Centara Hotels & Resorts has recently promoted David Martens to corporate director of operations Hua Hin, Krabi and Samui.
In this new position, Martens will oversee multiple propertyâ€™s operations in Hua Hin, Krabi and Samui. He will be responsible for the overall performance of multiple hotels and resorts in the chain, and oversee all activities associated with hotel operations.
The Australian will remain based in Hua Hin and continue as general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, a role which he assumed in December 2016.
He first joined Centara in March 2012 as general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas Krabi. In 2014, he was promoted to area general manager and oversaw the Centra Anda Dhevi Resort and Spa, and the opening of Centra by Centara Phu Pano Resort Krabi.
The industry veteran has over 30 years of experience in the hotel industry in various destinations, including Maldives, Egypt, India, Vanuatu and Fiji.