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B Hotel Alabang

A new 152-room hotel has opened in Alabang, Muntinlupa City to meet the needs and specifications of the business traveller. B Hotel is the latest addition to Bellevue Hotels and Resorts that aims to provide business executives with a perfect deal.
The three-star hotel is situated near industrial parks, information technology and business process outsourcing zones as well as various leisure spots. "B Hotel is a 'no-frills' type of establishment. We offer affordable rates for the business travellers who are conscious about travel costs. Although the rates are lower than those of other Bellevue Hotels, guests can still expect the usual warm friendly service we call the Bellevue Touch," said Mr. Patrick Chan, general manager of B Hotel.
B Hotel, which took PhP500 million to build, is a direct investment of the Chan family, which is on the lookout for other sites to expand the Bellevue brand.

M Castle resort to rise in Subic

Korean property developer M Castle has signed a contract with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) to develop a US$1-billion resort complex on a 615-hectare beach front property between the free port and Morong town.

Crimson Hotel Alabang

Filinvest Land Inc. plans to open its Crimson Hotel in Filinvest Alabang within the Entrata Complex by 2012. In 2008, Filinvest partnered with Archipelago International Pte. Ltd. (AIPL) to build, and manage hotels and resorts. Aside from Crimson Alabang, the joint venture firm Filarchipelago Hospitality, Inc. (FHI) is developing the Crimson Resort and Spa in Seascapes Resort Town in Mactan, Cebu.

Boutique Hotel Davao

Ayala Hotels and Resorts Corp. (AHRC) and Anflo Management and Investment Corp. (Anflocor) have entered into a joint venture for the construction of a 9-storey, 148-room boutique hotel in Davao City.

The hotel will rise within the 10-hectare Abreeza, a mixed-used development that includes a mall, an office facility as well as a residential tower. It is set for completion by mid-2012.


Amisa Hotel

Robinsons Land Corp. has completed the second residential tower at Amisa, its master-planned, six-hectare leisure residential community in Mactan, Cebu.  The whole project will have six residential towers, a hotel, an entertainment centre and a host of amenities designed to provide the ultimate vacation lifestyle.

Waterfront Cebu


Waterfront Philippines Inc. (WPI) will be embarking on a multi-million-peso renovation programme designed to improve the 560-room Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.


Boracay Newcoast

Megaworld Corp. is developing a residential community called Boracay Newcoast at the world famous resort island of Boracay. The project on the island’s eastern shore is master-planned to become the island’s first tourism-oriented community. It will gather four international hotels and one local hotel and offer more than 1,500 hotel suites to beef up Boracay’s capability to serve a growing number of travellers. Also in the plan is Boracay Newcoast Village, the first exclusive subdivision to rise in Boracay.

Daluyong resort

Daluyong Resort, a 16-room establishment in Palawan, has been nominated by the Department of Tourism for the ASEAN Green Hotel awards.  “We are firm believers of the green agenda and are happy that we have contributed through our own small way,” the owners of the resort said.

Meanwhile, Mandala Spa and Resort Villas in Boracay Island reaped the awards as best spa destination as well as best holistic treatment.

The ASEAN Green Hotel Awards are held every two years.  Its criteria covers environmental policy and activities, use of green products, collaboration with the communities and local organisations, human resources development, solid waste management, energy efficiency, water efficiency, air quality management, noise pollution control, waste water treatment and management and toxic and chemical substance disposal management.

Robinsons hotels

Robinsons Land Corp. plans to build 30 budget hotels in five years to meet increased demand. Company president Frederick Go said Go Hotel, the first budget hotel, which had a soft opening in Mandaluyong City early this year, had stimulated “excellent demand” and was “often fully booked,” Go said as he formally opened the company’s Go Hotel. Mr. Go said each of the planned hotels will have 100 to 200 rooms.

SM to open Radisson Hotel

SM Investments Corp. plans to open its PhP3-billion five-star hotel in Cebu City by the second half of the year. The company said Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu. , a project of its wholly-owned unit SM Hotels and Conventions Corp., would start operation at the city’s North Reclamation Area right beside SM City Cebu shopping mall complex.