Staying Well by Centara: A Healthier Travel Experience for Mind and Body

Travel provides a much-needed break from everyday life to discover new places and cultures, meet new people and see the world from a different perspective. Along the way, travel can also take a heavy toll on physical health and well-being. Energy-draining jet lag disrupts sleep. Disciplined eating habits suffer. Exercise routines get interrupted.

Enter Staying Well, a healthier way to travel from Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator. Staying Well is a new programme launched by Centara to provide guests more ways to take care of their health and wellness throughout their stay.

“We are continually looking for innovative ways to serve health-conscious travellers and promote healthy living,” commented Tom Thrussell, Vice President – Brand, Marketing & Digital, Centara Hotels & Resorts. “Staying Well represents a significant enhancement in the level of services available to our guests, enabling them to rejuvenate body and mind, and maintain their lifestyle of choice whilst travelling.”

The Staying Well programme is built around three core pillars: Live Well, Eat Well and Sleep Well.

Live Well: Exercise benefits body and mind. Staying Well’s Wellness kit offers guests everything needed for a private in-room exercise workout. The kit includes fitness accessories such as a yoga mat, Swiss ball, 4-kg kettlebell, 2-kg dumbbell pair, muscle therapy foam roller and a workout folder with a variety of easy-to-follow exercise routines, from Morning Yoga to Full Body Workouts, accompanied by workout videos. There are also free group exercise classes guests can join throughout their stay and a gym kit with workout outfit available on request.

Eat Well: Centara’s expanded menu offers nutritious selections spanning diabetic, healthy-heart, gluten-free, low sodium, reduced calorie and vegetarian options, with easy-to-find nutrition information included in restaurant and room service menus.

Sleep Well: End the day with a better night’s sleep. Staying Well features an array of pillow choices, from memory foam to hypoallergenic buckwheat pillows felt by many to promote better sleep. A spa music channel provides soothing sounds. Guests can order a Rest Well kit complete with ear plugs, eye mask, lavender water mister, and silky-soft pajamas made of bamboo fibre. Wake up refreshed and ready for a new day.

Staying Well is being progressively introduced at all Centara Grand-branded properties and select Centara hotels and resorts.


Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading hotel operator. Its 74 properties span all major Thai destinations plus the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, 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.

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Over the next five years Centara aims to double its size 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 here.

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Staying Well by Centara: A Healthier Travel Experience for Mind and Body
Staying Well by Centara: A Healthier Travel Experience for Mind and Body
Staying Well by Centara: A Healthier Travel Experience for Mind and Body

Media Contacts:

Pornchanok Thongrungrot (Pao)

Corporate Public Relations Manager – International Media, Centara Hotels & Resorts
Tel. +66 (0)2769 1234 Ext. 6733

Puntira Cherdboonmuang (Gam)

Corporate Public Relations Manager – Thai Media, Centara Hotels & Resorts
Tel. +66 (0)2769 1234 Ext. 6922

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