The Murray Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel opens

  Wharf Hotels announces the opening of The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, as the group’s new flagship Niccolo property and latest addition to the luxury contemporary chic collection by Wharf Hotels.   As one of eight historic landmarks under the Conserving Central initiative introduced by the Hong Kong government  in 2013, The Murraymore

4 hotel brands to be launched in Newport City in 2018

  (As printed in Hospitality News Philippines, Issue 76, December 15, 2017) – Megaworld‘s subsidiary, Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. maintains its position as one of the leading hotel operators in the country by opening the two returning hotel brands Hilton and Sheraton, the introduction of Hotel Okura, and its homegrown brand Savoy Hotel. Thismore

100 Boracay properties to undergo re-evaluation

  A threat of losing DOT accreditation, among others, looms on hotels found violating environmental laws. This was divulged in yesterday’s press conference in Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa spearheaded by DOT Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo, DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu, Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores, and Malay, Aklan Mayor Ceciron Cawaling.   Teo revealed that some hotels aremore

Our Cover: Seda Hotels rising

    Seda is the Filipino word for silk, and its luster and strength are the two words that embody the homegrown hotel brand’s emergence in the Philippines.   “Five years have gone fast and gone well, too. The group expanded quickly while delivering the brand promises that we envisioned, from service excellence to our hotels’ central locations andmore

Hilton Manila to introduce keyless technology

  It will be for entering your room for now but it will be a first in the Philippines.   Hilton Hotels and Resorts will be introducing keyless technology when it opens its property in Manila. This is just one of a number of surprises in store for its guests when the hotel opens inmore

Mövenpick signs new Manila property

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a deal for a new property in Manila, expanding its portfolio in the country to three properties marking another milestone in the company’s Asian expansion strategy.   Due to open in Q4 2021, Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Quezon City will feature a combination of 350 contemporary hotel rooms andmore

Melco’s Crown Towers to be rebranded as NÜWA

  Macau, Thursday, December 21, 2017 – Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited, a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities, announced the launch of “NÜWA”, its new luxury hotel brand. NÜWA will debut in Macau and Manila on January 16, 2018. It will replace the current Crown Towers Hotels inmore

Hotel Okura Manila to open in 2018

  TOKYO, JAPAN — Hotel Okura Co., Ltd announced last December 15 its agreement with Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. (TIHGI) to manage Hotel Okura Manila which will open in Manila next  year.   Located in Resorts World Manila complex, the 191-room Hotel Okura Manila will be a state-of-the-art resort destination distinguished by its sophisticatedmore

Wharf Hotels introduces Red Ring Leadership Philosophy training programme

  December 14, 2017 — Wharf Hotels has introduced a new leadership programme for its senior teams including general managers, executive committees and department heads that will enable Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels to develop opportunities for the long term sustainability of the company. The Red Ring Philosophy aims to instil a bold and sharpmore

Diamond Hotel’s GM Vanessa Suatengco appointed director of TPB

  December 8, 2017 — Diamond Hotel Philippines’ General Manager Vanessa Ledesma Suatengco was appointed by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as Member Representing Accommodation Enterprises, Board of Directors of the Tourism Promotions Board. She recently took an oath in the presence of DOT Secretary Wanda Teo.   Vanessa Suatengco assumed the role of themore

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