Accor continues enlargement within the Philippines with the signing of the country’s first MGallery Resort

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BOHOL, PHILIPPINES – Accor, the region’s largest international lodge operator, has continued its speedy growth within the Philippines with the signing of South Palms Resort Panglao Bohol – MGallery, a locally-inspired five-star resort on the idyllic island of Panglao that can introduce this emerging destination’s unique heritage and neighborhood values to visitors from all around the globe. The resort joins a robust pipeline of sixteen dedicated projects across the nation, and will turn out to be the first resort-style property MGallery in the Philippines.
Scheduled to open its doorways in 2024, the 188-key South Palms Resort Panglao Bohol – MGallery will be nestled inside 6.4-hectare of expansive grounds, surrounded by palm bushes and overlooking the powder-soft sands of Panglao’s South coast. Throughout their stay in this tropical paradise, travellers will have the flexibility to absorb the gorgeous surroundings and discover the island’s cultural charms and natural wonders, including snorkelling and scuba diving within the turquoise seas.
When guests are not exploring the island or neighbouring Bohol, they may be succesful of dine at a alternative of 4 eating places, cool off in the swimming pool, grab refreshments at the pool bar, work out in a well-equipped fitness centre, or get pleasure from soothing therapies on the spa. A ballroom and assembly rooms may even present compelling alternatives for authentic, out-of-town corporate occasions and dream weddings. Everything for guests to create their very own tales, stories that keep.
South Palms Resort Panglao Bohol – MGallery is being developed by Alturas Group of Companies (AGC) with assist from Bill Barnett, Managing Director of Asian hospitality consultancy C9 Hotelworks. AGC is a family-run enterprise with a deep emotional connection to Bohol and Panglao. The resort will weave the timeless tales of family and folklore into each facet of the visitor expertise. Using a pioneering ‘adaptive reuse’ design strategy, the challenge will embrace the history of the destination by reusing materials from village dwellings in each room. These materials include wood partitions and objects that tell the story of native artisans. This inspiring idea is completely aligned with the values of MGallery, Accor’s one-of-a-kind international collection of resorts the place fascinating stories are lived and shared.
“South Palms Resort Panglao Bohol – MGallery is an distinctive resort that adds another outstanding destination to our increasing presence in Southeast Asia, becoming a member of our flourishing assortment of memorable hotels and resorts stuffed with character and appeal. Panglao is an island paradise that promises the perfect mix of soft, sandy seashores, glowing seas and wealthy cultural heritage, encouraging extra globally-minded travellers to experience its pleasures, and connecting them to the delights of the native neighbourhoods. The opening of Bohol-Panglao International Airport in 2018 has allowed this unique island to usher in an exciting new era of travel and tourism, and we are delighted to be on the forefront of this development. We look ahead to working with our partners at AGC to deliver this exciting, locally impressed venture to life,” mentioned Maud Bailly, CEO of Sofitel, Sofitel Legend, MGallery and Emblems.
South Palms Resort Panglao Bohol – MGallery will be surrounded by intensive leisure and MICE amenities courtesy of Panglao Shores, AGC’s brand-new life-style destination that can feature a retail mall, residential and resorts, night market, live performance areas, restaurants, bars and gardens. Developed from Soaring up with sustainability as its guiding mild and in session with local artisans, distributors, farmers and fishing communities, the future-forward improvement is designed to learn the island for many generations to return.
“AGC is a household firm that was born in Bohol and cares deeply about this destination. By coming together with Accor, one of the world’s leading resort corporations, we’re proud to reinforce the quality of hospitality on the island by mixing world-class services and international requirements with the genuine local appeal and authentic cultural heritage of Bohol, which relies on shared group values. In combination with Panglao Shores, our destination-defining way of life growth, we hope to build a brilliant future for the people of Panglao,” commented Hope Uy, Managing Director of Panglao Shores.
South Palms Resort Panglao Bohol – MGallery is situated lower than 10 minutes drive from Bohol-Panglao International Airport, which offers direct flights to and from Manila and other cities in the Philippines, with the potential for international flights in future.
Accor is the main worldwide hotel operator in the Philippines with ten motels, resorts and branded residences currently operating and a committed pipeline of 16 motels scheduled to open inside the subsequent five years. Skyrocket is the second MGallery branded property within the Philippines, joining the Admiral Hotel Manila – MGallery..

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