Centara

  • Business News

    Centara Hotels marks 2023 as year of significant growth

    Noteworthy strides have been made by Thailand’s premier hotel operator, Centara Hotels & Resorts, in the past year. The chief executive, Thirayuth Chirathivat, marks this year as a year of significant accomplishment for the company, capitalising on the revived travel and hospitality industry to fortify Centara’s status and ensure a robust and sustainable future, reports Bangkok Post. With a rich…

  • Business News

    Centara Udon officially reopens after upscale refurbishment and dining expansion

    Centara Hotels & Resorts in association with Central Pattana Plc heralded the official reopening of Centara Udon, post a comprehensive round of refurbishing endeavours aimed at upscaling an array of facilities and introducing novel dining opportunities. Thirayuth Chirathivat, who is at the helm of Centara Hotels & Resorts, reported the successful conclusion of the renovation phase, subsequently marking the formal reopening…

  • Business News

    THAI lags as Centara Grand emerges Thailand’s strongest brand

    The sluggish revival of business tourism, coupled with Thailand’s failure to establish itself as a global connection hub, has resulted in the brand value of Thai Airways (THAI) lagging behind its rivals. Conversely, Centara Grand Hotels & Resorts has emerged as the strongest brand in the nation this year. According to Alex Haigh, who serves as the Asia-Pacific Managing Director at…

  • Business News

    31 Centara hotels scoop Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards

    Centara Hotels & Resorts scooped several top honours in the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for 2023, with 31 of their properties being recognised worldwide. These prestigious awards, reserved for establishments consistently achieving excellent traveller reviews over the past year, place Centara’s hotels and resorts within the top 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor globally. This year, two Centara properties received…

  • Things To Do

    Best hotels in Pattaya for an amazing holiday

    As the sun sets over the shimmering Gulf of Thailand, there’s no better place to rest your head than the vibrant city of Pattaya. With a plethora of luxurious hotels to choose from, it can be tough to decide where to lay your hat. But fear not, as we’ve handpicked the top six hotels in Pattaya to ensure your holiday…

  • Property News

    Central Pattana’s 10 billion baht investment in 37 new hotels

    Central Pattana is launching 37 hotels in 27 provinces in Thailand with 4,000 rooms, valued at a total of 10 billion baht, under the Centara Hotels and Resorts brand. The kingdom’s largest retail property development and investment company aims to hire about 3,900 people across the country in the process. The company will focus primarily on second-tier locations, as it…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Update | Thai F-16 fighter crashed during a training session

    The National Energy Policy Committee is meeting today to discuss Thailand’s soaring energy prices, including efforts to maintain the cap on diesel prices at below 30 baht a litre. Like the rest of the world, Thailand is suffering under a wave of inflation and high energy costs at the moment. Yesterday the Deputy PM and Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow said…

  • Property

    Centara plans to build 100 new hotels by 2026, launch 20 per year

    Centara Hotels and Resorts plans to open 100 new hotels in Thailand, the Middle East, China and neighbouring countries over the next 5 years, with the intention of managing them through agreements with partner companies, according to the Bangkok Post. Centara’s 5 year goal from 2022 aims to add 20 hotels each year, bringing the total number to more than…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok is back – Thailand’s capital roars back into gear

    OPINION Before the pandemic, Bangkok was the most-visited city on the planet – a thriving hive of energy and activity which attracted over 22 million international visitors per year. Then, without warning, it all went quiet. Now, following the long-awaited reopening of Thailand’s borders on November 1, 2021, Bangkok is back. The city is welcoming the world’s travellers once again,…

  • Technology News

    Centara Hotels suffer data breach by hackers Desorden Group

    Centara Hotels and Resorts, the luxury chain in Thailand, confirmed a data breach this month at the hands of the infamous hacker Desorden Group. The CEO, Thirayuth Chirathivat, said the hack was detected October 14 and an investigation confirmed that guest details had been compromised. Names and ID photos, booking information, email addresses, phone numbers and home addresses have all…

  • Business News

    Centara signs up three more Phuket hotels

    The surge of new properties continues in Phuket as the developers and Thai business leaders continue to show their confidence in Phuket as an international holiday destination. Thai hospitality group Centara Hotels and Resorts has entered into agreements to manage three hotels on Phuket’s northern west coast in Mai Khao. Two of the properties are currently operating, which are the…

  • Crime News

    Tributes paid to Amitpal Singh Bajaj, killed at Centara Grand hotel in Phuket

    PHOTO: Southall Sikh Temple Tributes are being paid to the British father, Amitpal Singh Bajaj, who was reportedly attacked and killed trying to protect his family at a beach hotel in Phuket. The incident followed a next door guest reacting badly to a noise complaint and allegedly barging into the family room and attacking Amitpal. Amitpal, from Southall in west…