July 22, 2013

Travellers International eyes cruise line operation in Philippines

Travellers International Hotel Group Inc., the company behind Resorts World Manila casino and hotel complex, is testing the waters for a cruise line operation in the Philippines.

Genting Hong Kong, part-owner of Travellers Group, will bring in a tourist cruise ship to Manila and Boracay in the fourth quarter.

“We have a ship arriving in October with Taiwanese (tourists),” said Travellers Group president Kingson Sian.

The cruise ship of Genting Hong Kong, which has a passenger capacity of between 1,500 to 2,000 seating, will visit Taiwan, Manila and Boracay, Sian said. - WealthSec