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The Ascott Limited celebrates 40 years of hospitality excellence and innovation

The global chain marks the milestone with a new Manila GM, and unveils more future developments


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The Ascott Limited Philippines’ executive management committee: Director of Brand and Marketing Loven Ramos, Cluster General Managers Rennan John Reyes and Cecille Teodoro, and Country General Manager Patrick Vaysse

The year 2024 marks the 40th anniversary of one of Asia Pacific’s largest international lodging owner-operators. This momentous occasion looks to its impressive collection of 950 properties across 220 countries around the world for its success. With even more openings just beyond the horizon, the global brand shows no signs of slowing down for years to come.

The Ascott Limited Philippines’ executive management committee, residence managers across all Ascott properties, and cluster leaders in the sales, marketing, revenue, and business development departments

With its entry into the Philippines back in the year 2000, the Ascott Limited Philippines has grown into a market leader with 32 properties under its portfolio. Ascott also welcomes Patrick Vaysse as the new country general manager. Together with the newly appointed Cluster General Managers Cecille Teodoro and Rennan John Reyes, Vaysse brings fresh perspectives and decisive, insightful ideas for growth and development for the company. Vaysse brings over 25 years of hospitality experience; as the former COO of the Ascott Limited of Indonesia, his role was pivotal in securing the group’s entry into the full-service hotel industry with the acquisition of the Indonesian hospitality giant Tauzia, with brands such as Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Fox, Yello, Pop.  Vaysse leverages corporate realism, financial acumen, and deep multicultural hospitality experience to elevate the Philippine portfolio.

Country General Manager Patrick Vaysse

Several other properties and brands are looking to make their way to the country in 2024 and beyond.  “As we continue to expand our reach nationwide, the portfolio looks set to grow to over 50 properties by 2028,” Vaysse said. “We’re also eager to add our full serviced hotels into the ever-growing portfolio here in the Philippines.”

Citadines Bacolod City will offer four room types, from the Studio to the Two Bedroom Deluxe unit, and is strategically close to commercial spots. It features a pillarless ballrooms that can host up to 600 guests. Somerset Valero Makati in the heart of the Makati Central Business District is close to Greenbelt, Glorietta, and SM Makati, and is versatile and ideal for guests visiting for business or leisure. Somerset Gorordo Cebu is inspired by New York’s Flatiron Building, with 155 units and a varied mix of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units close to the Cebu Business Park. Ascott Double Dragon will house 300 luxury apartment units and is near the Manila Domestic International Airport, Department of Foreign Affairs, Mall of Asia, and Entertainment City. Citadines Greenhills is a 280-unit property is situated within San Juan, Greenhills, near the Ortigas Central Business District. Citadines Paragon Davao will be part of an integrated development comprising retail, office, and event spaces, with 250 units.

Meanwhile, among hotel and resort entries, Preference Siargao will open in 2027 with 45 luxurious rooms, with beach and garden villa offering bespoke services and curated amenities. Citadines Mactan Cebu is a 200-room property that will also be part of a dynamic mixed-use resort development.


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