Centara to open a new resort in Krabi and welcomes new GM

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BANGKOK, Thailand – Centara Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce that their third property in Krabi will be opening in Q4 2016, Centra by Centara Phu Pano Resort Krabi.

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BANGKOK, Thailand – Centara Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce that their third property in Krabi will be opening in Q4 2016, Centra by Centara Phu Pano Resort Krabi. Krabi is one of the most beautiful destinations in Thailand. With close proximity to some of Thailand’s most recognizable landmarks, such as Phi Phi Island and James Bond Island, Krabi has it all from adventure to beachfront relaxation.

The soon-to-open Centra by Centara Phu Pano Resort Krabi is modern in design situated in a tropical setting, just a short drive from Ao Nang. The resort will have 158 rooms that vary from Centra Superior, Centra Superior Pool View and Centra Family Residence with all of the comforts for a couple to the family friendly residences with bunk beds. There are ample facilities for all to enjoy including a children’s pool. The Krabi International Airport is approximately 45 minutes by road while Phuket is only two and a half hours away from the resort.

As the Centra by Centara Phu Pano prepares for their opening, they have promoted Mr. Chalermrat Khumsawad to the position of General Manager from his previous position as Hotel Manager for the nearby Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi where he was working for the past three and a half years. Khumsawad has more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has worked for well-known properties such as Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach Resort & Spa Phang Nga, The Emerald Bangkok, Ramada Resort Khao Lak Phang Nga, The Bel Air Panwa Phuket and La Flora Resort & Spa Khao Lak Phang Nga.

Centra by Centara is Centara Hotels & Resorts quality, value brand that offers affordable hotels and resorts that provide a quality experience designed to exceed expectations with spacious accommodation with quality furnishings and fittings, at least one restaurant, a swimming pool and a fitness center. These properties are all located in convenient settings, with restaurants and shops nearby and within easy access to the beach from seaside locations. All guests staying at Centra by Centara properties should be assured to find all of the comforts desired and all of the amenities required for the perfect escape, whether for pleasure or business.

“With his knowledge and experience, we are confident that he will greatly contribute to and lead Centra by Centara Phu Pano to a successful opening and future,” shares Mr. Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer for Centara Hotels & Resorts. “We are thrilled to be opening our third property in Krabi. Our Centra by Centara brand delivers a unique product and service to our guests.”

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading hotel group, with 45 deluxe and first-class properties across Thailand, as well as 22 hotels and resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Laos, Oman, Turkey and China. Centara also operates 24 branches of Spa Cenvaree, an award-winning spa brand, together with 8 branches of the value brand ‘Cense by Spa Cenvaree’. The company’s Kids’ Clubs are available at all their family-friendly resorts. Centara also operates three state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, as well as two in northeastern Thailand.

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