Conveniently nestled within the SM City Iloilo mall complex along the city’s main artery, Park Inn by Radisson is set to open March 2019. The soon to open 200 room hotel enjoys a prime location next to SM City Iloilo. The hotel is 20 minutes away from the Iloilo International Airport and is strategically located near the city’s main commercial district, tourist attractions, museums, and historical landmarks.
SM Hotel and Convention 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, opening in the first quarter of 2019. This will be the third Park Inn hotel in SMHCC’s portfolio.
“SMHCC’s long time partnership with Radisson Hotel Group will be further strengthened with its agreement and reflects a strong mutant 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.
Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will offer a total of 200 rooms – 98 standard rooms (25 sqm), 42 superior rooms (25 sqm), 42 deluxe rooms (25 sqm), and 17 suite rooms (47 sqm). Guest facilities in the hotel include children and adult pools, a fitness center, ,eeting rooms, parking space, as well as complimentary internet in guestrooms, meeting rooms, and public areas.
“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 Iloilo, will add to the vibrant tourism landscape of the city and set a new benchmark in hospitality in the Visayas region,” adds SMHCC Executive Vice President Peggy Angeles.
Each of the rooms at Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will offer a vibrant ambiance and complimentary high speed internet for unlimited connectivity. It 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 it 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.
“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.
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 Convention Group 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 services 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.