Celebrations at The Ascott Limited Philippines

The Ascott Limited Philippines ushers the festive season with a back-to-back celebration for its properties’ tree lighting ceremonies, Ascott BGC Manila’s five-year and Citadines Bay City Manila’s one-year milestone anniversaries.

Both properties have been continuously providing travelers the comforts and little lavishes that make Ascott their home of choice away from home. Each stood strong among the competition in their respective areas with Ascott BGC Manila being announced the Philippines’ Leading Serviced Apartments 2019 by World Travel Awards and Citadines Bay City Manila ranking the best hotel in Pasay and best value hotel in Luzon in TripAdvisor.

“I am proud of the success of Ascott in the country with the aspiration of providing a way away from home. I thank my colleagues as they help bring this vision to life and our guests in embracing the Ascott lifestyle.”, said Daniel Wee, Country General Manager of The Ascott Limited Philippines.

To round out the celebration and express appreciation to the community, a donation was made to the official beneficiary of Ascott – Gawad Kalinga. Ascott has been supporting the organization for the past four years in helping the community feed 700 kids via Kusina ng Kalinga. The strong relationship between Ascott and Gawad Kalinga gives meaning to Ascott’s credo— “Building People, Building Community”.

To date, four operational properties are in Makati City central, namely Ascott Makati, Somerset Millennium Makati, Somerset Olympia Makati and Citadines Salcedo Makati; while Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila, Somerset Alabang Manila, Citadines Millenium Ortigas Manila, Citadines Bay City Manila, and Citadines Cebu City are the first Ascott properties in Taguig, Muntinlupa, Ortigas, Pasay, and Cebu respectively.  

For inquiries and reservations, visit The Ascott Limited’s website at https://www.the ascott.com/en/index.html.


The Ascott Limited Philippines Deputy Country General Manager Philip Barnes welcoming guests at Ascott BGC Manila

: Ascott BGC Manila General Manager Sue Ponnudurai with the Head of Departments toasting for the property’s 5th Anniversary


Citadines Bay City Manila Residence Manager Rennan John Reyes during Citadines Bay City Manila’s 1st Anniversary

Ascott Management team during the Tree Lighting Ceremony of Citadines Bay City Manila

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. Ascott’s portfolio spans more than 180 cities across over 30 countries in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the USA.

Ascott has more than 67,000 operating units and close to 45,000 units under development, making a total of more than 112,000 units in over 720 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, The Crest Collection, Somerset, Quest, Citadines,  lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Citadines Connect, Fox, Yello and POP!.

Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific’s first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

Ascott’s achievements have been recognised internationally. Recent awards include World Travel Awards 2019 for ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ in Asia, Europe and the Middle East; Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2019 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’; DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’; TTG China Travel Awards 2019 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Operator in China’. For a full list of awards, please visit https://www.the-ascott.com/ascottlimited/awards.html.

About Capitaland Limited

CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand) is one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, it owns and manages a global portfolio worth S$131.7 billion as at 30 September 2019. CapitaLand’s portfolio spans across diversified real estate classes which includes commercial, retail; business park, industrial and logistics; integrated development, urban development; as well as lodging and residential. With a presence across more than 200 cities in over 30 countries, the Group focuses on Singapore and China as its core markets, while it continues to expand in markets such as India, Vietnam, Australia, Europe and the USA.

CapitaLand has one of the largest real estate investment management businesses globally. It manages eight listed real estate investment trusts (REITs) and business trusts as well as over 20 private funds. Since it pioneered REITs in Singapore with the listing of CapitaLand Mall Trust in 2002, CapitaLand’s REITs and business trusts have expanded to include Ascendas Reit, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, Ascott Residence Trust, CapitaLand Retail China Trust, Ascendas India Trust, CapitaLand Malaysia Mall Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust. 

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