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Roxas & Co land, resort units agree to merge

ROXAS and Co., Inc. said two subsidiaries approved their merger after the approval of their respective shareholders, the company told the stock exchange on Friday. The subsidiaries are Roxaco Land Corp. and Anya Hotels and Resorts Corp. (AHRC). The holding firm said Roxaco will be the surviving company. “The companies shall file the Application for […] The post Roxas & Co land, resort units agree to merge appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsApr 20th, 2018Related News

Sweep vs coliform to hit 1,000 Mactan informal settlers

CEBU CITY---Communities of informal settlers that had mushroomed around the coastal areas of Lapu-Lapu City would be swept in the campaign to clean up waters off Mactan Island, Cebu, which an environmental agency said remained safe to swim in although with a high coliform content. At least 1,000 families would have to move out following an order by Mayor Paz Radaza of Lapu-Lapu City, where most resorts and hotels were located, to rid the area of structures built inside 3-meter shoreline easements. It came after the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), an agency under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), released findings that showed coliform level in Ma...Keep on reading: Sweep vs coliform to hit 1,000 Mactan informal settlers.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Apr 13th, 2018Related News

Robinsons ramps up Summit Hotel expansion

By Arra B. Francia Reporter ROBINSONS Land Corp. (RLC) targets to have seven hotels under the Summit brand by 2019, with the fifth project located in Tacloban set to open this month. The Gokongwei-led property developer said in an e-mail correspondence that it will be opening Summit Hotel Tacloban, which will have 138 rooms on […] The post Robinsons ramps up Summit Hotel expansion appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2018Related News

DENR anticipates legal challenge to Boracay closure

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said Friday it is anticipating the closure of the resort island of Boracay to be challenged before the courts, even as high as the Supreme Court. “We are expecting it, especially from the hotels,” Undersecretary Jonas R. Leones said in a press […] The post DENR anticipates legal challenge to Boracay closure appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceApr 6th, 2018Related News

2 hotel robbers killed in Angeles encounter

ANGELES City -- Two men suspected to be members of a gang that have been preying on hotels and condominiums here died in a shootout with policemen yesterday morning. Chief Insp. Aris Gonzales, Police Station 4 commander, identified the slain suspects as John Rey Atienza and Lincoln Zerna, both of….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2018Related News

With Boracay closure, airlines and hotels scramble for ‘interim plans’

MANILA, Philippines – Hundreds of hotels and the country’s 3 major airlines have begun counting the cost of President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to temporarily close Boracay Island , the Philippines’ top tourist draw, for an urgent major environmental rehabilitation. Duterte on Wednesday, April 4, ordered to shut down Boracay ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2018Related News

1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Ortigas CBD for 9,200,000 – Web reference 112423838 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

The Residences at the WESTIN Manila Sonata Place Robinsons land Corp and Starwood hotels and resorts have entered into a licensing agreement to allow the use of WESTIN trademarks and trade names. Preselling Turnover 2021 4Q Parking Included 1br (47.29sqm – 82.70sqm) 2BR (96.52sqm – 160.17sqm) 3BR (236.39sqm – 249.42sqm) *Own a Fully Fitted Unit… link: 1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Ortigas CBD for 9,200,000 – Web reference 112423838 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Apr 6th, 2018Related News

Businesses bracing for Boracay’s closure

A DECISION by President Rodrigo R. Duterte to shut the holiday hotspot of Boracay, which he has called a “cesspool”, prompted airlines to cut flights on Thursday, as hotels prepared for cancellations and businesses appeared resigned to a move the government said was non-negotiable. Mr. Duterte late Wednesday ordered the closure of Boracay for six […] The post Businesses bracing for Boracay’s closure appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsApr 5th, 2018Related News

Boracay hotel says it’s no environment violator

ILOILO CITY --- The management of a Cebu-based hotel chain denied that one of its hotels on Boracay Island, which was shut down by the Malay local government last week, violated environmental laws and regulations. The Crown Regency Hotels & Resorts said it was "taken aback" by the temporary closure of Crown Regency Prince Resort near Station 1 at Barangay Balabag. "As a response to this temporary closure of Crown Regency Prince Resort, the management wishes to clarify that it has not been discharging hotel wastewater into [the] drainage system," the management said in a statement sent to the Inquirer. 'Natural spring' "The discharged water, in reality, emerges from underg...Keep on reading: Boracay hotel says it’s no environment violator.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Apr 2nd, 2018Related News

Fixing Boracay

The environmental problems that beset the crown jewel of Philippine tourism is complex and multi-tiered. A recent audit done by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) found a whopping 842 establishments in violation of sewer and solid waste laws. The situation is so severe that only 18% of hotels and restaurants accredited by […] The post Fixing Boracay appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsApr 1st, 2018Related News

