Established in April 2008, SM Hotels and Conventions Corporation (SMHCC) is guided by its mission to be the leading hotel and convention company in the Philippines and its vision to build and operate hote;s and convention centers that take pride in Filipino warmth and hospitality. The SMHCC portfolio is comprised of eight hotel properties and over 38,000 square meters of convetion space.

Conrad Manila appoints Boisdron as new general manager

Conrad Manila recently announced the appointment of Laurent Boisdron as the property’s general manager. He will be responsible for the management of the brand’s Philippine flagship property, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the iconic 347 guest room luxury hotel located within the bustling Mall of Asia complex.

A French-American national, Mr. Boisdron’s experience in the international hospitality industry spans over 24 years including stints in major cities in Europe, the Middle East, United States and South East Asia. His collective understanding of both international and local markets promise to further Conrad Manila’s positioning in the Philippine luxury hotel industry and strengthen its commitment to delivering intuitive service and smart luxury in a world of style.

“We are really excited to have Laurent on board. His experience in working in such diverse markets and in the Philippines has him well poised for what is an extremely important hotel under our luxury portfolio in Asia Pacific,” said Daniel Welk, vice-president Operations, Luxury, Asia Pacific at Hilton.

Conrad Manila, a recipient of the prestigious LEED Gold- Certification from the U. S. Green Building Council, capped its first year of operations with a collection of international and local awards and recognitions including: 2017 World Luxury Hotel and Restaurant Awards and 2017 International Hotel Awards, among others. The hotel was also recently recognized as an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) Green Hotel and ASEAN Mice Hotel awardee by the Department of Tourism.

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