October 2021….Seda Hotels won as “Philippines’ Leading Hotel Group” for the eighth consecutive year in the World Travel Awards Asia, in addition to Seda Residences Makati bagging an independent trophy for “Philippines’ Leading Serviced Apartments.” Seda Hotels was also honored with two awards from HRD Awards Asia—“Employer of Choice” and “Best Health and Wellness Program.”
The World Travel Awards is considered “The Oscars of the travel and tourism industry,” celebrating excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.
Running for just two years, HRD Awards Asia has been recognized as one of the region’s leading independent awards for the HR profession. The “Employer of Choice” award recognizes the best organization to work for in Asia. Nominees are judged on leadership, engagement, communication and employee benefits. In its winning entry, Seda Hotels emphasized its determination to fulfill its obligations to all its stakeholders during the pandemic while remaining steadfast to its company values. The “Best in Health and Well-Being” Program award recognized Seda Hotels’ excellence and innovation in workplace health and well-being programs and initiatives.
Seda Hotels is owned and operated by AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Corp. Its President and CEO, Javier Hernandez, says, “We dedicate these prestigious awards to all our employees who have kept our hotels operating seamlessly even under very challenging circumstances. The entire team remained focused and united throughout the pandemic, allowing the properties to rise to the challenge and emerge stronger and victorious despite the situation.”
Seda has 11 city hotels, resorts and serviced residences in 10 destinations throughout the Philippines. Its first hotel opened in late-2012 in BGC, Taguig and since then, its properties have received various recognitions for product and service excellence from various award-giving bodies, including online booking sites and restaurant guides, and pioneered innovations that resulted in elevating the customer experience. Seda hotels are located in Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Iloilo, Nuvali, Laguna, Makati, Quezon City, El Nido, Palawan and BGC, Taguig.