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The Philippines’ luxury new hotel openings scheduled for 2019/20

The Philippines Department of Tourism is pleased to announce that a number of new hotel developments are set to be unveiled in late 2019 and 2020.  The Philippines is already home to some of the world’s most luxurious resorts and hotels, however, due to the country’s increasing tourism popularity, further hotel developments are currently underway.

Norjamin Delos Reyes, Tourism Attaché at Philippine Department of Tourism Australia and New Zealand said,

“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.  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.”

The recent openings of Hilton Manila and the Sheraton Manila, marks the beginning of the many new hotel openings scheduled for the year ahead, and beyond.  In 2019/20, a number of hotels are due to open their doors to the public, including: Westin Manila Sonata Place; Hotel Okura Manila; Sheraton Hotel Manila, located in the Resorts World Complex; Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort; DusitD2 Waves Hotel; Ritz Carlton Manila; and Seda Hotels.

Westin Manila Sonata Place

The 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 Manila

With 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 Resort

The 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 Hotel

Scheduled 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 Manila

A 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 Hotels

Seda 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.

“The Philippines offers the ultimate tropical paradise.  We are excited that our luxury hotels and resorts will continue to provide yet another enticing reason to plan a getaway to the Philippines and discover our breathtaking landscapes, azure waters, world-renowned islands and rich history,” said Ms. Delos Reyes.

For more information, visit Tourism Philippines

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