Philippines’ SMHCC adds third Park Inn to portfolio

SM Hotels and Conventions Corp (SMHCC) has signed a license agreement with the Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) for a Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Iloilo City, opening in 1Q2019.

This will be the third Park Inn hotel in SMHCC’s portfolio.

The 200-room Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will provide choice venues for meetings and offer convenient access from the Iloilo International Airport as well as the city’s main commercial district, tourist attractions, museums and historical landmarks.

SMHCC president Elizabeth Sy, said in a statement: “SMHCC’s long-time partnership with RHG will be further strengthened with this agreement and reflects a strong mutual intent to grow the brand in the country. As owners, SMHCC looks forward to benefitting from RHG’s vast global resources that have helped make RHG one of the most progressive hotel companies in the world.”

“We are confident that this new landmark in our partnership starting with Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo, will add to the vibrant tourism landscape of the city and set a new benchmark in hospitality in the Visayan region,” added SMHCC executive vice president Peggy Angeles.

Katerina Giannouka, president, Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group, described the upcoming property as a “perfect fit for the market”

“Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo will provide a comfortable option for guests seeking high levels of convenience and connectivity,” Giannouka said.

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