Centara Hotels & Resorts sets sights on strong future

Centara Hotels & Resorts celebrated the end of another busy year, the support of Australian wholesale partners and members of the travel trade in Sydney earlier this week.

The event brought together over 20 travel industry members to mark the ongoing commitment to the brand with strong roots in Thailand, despite a particularly tough year facing months of political turmoil in the country.

“2013 was a record year for us with a significant year on year growth,” senior vice president of sales & marketing Chris Bailey told Travel Today.

“With the issues out of Thailand, we struggled in certain places, for example in Bangkok and Phuket. This year it was quite concerning if we looked mid-summer, but since the military took over, we’ve had some really good stability and the business has come back very fast.” Read full article