Marco Polo Plaza Cebu welcomes seasoned hotelier as new general manager

HONG Kong SAR-based Wharf Hotels announced the appointment of Roel Constantino as the new general manager of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu.Constantino will lead the operation of the deluxe urban resort hotel nestled on Nivel Hills, Cebu City sprawled on seven hectares of lush greenery overlooking the historic city 200 meters above sea level.A seasoned hotelier, Constantino started his hospitality career in the sales and marketing and rooms departments. Most recently, he served as general manager of Park Inn Davao and as resident manager of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila.His 30-year career includes postings in China, Thailand and Indonesia with luxury hotel operators Peninsula, Shangri-La and Raffles.Commenting on Constantino’s appointment, Wharf Hotels president Thomas Salg said: “With his dedication to service excellence and business acumen in international hospitality, Roel’s leadership will be instrumental to continually guide our success and positioning of Marco Polo Plaza Cebu as the destination’s top address for visitors.”“It is a privilege to rejoin Wharf Hotels and continue my journey with Marco Polo in a destination as Cebu” Constantino said in response.“Being the first international hotel to open in the region, Marco Polo Plaza is a key landmark deeply rooted in Cebu’s rich history and culture. I am delighted to take on this role and lead a team committed to deliver our tradition of hospitality, taking guests to discover and cherish experiences only Cebu can offer.” (PR)