first_imgPhilippinesresorts The Philippines Department of Tourism has announced that a number of new hotel developments are set to be unveiled in late 2019 and 2020, including Westin Manila Sonata Place and Ritz-Carlton Manila.“With our innumerable tropical islands, far flung beaches, festivals, wildlife sanctuaries, world-renowned dive sites, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historical sites, art precincts, shopping hotspots, and dining and nightlife options, there’s no question that the Philippines’ appeal is growing,” said Norjamin Delos Reyes, Tourism Attaché at Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand.“As a country, it is rapidly emerging as the must-see destination in Southeast Asia. We have 7,641 islands for visitors to explore and enjoy and, with travellers constantly seeking new destinations, the Philippines’ popularity is continuing to rise. We already have a beautiful offering of world-class resorts and hotels, however we are excited by the prospect of the new developments that will be unveiled in 2019 and 2020.”Westin Manila Sonata PlaceThe final months of 2019 will see the opening of the Westin Manila Sonata Place. Nestled in Manila’s CBD Ortigas Center of Pasig City, this 30-storey hotel will offer guests 303 rooms, the choice of three eateries, an executive lounge, a spa, gym and swimming pool. The developer is also set to release an offering of upscale private residences in 2021.Hotel Okura ManilaWith proximity to Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Hotel Okura is set to be a crowd-favourite for international travellers. Located in the ultra-convenient Resorts World Manila, Newport City, the state-of-the-art hotel will boast 196 spacious rooms and will offer its guests numerous dining options, as well as a pool and fitness facility. It is set to open its doors in the second half of 2019.Sheraton Cebu Mactan ResortThe beachfront Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort in Cebu will be unveiled in September 2019 and will offer 250 sophisticated guestrooms and suites. Hotel features include the “Shine Spa for Sheraton”, three dining venues, an enhanced lobby lounge, and recreation facilities including a terraced swimming pool and a state-of-the-art fitness facility.Dusit D2 Waves HotelScheduled to open by the final quarter of 2019, Dusit D2 Waves Hotel is the first global hospitality brand under Dusit International to locate in La Union. With approximately 200 rooms, an elegant Olympic-size swimming pool, health and wellness spa plus gym, two world-class restaurants and bars, and a mini cinema, the hotel is located within a 7-hectare luxury residential resort complex. Its arrival is expected to shake up the lifestyle and leisure landscape in San Juan, La Union.Ritz-Carlton ManilaA luxurious revamp and rebrand of the existing Maxim Hotel will give way to the upmarket Ritz-Carlton. The hotel is to be unveiled by the first quarter of 2020 in the expansive Resorts World Manila. The Ritz-Carlton brand has a long and rich history behind it, renowned for its array of luxury hotels and resorts that craft unforgettable travel experiences in the world’s top destinations.Seda HotelsSeda Hotel has announced that it will expand its portfolio in the region over the next two years. In 2019, the Seda brand is set to launch a second tower in Bonifacio Global City (BGC); Seda Residences Makati, and Seda Cebu IT (Information Technology) Park. In 2020, the hotel brand also aims to complete Seda Manila Bay in Aseana City, and a second tower for Seda Nuvali.last_img read more

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