November 26, 2022

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Summit Hotels opens Bicol’s first chain brand

Team Out of Town Web site Hub ( – As Bicol recently formally reopened its tourism sector, the region also welcomed the opening of its very first resort chain brand, Summit Hotel in Naga Metropolis.

Summit Hotel Naga
Summit Lodge Naga

Situated at the Robinson’s Location mall intricate, the a few-star business enterprise boutique hotel which smooth-opened in January is the newest addition to the rising number of tourism establishments in Bicol, one of the best domestic destinations prior to the Covid-19 pandemic struck.

The 26th home of the Robinsons Resorts and Resorts (RHR), the hospitality arm of Robinsons Land Corp., it has 56 rooms, 4 suites with a scenic check out of Mt. Isarog, and a fitness fitness center, a lap pool, a conference hall, and 3 perform rooms.

Summit Hotel Naga Lobby
Summit Hotel Naga Foyer

It also has the signature all-working day cafe and espresso store Café Summit, fast starting to be a most loved dining haunt in the town with its regional Bicol delicacies and global favorites.

The Gokongwei-owned chain has 27 qualities in essential towns such as Cebu, Gen. Santos, Tacloban, Iloilo, Bacolod, Dumaguete, Tagaytay, and Metro Manila less than Robinsons Motels and Resorts. Naga is the seventh beneath the Summit Hotel team.

Ramen Style Kinalas Noodle Soup
Ramen Style Kinalas Noodle Soup

Named supervisor of Summit Lodge Naga is Ann Margrett Mapula, 1 of the hospitality industry’s youngest girl millennial executives. The 36-yr-aged manager will also oversee the functions of the adjacent 68-home Go Hotel Furthermore which will open this summertime.

Born in Butuan Metropolis in 1986, she finished her Bachelor of Science in Tourism at the University of the Philippines.

A native of Masbate province, she started off her job at the InterContinental Lodges Team in 2011 as a visitor relations officer for InterContinental Manila, a person of the country’s pioneer accommodations.

She has worked in critical positions in 3 other luxury houses specifically Holiday getaway Inn and Suites in Makati, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur as Entrance Office environment Supervisor, and Club InterContinental Manager for InterContinental Singapore.

Cafe Summit Naga City
Cafe Summit Naga Metropolis

Her publicity to Asian international locations has honed her to be an advocate of woman management and gender equality in the market. She also served form and became a pioneer member of the Lean In Circle Organisation in Kuala Lumpur, a women’s professional and guidance group in Malaysia.

To prepare her for leadership roles in the prestigious hospitality chain, Ann Mapula also experienced under the InterContinental Inns Group’s Increase Program which trains prospective woman general administrators.

As her initial stint as a lodge prime honcho, she expressed exhilaration at the prospective clients of bringing most effective techniques in the worldwide industry to a nearby environment these as the Bicol.

“Customer provider is not rocket science. It is an artwork of 5 senses uniquely tailor-made for each individual’s desire. Listen and comprehend, and you will hardly ever go incorrect,” she enthused.

Summit Hotel Naga manager Ann Margrett Mapula
Summit Hotel Naga supervisor Ann Margrett Mapula

Ann Mapula expressed optimism that with the intercontinental criteria of the Robinsons Resorts and Resorts is bringing in, the potential of Naga Metropolis and the location for MICE tourism can be even more improved.

The youthful hotelier said that with the advancement of customer arrival in the region introduced about by conventions and activities, Bicol can hasten the speed of its put up-pandemic financial recovery.

Summit Lodge Naga
Situated in: Robinsons Position Naga
Tackle: J57V+8C2, Almeda Freeway, Naga, Camarines Sur
Telephone: 0998 888 7788

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