Tag: hospitality

Live it well at Swissôtel

It is certainly small wonder that the arrival of the Swissôtel brand to the Philippines has been anticipated by many and—now that the Clark property has finally opened—welcomed by travelers,...

Hotels urged to prioritize vaccination of workers, refresher trainings

Worker vaccination and refresher training are some of the initiatives that hotel operators should focus on to be able to maximize the sector's recovery, a property services firm said.

Taking the bitter pill for a better tomorrow: How hotels are surviving lockdowns

Ramon Makilan thought the 13-day closure of Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay in January 2020 was the longest shutdown the property would have to implement for the rest of the...

How investing in green is investing in the future

Today’s investors are not only given the chance to do well but to do good, too, through sustainable investments. This socially responsible practice involves investing in companies based on their...

Hotels in Metro Manila seek multiuse certification to cut losses

Hotels in Metro Manila look to serve both quarantine and business needs to cut the losses they sustained from the decline in leisure demand brought about by the lockdowns.

In the City of Smiles, a new design story unfolds

Bacolod City is fast becoming the new business hub in the Visayas region. Riding on these rosy prospects, Citadines Bacolod goes to the City of Smile and...

Want to #SAFEcation? Try Hotel Casiana in Tagaytay

Tourism is not yet back to its normal state, but a lot of hospitality establishments have learned how to adapt to the "new normal." One such hotel is Hotel Casiana...

Hotel market unlikely to attract new investments until travel recovers

The hotel and tourism industries are among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the recovery of these sectors might be slower compared to other real estate asset classes....

Two Philippine hotels issued WTTC Safe Travels stamp

The Joy Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila and Grand Hyatt Hotel were the first two recipients of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp in the country,...

Hotel industry laments closure of Makati Shangri-La, hopes for its future reopening

The news of temporary closure of the Makati Shangri-La hotel is a sad development for not just the Philippine hotel industry, but as well as past guests who have made...

Makati Shangri-La to temporarily close doors starting February 1

The Philippine hotel industry is indeed among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving no accommodation establishment unaffected-- not even five-star hotel Makati Shangri-La.In a statement, the Shangri-La Group...

Loving your homeland

The COVID-19 pandemic plunged the Philippine economy into a recession. However, after months of quarantine, the country started to slowly reopen, thereby driving economic recovery through various means, particularly tourism.

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Proper industrial space marketing to help attract more data center operators

While the Philippines has been on the radar of data center operators, more can still be done to properly market industrial spaces...

Exploring Lausanne—Crosswinds’ Most Premium Lot-Only Development

Set within the illustrious hills and stunning mountain landscapes of Crosswinds in Tagaytay is Lausanne, a 24-hectare European-inspired mixed-use development known for...

DHSUD chief eyes public-private partnerships for permanent housing solutions

The country's new housing czar has hit the ground running, preparing to forge partnerships with the private sector to fast-track land development...

Mesmerized By Silliman: The University by the sea

Every August of each year, Sillimanians from all over the Philippines and around the world—from the oldest batch to the youngest—descend upon Silliman University...

Respond and innovate: How our local builders adapt to the pandemic

Many companies in the design and construction industries had to continue operating despite the COVID-19 pandemic because the services they offer can't...