Hong Kong SAR-based Wharf Hotels announced the appointment of Roel Constantino as the new General Manager of Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu. Roel will lead the operation of the deluxe urban resort hotel nestled on Nivel Hill, sprawled on seven hectares of lush greenery overlooking the historic city 200 meters above sea level.
A seasoned hotelier, Roel started his hospitality career in the sales and marketing and rooms departments. Most recently he served as general manager of Park Inn Davao and as resident manager of Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila. His 30-year career includes postings in China, Thailand and Indonesia with luxury hotel operators Peninsula, Shangri-La and Raffles.
Commenting on Roel’s appointment, Wharf Hotels President Thomas Salg said, “With his dedication to service excellence and business acumen in international hospitality, Roel’s leadership will be instrumental to continually guide our success and positioning of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu as the destination’s top address for visitors.
“It is a privilege to rejoin Wharf Hotels and continue my journey with Marco Polo in a destination as Cebu” Roel says in response. “Being the first international hotel to open in the region, Marco Polo Plaza is a key landmark deeply rooted in Cebu’s rich history and culture. I am delighted to take on this role and lead a team committed to deliver our tradition of hospitality, taking guests to discover and cherish experiences only Cebu can offer.”
About Marco Polo Plaza Cebu
Majestically situated 600 feet above sea level along the prestigious Nivel Hills district, the 24-storey Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu sits among over seven hectares of lush greenery in Cebu City, Philippines. It is located 14 miles from Mactan International Airport, close to the main business district and shopping malls, and within easy access to the Mactan Channel and neighbouring islands. The hotel combines the attractions of an urban resort and business hotel, and is home to 329 well-appointed rooms and suites with panoramic city and mountain views, as well as four restaurants and a Continental Club for discerning travellers.
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