(PRESS RELEASE) -- Integrated casino resort developer Melco Crown Resorts Corporation, a developer and owner of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia, is proud to introduce internationally acclaimed Nobu Hospitality at City of Dreams Manila, marking the first Nobu Hotel in Asia.
Inspired by the world-renowned Japanese culinary genius Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and championed by Academy award-winning actor Robert De Niro and Hollywood producer Meir Teper, the 321-room trendsetting boutique Nobu Hotel will deliver a thrilling, celebrity-inspired and 'fun-luxury' experience fused with the utmost quality to visitors to City of Dreams Manila, Melco Crown Entertainment's new integrated casino resort currently under development at Entertainment City, Manila.
Offering a fusion of laid-back luxury, high-energy nightlife and exclusive guest room retreats and spa services, Nobu Hotel at City of Dreams Manila will be the ultimate playground for a Philippines, Asian and international client base, as part of a dynamic array of entertainment, luxury lifestyle and accommodation offerings to be featured at the integrated resort.
The Nobu Hotel at City of Dreams Manila will also be the ideal destination to experience the unique cuisine of celebrated Chef Nobu.
The hotel will feature a Nobu Restaurant within an idyllic setting including an outdoor cabana-styled dining terrace situated on an exclusive platform deck with views of Manila Bay. Customers can enjoy Chef Nobu's uniquely inspired style of fusion artistry, including world-renowned signature dishes, spectacular sushi and cooked dishes including black cod with miso and lobster with wasabi pepper sauce. The Nobu Hotel will offer, exclusively to its guests, a special in-room menu carefully crafted by Chef Nobu. In addition, guests will enjoy the Nobu Tea Lounge in the lobby, and the Nobu Spa and the Fitness Room situated on the raised platform deck.
Mr. Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melco Crown Entertainment said: "Being Melco Crown Entertainment's flagship entertainment resort brand, City of Dreams is committed to enhancing the Philippines' tourism diversity by offering unique, internationally acclaimed hospitality experiences at its integrated resort. I am delighted that City of Dreams Manila has collaborated with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Nobu Hospitality partners Mr. Robert De Niro and Mr. Meir Teper, together with the entire Nobu Hospitality executive team to deliver Asia's first Nobu Hotel to Manila.
"The partnership, with one of the world's foremost luxury lifestyle brands within City of Dreams Manila, is a further step in realizing our overall vision to deliver world-class and diverse innovative lifestyle and entertainment offerings to broaden the appeal of the Philippines as a leading leisure destination in Asia."
Mr. Trevor Horwell, Chief Executive Officer of Nobu Hospitality explained: "We are very excited to be working with Melco Crown Philippines in introducing our first Nobu Hotel concept to Asia. The new Nobu Hotel at City of Dreams Manila will bring a new level of luxury, celebrity culture and sophistication together with outstanding Nobu-inspired cuisine to the Manila leisure destination scene.
"In partnership with Melco Crown Philippines, we will be creating a unique five-star destination for Asian and international style-makers and trendsetters, with a stylish new experience of luxury and hospitality created on a bespoke basis for City of Dreams Manila's target markets. We are delighted to be working with Melco Crown Entertainment, a world-renowned integrated resort operator in Asia, and we believe City of Dreams Manila represents the ideal location for our first Asian Nobu Hotel."
Mr. Clarence Chung, Chairman and President of Melco Crown Philippines said: "The development of City of Dreams Manila is progressing well and is expected to open in 2014. We are thrilled to welcome the region's first Nobu Hotel to our stellar line-up of world-class accommodation experiences at City of Dreams Manila.
"I am pleased that City of Dreams Manila has a sound strategic mix of hotel brands -- from celebrity-inspired lifestyle for trendsetting leisure and business travelers, a luxurious casino hotel experience for VIP's, to unparalleled services and facilities for MICE and premium business guests. All six hotel towers will meaningfully enhance Manila's tourism diversity and elevate the hospitality service excellence in the city.
"We will continue to work closely with our partners, as well as PAGCOR and the Philippines government, to further realize our aim to help redefine Entertainment City and Manila as one of the leading leisure and entertainment destinations in Asia."
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