|Bb Pilipinas International 2014 Bianca Guidotti, Miss Universe Philippines 2014 Mary Jean Lastimosa, DCI President Jose Oscar O. Salvacion, Araneta Group ‘s VP for Architecture and Engineering and SVP for Operations Antonio T. Mardo, EEI CEO and President Roberto Jose L. Castillo, Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental Kris Tiffany Janson and Bb Pilipinas Supranational 2014 Yvethe Santiago join the Novotel Manila Araneta Center Topping off Ceremony last July 28 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Green Gate|
The Araneta Group, the pioneer in entertainment and leisure development in the country, celebrated the structural-completion of Novotel Manila-Araneta Center in a recent topping off ceremony. The hospitality giant’s first and only hotel in the Philippines is at the tail end of construction, and is poised to invigorate local tourism and bring in revenues to Quezon City.
Well positioned to cater to the needs of more than 56,000 registered businesses in Quezon City, the hotel also aims to take advantage of the increasing volume of domestic and international tourists. Its strategic location, at the intersection of two major thoroughfares (EDSA and Aurora Boulevard), major mass railway lines (MRT 3 and LRT 2) and proximity to all major provincial bus stations, also gives it the strategic advantage as a preferred venue for events north of the Metropolis.
The Novotel Manila Araneta Center hosts 415 rooms, a 600sqm ballroom and large function rooms. Dubbed as the ‘crown jewel, a garden city within a city,’ the property is made even more extravagant with the addition of a lush wedding garden, all-day dining areas and relaxing garden terraces that offer breath-taking views of the city. The hotel will also showcase world-class amenities including a gym, pool bar, upscale restaurants, and 250 parking slots spread out in a total floor area of 40,000 square meters.
Guests are sure to experience the best and finest in hospitality management, perfected by Novotel. The company is a proud member of the Accor Group, the European leader in hotels and tourism and a global leader in corporate services operating in nearly 100 countries.
Set to be the newest hotspot for work and pleasure, the hotel’s ambience was aptly designed to exude both elegance and functionality. Its interiors manifest a cutting edge high tech approach without losing its charm and bits of indigenous flavor.
A synergy of the world’s best construction and design firms were handpicked to develop the project. Among them are Los Angeles-based Architect Sudhakar Thakurdesai, Taiwan’s Kang Tang, Lumino Design, IA49 for the Interiors, Hill & Associates for security, ihD Ltd. for the information technology requirements, audio visuals and acoustics, PGAA for landscaping, and more.
The new Novotel hotel is just one part of the Extreme Transformation development plan within the commercial complex. More developments are set to rise at the Araneta Center skyline, including additional residential condominium towers for Manhattan Garden City, mixed retail and office building Gateway Tower 2 and modern performing arts venue New Frontier.
For more information on Novotel and Araneta Center’s extreme transformation, visit www.aranetacenter.net