Fairmont Debuts in the Philippines
Friday November 16th, 2012 - 12:04AM H
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MAKATI, PHILIPPINES–Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has opened a 280-room hotel here, marking the brand's entry into the Philippines.
Makati is one of 17 cities comprising metropolitan Manila, one of the major financial hubs of Asia. The tower housing the Fairmont Makati is also home to Raffles Makati, a 32-room all-suite hotel and Raffles Residences for short and long-term stays. Raffles is a sister brand of Fairmont under the Fairmont Raffles Hotels International parent company.
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