My Manila Hotel Tour

For over a century, the Manila Hotel has stood witness to the different events that have shaped both the country and its people. Located at the heart of the capital’s historical quarter, it has hosted notable personalities like Prince Charles, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, former US President William Clinton, astronaut Neil Armstrong, and Michael Jackson, to name a few. The Grande Dame itself was home to one of the more prominent figures in Philippine and American history—General Douglas MacArthur. Continue reading


Experience Ballroom as it’s Meant to Be at the Maynila

Maynila Ballroom

“Dancing at the Maynila” opened to VIPs, hotel patrons, and dancing enthusiasts today, signalling the start of a series of ballroom dancing events to be held at the iconic Maynila Ballroom of the Manila Hotel. Some 200 guests in their black-and-white best celebrated the best of ballroom, spinning their partners across the floor to the music of the Onda Latina ensemble amidst the grandeur and elegance of the storied hall. Continue reading