Cebu, Philippines, 21 March 2022 – Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu today announced the completion of its renovation of 60 Premier category rooms and suites at a total investment of PHP 100 million (nearly US$ 2 million). Owned by Cathay International Resources Corporation, the hotel is popular with business and leisure travellers visiting Cebu City and part of the corporation’s continued investment in the Marco Polo Hotels brand.
With the long-awaited news in Travel Daily, citing the easing of Philippines’ border restrictions at all entry ports from 1 April 2022, the hotel serves as the perfect destination for solo travellers and family-friendly trips intent on exploring the island-province’s Spanish heritage and neighbouring islands.
Reacting to the timely announcement, the hotel’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Lara Constantino-Scarrow said, “We appreciate the forward thinking asset management focus of our owners and we’re truly excited and set to welcome back the international community with a new design. At the same time, our guests can enjoy peace of mind with flexible cancellation options and Safe Travels – Marco Polo Hotels’ programme of stringent health and hygiene measures to continue providing a pleasurable and safe experience”.
The renovation, completed just before the pandemic started in 2020, covered the Premier rooms and suites on levels 19 to 21 of Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu. Conceptualized by Architect Dewey Santos of DSFN Architects together with the hotel’s management, the refreshed accommodation are reflective of Cebu’s natural beauty, with local furnishings complementing neutral color tones with pops of bright blue.
Premier guestrooms and suites take full advantage of the panoramic city and mountain views, and feature thoughtful amenities, such as:
- Convenient wall outlets and a work space outfitted with USB ports for multiple electronic devices
- Well-lit and large workspace, high-speed Wi-Fi and plug-in panels
- 43-inch flat-panel TVs with premium cable and movie channels to keep guests entertained
- In-room tea and coffee making facilities
To welcome a year of optimism and reinforce that every day is a day worth celebrating, guests can explore Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu’s Spring Escapes. Available through direct booking via the hotel or its website only, the offer includes up to 30 percent off Best Available Rate and daily breakfast for two.
For room reservations, call +63-32 253 1111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu
Majestically situated 600 feet above sea level along the prestigious Nivel Hills district, the 24-storey Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu sits among over seven hectares of lush greenery in Cebu City, Philippines. It is located 14 miles from Mactan International Airport, close to the main business district and shopping malls, and within easy access to the Mactan Channel and neighbouring islands. The hotel combines the attractions of an urban resort and business hotel, and is home to 329 well-appointed rooms and suites with panoramic city and mountain views, as well as four restaurants and a Continental Club for discerning travellers.
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