Okada Manila joins the elite of the world’s best resorts as it receives inaugural five-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide

The ultra-luxury integrated resort’s great story continues with this distinguished international accolade

Atlanta, USA (February 12, 2020)
— Okada Manila, Asia’s largest ultra-luxury integrated resort, received the prestigious five star rating from Forbes Travel Guide’s (FTG) 2020 Star Awards. “We are delighted and extremely honored to receive the highest accolade in the hospitality industry and join the league of the finest hotels in the world. We aim to continue on this path of excellence,” shares Okada Manila President and Co-Vice Chairman Takashi Oya.

Where great stories begin

Okada Manila continues to make great stories with this new Forbes five-star rating. Known as “Manila’s grand icon,” the integrated resort is carved on 44 hectares of picturesque oceanfront and is gaining widespread popularity as a prime entertainment and hospitality destination in the region.

The integrated resort is home to an indoor beach club, exceptional accommodations, 13 fine dining restaurants, a diverse selection of retail stores, world-class spas, and ultra-luxury multi bedroom villas. With all of these, guests can experience one of the largest Forbes 5 Star Integrated Resorts in the world.

“This award is a reflection of the amazing passion and dedication of all our team members who provide exceptional guest experiences to everyone who walks into our doors day in and day out. We are very proud that the entire hotel received the Forbes 5 Star Award,” adds Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations Ivaylo S. Ivanov.

Forbes Travel Guide is recognized for creating the original concept of Five-Star service, and Okada Manila is the latest addition to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.

“We have been committed to championing genuine Five-Star service for more than 60 years, and this year’s winners, as always, exemplify the very highest standards in hospitality,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide.

“It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide rating, and all our Star-Rated winners have shown how incredibly deserving they are of their accolades by demonstrating sheer dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all.”

To view the full Star Ratings for 2020, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com. For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star Ratings, click here. To learn more about Okada Manila, visit www.okadamanila.com.

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About Forbes Travel Guide:

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Its anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through its independent inspection process. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.

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About Okada Manila:

Touted as Manila’s grand icon, the 44-hectare Okada Manila is known for its top tier facilities and services. Quickly gaining its popularity as a premier destination for hospitality and entertainment, the integrated resort has 993 exceptional accommodations ranging from 55-sqm deluxe rooms to 1,400-sqm villas complimented by extraordinary amenities such as the Retail Boulevard with its more than 50 shops, the one-of-a-kind Cove Manila nightclub and indoor beach club, The Gardens by Manila Bay, more than 21 dining options, a 3,000-sqm spa, and the world’s largest multi-color dancing and musical fountain.

Located just 10 minutes away from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Okada Manila is just a few hours of air travel from neighboring China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It sets the new gold standard for five-star luxury with its many distinct innovations that combine advanced technology, top-class amenities, environment-friendly architectural planning, and world-class entertainment options, all delivered with the kind of exemplary service that personifies the unique blend of Japanese hospitality and Filipino warmth.


Manila, Philippines
Okada Manila
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