June 17, 2012 · 0 Comments
Nassau Bahamas – June 17, 2012 – (www.hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Thailand’s Centara Hotels and Resorts will open its first two properties in Sri Lanka during the second half of this year.
The two hotels will be named “Centara Passikudah Resort and Spa” and “Centara Ceysands Resort and Spa”. Centara Passikudah Resort and Spa Sri Lanka is a 126-room property next to the beach at Passikudah, renowned for its long stretch of shallow coastline, while Centara Ceysands Resort and Spa, Sri Lanka is on the Paradise Island peninsula at Bentota, flanked on one side by the Indian Ocean and the other by the Bentota River.
“These two superb hotels mark our debut in Sri Lanka, a market that we feel holds great promise for us,” said Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thirayuth Chirathivat.
Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Centara Hotels and Resorts, Chris Bailey said that the two properties will open in time for this year’s tourism high season in Sri Lanka. “This is the perfect opportunity, with two beautiful resort hotels in two very different locations, to achieve a high profile in the market,” he said, “Our response from the industry is already a very positive one.”