Gerd Steeb, President of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Luke Benbow as General Manager of Bhundhari Spa Resort & Villas Samui, A Centara Resort and Centara Pariya Resort & Villas Koh Pha-Ngan.
Mr. Luke Benbow, an Australian national, has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel industry in many leading hotels such as Qi Boutique Shanghai, China, Island Hideaway at Dhonakulhi Maldives, Spa Resort & Marina, and W Hotel Sydney, Australia.
Prior to joining Bhundhari Spa Resort & Villas Samui, A Centara Resort and Centara Pariya Resort & Villas Koh Pha-Ngan, he was Resident Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi.
Bhundhari Spa Resort & Villas Samui, A Centara Resort, is positioned directly on the fine, white sand of the northern part of Chaweng Beach, less than 10 minutes from the heart of Chaweng’s shopping and nightlife. A 5-star property, the resort encompasses 59 luxurious rooms and 62 sumptuous suites and villas, many with their own private pool.
Centara Pariya Resort & Villas Koh Pha-Ngan is the first boutique resort to be located on Yuan Beach, a snowy-white stretch of sand accessed via a 25-minute speedboat ride from Koh Samui. Rin Beach, center of the island’s nightlife and the world famous location of Full Moon Party, is just 5 minutes by boat from the resort.