On 1 July 2023, H.E. Mr. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, and his spouse attended the opening ceremony of Centara Grand Hotel Osaka, which is the first Centara hotel in Osaka and in Japan. Centara is also the second Thai hotel brand to open in Japan.
Centara Grand Hotel Osaka is a 33-storey 5-star hotel with 515 rooms, offering 360-degree views of Namba Parks. The hotel also offers various facilities Including SPA Cenvaree, a Thai style spa, restaurants and a rooftop bar. The hotel is targeting both tourists and business people.