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Dusit International Breaks Ground for Multi-million Resort Project in La Union


Photo shows from L-R: Mr. Fausto Liriano (RCL Realty and Consulting Services Chairman and CEO), Mrs. Yessina Liriano (RCL Board Director), Mr. Odilon Santa Teresa (Brightbeam Corporation Chairman), Hon. Vice Mayor Miko Magsaysay (San Juan), Hon. Former Mayor Mary Jane Ortega (San Fernando City), Hon. Vice Governor Aureo Nisce (La Union), Mrs. Evelyn Singson (Philippine Hoteliers Inc., Vice Chairman and President), Mr. Detlef Schrobanek (Dusit International Board Director), Mr. David Chong (RCL VP for Sales and Marketing), Mr. Nikki Valero (RCL President), Mr. Ming Jan Hao (RCL Board Director), Hon. Councilor Migz Magsaysay (San Juan), Mr. Allan Tajanlani (Dusit International), Mr. Francisco Custodio (RCL VP for Investor Relations) during the ceremonial groundbreaking of dusitD2 Waves Resort at Waves Beach Club and Residences, San Juan, La Union.

San Juan, La Union – Global hospitality company Dusit International recently held the ceremonial groundbreaking of dusitD2 Waves Resort located within the upcoming Waves Beach Club and Residences development in San Juan, La Union Province.

“The arrival of dusitD2 branded properties in La Union signifies positive growth in the real estate and property development industry of Region 1,” said Ms. Evelyn Singson, Philippine Hoteliers, Inc. Vice Chairman and President. “The project is the first of its kind in the area and is expected to bring in more tourists, second-home buyers, and other forms of investments to the area.”

Developed in partnership with RCL Realty and Consulting Services, Inc., a real estate firm headquartered at the Makati Central Business District with a satellite office in La Union, and Brightbeam Corporation, the Philippines’ largest chain of quick service centers for motor vehicles, dusitD2 Waves Resort is the first international brand resort located at the upcoming residential resort complex Waves Beach Club and Residences.

Measuring roughly 70,000 square meters, Waves Beach Club and Residences is being developed as a premium Malibu-inspired resort complete with a lifestyle, commercial, and residential hub located beachside at the surfing capital of Northern Luzon. The project is slated to open by the first quarter of 2019.

dusitD2 Waves Resort will sit at the front of the project and feature hotel with a  spacious parking. Facilities will include gym, spa, swimming pool, restaurants and bars, and a 1000-capacity function room. Guests will have direct access the property’s private beach in Urbiztondo, the famed surfing spot.

dusitD2 Waves Resort will also offer Residences with condominium towers and approximately 50 villas. The villas area will have its own clubhouse that includes a swimming pool, playground, and joggers lane.  To remain consistent with the theme of the residential resort complex, the types of villas are named after various types of waves:  Waimea, Maverick, Malia, Sycamore, and Castelrock.

In keeping up with the dusitD2 brand, each property will combine cutting-edge design, high-tech connectivity and efficient, modern conveniences to meet the needs of today’s hyper-connected travellers.

Fausto Liriano, Chairman and CEO of RCL Realty and Consulting Services, Inc., said, “One of the selling points of Waves Beach Club and Residences is its address. With its strategic location just a few minutes away from the main road and highway, it is highly accessible to hospitals, schools, banks, stores, restaurants, and other places of interest. We are confident that dusitD2 Waves Resort will be a huge success.”

To date, Dusit International operates dusitD2 properties across Thailand, China, Kenya and USA. A further 13 dusitD2 properties are in the pipeline and are scheduled to open in Bhutan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Oman, the Philippines, Qatar, and the UAE. Other brands in Dusit International’s distinctive international portfolio include Dusit Thani, Dusit Princess and Dusit Devarana.


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