February 2018 (Atlanta, USA) – Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, for the second time, Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
Managed by the Wharf Hotels that is based in Hong Kong, at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, embrace Asian warmth with a blend of Western comfort will ultimately give meaning to guests’ travel experience. Luxury is all in the details as expressed through the tasteful selection of art pieces, rich layered finish and unique textures, muted neutral tones, chic interiors and fine furniture that are interpreted in a timeless design concept to create a serene and intimate atmosphere. It is a unique concept that perfectly blends modernity and nobility through design. Certainly, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila will appeal to the new-age traveller, on business or leisure, who appreciates elegant design, avant-garde food & beverage offerings, sophisticated style, modern comforts and essentially the impeccable service accorded to them.
“It’s our second consecutive time to be on list. We are very grateful to have been recognized once again as one of the finest. This really shows how we provide only the most exceptional service that create meaning with every encounter. We have only been running for just three years, and getting this award for two times already definitely defines our standards,” says General Manager Frank Reichenbach.
Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.
“We are pleased to honor the 2018 Star Rating recipients, an exceptional collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.
“In an online environment of confusion and clutter, Forbes Travel Guide is the most trusted source of information to assist guests in making informed decisions,” Inzerillo said. “These properties, the largest and most global group in the company’s history, achieve an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality, underscoring our overall mission of positively contributing to the international tourism industry as well as individual hotel experience. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today.”
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About Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
After two decades, a welcome transformation to the Ortigas skyline is finally unveiled with the opening of the brand new Marco Polo Ortigas Manila.
Nestled in the vibrant and growing commercial business district is the first purpose-built 5-star Marco Polo hotel in the country offering distinguished guests 316 large and well-designed rooms and suites, including two (2) Continental Club floors that accords unrivalled privileges and benefits. Adjudged to be the most beautiful in town and one of the best among Marco Polo hotels in the world, it is exclusive for guests who desire a higher level of luxury on top of our impressive new Continental Club lounge.
The hotel, a product of sophisticated design and well-planned development, is bestowed as the first sky hotel in the country with dedicated floor areas exclusively for business and recreational use. The floors are accessed via high-speed elevators including a wellness hub called Flow which houses a full-service spa, indoor infinity pool and fully-equipped fitness center plus the first sky lobby in the Philippines nestled at the 25th level of the hotel tower offering unparalleled views of the cityscape.
Adding to Manila’s best dining destinations are four (4) specialty outlets that your guests can choose from. Cucina, the all-day dining restaurant that features live show kitchens; Lung Hin , the contemporary Chinese restaurant serving traditional and authentic Cantonese cuisine in a new, fresh and modern style; Café Pronto, the relaxed and friendly coffee area offering a wide range of designer coffee, specialty teas and freshly baked items good for dine-in or to go; and VU’s, the first of its kind sky bar and lounge located at the topmost 45th floor of the hotel, offers Mediterranean tapas, signature cocktails, wines, sprits, and champagnes amidst awe-inspiring vistas.
For momentous social events and corporate meetings, the Marco Polo Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 600 guests. In addition, the eight (8) state-of-the-art function rooms can accommodate 250 guests. Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet service is available all throughout the hotel to provide savvy business and leisure travelers a balanced lifestyle of work and play seamlessly.
About Marco Polo Hotels
A wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, Marco Polo Hotels currently operates 14 owned or managed upscale, full-service hotels throughout Hong Kong, China and the Philippines. Niccolo by Marco Polo was recently added to the group’s portfolio as the new luxury collection. In addition to 3 more Niccolo hotels, the group has a Marco Polo hotel currently under development, bringing the group to 18 hotels in total. Marco Polo properties are well-known and established addresses for business and leisure travellers throughout the Asian region, with a proven reputation for exceptional service and an appreciation for their local identity. The brand maintains its long-standing ethos of discovery, creating unique guest experiences and drawing on the key philosophies of its namesake, Marco Polo: an adventurer, a traveller, an entrepreneur and a connoisseur of culture - just as Marco Polo’s modern travellers are today.
Further details on Marco Polo Hotels are available at: marcopolohotels.com
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