Sri Lanka – 9 May 2017 – Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the promotion and transfer of Mr. Mario Taulien, former Resident Manager at Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui Thailand as General Manager of Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka.
Hailed from Germany, it has been over 10 years for Mr. Taulien working in the hospitality business. He gained expertise in hotel management from various well known hotel operators, such as InterContinental Hotel in Hamburg, Hotel Bergstrom-Luncburg and Steigenberger Conti Hansa Kiel-Germany. He held an Executive Assistant Manager (Operations) position at Sutera Harbour Resort-Pacific Hotel, Kota Kinabalu-Malaysia before joining Centara family. Mr. Taulien has been working hard and showcasing his solid managerial skills during his time at the Centara Grand in Samui, Thailand. He was one of the key persons to push forward many successful events and achievements at the resort. Some of those included international recognition, such as EarthCheck Gold Award 2016 which has been given to the resort for consecutively 5 years and Thailand Tattler’s Best Restaurant 2015 for Zico’s Brazilian Grill & Bar.
Mr.Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels and Resorts said
“Mr. Mario Taulien has an impressive proven track record of distinguished performance and well-rounded skills in hotel management throughout the time working at the Centara Grand in Samui. He has been playing an important role to push through achievements and positive improvements for the property. I firmly believe that he will be a great team leader for Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka.”