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    October 25-26, 2022

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Join the Event toMeet withKey Stakeholdersin Philippines' Hospitality Industry!

With more than 7000 islands, nine UNESCO World Heritage sites, tropical biodiversity and a great range of cultural traditions, the Philippines is one of the most attractive destinations in South-east Asia. While the country still attracts barely one-sixth the number of foreign visitors per year that regional powerhouse island does, foreigners are increasingly staying longer and spending more during their visits. Foreign and domestic tourists alike will have more reasons to linger in the next few years, when transport infrastructure to far-flung beach resorts improves and the development of a $6bn complex of casino resorts reaches completion and It is projected to increase by 5.6% per annum till 2025.
Hospitality Philippines Conference will be a comfortable, yet focused platform which brings together 300+ government bodies, real estate leaders, financing communities, project owners, hotel groups and independent hotels, architects & interior designers, engineers and contractors, consultants, suppliers and vendors to explore new investment opportunities and establish business partnerships.
HPC was created in 2016 and HPC 2022 will be the fifth edition.

5th Hospitality Philippines Conference

October 25-26, 2022 @Marriott Manila

    34% 34% Owner, Developer, Investor

    23% Independent or Boutique Hotel

    14% Vendor

    11% Hotel Chain

    8% Government, Industry Association

    7% OTA, Analyst, Consultant, Designer, Architect, Lawyer, EPC

    3% Industry Medias

Delegate Demography

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248
Actual Event Attendees

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53Speakers

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12Event Sponsors & Partner

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6Countries Presented

Sponsors & Partners

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Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corporation (PMPC)


Gold Sponsor

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Philips





Gold Sponsor

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Zoho Corporation




Exhibitor Sponsor

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HRS Hospitality & Retail Systems


Exhibitor Sponsor

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IDeaS Revenue Solutions



Presentation Sponsor

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Hospitality News Philippines (HNP)


Media Partner

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Marriott Hotels & Resorts



Lucky Draw Sponsor

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Okada Manila




Lucky Draw Sponsor

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Savoy Hotel Boracay




Lucky Draw Sponsor

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Crusoe Cabins - Millennial Resorts


Lucky Draw Sponsor

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Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, Bagac, Bataan

Lucky Draw Sponsor

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VS Hotel & Convention Center (Quezon City) Manila

Lucky Draw Sponsor

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Hotel 101 Group




Lucky Draw Sponsor

Speakers

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Sunish Sadasivan

Vice President, Revenue Management and ECommerce

Chroma Hospitality Inc.

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Atty. Ruperto "Nino" F. Aquino

Tourism Enterprise Zone Regulation Department Manager

Tourism Infrastructure & Enterprises Zone Authority (TIEZA)

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Atty. Mae Elaine Bathan

 Undersecretary for Legal and Special Concerns and Chief of Staff

Philippine Department of Tourism

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Paolo Campillo

General Manager

Robinsons Hotel and Resorts

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Samuele Martelli

Senior Associate Director

Benoy

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Cleofe Albiso

Managing Director

Megaworld Hotels & Ressorts

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Alfred Reyes

VP Operations & General Manager

Bai Hotel Cebu

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Ma. Cecilia Domingo

Vice President and Head, Enterprise and National Government Segment

Meralco

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Sandy Wee

Senior Regional Director of Sales

IDeaS Revenue Solutions

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Jed Michael De Guzman

COO - Lead Design Architect

Bamboo Bootcamp

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Yosuke Tanaka

B2B Marketing Group, Group Manager

Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corp

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Angela Spathonis

Managing Director

Gensler

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Angela Spathonis

Managing Director

Gensler

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Samuel R. Lamorena

Vice President - Engineering & Technical Services

Filinvest Development Corporation

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Samantha Manuel

Group Director of Digital Marketing & Reputation Management

Megaworld Hotels & Resorts

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Francis Adrian Viernes

AVP, Department Head of Projects / Data Analytics

Megaworld Corporation

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Claro Cordena Jr.

