Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino has been recognized as one of the five Philippine recipients of the prestigious 1st MICE Venue Standard Award, Hotel Category Setting.
The certificate and plaque was presented during the ASEAN Tourism Forum last Jan. 26 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition or MICE is a growing sector in the ASEAN countries, including the Philippines.
The ASEAN Mice Venue Standards encourages MICE entrepreneurs to boost and further enhance their competitiveness in the hospitality industry especially in countries with robust economic growth and those who rely on tourism as economic driver.
Located in one of the most visited tourist spots outside the metro, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino is the biggest MICE hotel venue in town, with up to 7,000 venue capacity, 16 meeting rooms, and three board rooms.
Furthermore, the three-hectare hotel has 561 rooms that can host big events, with off-time and innovative amenities such as 24-hour casino, 24 fitness gyms, nine dining outlets with a wide array of choices, swimming pool, and also a group check in counter facility for visitors’ convenience.
Anders Hallden, general manager of Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino, shared that the 20 years experience of being the biggest MICE venue in Cebu City has brought them honor as the most preferred hotel for a variety of corporate and social events.
“We have all the experience and knowledge to host the biggest and best events in Philippines and no request is too big or too small. We are serving true Philippine hospitality that made the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino successful and appreciated over the years,” he said.
“We are the center of it all and always ready to make your event the very best.”
The hotel has two decades of experience in serving its visitors with gracious Filipino values and providing world-class rooms, venues, and amenities.