Centara: new hotels in Thailand, on Bali, Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Centara: new hotels in Thailand, on Bali, Sri Lanka and the Maldives
Centara: new hotels in Thailand, on Bali, Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Centara Hotels & Resorts hotel chain expands its presence in Thailand. August was rich in events for the company. Earlier this month Centara Hotels & Resorts presented two new hotels in Pattaya: Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya 4* and Centra Pattaya Resort.

Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya 4* is designed for 79 rooms. The hotel has its own swimming pool, Asian cuisine restaurant Glow, gym and spa. Centra Pattaya Resort is a hotel for 152 rooms designed for business travelers, who do not appreciate additional spending. The hotel is positioned as a convenient place for organizing conferences and workshops in Pattaya. One of its major highlights is a conference hall for 140 seats. Other additional options include fitness center and swimming pool. Both hotels are located in the heart of the resort, on the first line.

And if the two above-mentioned hotels have just been built, new Centara hotel on Phuket will be created on the territory of its predecessor. Five-star Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket hotel with villas will replace its predecessor - West Sands Phuket in 2013. By that time will be completed reconstruction of the hotel, after which the number of rooms will almost double, from 316 to 784 rooms.

The march on the Asian hotel market Centara will continue on Bali. Here, in November 2011 is expected to open new hotel Centra Taum Resort Bali. The hotel will be located in the western part of the island at the Seminyak resort.

Centara’s expansion on foreign markets will continue on Sri Lanka. Here the Thai operator plans to open a hotel at the resort of Bentota in November 2012. The hotel was bought from the former owner - Softlogic Holdings. The hotel, which is designed for 160 rooms, after the reconstruction will receive 4* status.

And finally, another country, where Centara will mark its presence, will be the Maldives. On the Maldives the company bought the resort of Giravaru Tourist Resort for about 44-50 million dollars. Opening of the hotel under the new brand is expected in 2012.

Centara Hotels and Resorts is a Thai hotel operator, which owns such well-known hotels in the country as Sofitel Centara Grand Hua Hin Resort - the first resort hotel in Thailand, as well as Centara Grand Hotel in Bangkok. In turn, Centara Hotels and Resorts group of companies is owned by Central Group.

Ilya Kalachev

Date: 01/09/2011

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