Iconic Apo View Hotel : A Game Changer in Davao City

Apo View Hotel, a premier landmark in Davao City, continues to be a game changer as it ushers a new management team to keep up with the soaring travel and tourism industry in the country.

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APO View Hotel

Data from the Department of Tourism registered consistent growth in inbound traffic with a total of 2,882,737 visitors for the first five months of 2017. This volume of travellers provides a great opportunity for the local tourism industry in the country.

The city of Davao remains one of the favorite travel destinations of local and international travelers. Tourists flock to Davao City to explore nature and various attractions, meet the people and immerse in its culture.

This second half of 2017, the Apo View Hotel is embarking on significant developments to seize the opportunity opened up by the influx of tourists in Davao province. “We anticipate the onset of more and more tourists, thus we are committed in further improving our facilities and services as part of our efforts in providing comfortable accommodations, world-class facilities and amenities, and sustaining the tourism growth in the region,” said Laurence ‘Louie’ Peña, the new Chief Operating Officer who now leads the Apo View Hotel team at an intimate event held during he Kadayawan Festival in Davao.

Apo View Hotel

Peña is an experienced hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry in prominent hotels in the Philippines, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and London. He has held significant positions in various hotels including Dubai’s crown jewel, Burj Al Arab Hotel among others. With his experience along with the hotel’s rich history, Peña and his team is devoted in providing unparalleled service and enjoyable stay at the Apo View Hotel.

“Quality, privacy, convenience and comfort are things that we promise to our customers and that’s exactly what we aim to deliver,” adds Peña.

Apo View Hotel History

Established in 1948, Apo View is the first hotel that was built in Davao City and also the second oldest hotel in the Philippines. It is strategically situated at the heart of the bustling Central Business District (CBD) of Davao City. Its rich history transcended to decades of quality service and unmatched hospitality for travellers.

Apo View Hotel features 156 smartly designed rooms that cater to every price point. Each room is equipped with airconditioning unit, dual-temperature shower, LED TV with access to cable channels, hypo-allergenic pillows, chiropractic beds, free wifi, in-room safety deposit boxes and standby power generator for an uninterrupted power supply.

The Hotel also offers a wide selection of local and international cuisine available at the hotel’s all-day dining buffet restaurant located at the lobby, at Café Josefina, at the Blue Room, and at Davao’s oldest Casino, the Casino Filipino Players Club. Aside from our three restaurants and a casino, the hotel also offers a full-service 24-hour in room dining. Each of the restaurants features international comfort food classics served in a modern way alongside the best local dishes that Davao City has to offer.

For more information on Apo View Hotel, log to http://www.apoview.com/

Rence Chan

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