First Okura property in Manila officially launched

Hotel Okura Manila, the first Okura Nikko Hotels property in the Philippines, officially opened its doors to the public yesterday, April 19th 2022.  The celebratory event was graced with no […]

Clark Marriott’s Wu Xing presents Peking Duck and fine Chinese cuisine

Clark Marriott Hotel takes it up a notch with the opening of its Wu Xing restaurant, the first in the Philippines, serving traditional Chinese cuisine and authentic Peking Duck. Wu […]

Resorts World Manila first in APAC to switch to cage-free eggs

Resorts World Manila kicked off its overarching sustainability program dubbed, “I Love Earth” with the launch of its Sustainable Culinary initiative advocating the use of cage-free eggs.  In partnership with […]

Philippines’ first Swissotel debuts in Clark, soft opens March 1

Situated in Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone, Swissôtel Clark, the first Swissotel-branded property debuts in the Philippines with its soft-opening slated tomorrow, March 1. Swissotel Clark is set to […]

Asia’s newest landmark destination to rise in Cebu in 2022

NUSTAR Resort and Casino, the premier integrated resort development is set to elevate and redefine five-star luxury in gaming, entertainment, leisure, dining and retail in Cebu and the entire Southern […]

Shangri-La unveils #WithHeart campaign to celebrate 50 years of growing with Asia

In 1971, the first Shangri-La Hotel opened its doors in Singapore, welcoming its guests like family. Since then, Shangri-La’s journey has mirrored Asia’s rapid growth. As the brand marks its […]

STR: Olympics lifted Tokyo hotel occupancy to 17-month high


As host to the delayed summer Olympics, Tokyo posted its highest hotel occupancy in 17 months and saw a pair of day Tokyo’s 47.2% occupancy level for July was the […]

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Asia-Pacific to provide free Covid-19 medical coverage

Following the successful introduction of COVID-19 medical coverage at no additional charge for international guests at its Singapore hotels, the Shangri-La Group today announced the expansion of the program to […]

Puyat reminds ‘Staycation Hotels’ to follow rules, protocols

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat issued a reminder to “staycation hotels,” to adhere to the guidelines and protocols set by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and ensure a memorable and safe […]

Hotels roll out “new normal” practices

By Buddy G. Recio While there are no news updates on the latest hotel closures after Marco Polo Davao has been published, everybody is aware of the eventful crisis the […]