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14837 06 Jul 2022

Centara Hotel Korat Appoints New General Manager

Centara Hotel Korat appoints a seasoned hotel manager to lead the group’s debut hotel in Northeastern Thai province opening in Q3 2022

Bangkok, Thailand 5th July 2022Centara Hotel Korat reveals theappointmentof experienced hotelierThawintorn Kanungkidas openingGeneralManagerof Centara Hotel Korat. Scheduled to open in September 2022, Centara Hotel Korat is developed by Central Pattana a global sustainable real estate company and developer of Central shopping centres, residential projects, office buildings and hotels across Thailand in partnership withCentara Hotels Resorts, Thailand's leading hotel operator.

Thawintorn brings with him two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently as ResidentManagerat The Sukosol Bangkok Hotel, where for five years he managed day-to-day operations for the hotel, as well as supported the hotels FB and sales marketing teams.

No stranger to the Centara family, he first joinedthehospitality business in the Front Office team in 2006, and again in 2013 as the Rooms DivisionManagerin the pre-opening team of one of Centaras Pattaya properties.

We are delighted to welcome Thawintorn or Khun Natt as we know him back to the Centara family to helm our first hotel in Korat. With his reputation for excellence and knowledgeability in both operations and revenue generation, we are confident he will succeed in establishing Centara Korat as the new Place to Be in the region, saidDavid Good, Executive Vice President - Hotel Operations.

Ideal for business, family, or leisure travellers, Centara Hotel Korat offers 218 rooms and suites, including many with kitchenettes, ideal for long-stay guests. Guests enjoy a choice of varied dining options including House of Kin, the brand new social dining concept offering a high quality family buffet experience in a contemporary setting, and a signature rooftop restaurant and bar; as well as facilities including a rooftop swimming pool and a stunning sky garden. A large fitness centre comes complete with training areas, where boxing and yoga classes are offered. With its enviable position integrated with CentralPlaza Nakhon Ratchasima, guests will also have access to a shopping centre, outdoor lifestyle market and park.

Over the past two years, Centara has introduced its unique brand of Thai-style hospitality to new destinations in Thailand and the Middle East. More expansion is planned as the company intends to double its properties with new hotels and resorts expected in Japan,Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, the Maldives, Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

The latest executiveappointmentwill help to ensure that Centara is well positioned to meet its ambitious goal to become a top 100 global hotel operator within five years.

About Centara

Centara Hotels Resorts is Thailands leading hotel operator. Its 91 properties span all major Thai destinations plus the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, China, Japan, Oman, Qatar, Cambodia, Turkey, Indonesia and the UAE. Centaras portfolio comprises six brands Centara Reserve, Centara Grand Hotels Resorts, Centara Hotels Resorts, Centara Boutique Collection, Centra by Centara and COSI Hotels ranging from 5-star city hotels and luxurious island retreats to family resorts and affordable lifestyle concepts supported by innovative technology. It also operates state-of-the-art convention centres and has its own award-winning spa brand, Cenvaree. Throughout the collection, Centara delivers and celebrates the hospitality and values Thailand is famous for including gracious service, exceptional food, pampering spas and the importance of families. Centaras distinctive culture and diversity of formats allow it to serve and satisfy travellers of nearly every age and lifestyle.

Over the next five years Centara aims to become a top 100 global hotel group, while spreading its footprint into new continents and market niches. As Centara continues to expand, a growing base of loyal customers will find the companys unique style of hospitality in more locations. Centaras global loyalty programme, Centara The1, reinforces their loyalty with rewards, privileges and special member pricing.

Find out more about Centara at www.CentaraHotelsResorts.com

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