AppleOne announces the signing of an agreement with Marriott International, to bring JW Marriott Residences to Panglao Island

AppleOne Group, one of the Philippines’ premier and award-winning real estate developers, announces the signing of an agreement with Marriott International, the global leader in the hospitality industry, to bring JW Marriott Residences to Panglao Island, Bohol on October 20, 2023. 

This represents AppleOne’s commitment to deliver exceptional and world-class properties for discerning buyers and luxury aficionados in the Philippines, as well as solidify the strong relationship between AppleOne and Marriott. This follows both parties’ signing the management agreement last June for JW Marriott Panglao Island Resort & Spa, which will be co-located to The Residences and is slated to be the first luxury hotel in Panglao Island, Bohol.

From L-R): Marriott International Senior Director, Mixed-Use Development Asia Pacific (excluding China) Penny Trinh; Marriott International VP for Hotel Development Asia Pacific Steve Baek, AppleOne President and CEO Ray Manigsaca; AppleOne co-founder and Chairman Venus Manigsaca

Rooted in sophistication, the JW Marriott Residences Panglao Island is set to be a haven for luxury homebuyers who seek an ultra-premium lifestyle paired with exceptional service and well-being experiences. The property will be situated on an idyllic beachfront 7-hectare site in Bohol offering views of Maribojoc Bay and surrounded by lush parkland.The development designed by the award-winning Architect Blink Design Group is anticipated to feature approximately 70 Residences, ranging from 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and villas to cater to a wide range of lifestyles, complete with private amenities including a pool and lounge.  The JW Marriott Panglao Island Resort & Spa will be co-located to The Residences and is slated to feature 80 luxury rooms.

AppleOne Group is known for their innovative real estate developments, including The Residences at Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort. CEO of AppleOne Ray Manigsaca said “AppleOne Group is honored to announce our strategic agreements with Marriott International to introduce the JW Marriott Residences brand to the Philippines. The development is poised to offer a unique lifestyle that combines modern luxury and the sophisticated spirit of the JW Marriott brand. This project underscores our unwavering commitment to creating distinctive living spaces that exemplify the highest standards of luxury and sophistication.” 

The new development is expected to entice local and international homebuyers and those who aspire to live in serenity on the island. Erico Aristotle Aumentado, Bohol Governor, adds, “I am genuinely delighted that AppleOne Group has signed an agreement to introduce the JW Marriott brand to the paradise island of Panglao. This development is undoubtedly game-changing for the province and will also create new opportunities for the Boholano people.”

Chief Development Officer for Asia Pacific (excluding China) at Marriott International Shawn Hill  adds, “The Philippines is a captivating destination, characterized by its natural landscapes, vibrant culture, and the genuine warmth of Filipino hospitality. We are delighted to introduce the JW Marriott brand to the Philippines.”

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