Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. has signed an agreement
with Resort World Bayshore City, Inc., a subsidiary of
Philippines-based Travellers International Hotel Group Inc., to
manage a new luxury resort in the Philippines.
named Hotel Okura Manila, scheduled to open in 2018, will be part
of Bayshore City Resorts World, a large-scale integrated resort,
which will be the last of four multibillion-dollar private-sector
casinos licensed by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming
Corporation to create a gaming zone.
Called Entertainment City, the zone will be
located on Manila Bay in the City of ParaŮaque, Metro Manila.
Bayshore City Resorts World will also have an opera house, an
upscale commercial complex, condominiums, cinemas and convention
It is only three kilometers (1.86 miles) from Manilaís Ninoy
Aquino International Airport, and five kilometers (3.1 miles) from
the City of Makati, the countryís main business district.
The hotelís plans include 380 rooms in a
13-story building that will occupy 38,000 square meters (409,000
Facilities will include Japanese
and other dining facilities, four meeting/banquet rooms, a spa and
Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. plans growing its
portfolio to 100 properties worldwide as the first stage of its
expansion, with a focus on Asia. It opened Hotel Okura Macau in
2011, and The Okura Prestige Bangkok and The Okura Prestige Taipei
in 2012. Hotel Okuraís subsidiary, JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., will open
two new hotels in China, the Hotel Nikko Guangzhou next month and
Hotel Nikko Suzhou in 2015; and Hotel Nikko Bangkok in Thailand in
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