IN PHOTOS: The Dessert Museum is what sweet dreams are made of

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:08 PM

This place is Willy Wonka's chocolate factory brought to life!

Still don't know how to celebrate Valentine's Day? See these offers

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:43 PM

Calling all procrastinators

From traveling the world to business owners: How this El Nido glamping site came to be

Feb 11, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'So how did we get end up creating The Birdhouse El Nido after being unemployed for a year and a half?' Contributor Mark Anthony-Villaflor tells us all

Changing careers: hard work and passion pays off

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:40 PM

How an HR Analyst became the country's first Filipina 5-star Hotel GM

Two dead, over 200 injured in Taiwan quake

Feb 07, 2018 - 2:20 AM

(UPDATED) A hotel and an apartment block were the worst hit by the quake in the port city of Hualien, according to the national fire agency

MARSHAL HOTEL COLLAPSE. Rescue workers search through rubble outside the Marshal Hotel in Hualien, eastern Taiwan early February 7, 2018, after a strong earthquake struck the island. Photo by AFP

DoubleDragon, partners to build PH's 'biggest' hotel in Boracay

Feb 01, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Hotel101 Resort-Boracay will have 1,001 rooms and will be located in Megaworld's 150-hectare Boracay Newcoast estate

image from DoubeDragon

Eat like royalty at Sofitel's Le Grand Royal Brunch

Jan 26, 2018 - 2:01 PM

Attention brunch lovers: you won't want to miss this

Kabul hotel attack killed at least 25 – official

Jan 25, 2018 - 9:48 PM

The health ministry official says at least 25 people had been killed, including 13 foreigners. Agence France-Presse independently verifies, however, that 15 foreigners – 7 Ukrainians, 4 Americans, two Venezuelans, one German and one Kazakh – died in the massacre.

Take advantage of these Christmas staycation offers before January ends

Jan 13, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Looking to indulge on a weekend? Here's where you can do it in the city

Hotel promos in Metro Manila you’ll want to get in on this January 2018

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Start the year right with these great deals

SPACATION. I'M Hotel's spa-and-stay package is among the promos up for grabs this January. Screengrab from

This Hong Kong hotel is your home away from home – but fancier

Jan 11, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Staycation in style the next time you head to Hong Kong!

LOBBY. Kowloon Shangri-la’s lobby will make you feel like a VIP. Photo courtesy of Kowloon Shangri-la

Ayala Land expanding Seda hotel brand

Dec 29, 2017 - 3:43 PM

The move to aggressively expand the Seda brand is in line with the property giant's objective to be the leading Philippine hospitality brand in terms of size

EXPANSION. Ayala Land unit Seda hotel aims to be the leading Philippine hospitality brand in term of size. Image from Seda Hotels

IN PHOTOS: 10 Christmas trees in Manila that will put you in a festive mood

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The holiday spirit is in the metro with these bright, beautiful Christmas trees

O, CHRISTMAS TREE. Christmas trees all over the city put people in a festive mood. Photos by Precious del Valle and courtesy of Sofitel Manila

IN PHOTOS: Christmas 2017 at Manila's hotels

Dec 13, 2017 - 2:48 PM

We're feeling festive just looking at these lights and trees!

Eat, drink, and have a happy New Year with these holiday promos

Dec 04, 2017 - 8:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Ring in 2018 with the best holiday deals around the metro!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS. From food, to drinks, to staycations, these yuletide offerings from hotels and restaurants will help you make the most of the season. Photos from, The Peninsula Manila website, and

11 nabbed in drug bust operation at BGC hotel

Nov 28, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The raid yields suspected ecstacy, methamphetamine or shabu, gamma hydroxybutyrate, also known as 'club drug' or 'date rape' drug, says PDEA

IN PHOTOS: Exploring the Waterfront Insular Davao hotel

Nov 01, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The spacious grounds and beautiful views of this hotel has made it an easy favorite for many travelers


Mengintip lantai 7 Hotel Alexis

Oct 31, 2017 - 2:36 PM

Ada 26 ruang spa. Juru pijat di sini mencapai 150 orang

Dua kolam untuk berendam di lantai 7 Hotel Alexis. Foto oleh Uni Lubis/Rappler

Berikut sembilan poin jawaban Alexis

Oct 31, 2017 - 1:30 PM

"Kami siap bekerja sama dengan Pihak Pemda DKI guna mendukung setiap kebijakan Gubernur DKI."

Juru bicara Alexis Lina Novita saat menggelar jumpa pers di Hotel Alexis, Jakarta, Selasa (31/10). Foto oleh Brian Argawana/Rappler

Izin Alexis tak diperpanjang, bagaimana nasib para terapis pijat?

Oct 31, 2017 - 11:14 AM

"Mungkin bisa juga masuk ke program untuk kecantikan, SPA tentunya. Berbasis SPA yang terbuka dan juga bisa kami arahkan ke kegiatan salon kecantikan."

