Centara adds a hotel in Chiang Mai to its expanding portfolio

Renamed property which will operate as Centara Riverside Hotel Chiang Mai from April 2022.

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Centara Hotels and ResortsThailand’s leading hotel operator and Chiang Mai Riverside Plaza Hotel Co., Ltd. announce the signing of a Hotel Management Agreement (HMA) for Centara Riverside Hotel Chiang Mai. The management teams of both companies officially signed the agreement during a signing ceremony held recently at CentralWorld’s Centara Grand.

The latest signing is the first after Centara announced its bold expansion plans, which will help the group achieve its goal of becoming one of the world’s top 100 hotel operators within five years.

Located beside the Ping River close to the Old City, the existing 27-storey hotel will be renamed Centara Riverside Hotel Chiang Mai from April 1, 2022.

Centara Riverside Hotel’s 526 rooms range in size from 45 to 223 square meters and feature floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city, Ping River, and Doi Suthep.

In addition to spacious rooms, facilities include a wide range of dining experiences in the varied restaurants and bars, a large outdoor pool, sauna, and steam rooms. An outdoor Sunset Pool Deck by the pool offers comfy beanbags to sink into and watch the changing colors of the sky, while the Riverside Pavilion offers guests the perfect spot to take in views of the river and sea. mountain from patio lawn by the river.

Already a well-known MICE destination in the region, the hotel offers 14 multipurpose indoor event spaces certified by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau to meet Thai standards for mouse sites (TMVS).

We are delighted to kick off our 2022 expansion campaign by welcoming Centara Riverside Hotel to our growing portfolio, one of many hotels and resorts we plan to open this year. Chiang Mai is a beautiful province, and we are excited to expand our footprint in the region through strategic partnerships, including this one with Chiangmai Riverside Plaza Hotel Co., Ltd.,” mentioned Thirayuth ChirathivatCEO of Centara Hotels & Resorts.

Chiang Mai is a key destination in Thailand for international and domestic travelers. With this new partnership with Centara Hotels and Resorts, we are convinced that it will strengthen our presence in the leisure and MICE market in Chiang Mai.” mentioned Amarin NarulaBoard of Directors of Chiangmai Riverside Plaza Hotel Co., Ltd.

From its prime riverside location, Centara Riverside Hotel offers guests easy access to the area’s natural, cultural and commercial attractions, ranging from the CentralFestival lifestyle and shopping center to artists’ villages and markets. nocturnal. The old town of Chiang Mai is minutes away and Chiang Mai International Airport is a 15 minute drive from the hotel.

Centara Riverside Hotel is the group’s second hotel in the northern Thai city after Khum Phaya Resort & Spa which is a member of Centara Boutique Collection. The group’s third COSI-flagged Centara hotel is in the works and is expected to open in the first quarter of 2025.

Centara’s ambitious growth vision will see the group’s portfolio grow from nearly 90 properties currently to 200 hotels and resorts by 2026.

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