August 29, 2017 (Cebu, PHILIPPINES) – Executives of Marriott International for the Asia Pacific were in Cebu on August 16 and 17 on a construction progress meeting for the forthcoming five-star resort, The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort.
The two-day event, composed of design & technical meetings and site visits, welcomed personalities from Marriott’s Global Design team: Belinda Chia, Associate Director of Interior Design; Beng Kian Lee, Director of Project Management; Eelco Bohtlingk, Director of Design Development Operations; and, Weng Leong Chan, Vice President of Project Management. Also on hand were Clint Nagata and Armon Praphavorakorn, Founder & Chief Creative Director and Head of Interior Design, respectively, of BLINK Design Group Co. Ltd.
The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort will stand in a 3.8 hectare property in Punta Engaño, Mactan alongside The Residences at The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort, a luxury residential development of 190 units. To date, one of the hotel’s four towers has been topped off while construction of the residential tower is now on the 6th floor. The residential tower is targeted to top off within the year.
The project is a development of AppleOne Mactan, Inc., a subsidiary of AppleOne Properties, Inc. (API). API Executive Vice President Joy Veloso says that the project is on schedule. “We are very excited to work alongside the best and largest hotel operator, Marriott International, during this development and construction phase and as we move toward the project completion and turnover to Marriott operations.” Veloso looks forward to the project’s contribution to tourism, “The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort will further place Mactan and Cebu in the forefront of destination options for the millions of SPG and Marriott members and clients worldwide.”
The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort and The Residences at The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort will be operated by Marriott International. Sheraton® was previously one of eleven brands owned by Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, LCC, one of the world’s largest hotel companies. In September 2016, Marriott International acquired Starwood to create the world’s largest hotel chain.
To know more about the project, visit the showroom in Punta Engaño, Mactan, or contact Barbara Calvo or Angela Emphasis at +63 32 410 7679.
A homegrown company based in Cebu City, AppleOne Properties, Inc. prides itself with almost 20 years of real estate development experience. Its major thrust is in serving the interests of its consumers with business sophistication and impeccable workmanship in its projects. True to its commitment of attaining the highest degree of standards both in products and services, the company is composed of professional experts in various fields of real estate development. Its financial liquidity and the conglomeration of talents and expertise involved in its projects are the major assets of the company. AppleOne Properties, Inc. is proud to belong to the top 100 taxpayers in the country.
AppleOne Mactan, Inc. is a premiere development of AppleOne Properties, Inc. which owns AppleOne Equicom Tower located in Ayala’s Cebu Business Park District, and AppleOne Banawa Heights, which caters to a growing middle- and upper-class community in Cebu and the Visayas. The company was involved in construction for over 20 years before venturing into property development, and it now boasts diverse portfolios in real estate, agriculture, financing, hotels, retail, restaurants and commercial developments. Set to reinvent luxury accommodation in Cebu, AppleOne Mactan, Inc.’s newest projects, Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort and The Residences at The Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort, are the company’s first premiere developments.
One of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in some 100 countries and approximately 188,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®,Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®).