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Manila Pavilion completes first phase of P500-M renovation

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Manila Pavilion Hotel of hotel chain operator Waterfront Philippines Inc. has completed a crucial phase of a P500-million renovation program which is expected to jack up its room revenue by 50 percent.

In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, the Gatchalian family-led Waterfront said Manila Pavilion recently completed the secondary phase of its renovation program covering 223 upper floor rooms and suites.

Aside from its two-category deluxe rooms, executive rooms and premier suites, Manila Pavilion is adding Ambassador club rooms to its offerings in a bid to grab a bigger share of the corporate market. This is complemented by the offering of two new Presidential Suites.

“As one of the pioneering hotels in the country, we see ourselves as pioneers for steadfast innovations to meet and beat competition. In this promising part of Manila, we just can’t wait to create a signature that will amalgamate our hallmark design concepts, high-tech features and exceptional service to complete that grandeur experience for our guests,” said Manila Pavilion general manager Christopher Park.

“The end result of this program will increase the rooms revenue of the hotel by 50 percent, as a result of more expected bookings from premium corporate and travel clients,” Waterfront said in the disclosure.

Waterfront said this redevelopment process would continue to cover 250 superior rooms and suites at the lower floors. Function rooms and food and beverage facilities will also be upgraded.

This property is a “quintessential landmark” in Manila, Waterfront said, noting the hotel’s proximity to an array of historic sites, major ports and various entertainment hubs.

The Manila Pavilion Hotel also houses the Casino Filipino Pavilion, which provides patrons with uninterrupted gaming on the first three floors of the hotel.

For the renovation, Waterfront said internationally-renowned Filipino designer Sonia Santiago Olivares had created a design concept using bright room colors and functional furnishings “that show a touch of modernism, yet still imbue the interiors with classic elegance.”

The room themes were developed with two objectives in mind—maximizing guest satisfaction in order to generate repeat bookings, while keeping room maintenance costs to minimum levels, the company said in the disclosure.

Apart from Manila Pavilion, Waterfront operates G Hotel in Manila, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino and the Waterfront Airport Hotel & Casino Mactan in Cebu and the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao in Davao. The chain has about 1,500 rooms, employs 1,500 employees and has more than 41,000 square meters of convention and gaming space.


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