Archive - November 2019

Anantara in global partnership with Verita Healthcare with new health centre
VIE Bangkok adding new spa brand
Centara’s new Phuket Maikhao Dream Villa Resort  

Anantara in global partnership with Verita Healthcare with new health centre

ANANTARA HAS ENTERED into a joint venture with Verita Healthcare Group to set up new on-property-based health centres. The first Verita health facility is currently in development at Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort and is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2020.

Following the initial collaboration in Bangkok, joint projects will be launched in Thailand and throughout the Asia Pacific region.

The new centre in Bangkok will feature dark IV infusion rooms with sleep-promoting light therapy, streamlined VIP suites, a meditative garden and ergonomically-designed private consultations pods.

The partnership recognizes increasing demand for personalized innovative travel and wellness offerings that go beyond traditional fitness and spa services.


VIE Bangkok adding new spa brand

VIE HOTEL BANGKOK, MGALLERY HOTEL COLLECTION recently welcomed famous Thai actor and celebrity, Sririta Jensen, third from the left), founder and managing director of Organika House Co., Ltd., for the signing of a contract of co-operation between Organika House Co., Ltd. and VIE Hotel Bangkok, for the elegant boutique property’s new spa brand,

VIE Spa by ORGANIK represents the very first collaboration project by the MGallery Collection in Thailand and in Asia.

The collaboration was celebrated with a Champagne toast attended by the hotel’s cluster general manager, Nicolas Peth (fourth from left), and the management teams from both VIE Hotel Bangkok and Organika House, held at the hotel’s luxurious Penthouse Suite.

Sririta Jensen is well known for her talents, beauty , and her promotion of highly beneficial aromatherapy.

Organika House is well known for its high-quality health and beauty products, which use only the finest ingredients. They emphasize the power of aroma, handpicked blends that create a journey through the world of scent, designed to balance your life in our hectic modern environment.



Centara’s new Phuket Maikhao Dream Villa Resort  

CENTARA HOTELS & RESORT has signed hotel management agreements for three new hotels in Phuket’s Mai Khao Beach area owned by Maikhao Dream Company Limited.

Two properties are already in operation and fall under Centara management, while the third property is in development.

The new agreements expand Centara’s presence across the island to a total of nine hotels and resorts, with eight in operation.

“We are very happy to be adding these three resorts to our growing portfolio. They offer a diverse range of accommodation along one of Phuket’s finest beaches, giving guests travelling to Phuket an even greater variety of Centara resorts to suit their needs and preferences,” said Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO, Centara Hotels & Resorts.

“This is a significant milestone for our company, and we are very excited to be working with Centara. Their management team has vast experience in the Phuket market, and the Centara brand gives our properties a significant boost in visibility with our target customers,” said Mikhail Tyurin, managing director of Maikhao Dream Company Limited,

The hotel management agreements encompass the following properties:

The 22-key Maikhao Dream Villa Resort & Spa, which joined the Centara Boutique Collection recently, is the only beachfront villas resort on the shores of Mai Khao Beach. The resort offers luxurious accommodation in spacious private villas. Two-bedroom villas accommodate up to four adults and two children with 460 sqm of space, and three-bedroom villas measuring 650 sqm accommodate up to six adults and two children in spacious comfort.

Each of the 22 villas has its own private pool and whirlpool, outdoor pavilion and well-equipped kitchen. Resort facilities include a swimming pool, fitness centre, spa, kids’ club, retail shop, library and business lounge, as well as an international all-day dining restaurant and wine cellar. Phuket International Airport is a 20-minute drive from the resort.

Centara Boutique Collection is a carefully curated brand portfolio reserved for upper upscale properties in unique locations that are individual, design-centric and provide a distinct experience.

All the properties in the collection are intimately sized and found in destinations that attract experiential travellers who prefer small, stylish hotels. This hotel is the perfect addition to the collection. It is a truly unique resort and its modern Thai design focus is both authentic to its environment and the perfect representation of the progressive Thai heritage of Centara Hotels & Resorts.

The 142-key Maikhao Hotel, which opened in early 2019, now also managed by Centara, is a midscale hotel offering contemporary design and comfortable accommodation as well as excellent facilities. It offers standard and superior twin rooms, studios, and one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Facilities include a main swimming pool with separate kids’ pool, fitness centre, meeting rooms, beer garden, karaoke room and an all-day dining restaurant.

The 280-key Centra by Centara Maikhao Resort Phuket is a green field development currently under construction. When completed, the resort will feature facilities including a swimming pool, fitness centre, meeting venues, a kids’ club, and an all-day dining venue. The resort is expected to open in 2024.

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