SM Hotels and Conventions Corp (SMHCC) announces the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod on 8 July 2021. This is the fifth Park Inn by Radisson hotel in SMHCC’s portfolio and is the second hotel under its licensing agreement with Radisson Hotel Group (RHG).

As the hotel officially welcomes guests, SMHCC aims to further strengthen its foothold to provide more accommodation options in the “City of Smiles” and create an indelible mark in the city’s tourism sector.

“SMHCC not only seeks to add to the existing roster of brands under our wing. More importantly, we hope to provide sources of livelihood by opening up jobs for our countrymen especially in these difficult times. Being the first international hotel brand in Bacolod, Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod is yet another feather in SMHCC’s cap as it takes hospitality to the next level in this burgeoning city. Indeed, it is a clear testament of SMHCC’s optimism and confidence into the future, as we continue to expand our brand footprint across the Philippines,” said Ms. Peggy E. Angeles, SMHCC Executive Vice President. 

Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod, the new family-friendly hotel, is located within the SM City Bacolod lifestyle mall, providing guests with instant access to extensive retail, F&B outlets, entertainment facilities, and the SMX Convention Center. The property features 150 modern rooms ranging from 25 to 49m², including Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, and Junior Suites. All guests will enjoy comfortable king or twin beds, refreshing bathrooms, and intuitive amenities, such as bedside USB ports and free Wi-Fi.

Families can make a splash with separate outdoor pools for adults and children, or relax with in-room spa services, a fitness center, and a jogging path. Feeling hungry? Guests can refuel at a choice of four restaurants and bars, including Arima, an inviting all-day dining destination that serves a wide range of international dishes; DASH, the ground floor “Grab & Go” concept; Lobby Lounge, a casual café and juice bar; and Marapara Plaza, an inviting alfresco venue that specializes in comfort food and cool drinks. Guests keen on learning more about the homegrown arts scene can take time to visit Art Cove, the hotel’s bright gallery space dedicated to showcasing the work of local artists and photographers with regular exhibitions.

For corporate travelers and meeting planners, Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod features three function rooms covering 230m², which are suited to a variety of events including business meetings, training sessions, and media briefings, all supported by audiovisual equipment and professional services. The private dining rooms at Arima are ideal for hosting life’s special occasions. 

“Park Inn by Radisson is one of the fastest-growing brands in the Philippines, and we are thrilled to add another outstanding hotel to our portfolio in this dynamic country. This will also become the first internationally branded hotel in Bacolod City, which reflects our successful strategy of introducing world-class hospitality to Asia’s up-and-coming cities. Upper-midscale hotels are rising in popularity, and we aim to introduce our fresh and friendly Park Inn by Radisson hotels to even more destinations all around the region,” added Andre de Jong, Vice President, Operations, South East Asia and Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group.

Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod joins the roster of five other Radisson Hotel brands in the country under SMHCC.  These are Radisson Blu Cebu, Park Inn by Radisson Clark, Park Inn by Radisson Davao, Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo, and Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA.

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 Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod

Part of the Radisson Hotel Group, Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod is strategically located in downtown Bacolod, the capital of Negros Occidental province in the Philippines. An integral part of the SM City Bacolod mall complex with easy access to the SMX Convention Center, this vibrant upper-midscale hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. Park Inn by Radisson Bacolod features 150 rooms and suites, outdoor pools for adults and children, a fitness center, four F&B outlets, and an art gallery dedicated to host regular art and photography exhibitions by local talents. Meeting planners can choose from three function rooms and two private dining rooms to host events.

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