Director

Cushman & Wakefield

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Jorge Vilanova

Group General Manager

Marivent Hotels & Resorts

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Miguel Capistrano III

Founder and CEO

Daystay

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Craig Bond

Managing Director

LA Viet Hotels & Resorts

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Andrew Langston

Senior Vice President Business Development

Centara Hotels & Resorts

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Sarah Pante

Director of Hotels and Property Partners

RedDoorz

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José Cláudio Silva

Design Principal

10 Design

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Armand Steinmeyer

Vice President for Business Development

The Ascott Limited

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Garry Garcia

Regional Director - Operations and Business Development

Swiss-Belhotel International

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Angel Sueiro

COO

PH Resorts Group

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Andrew Langdon

SVP Development Asia

ACCOR

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Chris Cho

VP Development-Singapore, Philippines, Japan, Korea & Maldives

ACCOR

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Robert John Horrigan

CEO & Lead Founder

Horrigan Hospitality

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James Montenegro

Country Manager

Chroma Hospitality Inc.

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Ma Celeste Romualdo

General Manager

The Linden Suites

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Hanky Lee III

Innkeeper

The Henry Hotels & Resorts

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Jojo Romarx Salas

National Executive Vice President

Philippine Association of Realty Consultants and Specialists (PARCS)

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Fenady Uriarte

Business Development Manager

STR

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Blessy Townes

VP & Head of Digital Marketing and Branding

Discovery Hospitality Corporation

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Michelle Barretto

CEO & Founder

Vitamin B, Inc.

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Suzette Go

Director of Revenue Optimization

Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts

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Janice Tiambeng

General Manager

Discovery Suites

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Cathy Saldaña

CEO / Managing Director

PDP Architects

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Alfred Lay

Head of Hotels & Hospitality

Leechiu Property Consultants

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Norman Agleron

Partner

Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA)

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Colin Healy

General Manager

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

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Munif Hakan Dagtas

Chief Operating Officer

Travellers International Hotel Group

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Janine Mariel M. Huang

Head for Marketing & Sales

Millennial Resort Corporation (Landco)

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Jeremiah Pampolina

VP - Investor Relations & Corporate Planning | Chief Compliance Officer

Sta. Lucia Land

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Anthony Mariano

Executive Vice President

Triumph Development Corporation

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Ramzy Fenianos

Chief Development Officer APAC

Radisson Hotel Group

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Cyndy Tan-Jarabata

CEO / President

Tajara Hospitality

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Maria Clarissa Delos Ama

Group General Manager

Roxaco Asia Hospitality Corporation

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Ivan Cintado

Director APAC

The Hotels Network

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Rebecca Plaza

Managing Director

Plaza and Partners

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David Roberts

Assistant Vice President, Development

Dusit International

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Bruce Winton

Multi-Property Vice President; General Manager

Marriott Manila

Final Agenda


  • 07:30 - 08:55 Registration and Match & Meet

  • 08:55 - 09:00Welcome Remarks from the Organizer
    Speaker:● Gloria Wong, Executive Director of Hospitality Asia

  • 09:00 - 09:20(KEYNOTE) The Way Forward: Tourism Beyond the Pandemic
    Tourism was one of, if not the most, affected industries by the pandemic—this on top of recurring crises such as natural calamities and fortuitous events. Recognizing such and moving forward, the Department of Tourism is focused on establishing institutional changes in the promise of showing the world a distinct Filipino brand of travel and tourism.
    Speaker: ● Atty. Elaine Bathan, Undersecretary for Legal and Special Concerns and Chief of Staff of Philippine Department of Tourism



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    Property Owners' Track

  • 09:20 - 09:40(KEYNOTE) Philippines Outlook: Resetting the Investment Landscape
    Key discussion points:● What is the current investment appetite of developers, lenders and owners? ● What hotel models are suited to mitigate risks? ● Which destinations are ideal for resort development?
    Speaker:● Cyndy Tan Jarabata, CEO of Tajara Hospitality Group

  • 09:40 - 10:30(PANEL) Investment Destination Trends
    Key discussion points:Are investment tourism opportunities the same as the recent pre-pandemic phase or have new destination opportunities opened up?Are the unpopular hidden gems or secondary cities lucrative in terms of investment or should the investment focus still be in the key areas?
    Moderator:● Garry A. Garcia, Regional Director - Philippines of Swiss-Belhotel International
    Panelists:● Jojo Romarx Salas, National Executive Vice President of Philippine Association of Realty Consultants and Specialists (PARCS)● Ramzy Fenianos, Chief Development Officer -- APAC of Radisson Hotel Group● Claro Cordero Jr., Director of Cushman & Wakefield● Armand Steinmeyer, Vice President for Business Development of The Ascott Limited● Atty. Ruperto "Nino" F. Aquino, Tourism Enterprise Zone Regulation Department Manager of Tourism Infrastructure & Enterprises Zone Authority (TIEZA)

