Month: July 2017

RLC putting up P500-M hotel in Tacloban

The Board of Investments (BOI) approved a P500-million hotel project of Robinson Land Corp.’s Summit Hotel and Resorts Group in the “Yolanda”-stricken Tacloban City, Leyte. In a statement yesterday, the BOI said the project complied as a tourism project under the 2017...

DOT hit for release of allegedly misleading tourism data

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism found itself in a swirl of criticism following its release of allegedly misleading statistics on the state of the country’s tourism industry showing more than 100-percent growth in revenues compared to the first year of...

More hotel rooms opening in 5 years

MANILA, Philippines – At least 10,000 hotel rooms are expected to open in the Philippines in the next five years, making the country one of the top 10 countries in Asia Pacific with the most hotel construction activities. Singapore-based Alila Hotels &...