INSIDE: July 10, 2015 / Issue 51


Cover of HNP's July 10, 2015 issue by Jerry Manalili
Cover of HNP’s July 10, 2015 issue by Jerry Manalili

Here are some of the stories printed in Hospitality News Philippines’ July 10, 2015 issue:


Cover story – Rise of women in power. A few decades ago, women occupying GM positions in international chain hotels in the Philippines was unimaginable. Now, hoteliers like Dottie Wurgler-Cronin, Ester Marcaida, and Julie Najar steer their organizations to make a difference.


Infograph – Biggest spenders in gaming worldwide. 2013 data from Global Betting and Gaming Consultants revealed in June that Australia is the “biggest gambling nation on the planet” with residents and tourists spending USD866 per capita a year.


Supplier – Canada wants in. Canada Beef International Institute has tapped hotels to promote its beef, while wine players have come to look for distributors of Canadian wine.

Also of interest:  Starwood increases hotels in Manila to 3


Career – DOT: It pays to invest in training. ADB, CIDA, and DOT’s funding program urges business owners to look at training as an investment, not cost.


Best practice – 5 ways to open Marriott grand Ballroom. Behind the opening of the largest hotel ballroom in the country.


Development – Hotel boom is for Filipino brands, too. Companies like The E-Hotels and Resorts Group and BMQ Group of Hotels are increasing room supply in Luzon and Mindanao, respectively.


Is it clean – Standards of on-premise laundry. By Romeo Apolega


Fresh from the oven – Paco Torreblanca’s creative genius. By Dolly Dy-Zulueta

Also of interest:  New World Manila rebrands to New Coast Hotel Manila


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