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Centara Hotels & Resorts announce aggressive expansion plans at Sydney Media lunch

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Thailand’s leading hotel and resort operator – Centara Hotels & Resorts was kept in good company with an intimate audience of consumer and travel-trade Media yesterday (Monday 25 November) at The Winery, Surry Hills.

Guests were able to enjoy a scrumptious three-course meal with the 12 representatives from Centara Hotels & Resorts who travelled far and wide fromThailand, Bali and the Maldives to attend the inaugural General Manager’s roadshow in Australia and New Zealand.

The General Managers represented the luxury five-star brand Centara Grand Hotels & Resorts as well as the core four-starbrand Centara Hotels & Resorts. The Corporate Office representatives, led by Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Mr. Chris Bailey, gave an overview of the Centara Hotels & Resorts Group from the luxury Grand brand, to the Centra value-branded properties as well as the up-and-coming Cosi brand set to launch in 2015. Mr. Bailey announced new openings for existing destinations including Pattaya, Phuket and Krabi in Thailand as well as in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Mauritius and the Maldives. Mr. Bailey also announced new openings set for new destinations including China, the Middle East and Africa, showing not only are there a variety of brands within the Group befitting to various budgets, style and tastes, but also a range of locations within each destination in Thailand and beyond. Centara Hotels & Resorts’ expansion is a testament to their motto to be here for you wherever you may travel next.

The representatives were:

1.       Centara Hotels & Resorts – Mr. Chris Bailey;

2.       Centara Hotels & Resorts – Ms. Jurairat Mongkolwongsiri;

3.       Centara Hotels & Resorts – Ms. Silvia Collepardi;

4.       Centara Hotels & Resorts, AU/NZ Representative – Mr. Charlie Ridout;

5.       Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi – Mr. David Martens;

6.       Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin – Mr. Jacques Mury;

7.       Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya – Mr. Robert J Lohrmann;

8.       Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives – Mr. Voytek Klasicki;

9.       Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Karon Resort Phuket- Mr. Darren Shaw;

10.   Centara Villas Samui – Mr. Scott Bowen; and

11.   Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok – Mr. Wim N.M. Fagel.

Centara Hotels & Resorts - Media lunch at The Winery, Surry Hills

Please find attached a photo from this event with L-R –

–          Back: Voytek Klasicki, Chris Bailey, David Martens, Robert J Lohrmann and Scott Bowen; and
–          Front: Charlie Ridout, Silvia Collepardi, Wim N.M. Fagel, Jurairat Mongkolwongsiri, Jacques Mury and Darren Shaw.

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