SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) Partners with Airspeed for Value-Added Guest Services

From L to R: Airspeed Chairwoman Ms. Rosemarie Rafael, SMHCC President Ms. Elizabeth T. Sy, and SMHCC Executive Vice President Ms. Peggy E. Angeles officially seal the partnership between SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. and Airspeed.

SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) launches ParcelExcellence™ in partnership with Airspeed, a subsidiary of SM Investments Corp. that provides end-to-end logistics solutions and express courier services.

Available in all SMHCC hotel properties as well as SMX Convention Centers, ParcelExcellence™ aims to be a total service and logistics solutions as part of its roster of services. Business or professional travelers alike, including executives who may have packages that need to be sent ahead or additional items that may be required at the last minute for an event or function, will certainly benefit from this service while staying at partner hotels. In the convention centers, clients and patrons can take advantage of hassle-free cargo services from booth systems to equipment, as well as seamless logistics island to island.

A contract signing ceremony was recently held to seal the partnership between SMHCC and Airspeed. In attendance were: SMHCC President Ms. Elizabeth T. Sy, SMHCC Executive Vice President Ms. Peggy E. Angeles, and Airspeed Chairwoman Ms. Rosemarie Rafael.

“Airspeed is truly grateful for the trust that was given to us by SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. As part of the SM Group, we embody the same mission of Making It Happen for our stakeholders. The Airspeed Team vows to support SMHCC in this project to continuously offer customer-centric logistics solutions for their guests,” Ms. Rafael said.

“SMHCC never ceases to find ways to add value to our guests. ParcelExcellence™ is a concrete manifestation of the company’s thrust towards continued innovation and anticipation of our guests’ needs. Our confidence in Airspeed assures us that this new service will not only work but may also be a benchmark for other properties in the future,” added Ms. Angeles.

ParcelExcellence™ services include: delivery of excess baggage/ items/ mails/ parcels (local and international), pasalubong purchase for business travelers who do not have time to shop, and emergency travel and tours bookings.

ParcelExcellence™ may be availed in all SM hotel properties and SMX Convention Centers nationwide.

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 over 42,000 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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