26 April 2022 — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its 2022 Star Awards. Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila received its sixth consecutive new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award this year and is showcased with other honourees on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
As one of Metro Manila’s premiere hotel destinations, Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila takes pride in its promise of “Explore. Discover. Experience.” as inspired by its namesake global traveller. Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila also holds the distinction of being the Philippines’ first sky hotel and Pasig City’s leading destination, as confirmed by guest reviews on esteemed travel site TripAdvisor. With the easing of travel restrictions, Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila remains steadfast in its commitment to ensure the safety of the stakeholders in its care moving forward.
Forbes Travel Guide reviews and evaluates institutions in the global travel and hospitality industry based on over 800 standards, highlighting excellent service that translates to positive, meaningful experiences among guests.
“Like many of our contemporaries and colleagues in hospitality, our team continues to feel the long-term effects that the global pandemic has had on the way we do business, always with health and safety at the forefront,” said Mr. Colin Healy, General Manager of the Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila. Being awarded our sixth consecutive Five-Star Award from Forbes Travel Guide reinvigorates the ‘spirit of discovery’ in all of our hearts, as we welcome back our guests to the hotel, where the city meets the sky,” he added.
Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority in genuine Five-Star service, and Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila remains among the leading Philippine hotels in its illustrious annual Star Rating list.
“Travel has come back strongly, and the resilient hospitality industry is creatively rallying to accommodate the increased occupancy demand for most regions,” says Hermann Elger, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “While the industry faces some lingering issues, the 2022 award winners proved ready for those challenges and more, demonstrating the best that luxury hospitality has to offer.”
To view the new Star Award winners, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.
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About 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. 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 85 countries.
Further details on the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila are available at marcopolohotels.com.
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About Wharf Hotels
The Spirit of Discovery
Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong and currently operates 16 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, China and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the new luxury collection, positioning the brand as contemporary chic. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, opened in January 2018 as the brand's flagship, with one new Niccolo hotel currently under development in China following successful openings in Chengdu, Chongqing, Hong Kong and Changsha. Marco Polo’s 13 international deluxe hotels in established locations within China, Hong Kong and the Philippines maintain their ethos to explore, discover and experience a destination, drawing on the philosophies of their 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 are available at wharfhotels.com.
About DISCOVERY Loyalty
A memorable trip demands more than a comfortable stay. DISCOVERY, an award-winning global loyalty programme, provides 16 million members recognition and perks across over 570 hotels, resorts and palaces in 78 countries. Elite members have the opportunity to immerse themselves in local culture through Local Experiences, distinctive activities that capture an authentic taste of each destination. For more information, visit discoveryloyalty.com.