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This Subic boutique hotel is like home

CASA hotel in Subic

The façade is modern, bright red and rather severe. But you are in for a pleasant surprise when you enter the “Italian rustic-inspired” interior, with its antebellum atmosphere, a touch of art nouveau, floral designs, stairways with wood carvings, a few antiques, a Grandfather clock belonging to the owners, and a warm, cheerful atmosphere.   [...]

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hotel bent on ‘owning’ women market

HYATT Hotels and Resorts is going after the growing women travelers market.

For hotels at the very top of the multinational deluxe chain, there is very little that sets them apart.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Inquirer Features | Read More »

‘Just a coordinator and member of the group’


Christopher Park knew it was a daunting task.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Hotels’ bid for tax perks rejected

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima: Scorecard system. AP FILE PHOTO

The Department of Finance shot down an appeal from a group of hotel owners for the revocation of a Board of Investments (BOI) rule that took away the income tax exemptions of it members.   Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima on Wednesday said that hotels and resorts in the country’s most popular tourist destinations did [...]

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Bring back BOI perks, local hotels urge gov’t


Citing the high cost of operating in the Philippines, local hotels have asked the government to bring back tax incentives that were recently taken away by the Board of Investments (BOI).

Posted: April 29th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Hotels seen to flourish


The hotel industry, as a result of the Department of Tourism’s effort to attract more foreign visitors and stimulate increased activity of domestic tourists, is poised for a growth spurt this year.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

PH boom fuels resurgence in luxury hotel market


Having the second fastest growing economy in Asia and a stable political environment, the Philippines experienced a surge in investments, particularly in the high end luxury sector of its hospitality market, according to a report by C9 Hotelworks.   In a recent report, the hotel industry consulting firm noted that escalating room rates and strong [...]

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

2012 seen as banner year for tourism, hotel sectors


What would be on the up-and-up the coming year? Inquirer Property continues the fearless forecast of the real estate industry for 2012:

Posted: December 23rd, 2011 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »



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