HOTEL 101 Group Honors 101 STAY GREEN Champions at Hotel Christmas Tree Lighting

The Hotel 101 Group held its simultaneous Christmas tree lighting at Hotel 101 – Manila, as well as its properties at Jinjiang Inn – Ortigas, Jinjiang Inn – Makati, Jinjiang Inn – Boracay Station 1 and Injap Tower Hotel in Iloilo on November 11, 2022.

“We are happy to see our partners who were also with us during our very first Christmas tree lighting this time last year, as we have continued and strengthened these partnerships, as well as creating new ones. as we bounce back better from the pandemic,” Group General Manager Gel Gomez said as she welcomed everyone to Hotel 101 – Manila.

“This year, we want to usher in the season and celebrate our annual Christmas tree lighting with more meaning, thanking and honoring our 101 STAY GREEN Champions and Partners,” she adds.

Hotel 101 – Manila Hotel Manager Ryann Dimayuga, PATA President Bob Zozobrado, PCG Deputy Commander for CG RADM Administration Ronnie Gil Gavan, Chief of Staff to Pasay City Mayor Atty. Peter Pardo, DOT NCR Regional Director Sharlene Zabala-Batin, Hotel 101 Group General Manager Gel Gomez, Carousel Productions EVP Lorraine Schuck, Embassy of Sri Lanka Consular Officer Chathuri Kalpana, Embassy of Sri Lanka Attaché Nilmini Deepika Weerasinghe, PTAA’s Cynthia Lirio, CORAL Movement’s Michele Tañada and PCG Deputy Commander for CG VADM Operations Rolando Lizor Punzalan

The event was also highlighted by the awarding of 101 STAY GREEN champions, partners of the hotel in its sustainability program, including Pasay City Mayor Imelda Calixto Rubiano, Mayor of Iloilo City Jerry Treñas, the Commander of the Philippine Coast Guard CG Admiral Artemio Manalo Abu, the Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism Ma . Esperanza Christina Garcia Frasco, Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koshikawa Kazuhiko, COO Maria Margarita Montemayor Nograles, Chief Strategy Officer of Cebu Pacific Air Alex Reyes, Executive Vice President of Carousel Productions Lorraine Schuck, TV5 presenter and host Gretchen Ho, and Juvien , founder of DeWaste Solutions Galano.

Philip William Olimpiada and Brian Ong of the Hotel 101 group, as well as Bob Zozobrado, President of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Pasay City Mayor Imelda Calixto – Rubiano expressed her thanks for the 101 STAY GREEN Champions award and expressed her best wishes as “our grand vision to be the first eco-city is slowly but surely turning into reality. , especially with much-loved establishments like Hotel 101 joining us on this journey. Fittingly, the hotel is located almost next to the iconic MOA globe, telling every Filipino that being environmentally conscious goes hand in hand with being globally competitive,” the mayor said, in a speech read by his chief of staff Atty. Pierre Pardo.

Indian Embassy in the Philippines First Secretary Nishi Kant Singh with DOT NCR Regional Director Sharlene Zabala-Batin, DOT’s Ivannovich Agote and Hotel 101 Group Managing Director Gel Gomez

Department of Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, represented by DOT NCR Regional Director Sharlene Zabala – Batin, emphasized the importance of building a resilient tourism sector to survive as we rebuild from the pandemic, and goes further by explaining the president’s vision to “transform the tourism industry”. as a pillar of economic recovery.

“Indeed, COVID-19 has been our greatest test, affecting all sectors of our society. With no playbook to use, it had us hitting the reset button and pivoting to a realization that bouncing isn’t enough. We need to make the industry better and stronger.

“We have already begun the first stages of our unshakeable recovery, and with the support of our national government and the confidence of our private sector partners, we are optimistic that the coming days promise nothing but significant growth,” said RD batin.

Hotel 101 Group launched its 101 STAY GREEN sustainability initiative on June 20, 2022 and has further strengthened this advocacy with partnerships with Pasay City LGU, Philippine Coast Guard Marine Environmental Protection Command and Aviation Force, Iloilo City LGU, DeWaste Solutions, among others.

Hotel 101 Group is a subsidiary of DoubleDragon Corporation, which operates Hotel 101, Injap Tower Hotel in Iloilo City and Jinjiang Inn Philippines. Hotel 101 Group recently unveiled its direction to begin expanding overseas. His goal is to make Hotel 101 the first global hotel chain in the Philippines.

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