Gubernur DKI Jakarta Anies Baswedan (ketiga kanan) dan Wakil Gubernur DKI Jakarta Sandiaga Uno (kanan) berkeliling kompleks Balai Kota, di Jakarta, Selasa (17/10). FOTO oleh Galih Pradipta/ANTARA

Berita hari ini: Senin, 30 Oktober 2017

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Perkembangan berita terbaru yang perlu Anda ketahui

Sosok Alex Tirta, pemilik Alexis yang izinnya dihentikan Gubernur Anies

Oct 30, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Selain beken sebagai pengusaha hiburan malam, dia pembina cabang olahraga penyumbang emas

Tirta Juwana Darmadji biasa dipanggil Alex Tirta bersama Ketua PBSI Wiranto. FOTO diambil dari

Pesan Anies Baswedan setelah izin Alexis tak diperpanjang

Oct 30, 2017 - 3:09 PM

"Jangan coba-coba, kalau anda coba-coba, maka kami akan tindak dengan tegas.”

Gubernur DKI Jakarta Anies Baswedan (kedua kiri) bersama Kepala Kejaksaan Tinggi (Kejati) DKI Jakarta Toni Spontana (kiri) bergega susai melakukan pertemuan tertutup di Kantor Kejati DKI Jakarta, Jalan HR Rasuna Said, Jakarta, Kamis (19/10). FOTO oleh Galih Pradipta/ANTARA

Izin Alexis tak diperpanjang, ini tiga alasan Pemprov DKI

Oct 30, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Pemprov DKI resmi memutuskan izin usaha Hotel Alexis per Jumat 27 Oktober 2017

Hotel Alexis di Jakarta Utara. FOTO oleh Antara

Einstein's theory of happy living emerges in Tokyo note

Oct 22, 2017 - 9:32 PM

The note surfaces after 95 years and is up for auction in Jerusalem

NOTE FROM THE PAST. A picture taken on October 19, 2017, shows Gal Winner, owner and manager of the Winner's auction house in Jerusalem, displays two notes written by Albert Einstein, in 1922, on hotel stationary from the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo Japan. Photo by Menahem Kahana/AFP

Davao City’s oldest hotel bares expansion plans

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'We have to maintain the legend but inside we have to infuse a new design,' says Edmundo G. Las, managing director of Eurotel

Edmundo Las, managing director of Eurotel, leads the relaunch of Apo View Hotel, Davao City's iconic landmark which was built by the Pamintuan family years after the end of the World War II. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Daftar hotel dan resor baru terbaik di wilayah Asia Pasifik

Oct 18, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Empat di antaranya berlokasi di Indonesia

LUXE LIST. Dari daftar hotel dan resor baru terbaik tahun 2017 yang dirilis dalam Luxe List, Indonesia diwakili 4 lokasi. Salah satunya Hoshinoya di Bali. Foto dari

Mogadishu reels as truck bomb toll hits 137

Oct 15, 2017 - 11:50 PM

Authorities say the death toll is expected to rise further as some of the injured are seriously wounded

Men and Somalian soldiers arrive on the site to rescue victims of the explosion of a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu, on October 14, 2017. A truck bomb exploded outside a hotel at a busy junction in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on October 14, 2017 causing widespread devastation that left at least 20 dead, with the toll likely to rise. / AFP PHOTO / Mohamed ABDIWAHAB

Maasim Mayor, PNP & EJK, Drilon | Evening wRap

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Robredo, Faeldon, Paddock | Midday wRap

Oct 06, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Vegas shooter's 'companion' ID'd as Fil-Australian who moved to U.S.

Oct 03, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Marilou Danley, 62, was initially said to be a 'person of interest' but has since been cleared of any involvement in the shocking shooting that left 59 dead and more than 500 injured

CLEARED. First named as a 'person of interest,' Marilou Danley is cleared in the Las Vegas mass shooting incident. Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department

Marilou Danley cleared in Las Vegas mass shooting

Oct 03, 2017 - 10:18 AM

Marilou Danley, whose citizenship remains unconfirmed, 'was not in the US at the time of the incident,' the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs says

CLEARED. First named as a 'person of interest,' Marilou Danley is cleared in the Las Vegas mass shooting incident. Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department

Investigators search for motive in Las Vegas massacre

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:35 AM

(UPDATED) The death toll from the October 1 assault on an open-air concert on the Vegas Strip rises to 59, while 527 people have been injured

CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. Crime scene tape surrounds the Mandalay Hotel (background with shooters window damage top right) after a gunman killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 2, 2017. Mark Ralston/AFP

Resorts World Manila sees recovery, fast-tracks expansion

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Foot traffic at the Resorts World Manila complex is almost back up to pre-attack levels, while an expansion of its casino area is eyed for completion by December

