Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld has received the award for “Best Meetings and Conventions Hotel in Asia” at the 2019 TTG Travel Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year and seventh time in total that the company’s flagship hotel and convention center has received this prestigious award, which was announced at the Asia-Pacific travel industry’s annual event organized by TTG Asia Media. Winners were chosen by an audited vote of TTG Asia readers representing travel consultants, tour operators and destination management companies across the region.
The upper upscale 505-room Centara Grand hotel enjoys a prime location in the heart of Bangkok’s central business and shopping district. Its integration with a lifestyle shopping complex and state-of-the-art conference center makes it a frequent choice for the region’s top MICE events. CentralWorld is the largest lifestyle shopping and entertainment complex in downtown Bangkok while Bangkok Convention Centre is the country’s most complete event venue of 5,250 sqm hosting conferences of up to 7,000 delegates, as well as corporate and social functions in a 1,000-seat ballroom, and smaller meetings in many flexible configurations. At the beginning of this month. The company is investing THB 650 million in the room improvement project which will see a complete floor-to-ceiling renovation of all guestrooms and suites. The designs for the new room interiors draw inspiration from Thai artisans, textures and patterns that is in keeping with the brand’s inimitable Thai roots.
“Bangkok remains one of Asia’s favorite MICE destinations, and we work hard to be a pre-eminent MICE venue not only in the city but region-wide and globally as well,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, Centara Hotels & Resorts CEO. “We continue striving to develop new ideas and new ways of thinking to ensure our products and services remain at the forefront of the MICE industry. Our latest initiative, New Agenda: Meetings Redesigned, reflects that bold kind of thinking that can lead to more successful MICE events and more engaged meeting attendees.”
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading hotel operator. Its 75 properties span all major Thai destinations plus the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, China, Oman, Qatar and the UAE. Centara’s portfolio comprises six brands -Centara Grand Hotels & Resorts, Centara Hotels & Resorts, Centara Boutique Collection, Centra by Centara, Centara Residences & Suites 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. Centara’s distinctive culture and diversity of formats allow it to serve and satisfy travellers of nearly every age and lifestyle.
Centara is strategically expanding its portfolio with additional properties in Thailand and new international markets, while spreading its footprint into new continents and market niches. As Centara continues to expand, a growing base of loyal customers will find the company’s unique style of hospitality in more locations. Centara’s global loyalty programme, Centara The1, reinforces their loyalty with rewards, privileges and special member pricing.
Find out more about Centara at CentaraHotelsResorts.com
Pornchanok Thongrungrot (Pao)
Public Relations Manager – International Media, Centara Hotels & Resorts
Tel. +66 (0)2769 1234 Ext. 6733
Puntira Cherdboonmuang (Gam)
Public Relations Manager – Thai media, Centara Hotels & Resorts
Tel. +66 (0)2769 1234 Ext. 6922