Centara Hotels & Resorts has won eight awards in the SmartTravelAsia Best in Travel Poll 2012, conducted by the region’s only dedicated online travel magazine with over one million readers worldwide. Vijay Verghese, editor of SmartTravelAsia, presented the awards to the Centara executive team at the corporate offices in Centara Grand at CentralWorld. “These awards represent a great triumph for the Centara team, and we are extremely proud of this achievement,” said Suthikiati Chirathivat, Suthikiati Chirathivat, Chairman of the Board of Centara Hotels and Resorts. “We believe this shows our strength across the hospitality spectrum, as the awards cover the business, conference, leisure and spa categories.
”Centara had also won eight awards in the 2011 SmartTravelAsia polls. Centara Grand at CentralWorld was named in the 2012 awards as being amongst the top 25 business hotels in Asia, and also amongst the top 25 conference hotels in the region. Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, and Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya were all named amongst the top 25 leisure hotels and resorts in Asia.
Named amongst the top 25 spa hotels and resorts in the region were Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi, and Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui. Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 38 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 16 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 54 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 24 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 travellers.
The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the familyfriendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates two state-of-the-art convention centres in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. For more information and reservations, please visit our website at http://www.centarahotelsresorts. com,Facebook: www.facebook.com/ centarahotelsresorts Twitter: www.twitter.com/ MyCentara.