Razon sells 350 million shares in Solaire operator

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The chief of the casino operator says increased liquidity in the stock will be beneficial for investors and the company

CONFIDENT. 'I am very confident of the prospects for Bloomberry,' billionaire businessman Enrique Razon Jr. Photo courtesy of Forbes

FOTO: Sah! Budi Waseso dan Budi Gunawan menjadi besan

Sep 02, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Presiden Joko Jokowi Widodo dan Wakil Presiden Jusuf JK Kalla turut hadir sebagai saksi di acara akad pernikahan

SAKSI. Presiden Joko Widodo dan Wakil Presiden Jusuf Kalla menyaksikan proses akad nikah Herviano Widyatama dan Nindya Nur Prasasti pada Sabtu, 2 September di Hotel Bidakara. Foto oleh Heddy Lugito/Rappler

DoubleDragon to build 'biggest' hotel in Mindanao

Aug 22, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Under the Hotel 101 brand the 519 room hotel will sit on a 5 300 square meter prime commercial lot at Eco West Drive at the side of SM City Davao

BIGGEST. Hotel 101-Davao will be the largest hotel in Mindanao with 519 hotel rooms, a commercial and retail strip, and facilities to cater convention. Photos courtesy of DoubleDragon

UNIK: Hotel dengan kamar mirip penjara

Aug 20, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Menginap di hotel ini berasa seperti tahanan

Foto diambil dari Times

Alliance Global net income drops to P10.1 billion in 1st half of 2017

Aug 14, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The group s property and fast food units temper the slower performance of its casino and liquor businesses

Resorts World Manila operator reports P312-M net loss in Q2 after attack

Aug 14, 2017 - 2:50 PM

With the casino non operational for 27 days in June gross gaming revenues fell by 21 68 to P9 2 billion in the 1st half of 2017

Personel Brimob Bali diserang, senjata dan amunisi ikut diambil

Aug 09, 2017 - 3:31 PM

Dalam rekaman CCTV pelaku penyerangan terlihat tiga orang

DISERANG. Anggota kepolisian melakukan olah tempat kejadian perkara (TKP) setelah terjadinya penyerangan terhadap anggota Brimob saat bertugas di kawasan Hotel Ayana, Jimbaran, Bali, Selasa, 8 Agustus. Foto oleh Nyoman Budhiana/ANTARA

The week in photos: July 22-28, 2017

Jul 29, 2017 - 12:57 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SWIM COMPETITION. China's Zhang Yufei in the women's 200m butterfly semifinals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest on July 26, 2017. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

House holds final hearing on Resorts World attack

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:08 PM

David Chua chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group that owns and operates Resorts World has been subpoenaed to appear on Wednesday June 21

PROBE TO END. Resorts World Manila facade two days after the attack. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Proposed SEC rule to hit San Miguel, PAL Holdings, Andrew Tan firms

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:49 AM

About 68 listed Philippine firms including 4 Andrew Tan led businesses will need to sell more shares to the public if SEC hikes the minimum public float to 20

RAISE. The SEC proposed to double the minimum public float level to 20% by July 1, 2017.

More security lapses uncovered as House probes Resorts World attack

Jun 14, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Testimonies from police officials and hotel security reveal a lack of coordination among those deployed to pursue gunman Jessie Carlos

SECURITY LAPSES. A policeman on standby outside Resorts World Manila as gunman Jessie Carlos attacked the hotel-casino on June 2. File photo by Ezra Arcayan/Rappler

Resorts World Manila operator vows to 'defend' gaming license

Jun 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

This comes after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation s decision to suspend the provisional license of the casino

QUIET. Firemen break several windows at the height of the fire during the attack of the casino hotel complex on June 2, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Empire East unaffected by Resorts World Manila attack

Jun 13, 2017 - 2:18 PM

Empire East will continue to invest and expand in the Philippines allocating P25 billion in capital spending budget over the next 5 years to fund its projects in Metro Manila and the south

PUSHING THROUGH. Kasara Urban Resort Residences in Pasig City is one of Empire East's projects. It is planning to build more inside and outside Metro Manila. Photo from Empire East

The week in photos: June 3-9, 2017

Jun 10, 2017 - 11:51 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

CLASSES SUSPENDED. Philippine Army Scout Rangers crouch in a classroom during a mission to flush out Islamist militant snipers in Marawi on June 6, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

The week in photos: May 27-June 2, 2017

Jun 03, 2017 - 12:43 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Copenhagen's world famous statue of The Little Mermaid is pictured after it has been exposed to vandalism and was painted red on May 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Scanpix Denmark / Ida Marie Odgaard / Denmark OUT

Rockwell Land eyes more commercial developments to counter condo revenue cycle

Jun 01, 2017 - 4:55 PM

UPDATED Though lucrative residential properties bring little to no more revenue for developers once fully turned over