusive” and “Leading Family Resort.” This year Centara was recognized as “Leading Family Resort” once more.
“Thailand’s Top Corporate Brand Values 2015” for the first time has added “Tourism and Leisure” brands as a new category in their prestigious program and Centara Hotels & Resorts is honored to be the first to be awarded. “Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands” is an annual award presented in recognition of publicly-listed companies with superior corporate brand values.
Centara picked up the title of “Best Resort of the Year 2015” at the Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards (MTAA), held in Ho Chi Minh City.
Recently, Centara was presented with three awards across two categories from “Smart Travel Awards 2015;” Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld was named in the “Top 25 Conference Hotel,” and Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui in the “Top 25 Spa Hotel & Resort” as well as in “Top 25 Leisure Hotel & Resort.”
Centra Taum Seminyak Bali was named at the Bali Tourism Awards for 2015-2016 as Bali’s “Leading Four-Star Hotel”. These awards, held by the Indonesian Travel & Tourism Awards Foundation (ITTA), are designed to reward commitment to exceptional service.
As 2015 draws to a close Centara looks forward to 2016, which will be filled with new opportunities for further expansion. “There are many exciting projects for Centara in the pipeline. Centara’s continued success will require the ongoing work and commitment of many Centara teams, working together to innovate and inspire exceptional service,” comments Bailey.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading hotel group, with 48 deluxe and first-class properties across Thailand, as well as 24 hotels and resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Laos, Oman, Turkey and China. Centara also operates 30 branches of Spa Cenvaree, an award-winning spa brand, together with 6 branches of the value brand “Cense by Spa Cenvaree.” The company’s Kids’ Clubs are available at all their family-friendly resorts. Centara also operates three state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, as well as two in northeastern Thailand. The latest Centara brand to be launched is COSI Hotels, an affordable lifestyle brand; the first property is due to open in 2016.
Centara is a member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) .