MOVENPICK Hotels & Resorts is to manage a new resort on Huma Island in Palawan, the Philippines.
Andreas Mattmüller, COO, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Asia, said: “This is our second resort in the Philippines after our property in Cebu, and it is a magical place that I am sure will cast an unforgettable spell over anyone that visits.”
The Mövenpick Resort & Spa Huma Island will feature 80 over-water bungalows with private jacuzzis when it opens in 4Q2012. There will be six F&B outlets offering Lebanese, Italian, Asian and seafood dishes as well as an entertainment room, a library, a fitness centre and a spa with six treatment rooms.
The island will be accessible from the mainland via seaplane and luxury speedboat.
The Huma Island resort is one of 15 new hotels in Asia to be opened by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts by 2015. The region has been a major focus for expansion by the Swiss hospitality group, which already operates two properties in Thailand, two in Vietnam and one each in India, the Philippines and Singapore.