Month: January 2018

Eskaya Beach Resort in Bohol eyes more rooms

MANILA, Philippines — Eskaya Beach Resort Corp. plans to add more rooms to its inventory, driven by the influx of tourists into Bohol. In an interview, Eskaya president and chief operating officer Ralph Miguel Lim said the company may construct additional rooms once...

Dennis Uy eyes dev’t of another Cebu resort

MANILA, Philippines — Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy is developing another integrated resort in Cebu, which may also have a gaming component. Uy will lease a four-hectare property near the Mactan Cebu International Airport from Megawide, which he plans to develop...

POGO drives demand for DD Meridian rental

MANILA, Philippines — Double Dragon’s DD Meridian Park in the Bay Area is allotting bulk of its space for the fast growing Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) business. The first phase of the project, DoubleDragon Plaza, will have at least 130,000 square meters...

Foreign arrivals likely to hit 2017 target

MANILA, Philippines — The government likely reached its target of 6.5 million international tourist arrivals for 2017. Alberto Gadia Jr, Tourism Promotions Board market specialist II of the domestic promotions department said foreign tourist arrivals had already...

Tieza eyes foreign investments for hotel, cruise tourism

MANILA, Philippines — The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority(TIEZA) is eyeing foreign investments for the country’s accommodation and cruise tourism sector, an official of the agency said. TIEZA officer-in-charge for the TEZ management sector Nino...