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Timothy Rawlinson appointed General Manager of Centara Villas Samui

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Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Timothy Rawlinson as General Manager of Centara Villas Samui.

Timothy is a British national. He graduated with a vocational degree in travel and tourism business and hospitality from Aylesbury College, UK. He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality business and has worked with leading hotels such as The Old Timothy RawlinsonBridge Hotel in the UK and the Britannia Inn in the USA. He has also worked as general manager of several well-known restaurants in Bangkok, Pattaya and Phuket. Prior to being appointed as General Manager of Centara Villas Samui, Timothy was Operations Manager at Maafushivaru Resort Maldives.

Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 47 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Shanghai, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius Indian Ocean, Ethiopia brings the present total to 65 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs. Centara operates 27 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly launched value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travellers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels & Resorts also operates three state-of-the-art convention centres in Bangkok, and two in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen. The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an economy brand designed for travellers who predominantly make their bookings via the internet and who want comfort and convenience at the most friendly prices available, which is under development with the first property due to open in 2016.

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