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Amid Myriad Threats, How Should Hotels Balance Security and Comfort?

Davao city-based hospitality industry veterans share key insights

As government troops advance against the remnants of the steadily weakened jihadist forces in Marawi City in central Mindanao, police and military authorities are on heightened alert for diversionary or retaliatory terror attacks in other parts of the country.On June 30, Pacific ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | July 06, 2017 10:00:00
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Tourism Boom: From Cavite Mall Owners to Boracay and Palawan Hotel Developers

The developers of Lumina Point Mall in Imus will open two new hotels in time for summer

Dexter and Dennis Lee are brothers and managing directors of Luana Lifestyle and Leisure Hotel, which will open two new hotel properties in Palawan and Boracay this summer seasonThere's debate whether or not Boracay island, one of the country's top tourist destinations, ...

by Paul John Caña  | March 29, 2017 11:00:00
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Paris now a two-hour plane ride from Manila

Macau mirrors the grandiose of France with a new resort called The Parisian

MACAU—The City of Lights has always been part of most travelers’ bucket list destinations. After all, Paris is home to some of the world’s most admired works of art, premium designer brands and of course, the iconic Eiffel Tower.Still, not everyone can ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 29, 2016 05:00:00
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EntrepPH goes to Macau: Glitz and biz gets revived in Asia’s gaming capital

One of the world’s richest regions, Macau is not without struggles and the means to bounce back

You’d think there’s barely anyone in Fisherman's Wharf, a waterfront entertainment complex and theme park in Macau, and expectedly so with the scorching heat of the noontime sun. But even with such humidity, there’s amazing activity in unexpected spots, such as in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 28, 2016 05:00:00
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3 ways to season-proof your business

Make your business thrive in any season with these tips.

Do not assume your sales will suffer because it is the rainy season and you are selling iced treats. Ricardo Cuna, president of Milkin Corporation, owner of ice cream brand Fiorgelato, said you can season-proof your business so you can ride out ...

by Joyce Babe Panares  | April 04, 2016 09:00:00
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Dusit hotel group to open its 2nd hospitality school in PH

Dusit Hospitality Management College (DHMC) is the first hotel-integrated school of its kind to open in the country.

MANILA, Philippines – Think of it as a medical school, only this time, travelers are the ones attended to and future hoteliers are there to treat you for a worry-free vacation.This is the future of the Dusit Hospitality Management College (DHMC), the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 01, 2016 11:00:00
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How Manny O. appreciates life

Wine expert and hotel owner and exec shares insights about God’s 'incredible design.'

Manuel H. Osmeña is one of the most successful Filipino businessmen who are continuously taking an active part in different entrepreneurial and social endeavors in the country.The Cebu-based executive is president and CEO of The Manny O. Group, which comprises of an ...

by James Humarang  | March 26, 2016 09:00:00
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How the PH travel, hospitality industry can win in the ASEAN economy

"Let's make sure we're the best in what we do before we dream of competing with the best in another country," says a consulting group exec.

Aside from the freer flow of goods and services within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), more manpower and capital are set to cross regional borders since the ASEAN Economic Community rolled out in end-2015.“The [ASEAN economy] is here at our ...

by Shadz Loresco  | March 22, 2016 12:00:00
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How Wyden King runs his businesses according to God's will

"It's hard to uphold righteousness in business, especially when unrighteous practices are the norm," says the heir to the Anito and Victoria Court motel chain.

CHANGED. “I used to bribe a lot of local government officials so that they can either promote our business, or turn a blind eye every time we failed to pay our taxes on time,” recalls Wyden King, former president of the Anito Hotel ...

by Toni Antiporda  | March 21, 2016 05:00:00
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Filipina chef takes the path to culinary success in the US

Filipina chef continuously advances her culinary career abroad. Be inspired by her story.

Young, smart and talented, fast-rising chef Elsa Sabellano-Jenstad has all the perfect makings of a successful professional. While she impresses many with her outstanding accomplishments in her craft, her journey to culinary success is one that is not achieved easily.  But Chef ...

by Press Release  | August 28, 2015 03:00:00
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Real tales: Former OFW proves hard work, determination can beat the odds

The owner of an apartelle in Baguio City has an inspiring story to share with us.

Jun Medrano grew up in a small town in La Paz, Tarlac (140 kms from Metro Manila), in whose brooks he would play with friends as a child. After he graduated from high school, he went with his uncle to Angeles, Pampanga ...

by Mari-An C. Santos  | June 22, 2015 08:00:00
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Pinoy 'kitchen kings' excel in international culinary tilt

These chefs brought home the bacon from an international culinary competition held in Hong Kong.

Filipino pride reigned supreme once more as three top master chefs from the Center of Culinary Arts (CCA), Manila delivered a winning performance in four individual live-cooking categories—bagging several medals that include two silvers, a bronze, and gold with distinction—in the recent ...

by Press Release  | June 01, 2015 08:00:00
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Tagaytay Highlands hosts bonsai and suiseki exhibit as part of its 20th anniversary

A mini-exhibit featuring bonsai (miniature trees) and suiseki (rocks that naturally take artistic shapes) was recently mounted in a golf club for enthusiasts and entrepreneurs' appreciation of these art forms.

As Tagaytay Highlands continues to celebrate its 20 years of ’mountain resort living,’ the membership club in cooperation with the Bonsai & Suiseki Alliance of the Philippines (BSAPI) held a nine-day exhibit for members and guests who are bonsai and suiseki enthusiasts. ...

by James Humarang  | November 04, 2014 01:00:00