CENTARA HOTELS & RESORTS AND True Digital Park, Southeast Asia’s largest startup and tech entrepreneur campus, take part in “Centara Hotels and Resorts X True Digital Park Centara Startup Sandbox”, a competition and three-month incubator program which supports startups and entrepreneurs with co-working space, facilities, mentorship and funding.
The Startup Sandbox project, held in collaboration with True Digital Park, will see teams compete for a chance to join the three-month program, during which executives from Centara will provide regular consultation sessions and be the judge for the teams’ final pitch.
“Thworld of hospitality is always evolving, and we are proud to be a part of this competition to encourage fresh ideas which will drive innovation in our industry. We are delighted to partner with True Digital Park to support promising startup businesses in Thailand and to mentor the next generation of innovative thinkers,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, Centara Hotels & Resorts’ CEO.
“True Digital Park continues to build a complete ecosystem for startup and tech entrepreneurs to support the digital transformation and is proud to partner with Centara Hotels and Resorts. This startup sandbox program will strengthen our commitment to nurture tech talents and further accelerate innovative solutions,” Dr. Tarit Nimmanwudipong, general manager of True Digital Park.
Competing teams for the” “CENTARA Startup Sandbox” have to deal with a challenge: “How might we help clients experience their preferred destination or any hospitality offering while still providing them with a more exclusive and memorable service.”
The winning team will receive 100,000 THB and free usage of co-working space at True Digital Park for six months. The first and second runners-up will receive free usage of co-working space at True Digital Park for three months.
Additionally, the winning team will also receive hotel vouchers from Centara:
- 1st Prize: Centara Reserve Samui, two nights in Deluxe Ocean room with breakfast for two persons, valued 23,775THB per prize x 3 prizes per team
- 2nd Prize: Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, two nights in Deluxe room with breakfast for two persons, valued 12,947THB per prize x 3 prizes per team
- 3rd Prize: COSI Pattaya Wong Amat Beach, two nights in COSI Plus room with daily credit for two persons value 3,295THB per prize x 3 prizes per team
Teams with at least three members of any nationality 18 years old and above who have a business idea for the hotel and hospitality industry can apply from now until 6th September 2021 at truedigitalpark.typeform.com.
For more information, visit https://www.truedigitalpark.com/en/startup-support/centara-startup-sandbox