BANGKOK, 26 January 2018: Centara Grand at Central Plaza has named James Robert Wilson as general manager at the five-star property located in Bangkok’s Ladprao district.
According to Centara Hotels & Resorts chief executive officer, Thirayuth Chirathivat, the appointment took effect this week.
Wilson, a British national has almost 30 years’ hotel experience in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
He has worked as general manager at Pathumwan Princess Hotel Bangkok until 2006 before being promoted to be vice president of operations at Dusit International (Corporate Head Office in Bangkok).
Most recently he was general manager at Centara Grand West Bay Hotel Doha in Qatar up until being appointed general amnager of Centara Grand at Central Plaza.
Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok was the first hotel to be opened by Centara Hotels & Resorts, and is located near the elevated highway system, the underground Mass Rapid Transit and the BTS Skytrain close to the Chatuchak weekend market.
It features 565 guest rooms and suites, event space, nine restaurants and bars, Spa Cenvaree, a fitness centre and swimming pool.
It connected by a covered walkway to Bangkok Convention Centre Hall (BCC Hall).