Property giant Megaworld has officially broken ground for the 12-storey Kingsford Hotel Bacolod inside the company’s 34-hectare The Upper East township in Bacolod City.
To be managed and operated by Megaworld Hotels & Resorts, and scheduled to open by 2028, the hotel will feature almost 300 rooms, as well as a variety of “first-in-Bacolod” amenities, including its own executive lounge exclusive to VIP guests.
Leading the groundbreaking ceremony for the new hotel was Lourdes Gutierrez-Alfonso, chief operating officer, of Megaworld, the company said in a press release.
Also at the event were Engr. Ryan Villacorta, construction manager of Kingsford Hotel Bacolod; Architect Elbert Ryan Ocampo and Engr. Kim Navarrete, construction managers of The Upper East;
Cleofe Albiso, managing director of Megaworld Hotels & Resorts; Yvonne Catamco, Miss Bacolod MassKara 2023 and Miss Megaworld Hotels & Resorts; Avinash Menon, cluster general manager for Visayas of Megaworld Hotels & Resorts; Christine Yusingco, general manager of Megaworld Lifestyle Malls-Bacolod; Jogie Viceo, township director, The Upper East; and Gilbert Montebon Jr., junior assistant vice president for sales and marketing of Megaworld Bacolod.||