  • 10:30 - 11:10Morning Tea Break & Match and Meet

  • 11:10 - 11:50(PANEL) Integrated Resorts: Beyond Casinos
    Key discussion points:● what are the associated products to be added onto the IR? ● What are the lessons learned in managing a casino-centric property? ● What strategies have been adopted during and post-pandemic?
    Moderator:● Alfred Lay, Head of Hotels & Hospitality of Leechiu Property Consultants
    Panelists:● Jose Angel V. Sueiro, Chief Operating Officer of PH Resorts ● Munif Hakan Dagtas, Chief Operating Officer of Travellers International Hotel Group● Andrew Langston, Senior Vice President Business Development of Centara Hotels & Resorts

  • 11:50 - 12:30(PANEL) Branded Residences in Focus
    Key discussion points:● There is huge opportunity to continue developing in this field but it is dependent on local infrastructure, developer credibility, and sustainable model. Has it now become the new norm? ● What are the pros and cons of the products? ● After the excitement of selling, will the management be as simple?
    Moderator:● Cyndy Tan Jarabata, CEO of Tajara Hospitality Group
    Panelists:● Andrew Langdon, SVP Development Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea of Accor● David Roberts, Assistant Vice President, Development of Dusit International

  • 12:30 - 13:40Lunch Break + Match & Meet

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    Brand DNA Track

  • 13:40 - 14:20(PANEL) Filipino Brand DNA: The Local Strategy of Hotel Brands
    Brand DNA is the essence of the identity in businesses, defining what is unique and distinguishable from competitors. As of present, people now look for brands that make consumers feel part of a broader community but at the same time grounded in home culture.
    Moderator:● Hanky Lee III, Innkeeper of The Henry Hotel
    Panelists:● Michelle Barretto, CEO & Founder of Vitamin B, Inc. ● James Montenegro, Country Manager of Chroma Hospitality Cleofe Albiso, Managing Director of Megaworld Hotels & Resorts Paolo Campillo, General Manager of Robinsons Hotels and Resorts


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    HotelTech Track

  • 14:20 - 14:40(KEYNOTE) Panasonic Total Solutions
    As we move forward in recovering from the pandemic, Panasonic would like to further strengthen partnership and continuously gain trust by combining our key products to give better solutions in the field of Smart Controls, Energy Savings, Customer Safety and Building Security.
    Speaker: Yosuke Tanaka, B2B Marketing Group , Group Manager of Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corp

  • 14:40 - 15:00(KEYNOTE) Philips Professional HTV Solutions
    Maximum impact, interactive displays, built for results and designed to impress. Learn more about professional display solutions with complete guest experience for In-Room entertainment intended to provide nothing but the best value for investment.
    Speaker:● Lawrence Lim, SE Asia Regional Manager of MMD Singapore Pte Ltd

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    Design Track

  • 15:00 - 15:20(KEYNOTE) Sustainable Energy Solutions in Strengthening the Recovery and Resiliency of the Philippines Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    The presentation focuses on solutions that will help us to be more efficient in the way we use energy, redesign our facilities that will help us with our bottomline, and at the same, help offload our power grid and reduce carbon emissions, and other means to be able to attain business stability.
    Speaker:● Ma. Cecilia Domingo, Vice President and Head of Meralco Enterprise and National Government Segment

  • 15:20 - 16:00Afternoon Tea Break + Match & Meet

  • 16:00 - 16:50(PANEL) New Design Paradigms: Urban Resorts and City Hotels
    Key discussion points:● Which cities in the Philippines are excellent urban resort locations and what sustainability concepts work best? ● Would there be components of planning, architecture and interior pointers to make the guest experiences of the long-staying guests better?
    Moderator:● Arch. Cathy Saldaña, CEO & Managing Director of PDP Achitects
    Panelists:● Norman Agleron, Partner & Principal of HBA Manila ● Angela Spathonis, Managing Director of Gensler ● Rebecca Plaza, Managing Director of Plaza Partners José Cláudio Silva, Design Principal of 10 Design Samuele Martelli, Senior Associate Director of Benoy

