shops and restaurants within a vibrant Ayala Land mixed-used development, combined with service at par with global standards.
Marriott International, Inc. is an American multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities.
It has more than 5,700 properties in across 110 countries and territories around the world, 1.2 million rooms as of September 2016, and additional 195,000 in the development pipeline.
Cebu City Marriott Hotel is the first Marriott property in the Philippines and is the only one in Cebu.
Frances Alfafara, marketing communications manager at Cebu City Marriott Hotel, said the transition may have some effect on the hotel’s international market considering that there are some visitors who look at the brand.
However, Alfafara said this will only be minimal since the property will still be in the same place, which is very strategic and right smack in the middle of CBP.
“Our major strength right now is that where we are is also where a lot of headquarters of national and international companies are located,” she said in a phone interview with CEBU DAILY NEWS.
On another positive note, she said Marriott is also set to open other properties in Cebu and other parts of the country.
Among these are Megaworld’s P1.5-billion Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Iloilo City and Cebu-based AppleOne Properties’ The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort and The Residences in LapuLapu City.