Bellevue Hotels joins month-long sale, implements sanitation solutions for a worry-free guest experience 


Patricia Mirasol

As t

he Bellevue Hotels and Resorts (BH&R) joins the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMA)’s September Online Sale (SOS) from Sept


15 to Oct



, i

ts management told


The Bellevue Manila, B Hotel Quezon City, and The Bellevue Resort Bohol

have invested in rigorous health solutions to bring a worry-free experience to its guests.

“We implement beyond minimum health and safety standards in all of our facilities to ward off the spread of COVID-19

(coronavirus disease 2019)

and other diseases,” said Marivic A. Recio, resident manager of The Bellevue Manila, in an e

mail. Among the solutions are HEPA filter portable air purifiers, UV-C light disinfection, electrostatic spraying and misting solutions, dry steam cleaners, and World Health Organization (WHO)-listed, hospital-grade surface disinfectants.

Areas with high foot traffic such as lobbies, reception


, and lavatories are disinfected every two hours. High touch surfaces such as elevator buttons, meanwhile, undergo hourly disinfection with an eco-friendly disinfectant.

Our employees are also required to have their own small bottle of alcohol in their pockets all the time,” added Ms. Recio.

For this year’s SOS, BH&R are offering packages that can be used up to Dec



  • The Bellevue Manila

    vouchers for


    purchases and Phoenix Court restaurant patrons

  • B Hotel Quezon City

    discounts for Superior Room bookings, group dinners for


    , and the B Blissful wedding package

  • The Bellevue Resort



    promos for themed party packages, as well as day use of select facilities


BH&R accepts both quarantine and non-quarantine guests. Diners


The Bellevue Manila’s

Phoenix Court will be asked to present their vaccination certifications.

Ms. Recio told


that its Certificate of Authority to Operate for Staycations, issued by the Department of Tourism (D


T), will enable BH&R’s properties to accept leisure travelers when the country shifts to General Community Quarantine status.

Other hotels that have joined this year’s SOS include The Bayleaf Intramuros,


Hotel Ortigas, Crimson Hotel Filinvest, Banaue Hotel, Summit Ridge Tagaytay, Alta Vista de Boracay, Savoy Hotel Mactan, and Bacau Resort Coron.

The inaugural 2020 SOS generated P14 million in confirmed bookings. HSMA is hopeful


the number


double this year.

Stability of public health is a minimum requirement for accelerating the opening of local tourism, according to the D


T’s 2021 Philippine Travel Survey, conducted in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management and Guide to the Philippines


A standardized set of health protocols was also found necessary for promoting tourist activity.

Among the health and safety guidelines the D


T issued for accommodation establishments are online bookings, contactless greetings, and the proper use of face masks.