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26th May 2024

A Grand Palawan Expedition marks The Funny Lion’s 10th anniversary


The Funny Lion, Palawan’s premier hotel brand, marked its 10th anniversary with a spectacular celebration, bringing together resort managers, partners, media personalities, and influencers for a memorable event.

Owned and operated by One-of Collection, The Funny Lion, Palawan’s most beloved hotel brand is renowned for its commitment to providing exceptional hospitality and unforgettable experiences. Palawan, home to the country’s oldest indigenous tribes, offers an array of natural treasures, from towering limestone cliffs to the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River.

(From left) GM Mike Mahinay, COO Lyba Godio, RM Jay Barinque, RM Nilo Quizon

The anniversary celebration highlights The Funny Lion’s decade-long dedication to delivering beyond-the-ordinary adventures. Guests gathered against the backdrop of the bustling metropolis to reminisce about past exploits, share experiences, and anticipate the exciting journey ahead. Plans were made, friendships forged, and memories created, embodying the spirit of adventure that defines The Funny Lion family.

As part of the anniversary festivities, The Funny Lion unveiled its Grand Palawan Expedition, a thrilling 7-day adventure across Coron, El Nido, and Puerto Princesa. This expedition promises not just a vacation, but a celebration of fun, sun, and unforgettable moments. Participants will explore Palawan’s enchanting landscapes, dive into wondrous shipwrecks, dance with vibrant marine life, and immerse themselves in the cultural charm of Puerto Princesa.

A Decade of Excellence at The Funny Lion – Coron

This year marks a decade of unparalleled hospitality and exceptional service as The Funny Lion – Coron joyfully celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since opening its doors in 2014 with 46 well-appointed rooms, The Funny Lion Coron has become synonymous with warm hospitality, modern comfort, and an authentic Palawan experience. The resort has consistently earned the trust and admiration of travelers worldwide and remains the top choice for travelers in Coron.

“Looking back on our accomplishments, we cannot ignore the significant growth we have undergone. From its humble beginnings, we have grown into a renowned destination, captivating guests from near and far with our unique charm and unwavering commitment to provide a service that is beyond-the-ordinary,” added Jay Barinque, The Funny Lion – Coron’s resort manager.

A Year of Success for The Funny Lion – El Nido

Since opening in December 2022, The Funny Lion – El Nido has established itself as a premier destination in El Nido’s competitive tourism landscape. With its 50-designer rooms achieving the top spot on TripAdvisor Philippines in a short timeframe

The Funny Lion – El Nido’s success is likely attributed to a unique blend of factors—from its exceptional service to its guests, the most comfortable bed in town, sumptuous food at its Hunt restaurant, and its idyllic location in town. Whatever the secret formula may be, The Funny Lion El Nido has demonstrably captured the hearts of travelers, solidifying its position as a premier destination in El Nido.

“The Funny Lion has surged ahead with a team of dynamic, innovative, and passionate individuals armed with the values that the brand is known for. Our commitment to genuine warmth and personalized service, encapsulated by our signature greeting has endeared us to travelers,” shared The Funny Lion – El Nido’s resort manager, Nilo Quizon.

The Biggest Roar Yet at Puerto Princesa

The Funny Lion proudly announces the opening of its newest property, The Funny Lion Puerto Princesa. Nestled in the heart of Palawan’s capital city, this latest addition promises to redefine hospitality in Puerto Princesa.

“Expanding to Puerto Princesa is an exciting chapter for us. We are thrilled to bring The Funny Lion experience to this vibrant city and create a haven for travelers seeking a perfect blend of comfort and adventure,” said Mike Mahinay, the resort’s general manager.

The Funny Lion Puerto Princesa boasts 77 cozy rooms, a picturesque infinity pool, and a restaurant serving Asian and Continental cuisines. Guests can expect the same dedication to service excellence and commitment to environmental sustainability that The Funny Lion brand is known for.

The Grand Palawan Expedition is a 7 Days/6 Nights package that starts at P20,800 per person. It includes your stay in 3 The Funny Lion resorts  (2 nights per resort) with daily breakfast, complimentary P2,000 nett dining credits per resort booked, resort adventure to Maquinit Hot Springs for Coron, Mangrove/Sandbar kayaking in Puerto Princesa, and Papaya Beach for El Nido.

For more information about The Funny Lion’s Grand Palawan Expedition and its properties, visit the Funny Lion official website www.thefunnylion.com



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