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Thouvard to lead Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Thailand

Thouvard to lead Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Thailand

Denis Thouvard has taken up the position of general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Thailand.

Thouvard is French national who firstly joined Centara Hotels & Resorts team in 2009 as general manager for the opening of Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket.

In just a few short years, his expertise in hospitality management, coupled with his contribution and excellent performance earned him the promotion as the area general manager for Phuket in 2012, with additional responsibilities to oversee both Centara Villas Phuket and Centra Ashlee Hotel Patong.

Thouvard has continuously used his in-depth knowledge and a broad vision to grow the Centara reputation to the worldwide market.

Throughout several years of excellent management of Centara’s properties in Phuket, Thouvard has been given great support in introducing Centara as one of the most preferred hospitality brands for families, luxurious leisure travellers and MICE markets in the region.


During his tenure, guests from all over the world enjoyed their stays and returned to their home countries with memorable experiences about Centara’s properties.

“With his outstanding performance with Centara Hotels and Resorts for more than seven years,        I strongly believe that Denis will be able to bring Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui to new heights of success,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive, Centara Hotels & Resorts.