People On The MoveMetta Boonyaritipong will open the upcoming Centra by Centara Hotel Bangkok Phra Nakhon as its general manager.

She’s the woman at the Centra of Centara Hotel Bangkok

Metta’s passion for the hospitality sector started with her position as a personal assistant in Centara.
Metta’s passion for the hospitality sector started with her position as a personal assistant in Centara.

The grand opening of 180-key Centra by Centara Hotel Bangkok Phra Nakhon in October will be officiated by its recently appointed general manager, Metta Boonyaritipong.

Metta makes the move to Centra by Centara Hotel Bangkok Phra Nakhon from Centara Sonrisa Residences & Suites Sriracha, where she served as general manager since July 2020.

The seasoned hotelier has come a long way in the hospitality industry. She started in southern Thailand as personal assistant to the group general manager for Centara resorts in Suratthani, before swiftly rising through the ranks in Centara Koh Chang Tropicana Resort.

Metta subsequently made the shift to Chonburi to preside over two hotels – Centara Pattaya Hotel and Centara Nova Hotel & Spa – which culminated in her becoming the hotel manager for both properties.

Centara Sonrisa Residences & Suites Sriracha was where she assumed her first general manager position. During her time there, she boosted hotel performance and profitability, while nimbly navigating the challenging period betweeb 2020 and 2021.

“We have closely witnessed Khun Metta’s career growth and shared in her success throughout the years. She is a very effective leader and manager, and we are delighted to have her head up our new hotel in the storied quarter of Phra Nakhon in Bangkok,” said David Good, executive vice president — Hotel Operations of Centara Hotels & Resorts.

The upcoming hotel Metta will be helming is located near Khaosan Road, a short distance from Sam Yot MRT subway station. Centra by Centara Hotel Phra Nakhon is Centara's fifth property in Bangkok which is positioned as a base for travellers looking to explore the city’s historic district, including the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, National Museum, Pak Khlong Talat flower market, and the historic district’s street food and family-run eateries.

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