Pattaya to see 6th Centara Resort

Centara Grand Modus Resort & Spa Pattaya

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a management agreement with Sweet Water Point Company Ltd to operate a new property in Northern Pattaya.

Centara Grand Modus Resort & Spa Pattaya is due to open in the third quarter of 2013 and will become the 6th Centara property in Pattaya.

The resort will be located on Wong Amat Beach at Naklua in Northern Pattaya next to the Sanctuary of Truth and not far from another Centara property, The Grand Mirage Centara Resort & Spa.

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Sala Ayutthaya To Open in Early 2014, Offer Access to UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sala Ayuthaya

The luxury Sala Ayutthaya aims to introduce travellers to the historic second capital of the Siamese Kingdom.

Located 90 km from Bangkok, Ayutthaya is positioned at the confluence of the Chao Phraya River, the Lopburi River and the Pa Sak River.

Much of it was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century, but ruins such as monasteries and ancient towers give glimpses into its rich history.  In 1991 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and now is visited by hundreds of thousands of history buffs and adventurers every year.

The new Sala Ayutthaya will be perfectly positioned along the Chao Phraya River, opposite Wat Phutthaisawan and in the heart of the city.  It’s future location is within walking distance or a short taxi ride away from some of the most visited sites of the area including temples, shopping, restaurants and other tourist attractions.

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Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya Set to Open in Late 2013

Coming up in the fourth quarter of this year, Centara Grand Hotels & Resorts will open a new high-end property in one of Thailand’s most accessible resort towns.

The Centara Grand Resort & Spa Pattaya is located in the center of Pratumnak Hill’s residential area and just a few minutes’ walk from the beach.  Pattaya itself is about an hour’s drive from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Decorated in a subtle “underwater world” theme, a nod to the nearby ocean, resort designers took special care to include a number of comforts and conveniences for families.   More than a third of guestrooms offer two double beds, a simple solution for mom, dad and kids.  Even better are the family residences that boast a children’s’ area with bunk beds and a separate tub and shower.  All rooms include flat-screen televisions and WIFI access.  Many have views of the ocean through large windows.

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Vacations That Fit Your Lifestyle at the Sentido Graceland Khao Lak

SENTIDO Graceland Pool

Early check-ins and late check-outs to squeeze in every minute of fun, and extended breakfasts for all.

This July there will be a new kid on the beautiful block of beaches in Thailand.  The Sentido Graceland Khao Lak is all about letting guests enjoy their vacation on their own terms.  We’re talking about early check-ins and late check-outs to squeeze in every minute of fun, extended breakfasts for those who like to sleep in and refreshments upon arrival.  Hotel management is hoping these little extras plus a range of activates and entertainment will keep guests coming back year after year.

The Sentido Graceland Khao Lak is situated on Bangsak beach along the coastline of Phang Nga, about 83 kilometers north of Phuket International Airport.  This distance guarantees an unspoiled, private getaway away from the crowds with views that stretch for miles.  Spread throughout the property are 338 rooms, including 22 villas.

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A Fall Opening for the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit

Due in September 2013, the Radisson Blu will be located near Benjasiri Park and Phrom Phong BTS Skytrain station.

UPDATE: The opening of this hotel has been delayed until February 15, 2014. A new post with more information including pictures can be found here.

UPDATE 2: Now accepting reservations. 

Global hospitality and travel company Carlson is the latest to stake a claim on the buzzing and fashionable Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok with the announcement of a new Radisson Blu.  Set to open in September 2013, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit is located near great food, entertainment, shopping and mass transit.

Details about the interior of the hotel and the features it will offer to guests are just becoming public.  What is known now is that the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit will be home to 290 rooms including 266 guest rooms and 24 suites.  Interiors are being designed by Bangkok architectural first Inter Akitek Company Limited along with P49, a local interior design firm.  In selecting the hotel’s amenities, Carlson keyed in on one of the top desires of every traveler- free wifi.  It will be available to all guests and in all rooms.

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