Re-branded Centara builds portfolio

After a re-branding from Central Hotels & Resorts to Centara Hotels & Resorts, the group has expanded by adding one more resort in Hua Hin.Mr Suthikiati Chirathivat, The Chairman of the Executive Board of Central Plaza Hotel Co Ltd recently announced that Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a contract to manage a resort in Hua Hin, which is now under construction and expected to be completed at the end of 2008.

Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a contract with Baan Hua Hin Arcadia Co Ltd to manage a new resort to be called Centara Grand Silapura Beach Resort and Villas Hua Hin, a five star boutique and luxury resort. The project is valued at 500 million baht. The construction started in June and will be completed at the end of 2008. The resort will have 74 rooms in total and will consist of a 3-storey building with 46 rooms, each with a personal Jacuzzi, 28 luxury pool villas, a beachside restaurant and bar, fitness centre and a Spa Cenvaree. Each villa will have either one or two bedrooms, a living room, terrace and private pool.

“In addition to the management contract, we have also signed a technical assistance contract for concept development and architectural and interior design advice, so this resort will be in line with Centara standards and the market needs.” Mr Suthikiati Chirathivat added.