Boracay hotel management hits closure order

ILOILO CITY --- The management of a Cebu-based hotel chain denied that one of its hotels on Boracay Island temporarily shut down by the local government violated environmental laws and regulations. The Crown Regency Hotels & Resorts said it was "taken aback" by the temporary closure of the Crown Regency Prince Resort near Boat Station 1 in Barangay Balabag. "As a response to this temporary closure of Crown Regency Prince Resort, the management wishes to clarify that it has not been discharging hotel waste water into (the) drainage system," the management said in a statement sent to the INQUIRER. "The discharged water in reality emerges from underground natural spring wat...Keep on reading: Boracay hotel management hits closure order.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Apr 1st, 2018Related News

A miracle in Paris

MANILA, Philippines — Though I have my three most-preferred hotels in Paris for my personal holidays, the choice of residence while on business trips are abs.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesMar 31st, 2018Related News

LRWC defends Boracay project

LEISURE AND RESORTS World Corp. (LRWC) on Monday defended its $550-million Boracay resort project, saying it is not a mega casino. In a statement, LRWC said the casino and gaming area will only cover a maximum of 7.5% of the project’s total floor area. The rest will house hotels and amenities such as wellness centers, bars, […] The post LRWC defends Boracay project appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2018Related News

LRWC: Boracay resort not a ‘mega casino’

Leisure and Resorts World Corp. (LRWC) clarified on Monday, March 26, that the $500-million Boracay resort it will be developing is not a mega casino. In a statement, LRWC said the casino and gaming area will only cover a maximum of 7.5% of the total floor area of the project. The rest will house hotels […] The post LRWC: Boracay resort not a ‘mega casino’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMar 26th, 2018Related News

Accor Group hotels keep things sustainable

WHAT’S sustainability without solidarity? As in water, in order to make the ripples of change more apparent, more than a drop is needed to change its surface. The Accor Group in the Philippines consists of the properties Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the Fairmont, the Raffles, Novotel, Joy-Nostalg Hotel & Suites, and Mercure in Ortigas, and […] The post Accor Group hotels keep things sustainable appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMar 21st, 2018Related News

Next target: 500 Puerto Galera resorts

CITY OF CALAPAN---The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will start inspecting on Monday close to 500 resorts and hotels in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. The beach and diving town was the government's next target in the Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) region in a sweep of establishments that violate environmental laws, like the Clean Water Act and a requirement for structures to be at least 3 meters away from the sea. No resistance Natividad Bernardino, head of the DENR Mimaropa office, said the 40-member Task Force Puerto Galera would start the inspection at Sabang Bay where waters had been tested positive for high coliform contaminat...Keep on reading: Next target: 500 Puerto Galera resorts.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 11th, 2018Related News

Woman chef on top

  For a country that has had two female presidents, I was surprised to learn our kitchens have not been as egalitarian. While there are several restaurants that have female chefs at their helm, such as Chef Jessie's or Mamou, apparently no female has held the prestigious position of executive chef at an international hotel chain in the Philippines. Until now. Raffles and Fairmont Makati was very proud to debut last week chef Anne-Cecile Degenne, the new executive chef who will be overseeing all F&B concerns for both hotels. Finally, a woman! And what a lady. She evokes an aura of warmth and confidence. I'm sure she had a lot of fans when she was on television a f...Keep on reading: Woman chef on top.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 10th, 2018Related News

Neg.Occ Joins Internationale Tourismus Borse in Germany

Negros Occidental and the municipality of La Castellana joined the Internationale Tourismus Borse (ITB) in Berlin, Germany from March 7 to 11. A release from the Capitol said that about 10,000 exhibitors – travel agencies, tour operators, booking system developers, airlines, hotels, and other tourism business services around the world from 180 countries joined the expo. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 9th, 2018Related News

Ad Hoc Committee for “Isla Dela Victoria” Consultations Created

Members of the Cebu City Council has created an ad hoc committee to lead the series of consultations and formulate recommendations regarding the proposed P18 Billion joint venture agreement between the Cebu City Government and Universal Hotels and Resorts, Incorporated. Chaired by City Councilor Renato Osmeña, Jr., the Ad Hoc Committee is composed of councilors […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMar 7th, 2018Related News

RLC to open budget hotel in Iligan City this year

DAVAO CITY — Robinsons Land Corp. (RLC) will open its 17th Go Hotels branch   this year, located in Iligan City in the Northern Mindanao Region. “We are gearing towards opening Go Hotels in Iligan City and it will be our third branch in Mindanao. We are hoping to open it by first half of […] The post RLC to open budget hotel in Iligan City this year appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMar 7th, 2018Related News