By Victoria “NIKE” De Jesus
There’s no denying that the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the lives of everyone we know. It has taken millions of lives, damaged global economies, caused mental health crisis, and unexpected anxiety as health and safety concerns coupled with economic and income uncertainties weighed down every Juan and Juana, setting back a broad spectrum of businesses.
The psychological impact of the lockdown was so strong given the fact that it has caused anxiety as health and safety concerns coupled with economic and income uncertainties weighed down every Juan and Juana, setting back a broad spectrum of businesses.
But when the travel restrictions are easing all over the world, many felt like inmates given a release paper from jail and wanted to make up for the lost time during the pandemic. Hence, after years of staying in, people are eager to get back out into the world and travel.
Cognizant of the uptrend of domestic and international travel, Robinsons Hotels and Resorts announces flexible, advance and revolutionary booking and stay experience for its valued guests with their new signature offers aptly coined GO,GO,GO – GO 24/7, GO 365, and GO buy online – each uniquely designed to provide guests with greater convenience and a personalized experience.
“Our homegrown brands Go and Summit hotels, even during the pandemic has been providing the genuine brand of Filipino hospitality. This time, we would like to elevate this further by providing ease for the market who are so eager now to travel around the Philippines,” said Joy de Mesa, Group Director of Sales and Marketing of Robinsons Hotels and Resorts.
“Revenge Travel” has been the trending term since 2022. Everyone is taking every chance they get to release their frustrations of cancelled plans and trips because of the restrictive Covid-19 pandemic.
With this uptrend in travel, Robinsons Hotels and Resorts has chosen to empower their guests by breaking the boundaries of traditional hotel stay period of the usual 2pm to 4pm check-in schedule through its GO 24/7 signature offer.
Starting 3.2.23 or March 2, 2023, vacationers and business travelers are now able to check in anytime of the day and stay within a 24-hour period nationwide. This offers a customizable itinerary for everyone who would want to maximize their schedules and activities.
The hassle-free booking will initially be available in seven (7) strategic Go Hotels properties namely: Dumaguete, Iloilo, Lanang-Davao, Mandaluyong, Otis-Manila, Puerto Princesa and Tacloban, for as low as Php1,600++.
This offer is valid for stays booked 72 hours prior check-in date. Guests will have to declare their check-in time during booking and may only be allowed to make changes by calling the booked hotel until 48 hours prior to the check-in date, free of charge. If cancellation is made within 48 hours prior to check-in date or guest is a no-show, the first night shall be charged to the guest.
To guarantee the booking, guests are required to pre-pay. Non-guaranteed reservations will only be held within a 24-hour period, otherwise it will automatically be released.
“We may be the first to introduce this in the hospitality industry in the country, wherein guests can check in as soon as they arrive at the hotel, anytime of the day without additional charge. This ensures a hassle-free experience allowing them to #GoExploreMore,” said Nonito Cuizon, Marketing Director of Robinsons Hotels and Resorts.
GO 24/7 is bookable through direct e-mails, direct calls, and in Go Hotels booking engine.
Meanwhile, for the guests who like to plan ahead, Robinsons Hotels and Resorts has extended its booking availability from 15 days up to 365 days in advance of stay dates with a 10% discount off the best available rate. Pre-payment is required to guarantee reservation.
With Go 365 guests can secure their preferred room type, activities, and other arrangements for their staycation. “Best tip is to pair these with your periodic seat sale flights, paid leaves and planned events, ensuring peace of mind knowing that your comfortable and safe stay is secured in advance,” Mr. Cuizon suggested.
Available in all Go Hotels, Go Hotels Plus, Summit Hotels and Grand Summit Hotels, GO 365 is bookable only through website.
GO BUY ONLINE
Coming soon will be an addition to Robinsons Hotels and Resorts’ mobile accessibility. With the ease of messaging apps, Robinsons Hotels and Resorts will soon offer the messaging or chat option for guests to purchase online vouchers and bookings.
A sneak peek to GO BUY ONLINE option enables guests to book and purchase via a unique chatbot and online boutique. This mobile feature optimizes the guests’ experience to explore the different packages and choose the one that best suits their preferences from a simple private message sent.
“We are excited to offer our guests nationwide the GOGOGO campaign as part of our continued commitment to providing an exceptional RHR experience,” said Joy De Mesa, Group Director at Robinsons Hotel and Resorts. “The GO 24/7, GO 365, and GO BUY ONLINE options provide guests with the flexibility and convenience they need to make the most of their stay with us and around their destination.”
The press launch was held in Summit Hotel Greenhills, which has an 8.3 out of 10 rating on Booking.com and the 2022 Travelers’ Choice Award from TripAdvisor.
For more information about the GO GO GO campaign, please visit the hotel’s website at www.summithotels.ph/hotels/summit-galleria-cebu or contact us at (032) 888-1777 | 0968-635-7265 or book via our Robinsons Hotel and Resorts App.
The Robinsons Hotel and Resorts
Robinsons Hotels and Resorts (RHR) is the hospitality arm of Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) and is on the path to becoming the Philippines’ biggest and best hotel group with the widest variety of formats and brands and the most diverse geographic reach.
In the international deluxe category, it has the IHG-managed Crowne Plaza Galleria and Holiday Inn Galleria, Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu, and the upcoming The Westin Sonata Place Ortigas. For its homegrown brands, there are the Summit Hotels and Resorts brand and the essential service hotel chain Go Hotels located in the metro and in key cities nationwide. Its latest development is the ambitious NUSTAR Resort & Casino, poised to become Cebu’s first integrated resort development. NUSTAR Resort & Casino will be home to three exceptional hotels: NUSTAR Hotel Cebu (the only ultra-luxury hotel outside of Metro Manila), Fili (a five-star resort offering genuine Filipino hospitality), and Grand Summit (a lifestyle celebrations hotel).
The Summit Hotel Greenhills
Summit Hotel Greenhills is conveniently nestled in San Juan- a prime city where work and play converge. The 100-room hotel features elegant interiors, sleek accents that work in harmony with the cozy ambiance, sophisticated amenities, and personalized service- all specially curated for business and leisure travelers.
The hotel houses a fitness center, an indoor pool that has a view of the city skyline, and Café Summit- a casual dining restaurant dedicated to take you to an international palatable adventure, and to serve the perfect morning fuel, mid-day boost, and nightcap.
Situated along Annapolis Street, the hotel lets you effortlessly breeze through the day- may it be for a work session, relaxation, or retail therapy. It is accessible to key business districts like Ortigas, Makati, Manila, Mandaluyong, and Quezon City; shopping and entertainment hubs namely Greenhills Shopping Center and Music Museum; and landmarks such as Club Filipino and Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine.
Summit Hotel Greenhills lets you have enriching moments that you will find yourself always coming back for.