Megaworld breaks ground for Kingsford Hotel Bacolod


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.

Megaworld chief operating officer Lourdes Gutierrez-Alfonso (5th from left) led the groundbreaking ceremony for the 12-storey Kingsford Hotel Bacolod at The Upper East township recently, together with (from left) Engr. Ryan Villacorta, Ar. Elbert Ryan Ocampo, Engr. Kim Navarrete, Cleofe Albiso, Miss Bacolod MassKara 2023 Yvonne Catamco, Avinash Menon, Christine Yusingco, Jogie Viceo, and Gilbert Montebon Jr. | Megaworld photo

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.||