A new tourism facility was approved by the Board of Investments in Makati that will help boost the city\\\'s facilities for local and foreign tourists.
Valero Prime Land Realty Development Corporation will build the P336.7 million project called Citadines Salcedo Makati in Valero Street, Salcedo Village.
The company will develop 940 square meters of land and build a 37-storey, 212-room apartment hotel. It will target business travelers, foreign and domestic tourists, who may be here on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. It is slated to open on June 2013.
“This will expand the availability of tourist facilities in the country’s business capital and is in line with the country’s goal of attracting 6 million tourist arrivals by 2016,” Trade Undersecretary and BOI Managing Head Cristino L. Panlilio said.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) has already endorsed the project as an apartel last April 25, 2011. Each unit will have living/dining areas, furnished kitchens and laundry areas. Room amenities will come with internet connection and DVD player. Other building amenities will be a health and fitness center, swimming pool, tour desk, guest activity/recreation are, room service, gift shop, business center and meeting/conference rooms.