New World Hotels has been appointed by New Coast Hotel, Inc. to manage New World Manila Bay Hotel effective 1 January 2015.
The hotel, currently the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Casino Manila, will be the second hotel for the brand in the capital, joining New World Makati Hotel.
New World Hotels is targeting to triple in size in the next five years with eight new projects announced, including seven in mainland China, in Guiyang (2014), Shenyang (2015), Foshan (2015), Langfang (2016), Zhengzhou (2016), Qingyuan (2017) and Haikou (2019), and New World Manila Bay Hotel in the Philippines.
A renovation programme for guestrooms and public spaces will take place at New World Manila Bay Hotel following the changeover. The hotel currently features a total of 378 guestrooms, including 63 suites, with executive floors and lounge. Six dining options include a café, Chinese restaurant, a steakhouse, lobby lounge, poolside bar and pastry shop. Meeting space offers grand ballroom and four meeting rooms. Recreational options are an outdoor pool, a spa and fitness centre. The hotel is part of a complex including a 150,000-square-foot casino.
The hotel is located in the heart of the Malate Manila district with easy access to business, government offices and the U.S. Embassy, shopping and entertainment, as well as culturally rich and well-preserved historical attractions such as Intramuros, Chinatown and the Cultural Centre of the Philippines. The city’s domestic and international airports are less than 30 minutes’ drive away and the port terminal is 10 minutes from the hotel.
New World Manila Bay Hotel will join the existing New World Makati Hotel to welcome guests and travellers to the Philippines with the brand’s signature modern Oriental hospitality. The 595-room, extensively renovated New World Makati Hotel is located directly opposite Greenbelt, the country’s premiere lifestyle and shopping centre, in the heart of the Makati financial and commercial district.