TRAVELLERS INTERNATIONAL HOTEL GROUP, INC.
Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. (the “Company”) is a developer of integrated resorts in the Philippines. The Company was awarded one of the first licenses issued by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (“PAGCOR”) in June 2008 to construct and operate integrated leisure and gaming facilities to an international standard with the goal of enhancing tourism in the Philippines.
In August 2009, the Company began operations at Newport City in Pasay City, the first integrated leisure and resort property in the Philippines that combines privately-operated gaming facilities with non-gaming features. Newport City features the Newport Mall, which includes several retail outlets and restaurants, a 1,500 seat performing arts theater (the “Newport Performing Arts Theater”) and a four-screen cinema; various international and luxury hotel brands including the Marriott Hotel Manila, Holiday Inn Express Manila Newport City, Marriott West Wing, Hilton Manila, Sheraton Manila Hotel and Hotel Okura Manila; and a world-class events and convention center, the Marriott Grand Ballroom. The Company expanded outside Metro Manila with the opening of another Marriott brand hotel in May 2018 located at Iloilo Business Park, the 326-room Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo.
The Company’s awards include: Service Excellence Award from the 2013 Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards; Awards for Social Empowerment and Investment in People from the Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards in 2014, 2016 and 2018; Awards of Merit from the Philippine Quill Awards in 2014 and 2015; Gold Anvil Award in 2016; Award in Social Media Strategy from the 2016 Asia Pacific Communications Awards; Gold Stevie Award in Innovation in the use of Social Media from the 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards; Silver Anvil Award in 2017; Bronze Stevie Awards for Innovation in Internal (Corporate) Events and Innovation in Marketing or Sales Literature from the 2017 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards; Excellence Citation from the 2017 Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards; Excellent Guest Review Award for Holiday Inn Express Manila Newport City in 2018; Silver Stevie Awards for Innovation in Marketing or Sales Literature, Internal Corporate Events, and Public Service Communications from the 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards; Awards for Communication Management, Employee Engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility from the 17th Philippine Quill Awards in 2019; Outstanding Award for Corporate Excellence from the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award; Gold Stevie Award for Innovation in Publications, Silver Stevie Awards for Innovation in Marketing, Apps and Human Resources, and Bronze Stevie Award for Communications from the 2019 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards; Award for Charity Event of the Year for 2019 and 2020 from the Sports Tourism Awards, Silver Stevie Awards for Innovation in Business-to-Business Events and Brand Development, and Bronze Stevie Award for Innovation in the Use of Social Media from the 2020 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards; 2020 Aliw Awards Best Venue for Theater; Silver Anvil Awards for Specialized Organizational Identity Program and Public Relations Tool from the 2020 Anvil Awards; Gold Anvil Award for Digital Public Relations Program from the 2021 Anvil Awards; Excellence Awards for Employee Engagement and Internal Communication from the 18th Philippine Quill Awards in 2021; Silver Stevie Awards for Most Exemplary Employer and Most Valuable Corporate Response, and Bronze Stevie Awards for Most Valuable Service from the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards in 2021.