Traveloka Philippines recently gave out the first Traveloka Philippines Hotel Awards 2019 to recognize the efforts of its hotel partners in helping the online platform’s continuous success in the country.
Above Photo (From Left to Right): Miguel Capistrano III, Country Market Manager of Traveloka Philippines; Issa Delos Ama, Director of Revenue Management and Marketing of Go Hotels Ermita, Janice Tiambeng, Director of Sales and Marketing of Discovery Suites Manila Philippines, Julie Ann De Vera, Sales Manager of Lub D Philippines Makati; Joy De Castro, Hotel Manager of Casa Bocobo Hotel; RT Paler, Reservations Officer of I’M Hotel Makati; and Jojo Naag – Property Manager of Skyloft Hotel
This year’s gathering at the Diamond Hotel, Traveloka handed out four awards that acknowledged their contribution to the company’s growth in the Philippines in the previous year.
Currently, Traveloka has an inventory of over 4,300 hotel partners in the country, which can be accessed through web or mobile app.
Here are the awards and the respective winners and nominees:
This award recognizes the most cooperative hotel partner of Traveloka who finds time to consistently provide updates and plans on how to further grow the business—primarily by ensuring room availability and competitive price points. Together with Traveloka, the hotel partner develops and implements suggested rate plan discounts and participates in scheduled promotional campaigns to boost demand.
1. Siglo Suites @ The Azure Urban Resort Residences
2. The Hotel at Green Sun
3. Go Hotels Ermita
Winner: Go Hotels Ermita
Quality content of a hotel page helps in good conversion of bookings. The recipient of this award has consistently ensured that the photos of the property highlights the experience that awaits each guest—from the hotel rooms to the various amenities. The winner of the award has also been consistent in providing updated data that would help guests decide on their bookings and further appreciation of the property.
1. Hotel H2O
2. Diamond Hotel Philippines
3. Discovery Suites Manila Philippines
Winner: Discovery Suites Manila Philippines
Hotel guest review scores can greatly influence a guest’s decision to book a hotel as these reviews are from actual Traveloka guests and are about their stay experience. A good average score of 8.50 and up, together with an average of 40 reviews, often brings higher conversion.
The award recognizes three hotels that have received great feedback from their guests. Each of the three winners were selected from their respective categories.
Hostels and Backpacker Accommodations
1. Makati Riverside Inn
2. Sulit Dormitel
3. Lub d Philippines Makati
Winner: Lub d Philippines Makati
Hotels and Serviced Apartments
1. City Garden Hotel Makati
2. Jinjiang Inn Ortigas
3. Casa Bocobo Hotel
Winner: Casa Bocobo Hotel
1. Vivere Hotel
2. The Manila Hotel
3. I’M Hotel
Winner: I’M Hotel
This award recognizes the new partner hotels of Traveloka Philippines that shows high potential in terms of production performance.
1. Mella Hotel
2. U Hotels Makati
3. Skyloft Hotel
Winner: Skyloft Hotel
To entertain guests during the event, Traveloka hosted exciting games dubbed as “Games of Our Time.” The fun-filled activity was composed of traditional Pinoy and other familiar games inspired by Family Feud and Guess the Logo, among others.
“For Traveloka, this awards ceremony is our own little way of acknowledging and appreciating strong and reliable partnerships we have developed through the years. Let’s all continue to work together to provide each guest and traveler the best hotel experience,” said Miguel Capistrano III, Traveloka’s Country Market Manager, during a speech.
Traveloka is present in eight countries across the Asia-Pacific region, namely the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, India, and Australia. Customers in the Philippines can conveniently book Flights, Hotels, Flight + Hotel Packages, and Xperience (attractions and activities) via Traveloka’s website and app. More products and services will be made available soon.
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