CENTARA BLUE MARINE RESORT AND SPA PHUKET SET TO OPEN AFTER RENOVATION AND REBRANDING
SCOTTSDALE, Nov. 24, 2014—Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading operator of hotels and meeting and events venues, has finished extensive renovations at the rebranded Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket to welcome guests beginning on Dec. 1, 2014. Centara Hotels & Resort assumed operational management of this four star resort on Jan. 2014.
Centara Hotels & Resorts CEO Thirayuth Chirathivat said, “We are extremely proud to add Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket to our portfolio of Centara Hotels & Resorts within Thailand. We are confident with the overall remodeling of this property, it adds further impetus and confidence to our investors and guests alike with our strategy placing Phuket high on our list of must see destinations. This resort will reap mutual rewards for all parties concerned.”
Located at the northern end of Patong Beach on Kalim Bay with magnificent views of the Andaman Sea, Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket offers 266 rooms, including newly designed and renovated premium rooms, suites and villas, the latter offering a choice of one and two bedrooms, each having its own private pool. There are three swimming pools, including a water slide feature, plus two pools for children. Other leisure facilities include a spa, fitness center, Star Bar, Premium Lounge for suite guests and Centara’s Kids Club. The main hotel lobby and lobby lounge have also been completely redesigned to welcome guests in comfort and style.
The resort’s restaurants include Blue Horizons, which serves international cuisine, and Tropics Restaurant, which serves more casual offerings beside the resort’s Waterfall Swimming Pools. Meeting facilities include the Mediterranean Room that holds up to 180 guests for cocktails, and other smaller venues and outdoor locations for a myriad of parties, meetings and gatherings. The resort has its own laundry, bakery and an off-site garden producing fruit and vegetables for guests and staff.
About Centara Hotels & Resorts
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 46 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 28 resorts in Maldives, Vietnam, Bali, Shanghai, 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 travelers. 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 centers 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 travelers 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.