Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of its third Park Inn by Radisson hotel in the Philippines, scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2019.
To continue the brand’s expansion, Radisson Hotel Group signed with SM Hotels and Conventions Corp (SMHCC), one of the largest property developers in the country.
The 200-room Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will be strategically located next to SM City Iloilo in Mandurriao, a 20-minute drive from Iloilo International Airport, and near the city’s main commercial district, tourist attractions, museums and historical landmarks.
“Rapidly growing its tourism landscape”
Katerina Giannouka, the president of Radisson Hotel Group, Asia Pacific, said: “We are delighted to partner and continue to seek opportunities with SMHCC as we expand our footprint in the Philippines. Park Inn by Radisson is an exceptional brand that promises world-class hospitality, delivering on positive, vibrant and stress-free experiences. The brand is a perfect fit for the market which is rapidly growing its tourism landscape.
“Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will provide a great option for guests seeking high levels of convenience and connectivity.”
Highlights of Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo include high-speed internet in each room; an all-day dining restaurant that includes a convenient self-serve section; “The Living Room” concept which allows guests at the lobby to socialise or unwind; a gym and swimming pool for both adults and children, and choice venues for meetings and social events, including the main function room which can accommodate a maximum of 100 guests.
“A strong mutual intent to grow the brand in the country”
SMHCC’s president, Elizabeth Sy, added: “SMHCC’s long-time partnership with Radisson Hotel Group will be further strengthened with this agreement and reflects a strong mutual intent to grow the brand in the country. As owners, SMHCC looks forward to benefitting from RHG’s vast global resources that have helped make Radisson Hotel Group one of the most progressive hotel companies in the world.”
The signing of Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo forms part of a major strategic expansion of the Park Inn by Radisson brand across the Asia Pacific region. The brand is currently present with 22 hotels in operation and under development.