All properties under SM Hotels and Conventions Corp (SMHCC) portfolio have recently obtained the Department of Tourism Safety Seal given to accommodation establishments who faithfully comply with the Minimum Public Health Standards (MPHS) set by the government and integrate with their contact tracing.  

Taal Vista Hotel, Pico Sands Hotel, Conrad Manila, Radisson Blu Cebu, Park Inn by Radisson Hotels (North Edsa, Clark, Iloilo, Bacolod, Davao), and SMX Convention Centers (Manila, SM Aura, and Davao) have successfully complied and passed the Safety Seal Certification Program led by the Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Health (DOH), and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). 

Complementing DOT’s Safety Seal, Radisson Blu Cebu, Park Inn by Radisson Davao, and Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo have likewise been conferred the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene seal, the Safe Travel Stamp, issued by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in recognition of the hotels’ compliance with WTTC’s safe travel protocols.

The issuance of the DOT Safety Seal manifests SMHCC’s commitment to ensure the utmost comfort and safety of its guests and employees. With its stringent protocols under the ‘SustainablySafe’ Program, SMHCC leaves no stone unturned and follows intensive sets of policies, while applying efficient and methodical procedures.

“The DOT’s Safety Seal literally serves as a stamp of approval, giving our guests the assurance that they need when staying in our properties, and is a testament to SMHCC’s uncompromising health and safety standards. Strengthened by our very own ‘SustainablySafe’ Program, we have ably primed our properties for the new normal and gained our guests’ confidence, making their safety our topmost priority,” said Ms. Peggy E. Angeles, SMHCC Executive Vice President.

About SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC)

SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) was established in April 2008 with the primary purpose of developing and managing the hotel and convention properties of SM Prime, one of the largest integrated property developers in Southeast Asia. SMHCC is guided by its mission to be the leading hotel and convention company in the Philippines and its vision to build and operate hotels and convention centers that take pride in Filipino warmth and hospitality.

SMHCC’s encouraging growth has propelled the company’s goal to double its portfolio throughout the country within the next five years. It is geared towards becoming a brand powerhouse that ultimately seeks to create an indelible mark in the country’s tourism industry.

Currently, the SMHCC portfolio is comprised of nine (9) hotel properties with a combined inventory of more than 2,200 rooms and close to 38,000 sqm. of leasable convention space. The list of properties under SMHCC includes Taal Vista Hotel, Pico Sands Hotel, Conrad Manila, Radisson Blu Cebu, Park Inn by Radisson Clark, Park Inn by Radisson Davao, Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo, Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA, Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod, and the SMX Convention Centers and trade halls.

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About SustainablySafe

SustainablySafe is SM Hotels and Conventions Corp.’s (SMHCC) health and hygiene program designed to provide its guests and staff with utmost safety and comfort. Ultimately, the program is aimed at ensuring the well-being of everyone under the care of SMHCC. SustainablySafe includes intensive and holistic sets of policies, following efficient and methodical procedures. It heralds a guest-centric approach in the prevention and mitigation of COVID-19 and other diseases. The program is a reflection of SMHCC’s ideals that drive the company to remain dedicated, grateful, and mindful.