Event Calendar

WTM Connect Asia
18-20 May 2016, Penang Malaysia
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MAFBEX – Manila Food & Beverages Expo
8-12 June 2016, World Trade Center, Manila
Visit Manila Food & Beverages Expo

WOFEX – World Food Expo
3 – 6 August 2016, SMX Convention & Word Trade Center, Manila
Visit World Food Expo

Hotel Show
17-19 September 2016, Dubai World Trade Centre
Visit Hotel Show

Global Gaming Expo
27 September – 29 October 2016
Sands & Convention Center, Las Vegas, U.S.
Visit Global Gaming Expo

IT&CM Asia & CTW 2016
27 – 29 September 2016, Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWold Bangkok, Thailand
Visit IT&CM Asia & CTW 2016

ITB Asia
19-21 October 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Visit ITB Asia

HICAP – Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific
19-21 October 2016, InterContinental Grand Standford Hong Kong

Manila FAME
20-22 October 2016, World Trade Center, Manila
Visit Manila FAME

HI Design Asia
2 – 4 November 2016, JW Marriott Hotel, Hanoi Vietnam
Visit HI Design Asia

World Travel Market (WTM)
07-09 November 2016, London Excel, United Kingdom
Visit World Travel Market

Gastronomia 2016
13-16 November 2016, Expo Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland
Visit Gastronomia 2016

IBTM World 2016
29 November – 01 December 2016, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain
Visit IBTM World 2016

Top Stories

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    The M&A bubble continues, China to buy Carlson hotels

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    Swiss education opens opportunities for PH hospitality students

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    “Dinner with the Stars” with 2-Michelin Starred Spanish Chef Dani Garcia at New World Manila Bay Hotel

  • Cuba is latest U.S. darling, Marriott and Starwood to come in

    Cuba is latest U.S. darling, Marriott and Starwood to come in

Hotel News

Sabre will add 63,000 new hotel properties to its travel marketplace

Travel consultants all over the world now have 63,000 more reasons to prefer the Sabre travel marketplace as their global distribution system (GDS) of choice, thanks to a participation agreement between Sabre Corporation  and Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN).   Because of the new integration with EAN, Sabre is adding more than 63,000 new hotel properties to its travel marketplace….

$2.4 billion project of Tiger Resort launches Okada Manila as the property name of its integrated resort

Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment Inc. officially announced today that Okada Manila will be the official property name of the newest and biggest integrated resort in the Entertainment City. Opening before the end of this year, Okada Manila is the third integrated resort to complete the Entertainment City in Parañaque. It will occupy over 44 hectares…

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo graces Hotel 101 Manila opening

Hotel 101 Manila, the newest hotel brand in the Philippines, had Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Tulfo Teo as guest of honor in a simple ceremony attended by corporate, travel trade, and media guests last night.   “We must thank you in helping fulfill the vision of 5,000 rooms. We hope you will build more in…

Restaurant News

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Lung Hin receives Golden Horse Awards, welcomes new executive chef

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Cantonese Restaurant, Lung Hin, was awarded one of the most outstanding Chinese restaurants outside of China, at the 16th China Hotel Industry Golden Horse Awards Gala last March 16 and 17 at Hyatt Guangzhou, China.   Located on the 44th floor of Marco Polo Otigas Manila, Lung Hin is not your…

FIRST LOOK: Dusit Thani Manila’s new all-day dining restaurant

Dusit Thani Manila’s hotel-wide renovation project over the past two years to upgrade its facilities has already unveiled a new club lounge and vibrant new ballrooms, namely Mayuree and Sarika. In mid-September, the hotel will launch a new all-day dining restaurant called The Pantry.   In an interview in summer, Bruno Cristol, general manager of…

Canadian beef is the new cow on the block

New World Makati Hotel has collaborated with the Embassy of Canada and the Canada Beef International Institute in a hotel-wide beef promotion throughout the month of July.   As one of Canada Beef International Institute’s first partners in the local HORECA sector, the promotion will throw the spotlight on the Canadian meat product that is…

F&B News

April deals as great as Britain at Crimson Hotel’s “The Great British Encounter”

  From April 3 to 30, experience a month long fine British encounters of food, music, entertainment and indulgence. Welcoming you at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila is the ultra luxe, built for James Bond Aston Martin car. Founded by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford back in 1913, Aston Martin will display at the hotel’s…

IHOP celebrates National Pancake Day on March 8

On Tuesday, March 8, all 1,667 IHOP® restaurants in the United States including the Philippines, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam and Mexico join in celebrating IHOP’s tradition: National Pancake Day.   On its second year of celebrating the IHOP tradition of giving back, all IHOP’s 6 locations in the Philippines will be offering guests to enjoy unlimited…

MICE trade events to reward most social media savvy attendee

IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2015 has added a new title to its Sticky Awards honor-roll in search for the “Stickiest Social Sharing” delegate. Open to all registered event delegates, this initiative is aimed at encouraging attendees to share their show experience with peers through social media and via the mobile app in-guide sharing platforms.  …


Food caterers association appoints new leaders

Food caterers association appoints new leaders

New board members and officers of the Food Caterers Association of the Philippines led by Danny Jacinto, chairman. Congratulations! #fcap #foodcaterersassociationphilippines #catering #caterer #food #association A photo posted by Hospitality News Philippines (@hospitalityph) on Sep 16, 2015 at 3:53am PDT The Food Caterers Association of the Philippines, more known by its abbreviation FCAP, has inducted…

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