Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a management contract with Nova Group to manage three properties in Pattaya and one in Bangkok.

The four properties, under new brands Centra and Centara Residence and Suites, are under development.

The properties are part of a joint venture between Nova Group and Harilela Group of Hotels and will be opened in July 2011. These include the 158-room Centra Pattaya Resort, the 79-room Centra Nova Hotel and Spa Pattaya, the 130-room Centara Residence and Suites, Pattaya and the 130-room Centra Sukhumvit 15 Hotel, Bangkok.

Centara Hotels & Resorts has a total of 41 properties in Thailand and overseas.