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Centara to showcase traditional Thai heritage through Songkran

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Thu, 04/04/2019 - 06:52
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Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO of Centara Hotels & Resorts, together with Centara staff in beautiful traditional Thai costumes, prepare to welcome guests during Songkran
Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO of Centara Hotels & Resorts, together with Centara staff in beautiful traditional Thai costumes, prepare to welcome guests during Songkran

Staff will don traditional Thai costumes to provide an authentic experience for Thai and international guests during the upcoming Songkran Festival holiday.

Bangkok, Thailand – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is partnering with Smile in Love Wedding Studio to showcase Thailand’s rich cultural heritage embodied in traditional Thai clothing throughout the upcoming Songkran Festival 2019. Centara staff will wear traditional Thai costumes, providing guests with an up-close look at the timeless style and glamour of authentic Thai apparel. In addition to celebrating Thai clothing traditions, guests at every hotel and resort property across the group will be invited to take part in Thai cultural activities such as the offering of beautiful handmade jasmine garlands and the traditional pouring of scented water over the palms.

Preparations are well underway at all 33 Centara properties within Thailand to extend a warm welcome and Thai-style hospitality to guests soon to arrive from around the world to join the Songkran festivities nationwide. All front-line staff will be dressed in traditional Thai costumes during the upcoming 11th – 15th April 2019 holiday period. Special activities, such as a booth for sprinkling scented water on the Buddha’s image, a set-up for pouring scented water onto elders’ palms, along with traditional Thai folk performances are also being arranged, enabling guests to experience the many appealing facets of this popular annual festival.

As the Thai hotel brand-of-choice among both Thai and international guests, Centara takes great pride in delivering its renowned standard of Thai-style service and gracious hospitality to guests while celebrating an important and joyful cultural occasion together with millions of Thais.

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