Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Thatthep Thamrongwarasart to manage the beach resort in Trat, on the east side of the Gulf of Thailand.
Thatthep graduated with a bachelor’s degree in general management from Bangkok University and has a diploma in travel and tourism from Cavendish College London.
He has worked for more than 15 years in hotel management and has valuable experience across a multitude of fine brands.
Since beginning his career at Six Senses Bangkok, his journey has taken him to Sheraton, Dusit, Ritz Carlton and Sofitel in various roles across Thailand.
Prior to joining Centara, he held a senior management position at Sofitel So Bangkok.
For Centara, Thatthep will manage an exclusive retreat known for its tranquil natural setting in the jungle on a white sand beach.
The resort offers villas and suites with private sundecks and Jacuzzis perfect for couples; larger units ideal for families; and meeting venues popular for conferences and team-building retreats.
An open-air restaurant and bar take advantage of beach sunsets and views across the channel to Koh Chang and neighbouring islands.
The resort is less than an hour from the town of Trat and its airport, or about a four-hour drive from Bangkok.
“We are pleased to have Thatthep join the Centara family,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive, Centara Hotels & Resorts.
“His experience will benefit the guests and staff of our little jewel of a resort in Trat.”