MANILA — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its annual Star Rating list, presenting Marco Polo Ortigas Manila with the highly esteemed Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel award—the Hotel’s FOURTH consecutive recognition since opening its doors in 2014. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila will be showcased with all of the Star Award winners on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila continues to uphold values that reflect those of its namesake global traveller. The Hotel welcomes guests from around the world, as its central location in Pasig City serves as a gateway to explore and experience some of Metro Manila’s premiere cultural and retail destinations. More than highlighting its outstanding facilities, this fourth straight Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award confirms the Hotel’s commitment to uphold excellence in the international travel and hospitality industry.
“It is an immense honour to receive the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award for four years. Our team takes pride in sharing this distinction with other leading institutions from different parts of the world,” said the Hotel’s General Manager, Frank Reichenbach. “We extend our appreciation to all our stakeholders, especially our guests, who continue to support Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. With this recognition, we are further motivated to continue celebrating excellence in service with every guest encounter,” he added.
Forbes Travel Guide is recognized for creating the original concept of Five-Star service, and Marco Polo Ortigas Manila has successfully retained its place among the world’s leading institutions in travel, tourism, and hospitality. The Hotel first entered the exclusive list in 2017.
“We have been committed to championing genuine Five-Star service for more than 60 years, and this year’s winners, as always, exemplify the very highest standards in hospitality,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide.
“It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide rating, and all our Star-Rated winners have shown how incredibly deserving they are of their accolades by demonstrating sheer dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all.”
To view the full Star Ratings for 2020, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.
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About Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
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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. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 570 hotels in 78 countries.
Further details on the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila are available at marcopolohotels.com.
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