Centara Grand wins booking.com 2016 Guest Review Award

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa has been announced a winner of the booking.com 2016 ‘Guest Review Award’. Centara Grand is operated by Centara Hotels and Resorts – the hospitality arm of Bangkok-based Central Group.

Centara Grand was named a winner of the Guest Review Award amongst 355,535 properties in 205 countries and territories that maintained an average guest review score of 8.0 and above, from 10 or more reviews online. The award is based on over 110 million reviews on booking.com – the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of stay options.

Centara Grand gained a 9 out of 10 scores in the award, where properties in Italy, the United States, and France topped the list with perfect 10s. Booking.com strongly considers main factors related to traveler’s experience such as resort’s ambiance, overall service, quality of food and beverage and other vital elements.

“It is another year of honor for Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives to be recognized as an impressive holiday destination. Receiving these awards from prominent travel institutions has given our team a very meaningful morale boost and determination to continue delivering unforgettable experiences to our guests,” Voytek Klasicki – General Manager of Centara Grand and Area General Manager of Maldives for Centara Hotels & Resorts said.

“With our best-in-class Ultimate All-Inclusive package, our guests can be ensured to have a carefree holiday on a stunning tropical island, with dining, rejuvenating, playing and underworld exploring, all included,” he added.

Situated in South Ari Atoll, Centara Grand offers the perfect island holiday for everyone, with 112 beachfront suites and over-water villas. Its signature all-inclusive plan delivers a carefree holiday experience. Centara Grand was also recently named the ‘Leading All-inclusive Resort’ at the South Asian Travel Awards 2016.

Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates Centara Ras Fushi Resort & Spa Maldives – located a mere 20-minutes by speedboat from Velana International Airport, and is an adult-focused resort. It offers 140 villas, located both on the beachfront and over-water. It too has an all-inclusive programme with a hassle-free vacation experience. Centara Hotels & Resorts is currently eyeing expansion of its presence in the Maldives.

Centara has 65 hotels in total and operates in 11 countries with 22 properties outside Thailand; the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. It is currently developing two new properties in China, and 10 other projects are planned in various countries, including three investments and seven management contracts.