Month: March 2018

Ritz-Carlton hotel set to open next year

MANILA, Philippines — The world famous Ritz-Carlton hotel brand is coming to the Philippines as early as next year as part of Resorts World Manila’s aggressive hotel expansion, an official said last week. “Next year, we will be rebranding The Maxim’s into Ritz...

Continue legitimate contractualization — Busines groups

MANILA, Philippines — Local business groups have renewed their call against the proposal to ban legitimate contractualization, saying it will hit hard the country’s micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI),...

Araneta to develop new budget hotel in Cubao

ARANETA CENTER, Inc. (ACI) plans to launch a new hotel, which will cater to the millennial market, within its 35-hectare property in Cubao, Quezon City. “We will be coming up with a new hotel.. It will be a lifestyle budget hotel, run by also a popular international...

World’s largest hotel group to expand presence in PHL

THE Wyndham Hotel Group will be expanding its network of accommodations in the Philippines by introducing three more brands over three years. In an interview with select media, Barry Robinson, president and managing director of the Wyndham Hotel Group Southeast Asia...

Gokongwei eyes P18 biliion casino in Cebu

MANILA, Philippines — Taipan John Gokongwei, named by Forbes Magazine as the second richest man in the Philippines with a net worth of $5.8 billion, has committed to pour in P18 billion for his first ever casino venture which will rise in Cebu. Gokongwei plans to put...