TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte. July 26 -- The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) recently approved Robinson Land Corporation (RLC) Summit Hotel and Resorts Group’s P500 million hotel facility in Tacloban City, Leyte. The project complied as a tourism project under the 2017 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP). The project is expected to further boost local tourism in the former Yolanda-stricken area.
Endorsed by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as a five-star hotel facility, Summit Hotel Tacloban is located within the Robinsons Place Complex in Tacloban City. The 138-room hotel has a floor area of around 9,000 square meters and will have a food & beverage outlet, outdoor swimming pool, grand ballroom and meeting rooms and other support facilities. Commercial operation will begin on April 2018 with 25 people manning the operation. It is the fifth Summit Hotel in the country and RLC’s 12th BOI-registered hotel project.
RLC is part of the Gokongwei-owned JG Summit Holdings, Inc., one of the top conglomerates in the country with diverse interests in real estate and hotels, food and beverages, air transportation, banking, petrochemicals and core investments in telecommun