Category: Review

Enchanted Kingdom in Laguna

Enchanted Kingdom

Thousands of people head south of Manila to spend a day of fun-filled relaxation and adventurous excitement within the American-style walls of Enchanted Kingdom, a 17-hectare world class theme park conveniently located in the outskirts of Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

Resorts World Pasay

Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc., a joint venture between local firm Alliance Global Group, Inc. and Genting Hong Kong Ltd., has raised US$300 million in fresh capital by selling seven-year bonds. Travellers International, which operates the eight-hectare Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, said the proceeds from the fund raising will be for the expansion of Resorts World.

Manila Ocean Park adds new attraction

Manila Ocean Park has added another attraction that allows guests to interact with fish and stingrays.  The park has recently opened of Aquanaut Voyage, where guests use special helmets to breathe freely and naturally while interacting with 4,000 fish of 200 different species as they take a 10-minute walk on the ocean floor of the park’s largest aquarium.

Centuria Medical Makati

Century Properties, Inc. has started the construction of a US$100-million medical tourism facility in Makati City.   “This is our small part, to start the medical tourism revolution in this country. The potential for health care is unimaginable because everybody needs health care,” company chairman Jose Antonio was quoted as saying.

The project called Centuria Medical Makati will rise at a 4,000-square-metre site in Century City, the company’s first mixed-use development project in Makati.

Jin Jiang Hotel Philippines

Food manufacturer Liwayway Marketing Corporation has signed a brand licensing contract with the Jinjiang International Hotel Investments Co. to invest US$850 million in economy hotels in the Philippines.  The signing was witnessed by no less than President Benigno Aquino III in his state visit to China last week.  Jinjiang sees good potential in the Philippine tourism sector. 


Resorts World Bayshore

Integrated tourism estate developer Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. will construct a much bigger and “grander” Resorts World complex at the Pagcor Entertainment City along Manila Bay by 2012, seeking to replicate the success of its pioneering complex in Newport City, according to a report by Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Mr. Kingson Sian, president of Travellers, which is a partnership between Alliance Global Group Inc. and Malaysia’s Genting group, said they would invest at least US$1.1 billion in what will be called Resorts World Bayshore in Pagcor Entertainment City, its next major project, which is three times bigger than Newport City in terms of land area. 


Sol Marina Resort in Boracay

Businessman Alfredo Yao is investing PhP1.5 billion to expand the capacity of luxury resort Sol Marina Resort on Boracay Island, as part of plans to scale up his tourism-oriented real estate portfolio.   Apart from the expansion of Sol... Read More | Share it now!

Manila Hotel is halal-compliant

Manila Hotel has received the very first Halal Compliance Certificate given to a hotel in the Philippines from the Department of Tourism and the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos.