Hotel bookings up for MassKara
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
Go Hotels Bacolod is currently at around 60-70% occupancy and almost fully booked for the MassKara festival highlights in October, Beverly Jimenez, acting director of Go Hotels Bacolod, said yesterday.
Jimenez said that since their tagline is #GoExploreMore, they aim to provide the best value for their guests and also want them to explore Bacolod City. And to support the city’s desire for the MassKara, they offer benefits to hotel guests.
Go Hotels Bacolod opened in 2012, having celebrated its 10th anniversary on July 25. They now have 180 rooms and offer quality service to business travelers and guests at an affordable price, she said.
They reintroduce Go Hotels Bacolod and want to share with the world their commitment to cleanliness, their special offer to their customers. They also want to present their newly renovated superior rooms. Renovations began during the pandemic, Jimenez said.
“One of our specialties is meeting the needs of travellers. In addition to our basic amenities, we have open wardrobes and in-room wifi in our superior rooms,” she said.
They have already launched their Robinsons Hotels mobile app for easier bookings which can be downloaded from Google or Playstore. Those who book directly with them can get a 10% discount off their best available rates. Their 28 properties can also be viewed in their app, Jimenez said.
“Our mission has been to create great hotel experiences. We also pay attention to our touchpoints – from pre-departure, through the check-in process, during their guest’s stay until their departure afterwards,” she said.
They are also considering partnering with tour operators and travel agencies and being able to offer package tours, she added.
Jimenez said they got rid of single-use bathroom soap and replaced it with a soap/shampoo dispenser and a hand soap dispenser and also got rid of bottled water at single use and have replaced it with water dispensers along the corridor as one of their environmental and community initiatives, which in their sustainability initiatives.
Joy De Mesa, group sales and marketing manager for Robinsons Hotels and Resorts, said they had 15 hotels and hoped to open more in the near future. They also renovate and give a new look to their hotels.
Nearly half of the Go Hotels Bacolod have already been renovated and repainted in orange and gray. Renovations had been delayed during the pandemic, she added.
Go Hotels Bacolod also has a function room suitable for small meetings. The function room can accommodate up to 25 people, making it ideal for business meetings and other small conferences.
Carmen’s Kitchen now serves breakfast at the hotel and will be fully operational by October.
Apart from its quick access to historical places, Go Hotels Bacolod is also close to shopping centers, such as Robinsons Place Bacolod, which offers a wide range of shops and restaurants, allowing guests to worry less about their shopping needs. town.*