SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) continues its expansion program with the signing of a license agreement with the Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) for a Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Iloilo City slated to open in March 2019. This will be the third Park Inn hotel in SMHCC’s portfolio.
The soon-to-open 200-room Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo enjoys a prime location next to SM City Iloilo in Mandurriao. The hotel is 20 minutes away from Iloilo International Airport and is strategically located near the city’s main commercial district, tourist attractions, museums and historical landmarks.
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"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 RHG one of the most progressive hotel companies in the world,” says SMHCC President Elizabeth Sy.
“We are thrilled with this new milestone between SMHCC and RHG. We are confident that this new landmark in our partnership starting with Park Inn by Radisson Ilo-ilo, will add to the vibrant tourism landscape of the city and set a new benchmark in hospitality in the Visayan region,” adds SMHCC Executive Vice President Peggy Angeles.
“We are delighted to partner and continue to seek opportunities with SMHCC as we expand our footprint into the Philippines. The Park Inn by Radisson brand promises world-class hospitality, delivering on positive, vibrant and relaxing experiences. It is a perfect fit for the market which is rapidly growing its tourism landscape. Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will provide a comfortable option for guests seeking high levels of convenience and connectivity,” said Katerina Giannouka, President, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.
Each of the rooms at Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will offer a vibrant ambiance and complimentary high-speed Internet for unlimited connectivity. Its all-day dining restaurant, provides a hip setting in which groups can meet over exciting food and beverage options. This includes a convenient self serve section which offers busy travelers a variety of ready-to-eat choices that can be consumed on-the-go. “The Living Room” concept allows guests at the lobby to socialize and provides an intimate space for individuals who wish to unwind through reading or surfing the net. For recreation, the hotel has a gym as well as a swimming pool for both adults and children.
Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will also provide choice venues for meetings and social events. It’s main function room can accommodate a maximum of 100 guests which makes it an ideal venue for small to mid-sized events while an al fresco facility by the poolside caters to relaxing early evening functions.
SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) earlier announced the expansion of its portfolio, doubling its current hotel room inventory and growing leasable convention space by the year 2020. The growth in guestrooms cover hotel as well as in the planned serviced apartments while the development of new SMX Convention Centers in key cities further cements its position as the country’s premier conventions and events destination.
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ABOUT SM HOTELS AND CONVENTIONS CORP (SMHCC)
SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) was established in April 2008 with the primary purpose of developing and managing the hotel and convention properties of the SM Group. SMHCC is guided by its mission to be the leading hotel and convention company in the Philippines and its vision to build and operate hotels and convention centers that take pride in Filipino warmth and hospitality.
Today, the SMHCC portfolio is comprised of six (6) hotel properties with a combined inventory of 1,510 rooms and over 38,000 sq. m. of leasable convention space. The list of properties under SMHCC includes Taal Vista Hotel, Pico Sands Hotel, Conrad Manila, Radisson Blu Cebu, Park Inn by Radisson Davao, Park Inn by Radisson Clark and the SMX Convention Centers.
ABOUT RADISSON HOTEL GROUP
Radisson Hotel Group™ (formerly Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group) is one of the world's largest hotel groups with eight distinctive hotel brands, more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development around the world. The Radisson Hotel Group portfolio includes Radisson Collection™, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson and prizeotel. Guests can benefit from the newly rebranded Radisson Rewards™ (formerly Club Carlson SM), a global rewards program that delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments that matter to our guests. Radisson Rewards offers exceptional loyalty benefits for our guests, meeting planners, travel agents and business partners. Radisson Meetings™ offers a variety of fully-equipped meeting and event venues featuring fast free Wi-Fi, A/V technology and on-site contacts designed to make every event unique. More than 95,000 global team members work for the Radisson Hotel Group and at the hotels licensed to operate in its systems. The company is headquartered in Brussels, Minneapolis and Singapore.