Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld has won The Amazing Hotel Spa category, and Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok has won the Traditional Thai Experience award.
The awards were presented on 19 September at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre Muang Thong Thani, in Bangkok.
“Spa Cenvaree is rooted deep within Thailand’s ancient heritage of well-being and natural therapies, and we use natural products,” says Tara Hanrahan, Group Director of Spa Operations - SPA Cenvaree.
“To this we have added luxury, and the result is a very distinctive experience both for local residents and overseas visitors.”
All spa operators registered in Thailand with the Ministry of Public Health were invited to apply for the awards, which were conducted under the auspices of the Thai Spa Association and judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
The Amazing Hotel Spa Award won by Centara Grand at CentralWorld required participants to have at least five treatment rooms and six full-time staff, along with a spa concept clearly defined and evident from its interior design through to products and services offered.
Criteria for the Traditional Thai Experience Award won by Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok included the provision of customised Thai spa treatments in a traditional Thai manner, along with traditional Thai products, services and design elements in the deliverance of the experience.
Both categories also required documented marketing plans, operating procedures and training programmes.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 48 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 26 resorts in Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Qatar, Laos and Oman brings the present total to 74 properties.
Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 30 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with 7 branches of the value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travellers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens have their own leisure zone. Centara also operates three state-of-the-art convention centres in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an affordable lifestyle brand designed for travellers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at affordable prices; the brand is under development with the first property due to open in 2016.
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