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Centara’s best associates recognised with inaugural awards event

July 22, 2014 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa MaldivesCentara Hotels & Resorts, as Thailand’s leading operator of hotels and a company that is rapidly expanding, has initiated an annual awards scheme to recognise associates who have made significant contributions to the growth and service quality of the organisation.

The first Centara Awards ceremony was held on 3 July at the World Ballroom, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, and was attended by Centara’s key corporate executives and general managers from around the world.

“The Centara Awards are a matter of great personal pride to me,” said Suthikiati Chirathivat, chairman of Centara Hotels & Resorts.

“When I and my brother Samrit founded this company more than 30 years ago, as Central Hotels & Resorts, the hotel industry very quickly became a passion. Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorldzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

“Since 2007, the year we rebranded to Centara Hotels & Resorts, we have been on a path of rapid strategic expansion, and this requires the very best people who can continue to evolve Centara’s core values so that we remain true to our roots.

“Our management and our associates are the most important resources of the company, as they carry forward the vision and the passion that we have had since the beginning.”

There are three awards: Manager of the Year Award, Special Contributions Award, and General Manager of the Year Award.

Wuthisak Pichayagan, executive assistant manager for food and beverage at Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya was named as Manager of the Year.

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Suthikiati Chirathivat (centre), Chairman of the Board and Thirayuth Chirathivat (right), chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts present the certificate and plaque for General Manager of the Year in the Centara Hotels & Resorts Awards 2014 to Voytek Klasicki (left), area general manager of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives. The award was presented in a ceremony at World Ballroom B, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

Thanawathna Panyasarn, doorman at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, was presented with the Special Contributions Award.

Voytek Klasicki, area general manager of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, was named as General Manager of the Year.

Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, said that although these three awards went to different functions of the company, they each had several aspects in common.

“Amongst the qualities we were looking for in selecting the winners were that they are good role models, enjoy sound working relationships with colleagues and team members, and act as outstanding ambassadors for the hotel and the company, both amongst guests and in the local community,” he said.

“Our heartiest congratulations go to the three winners, because all the criteria for the awards were very exacting, and they certainly deserve the accolades.”

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shows from left:-

-David Good, vice president for operations of Centara Hotels & Resorts

-Ronnachit Mahattanapreut, senior vice president of finance and administration of Centara Hotels & Resorts

-Wuthisak Pichayagan, executive assistant manager for food and beverage at Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya

-Thanawathna Panyasarn, doorman of Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok

Suthikiati Chirathivat, chairman of the Board of Centara Hotels & Resorts

-Voytek Klasicki, area general manager of Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives

-Gerd Steeb, honorary advisor of Board Committee of Centara Hotels & Resorts

-Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts

-Michel Horn, vice president for operations of Centara Hotels & Resorts

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