SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) Tops-Off Lanson Place Mall of Asia

Photo caption (L to R): SM Prime Holdings, Inc. Executive Committee Chairman Hans T. Sy, SM Hotels and Conventions Corp President Elizabeth T. Sy, and SM Hotels and Conventions Corp Executive Vice President Peggy E. Angeles officially mark the topping-out of Lanson Place Mall of Asia.

SMHCC topped off yet another iconic property, Lanson Place Mall of Asia. Leading the ceremony was SM Prime Holdings, Inc. Executive Committee Chairman Hans T. Sy, SM Hotels and Conventions Corp President Elizabeth T. Sy, and SM Hotels and Conventions Corp Executive Vice President Peggy E. Angeles.   

Slated to open in 2022, the first Lanson Place in the Philippines is located at the heart of the Mall of Asia complex surrounded by the flagship SMX Convention Center Manila and the imposing eCom office buildings. 

 “We are very much looking forward to bringing our renowned hospitality to the Philippines and this exciting milestone brings us one step closer to being able to offer our guests the comfort of home, the devotion of our colleagues, and the spirit of the Lanson Place community,” said Michael Hobson, Lanson Place Hospitality Management CEO Michael Hobson. 

“SMHCC takes pride in bringing the Lanson Place brand to the country.  As the hospitality industry moves closer to its recovery, we believe that the introduction of Lanson Place Mall of Asia will help pave the way to more robust and dynamic tourism in the Philippines,” added SMHCC President Elizabeth T. Sy. 

Within 15 minutes away from the capital’s two international airports, Lanson Place Hotel and Serviced Suites Mall of Asia are strategically located near the city’s main commercial and entertainment districts as well as tourist attractions such as museums and historical landmarks.   

The hotel rooms as well as the well-appointed serviced apartments are designed in sleek, contemporary style. Facilities include an all-day dining restaurant, a fitness center, and a rooftop swimming pool offering a full view of the picturesque Manila Bay.   An alfresco facility on the podium caters to relaxing intimate events. 

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 Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited 

Lanson Place is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wing Tai Properties Limited (Wing Tai), a publicly listed company in Hong Kong (HKEx stock code: 369). Wing Tai currently manages 8 properties (in which Wing Tai has equity in two) under the Lanson Place brand, comprising luxury Personal Hotels and Residences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, as well as two upcoming properties in Manila and Melbourne (to be opened in 2022 and 2023). 

Lanson Place provides comfortable, private sanctuaries for extended stay guests at central locations in major global cities. Infused by a family-like service tradition, Lanson Place creates warm and sheltered places with a club-like feel where communities form and bond. Guests can enjoy a home away from home experience. 

The Group aims to grow the Lanson Place brand across the Asia-Pacific region and continues to explore both investment and management opportunities in major gateway cities. 

Source: SM Hotels