  • 16:50 - 17:30(PANEL) Managing Construction Risks for Owners and Developers
    In this session, the panel speakers will discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the construction industry and best practices for owners and developers when responding to these challenges.
    Moderator:● Anthony Mariano, Executive Vice President of Triumph Development Corporation
    Panelists:● Samuel R. Lamorena, Vice President - Engineering & Technical Services of Filinvest Development Corporation● Jeremiah Pampolina, VP - Investor Relations & Corporate Planning | Chief Compliance Officer of Sta. Lucia Land● Jed De Guzman, COO - Lead Design Architect of Bamboo Bootcamp

  • 17:30Closing of Day 1


  • 07:30 - 8:55Registration and Match & Meet

  • 08:55 - 09:00
    Welcome Remarks from the Organizer

    Speaker:
    ● Gloria Wong, Executive Director of Hospitality Asia




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    Data Talks

  • 09:00 - 09:20 (KEYNOTE) STR Data Dash: Key Industry Trends for Philippine Hotels
    Dive deep into hospitality recoveries in Asia and understand the dents of the current macro-economic factors to the Philippine hotels' bottom line, sharing insights and unique analysis to spark meaningful conversations within the Philippine hospitality industry.
    Speaker:● Fenady Uriarte, Business Development Manager, Southeast Asia of STR




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    Revenue Rebound

  • 09:20 - 09:40(KEYNOTE) Adapt New Strategies to Identify Hidden Revenue Opportunities
    Key discussion points:● In this session, we will share with you the best practices to identify hidden revenue opportunities beyond hotel rooms to achieve total revenue performance.
    Speaker:● Sandy Wee, Senior Regional Director of Sales of IDeaS Revenue Solutions

  • 09:40 - 10:20(PANEL) Revenue Management: Past, Present and Future Outlook
    Key discussion points:1. How has Revenue Management changed pre-Covid, during Covid and after Covid?2. What lessons have we learned in forecasting and yielding during the last 2 years of Covid and how will you take it into future?3. Is Rate Parity important anymore? What has changed? Or what will you change?
    Moderator: ● Sunish P Sadasivan, CRME, Vice President of E-Commerce & Revenue Management of Chroma Hospitality
    Panelists:● Suzette Go, Director of Revenue Management of Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts ● Ivan Cintado, Director APAC of The Hotels Network● Maria Clarissa Delos Ama, Group General Manager of Roxaco Asia Hospitality Corporation

  • 10:20 - 11:00Morning Tea Break & Match and Meet


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    Operation Optimization Track

  • 11:00 - 11:40(PANEL) Technology in Hospitality Industry
    Key discussion points:● The discussion in this panel will evolve on the latest technology solutions integrated in hotel properties, and how hotel operations will benefit in the era of digital transformation.
    Moderator:● Robert John Horrigan, CEO & Lead Founder of Horrigan Hospitality
    Panelists:● Francis Adrian Viernes, AVP, Department Head of Projects / Data Analytics of Megaworld Corporation● Miguel Capistrano III, Founder and CEO of Daystay

  • 11:40 - 12:20(PANEL) Combating Operational Challenges
    Key discussion points:● This session will likewise talk about notable changes that optimized operational processes, including corresponding learnings the recent times had taught the hospitality industry.
    Moderator:● Colin Healy, General Manager of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
    Panelists:● Ma. Celeste B. Romualdo, General Manager of The Linden Suites ● Janice Tiambeng, General Manager of Discovery Suites● Bruce Winton, Multi-Property Vice President; General Manager Marriott Manila● Alfred M. Reyes, Vice President Operations & GM of Bai Hotel Cebu

