As the global travel industry grapples with the adverse effects of this unprecedented period, Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP), Chairman of the MVP Group of Companies, believes in the resilience of Filipinos and leads the rebuilding of the country’s tourism competitiveness. via Landco.
MVP’s confidence in the unwavering spirit of Filipinos to overcome the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic is underscored when he provided stability and cared for 153 Landco employees by ensuring they are on board and that their source of income is secure to enable them to push forward with the planned developments that will have a positive impact on Philippine tourism.
“It is an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to help MVP realize its vision of rebuilding a stronger tourism industry through Landco’s revolutionary concept of Leisure Tourism Domains (LTE),” said Erickson Y. Manzano, President and Chief Executive Officer. , Landco.
“With the company’s heritage as a pioneer of upscale landscapes for over 30 years, Landco is innovating with its LTE as tourist and lifestyle destinations, offering a wide range of resort amenities in Idyllic seaside places that have a thriving connection with the community, ”said Manzano.
“Owners have the immense opportunity to build their dream beach homes, take advantage of the LTE resort living amenities, and choose to start their own business that reflects their passion and caters to the tourism market. Through these projects, Landco helps promote Philippine tourism and revive local businesses, ”he added.
Landco’s latest LTEs are planned developments with mixed-use residential and commercial lots, located in the tourist destination of Batangas: Club Laiya of 24 hectares and CaSoBē of 15 hectares; and Samal Island, Davao.
These properties promote the quality of the leisure tourism experience in its locality and highlight the three main principles of sustainable tourism: economic, environmental and socio-cultural sustainability.
Jobs for locals
The recently launched developments in Batangas are boosting the tourism market for unique resort experiences that actually create jobs for the local community.
“By promoting domestic travel in Batangas, Millennial Resorts is helping the tourism industry recover from the challenges of the times,” said Patrick C. Gregorio, senior hospitality and tourism consultant, Landco.
Millennial Resorts, operated by Landco, trains and employs locals for its wide range of resort amenities at both properties. With warm hospitality and world-class service from local talent, the resort offers unconventional accommodations like the surreal capsule-like rooms of Cocoons to Crusoe Cabins overlooking Calatagan Beach, the perfect sunsets over Batangas .
To complete the Batangas Beach experience, Millennial Resorts offers water amenities such as Aquaria, a water park with a three-story slide at CaSoBē, and the Beach Club at Club Laiya. Captain Barbozza Restaurant and Bar offers a chic and relaxed dining experience.
The Canopy and Isle, venues for corporate events and weddings, and the Colony, a modern and trendy beachfront coworking space will open soon, providing more jobs for locals.
Both properties aim to be Edge and LEED certified. Ecological conservation projects, in particular the conservation of marine life and sea turtles, are also in place.
As part of its resort experience, these beachfront properties have thoughtful design elements that provide a welcoming and relaxing ambience in harmony with nature.
Promotion of local tourism
A sense of belonging and solidarity with the community permeates Club Laiya and CaSoBē. Locals, tourists and real estate investors share common ground to help preserve the historic sites, tourist attractions and natural beauty of the vast white sand beach and picturesque sunsets of Batangas.
Club Laiya’s seaside district, San Juan, is designed as a contemporary resort destination. it is a place to see and be seen, owners and tourists alike enjoy an active lifestyle with water sports and activities such as windsurfing, kayaking and yachting.
Harbor Estates are lots offered within CaSoBē, Calatagan, which offers a more relaxed resort lifestyle in an intimate setting and complements the rich heritage of its location by providing attractions for relaxation and entertainment. These estates are classified as commercial or mixed use when the lots are for residential or commercial use or both. Investors appreciate the stature and perks of owning a beach property in a tourist destination.
Thrive in the new normal
By promoting tourism as a platform to overcome these difficult times, as envisioned by MVP, the journey to a better future begins with LTE from Landco. These undoubtedly future-proof investments allow property owners to adjust to the new normal, redefine good living and have a work-life balance in beachfront properties; at the same time, take advantage of the expected increase in the market value of their investment, as evidenced by Landco’s recent project in Punta Fuego, Batangas and contribute to the growth of local tourism.
Landco is a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Corporation. For more information on Landco and LTE: Club Laiya and CaSoBē, visit landco.ph or FB @LandcoPacificCorporation.
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