Okada Manila’s great story continues with its second Forbes Travel Guide 5 star award | Inquirer Business

Okada Manila’s great story continues with its second Forbes Travel Guide 5 star award

/ 12:14 PM February 22, 2021

ATLANTA, USA (February 16, 2021) – Asia’s largest Forbes five-star ultra-luxury integrated resort welcomed auspicious beginnings and celebrated another milestone as it is received its second five-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide (FTG). The award is a testament to how Okada Manila consistently offers unparalleled service and innovative, state-of-the art features, making it a truly extraordinary and world-class resort.

Just a month ago, digital health leader Sharecare, together with Forbes Travel Guide, awarded the VERIFIED® certification badge to Okada Manila for being equipped with industry-leading and comprehensive safety protocols, making it one of the world’s best and safest integrated resorts. “While much of the world has changed due to the pandemic, we are proud to say that we have remained steadfast in providing exceptional guest experiences in a very safe environment,” shares Okada Manila Senior Vice President for Hotel Operations Ivaylo Ivanov.

This milestone is a reflection of the company’s values and its team members’ hard work, passion, and dedication. With its unique blend of Japanese hospitality and Filipino warmth, Okada Manila sets an unprecedented standard for guest experience and safety to thrive in the new normal.


From left: Director of Sales and Marketing Alexandrea Herrera; Senior Vice President for Hotel Operations Ivaylo Ivanov; Director for F&B Operations Sumit Rajput; Senior Guest Experience Manager Kenji Numano; and Director of Spa, Recreations, and Kids Club Vikki Aquino.

“These 2021 award winners are a testament to the resiliency of the hospitality industry,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “During an unprecedented time, these top properties adapted to numerous adversities all while maintaining high service levels and ensuring the health security of their guests and staff.” He added, “We hope that these excellent properties will inspire travelers for when they are ready to venture out on their next trip.”

Ensuring the health and safety of guests and team members, Okada Manila is strictly implementing health protocols in line with IATF and DOT guidelines.

To view the year’s full Star Ratings and see a detailed description of Forbes Travel Guide’s evaluation criteria, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com. To learn more about Okada Manila, visit www.okadamanila.com and follow @okadamanila on Instagram.


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