  • 12:20 - 14:00Lunch Break & Match and Meet


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    Guest Xperience Track

  • 14:00 - 14:40(PANEL) Adapting to Meet New Guest Expectations
    Key discussion points:● What has changed and how are the hotels innovating itself to satisfy the new expectations set by the guest of today?
    Moderator:● Jorge Vilanova, Group General Manager for Marivent Hotels & Resorts of Las Casas Filipinas / Marivent Resort Hotel Inc.
    Panelists:● Janine Mariel M. Huang, Head for Marketing & Sales of Millennial Resort Corporation (Landco)● Chris Cho, VP Development - Singapore, Philippines, Japan, Korea & Maldives of Accor● Craig Bond, Managing Director of La Vie Hotels & Resorts




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    Marketing Innovation

  • 14:40 - 15:20(PANEL) Leveraging on Data to Drive Direct Booking Strategies For All Business Sizes 
    Moderator:● Blessy Townes, Vice President & Head of Digital Marketing and Branding of Discovery Hospitality Corporation
    Panelists:● Samantha Catabas Manuel, Group Director of Digital Marketing & Reputation Management of Megaworld Hotels & Resorts● Sarah Pante, Director of Hotels and Property Partners of RedDoorz

  • 15:20 - 15:40Lucky Draws + Group Photos

  • 15:40 - 16:30Media Interviews + Post Event Networking

  • 16:30Closing of Day 2

Onsite Activities

Event APP

Signature Projects

  • 2022 Project List

    ● lyf Cebu CityOperator: Ascott | Developer: Cebu Landmasters
    The Cebu Quincentennial Hotel Operator and Developer: Duros Group of Companies
    ● Go Hotels Plus Tuguegarao● Go Hotels Naga● Summit Hotels NagaOperator: Robinsons Hotels and Resorts (RHR) | Developer: Robinson's Land Corp.
    ● NUSTAR Resort and Casino CebuOperator: Robinsons Hotels and Resorts (RHR) | Developer: Universal Hotels and Resorts, Inc. (UHRI)
    ● Novotel Suites Manila At AcquaJuly 2022Operator: Accor | Developer: Araneta Group
    ● Admiral Hotel Manila - MGalleryJuly 2022Operator: Accor | Developer: Anchor Land
    ● The Westin Manila Sonata PlaceLate 2022Operator: Robinsons Land Corporation | Developer: Robinsons Land
    ● Redevelopment of Manila Pavilion HotelLatter part of 2022 and early 2023Operator: Waterfront Hotel & Casino | Developer: Acesite Realty Inc. (ARI)
    ● Swissôtel ClarkMid 2022Operator: Accor | Developer: Swissair and Nestlé
    ● Sed Arca South Taguig HotelMid 2022Operator: Ayala Land Hotels and Resorts Corporation | Developer: Ayala Land
    ● The One Tectona HotelQ2 2022Operator and Developer: Duros Group of Companies

  • 2023 Project List

    ● Adama Resort SiquijorOperator: 8990 Leisure & Resorts Corporation | Developer: 8990 Holdings Inc.
    ● Rosewood Hermana MayorOperator: Rosewood Hotels and Resorts | Developer: AquaTerra Hotels and Resorts Development Corporation
    ● Mandarin Oriental HotelOperator: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group | Developer: Ayala Land Inc. (ALI)
    ● Solaire North (Cavite)Operator: Solaire Entertainment Property Holdings Inc. (SEPHI) | Developer: Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Sureste Properties, Inc.
    ● Emerald Bay Resort & CasinoOperator: PH Resorts Group | Developer: Bloomberry Resorts Corp
    ● Hilton Clark Sun Valley ResortOperator: Hilton | Developer: Donggwang Clark Corporation
    ● Ridgewood Premier HotelOperator & Developer: Novel Residential Concepts Inc.
    ● Pullman ManilaOperator: Accor | Developer: Primex Realty Corporation
    ● Westside City ProjectOperator: Suncity Group | Developer: Suntrust Developer Inc.
    ● Mandarin Oriental Manila2023 or in 2024Operator: The Manadarin Oriental Group | Developer: AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Corp.

  • 2024 Project List

    ● Hotel Okura Manila (Bayshore)Operator: Bayshore City Resorts World | Developer: Okura Nikko Hotel Management
    ● Suncity Eyes Manila Resort & CasinoPossibly delayed to 2024
    Operator & Developer:
    Suncity Group Holdings Limited

  • 2025 Project List

    ● The Sofitel CebuOperator: Accor | Developer: Cebu Landmasters Inc.

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