Centara Wins Big

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has cemented its place as Thailand’s leading hotel operator as 36 Centara hotels and resorts received the 2021 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best award for hotels.


The latest awards, representing the most exceptional, highest-rated properties around the world, recognises an overwhelming 90% majority of Centara’s entire portfolio.


The group’s properties in resort destinations consistently fared well, with five properties in Phuket, Koh Samui, Hua Hin and Krabi receiving this award for an impressive 11 consecutive years, including: Centara Karon Resort Phuket; Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket; Centara Villas Samui; Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin; and Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi.


Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives and Centara Anda Dhevi Resort & Spa Krabi also proved popular with travellers from around the world, receiving the award for nine and eight years in a row respectively.


“Last year was challenging for us and indeed the travel industry around the world, but I am proud of our teams for pulling together and finding new ways to deliver the warm Thai hospitality and distinctive family experiences for our guests. As Thailand and other destinations gradually move towards reopening international borders, we look forward to welcoming our guests back to The Place To Be,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO of Centara Hotels and Resorts.


Under Thailand’s Tourism Sandbox scheme, the Kingdom is hoping to begin welcoming fully vaccinated travellers from around the world for a quarantine-free visit, starting with Phuket on 1st July before rolling out the programme to other popular destinations across Thailand.


In addition to Centara Karon Resort Phuket and Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, other Phuket resorts that also received the 2021 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best award included Centara Villa Phuket, Centara Kata Resort Phuket and Maikhao Dream Villa Resort & Spa.


The latest Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best winners are determined based on the quality and quantity of reviews and ratings posted on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period from 1st January 2020 to 31st December 2020.


Source: Delivering Asia.

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