(Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod Signing. Contributed Photo)
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 Bacolod, the fifth Park Inn hotel in its portfolio.
The hotel will be connected to the SM City Bacolod, providing guests with instant access to extensive retail, F&B and entertainment facilities. Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod will also adjoin the vast SMX Convention Center, making it ideal for business travelers and MICE delegates.
This signing marks the latest collaboration between Radisson Hotel Group and SMHCC, following the successful launch of Park Inn by Radisson properties in Davao City, Clark, North EDSA and Iloilo.
“Bacolod City has always been a gem in the Philippines tourism known for its history, culinary legacy and genteel people. It has emerged as one of the most important and sought after leisure as well as conventions destinations in the Philippines. With its combination of comfort, connectivity and excellent service, Park Inn by Radisson will elevate the experience of visitors to Bacolod,” said Elizabeth Sy, President, SM Hotels and Conventions Corp.
“The combination of SM’s world-class developments and Park Inn by Radisson’s modern hospitality is a perfect fit for the market. Our expansion strategy in the Philippines reflects the social and economic trends currently sweeping the country. By locating our hotels at landmark lifestyle malls and conference centers, we are providing international accommodation for the growing number of business and leisure travelers in key destinations all across the Philippines,” commented Katerina Giannouka, President, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.
Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod will feature 153 contemporary rooms, all fully connected with free Wi-Fi. Corporate travelers can choose from two modern meeting rooms and enjoy professional services at the business center. The hotel will also feature a fitness center, an all-day dining restaurant and a lobby bar for family, friends and colleagues to unwind.
All stays will be underpinned by Park Inn by Radisson’s unique ‘Yes I Can!’ service philosophy, which is reflected in the positive attitude and professional approach the hotel’s staff , who are dedicated to creating memorable guest experiences.
The capital of Negros Occidental province in the central part of the Philippine archipelago, Bacolod is a major regional economic hub and home to more than 500,000 people. A popular friendly city that hosts the hugely popular Masskara Festivals, Bacolod has been nicknamed the “City of Smiles”.