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Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok to stage Wedding Showcase on 28 February 2016
Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok to stage Wedding Showcase on 28 February 2016

Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok and our team of talented specialists are dedicated to making sure your wedding and the celebration to follow is a dream come true. Complete attention to every detail is what makes a wedding truly special, ensuring that everything from the bridal bouquet to the multi-tiered cake is completely perfect.

Our wedding team at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok will be displaying their abilities and bridal fair at a glamorous “Wedding Showcase” which will be held at the hotel’s Vibhavadee Ballroom on the 28th of February 2016, from 10 am to 8 pm.

Best of all, the first ten couples who book and confirm the wedding celebration at the Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok during the event will receive a special gift voucher worth THB 2,000 for spending at the nearby Central Department Store.

All couples attending the event also automatically qualify for the Showcase’s “lucky draws” which feature prizes such as a dining voucher worth THB 2,000 for any hotel restaurant (towards food only); a voucher for a one night-stay including an American breakfast at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao and a voucher worth THB 2,000 for a luxurious spa treatment at the award-winning Spa Cenvaree. These draws will be held at 2pm, 4pm and 6pm, so it’s worth planning to spend the whole day browsing, gaining inspiration and ideas, and most of all – getting excited about the big day ahead.

For more information, please contact the Catering Team on 02 541 1234 Ext. 4210
Email: CGLBcatering@chr.co.th

Centara Muscat Hotel Welcomes General Manager
Centara Muscat Hotel Welcomes General Manager

Bangkok, Thailand – October 20, 2015 –Centara Hotels & Resorts is excited to introduce Mr. Shadi Refai as General Manager of the Centara Muscat Hotel in Oman, which will be opening in the first quarter of 2016.

Refai is an Italian national with 16 years of experience in the hotel industry.  His hospitality experience encompasses many recognizable brands such as The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common, USA, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar, Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies, Four Seasons Hotel Beirut, Lebanon, and Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand.  Before joining Centara, he was the Executive Assistant Manager at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines.

Centara Maldives’ Underwater Symposium - Marking International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2015
Centara Maldives’ Underwater Symposium - Marking International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2015

South Ari Atoll, Maldives – September 30, 2015 – Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives & Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives celebrated International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer 2015 and the 30th Anniversary of Vienna Convention by holding an underwater symposium at the depth of eight metres at a reef known as “Thoshihaa” (a nearby reef that surrounds Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives) on September 16, 2015. This is the deepest underwater gathering of this kind to ever take place in the Maldives.

The symposium pledged more emphasis and commitment by Centara Hotels & Resorts Maldives on alignment with global resolutions to reduce carbon emissions. The symposium was concluded after 10 management officials from both properties of Centara Hotels and Resorts Maldives signed a treaty to significantly reduce carbon emission in the next six years.

On this treaty, Centara Hotels and Resorts Maldives declares to uphold the on-going initiatives to protect the ozone layer, reduce carbon emission by implementing specific activities and programs along with further investing in green technologies over the next six years.

Mr. Abdulla Mohamed Didi, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Environment in the Maldives and Mr. Sergio Arias, Resident Manager of Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives inaugurated the event. Additionally, officials from Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Tourism were also in attendance under the sea.

Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld awarded  Best Meeting & Convention Hotel
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld awarded Best Meeting & Convention Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand – October 2, 2015 – As one Centara’s flagship properties, we are pleased to announce that Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre has been awarded as the Best Meeting & Convention Hotel by TTG Travel Awards 2015. 

The TTG Travel Awards are organised by TTG Asia, the region’s most authoritative travel industry publication, with voting open to all readers of TTG Asia, TTG China, TTG India, TTGmice, TTG-BTmice China, TTGassociations and TTG Asia Luxury. 

“The team at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld continues to develop innovative approaches to meetings and conventions.  As a hotel, convention centre and leisure destination, Centara Grand is able to provide a fully integrated experience for guests,” comments Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer at Centara Hotels & Resorts upon receiving the award from Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports Ministry of Thailand. “Receiving recognition for our hard work by the readers of TTG Asia, an outstanding publication, we are encouraged to continue to strive and further develop opportunities.”

The 26th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2015 ceremony was held on October 1, 2015 at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn opens  “Thailand Research Expo 2015’’
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn opens “Thailand Research Expo 2015’’

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is shown being welcomed to Centara Hotels & Resorts by Supatra Chirathivat, Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs & Social Responsibilities. Her Royal Highness was visiting at the hotel while presided over the opening ceremony of “Thailand Research Expo 2015”at World Ballroom on the 23rd floor of Centara Grand at CentralWorld.