Lodges opening largest sale on Sept. 15

A room at Pleasure Nostalg Resort & Suites Manila (Photograph courtesy of HSMA)

MANILA – The lodge sector’s largest on-line journey sale is returning on September 15 to assist revive the hard-hit tourism business affected by the continued pandemic.

In a digital presser on Tuesday, the Resort Gross sales and Advertising Affiliation (HSMA) stated SOS or the September On-line Sale will run from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2021 with “greater promotions and reductions” in at the least 80 lodges nationwide.

This 12 months’s SOS will provide numerous lodge trip and meals & beverage packages at as a lot as 70 p.c off and could be accessed by visiting the HSMA web site on the official launch.

The discounted packages are offered within the type of e-vouchers that can be utilized in a span of a 12 months from the date of buy and may be prolonged upon request.

In 2020, the inaugural SOS generated about PHP14 million in confirmed bookings and HSMA is trying ahead to double it this 12 months.

“From a 15-day occasion, we’ve deliberate a month-long journey mart. We’re additionally together with the ancillary companies of the properties reminiscent of eating places, bars, banquet packages, spa, fitness center and pool, and different services of the lodge, making this 12 months’s marketing campaign extra thrilling and alluring,” stated Benjie Martinez, HSMA President and Space Director of Gross sales & Advertising for Bayleaf Lodges.

The inaugural SOS held final 12 months was one of many many tasks initiated by the native lodge affiliation in response to the coronavirus disaster.

The occasion offered nearly 2,000 vouchers, which introduced in much-needed income for the taking part lodges and resorts’ operations and maintenance, conserving thousands and thousands of Filipinos employed within the sector.

The taking part lodges for 2021 SOS are as comply with:

– The Bayleaf Intramuros
– Bayview Park Resort Manila
– Kingsford Resort Manila
– Conrad Manila
– Diamond Resort
– Resort Jen Manila
– Okada Manila
– Winford Manila Resort & On line casino
– Resort Fortunate Chinatown
– Manila Marriott Resort
– Sheraton Manila Bay
– Microtel Wyndham MOA

– Ace Resort & Suites
– Astoria Plaza Ortigas
– B Resort QC
– The Linden Suites
– Discovery Suites
– Eastwood Richmonde Resort
– Edsa Shangri-La, Manila
– Pleasure Nostalg Resort & Suites Manila
– Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA
– Richmonde Resort Ortigas

– The Peninsula Manila
– Dusit Thani Manila
– The Bellevue Manila
– Crimson Resort Filinvest
– Discovery Primea
– Seda BGC
– Grand Hyatt Manila
– Acacia Resort Manila
– Seda Residences Makati
– Shangri-La on the Fort
– Oxford Suite Makati
– Valero Grand Suites by Vacation Inn & Suites Makati
– New World Makati Resort

– Quest PlusConference Middle Clark
– Clark Marriott Resort
– Grand Sierra Pines Baguio
– Rancho Bernardo Luxurious Villas
– Vitalis Villas
– Banaue Resort

– Acuatico Seashore Resort
– Acuaverde Seashore Resort
– The Bayleaf Cavite
– Twin Lakes Resort
– Summit Ridge Tagaytay
– Seda Nuvali
– Quest Resort Tagaytay

– Belmont Resort Boracay
– Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay
– Discovery Shores Boracay
– Le Soleil de Boracay Resort
– Paradise Backyard Boracay Resort & Conference Middle
– Alta Vista de Boracay
– Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa
– Felize Resort Boracay
– Richmonde Resort Iloilo
– Movenpick Resort and Spa Boracay
– Hue Resort and Resorts Boracay
– Patio Pacific Boracay
– Astoria Present

– Bluewater Maribago Seashore Resort
– Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan
– Quest Resort & Convention Middle Cebu
– Marco Polo Plaza Cebu
– Waterfront Cebu Metropolis Resort and On line casino
– Waterfront Airport Resort and On line casino
– Mithi Resort and Spa
– Be Resort Mactan
– Savoy Resort Mactan
– Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa
– The Bellevue Resort
– Greatest Wester Plus The Ivywall Resort-Panglao

– Astoria Palawan
– Waterfront Insular Resort Davao
– Membership Paradise Palawan
– Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort
– DusitD2 Davao
– Miniloc Island Resort
– Bacau Resort Coron

HSMA stated one of many lodges even embody a package deal that enables company to check-in at 6 am and take a look at the following day as late as 10 pm for the worth of an in a single day keep.

Staycation lodges in areas underneath normal group quarantine may technically already forego testing necessities, apart from minors and senior residents who should submit a unfavourable RT-PCR, however HSMA clarified that the choice would nonetheless rely on the native authorities unit the place the institution is positioned.

Giving assurances that the taking part lodges will strictly implement well being protocols and precautionary measures set by the federal government and the World Well being Group, HSMA is hoping this initiative may assist promote secure home journey amongst Filipinos.

“It has to start out from us, this home journey has to start out from us, we’ve to indicate them from the lodge business. There needs to be a degree whereby we’ve to open up,” HSMA Director for Methods & Means Cristina Carreon stated within the presser.

Board Chair Margie Munsayac, in the meantime, stated at the least 98 p.c of the full workers in HSMA’s member lodges/resorts have already been vaccinated with the assistance of the Division of Tourism (DOT) and native authorities models.

“The HSMA will hopefully be 100 p.c two days from now,” she stated.

HSMA’s SOS is offered in partnership with the DOT, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), Atlantis, and Isentia, with Cebu Pacific because the airline companion.

“HSMA has all the time been on the forefront of serving to the lodge business and with SOS, we are going to proceed to attempt and be sure that advertising and marketing efforts for our lodges are nonetheless taking place regardless of the present very difficult scenario. We hope the SOS will likely be that spark to carry the lodge business again to life,” stated Carmela Bocanegra, HSMA Director of Public Relations and Vice President for Gross sales. (PNA)