Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld has been named for the third year in succession as Best Meetings and Conventions Hotel at the 23rd Annual TTG Travel Awards 2012.
The awards ceremony was presided over on October 4, 2012 by Mrs Juthaporn Rerngronasa, Deputy Governor at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for International Marketing.
Receiving the award was Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts.
“It is a great honour for us to be receiving this very prestigious award, and we are very proud indeed to have won the award for three years in succession," said Mr Thirayuth. "The meetings and conventions sector is of great importance to Thailand, and we are in the privileged position of playing such a significant role in presenting Thailand to the world.”
The TTG Travel Awards are organised by TTG Asia, the region’s most authoritative travel industry publication, with voting open to all readers.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 38 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 56 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 24 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly launched 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 are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates two 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.
Source = Centara Hotels & Resorts