The Bataan Peninsula overlooks Corregidor Island and was the site of a heroic battle between combined American and Filipino Forces and the Japanese. The allied forces made a final stand to stop the Japanese aggression and delay the conquest of the Philippines. After the “Fall Of Bataan,” a series of infamous Death Marches began in Mariveles and ended in Capas, Tarlac. Many American and Filipino soldiers died along the way. The entire historic march can be traced by following markers. At San Fernando, American soldiers were crammed into boxcars and transported to the infamous Camp O’Donnell. On April 7, 2000, former death march survivors and representatives of the Philippine government dedicated the “Battling Bastards Of Bataan” memorial at the Camp O’Donnell site. Paid for by members of the Battling Bastards Of Bataan Continue reading
This chic and urban resort hotel in Manila is well-known for its unique interiors, first rate facilities, and complete services. The 4-star Hotel H2O exceeds visitors’ expectations with its aquarium themed rooms and suites, all of which provide a stunning panoramic view of Manila Bay. With hi-tech, in-room facilities, ultra-comfortable furniture, and stylish design, visitors are sure to have a great stay. Also an ideal choice for business meetings, the hotel provides spacious conference rooms equipped with modern facilities. Modern and stylish, Hotel H2O offers all travelers an exceptional experience. Continue reading
Manila Hotel is located by the picturesque Manila Bay at heart of Manila, Philippines. With a legacy of service spanning 100 years, it is the only hotel in the country that perfectly mirrors the best of Filipino culture, history, and hospitality. This makes Manila Hotel more than a hotel but a national landmark that is genuinely and truly Filipino. In addition, it has over 500 rooms and suites and has function rooms that can accommodate up to 2,500 guests. Its line-up of elegant restaurants offers Chinese, French, Continental, Western, Japanese, and native cuisines. The Manila Hotel also has a pool, a newly opened Spa and Health Club that Continue reading
Manila Bay is a natural harbor which serves the Port of Manila on Luzon island. The bay is considered to be one of the best natural harbors in Southeast Asia and one of the finest in the World. Strategically located around the capital city of the Philippines, Manila Bay facilitated commerce and trade between the Philippines and its neighbouring countries, becoming the gateway for socio-economic development even prior to Spanish occupation. Manila Harbor, at the easternmost part of the bay, is divided into two sections: North Harbor for interisland ships and South Harbor for international shipping. Sangley Point is a U.S.–Filipino naval reservation Continue reading
Situated along Manila Bay, this hotel offers 485 luxury rooms with large bay windows overlooking the scenic Manila Bay or the sprawling city landscape. The Diamond Hotel is just ten minutes away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and within walking distance to the city’s major landmarks, shopping centers, business districts, embassies, museums, and parks. Guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll along Bay Walk and watch the magnificent sunsets. The 5-star hotel specializes in serving the needs of even the most discerning guests while offering many superior facilities including seven on-site Continue reading
Offering quality accommodations in the nightlife, restaurants, and sightseeing district of Manila, Solaire Resort & Casino is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. For those of you who want to venture out, SM Mall of Asia, and Casino Filipino (Pagcor) Heritage Hotel Branch are just some of the attractions available to visitors. Solaire Resort & Casino also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Manila. Top features of the hotel include smoking area, babysitting, coffee shop, Wi-Fi in public areas, and disabled facilities. Continue reading
Built in 1976 and remodelled in 1997. Westin Philippine Plaza is set amidst nine acres of tropical parkland on the edge of the historic Manila Bay and provides comprehensive services for business travelers as well as leisure activities by the dozen. Westin Philippine Plaza is an excellent choice for all travellers visiting Manila whether on business or holidaying. Westin Philippine Plaza is located within the 12-acre compound of convention and trade centres and major performing arts facilities. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport is 20 mins away by car and sightseeing spots such as the Walled City are just 10 mins from the Westin Philippine Plaza.