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In the recently released CEI Readers’ Choice Awards 2015, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu was named ‘Best Resort Hotel for Business Events’—a remarkable culmination to a year that had seen a series of high-profile events at the resort, including the historic ministerial meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference and the annual Asian Carriers’ Conference, among many others.

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The awarding body, CEI Asia, is an independent source of information for corporate events within the region. For the past 15 years, its annual industry survey has been a reputable list that showcases the best in MICE destinations as chosen by its readers.

Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu has long been a preferred venue for corporate planners because of its extensive array of function spaces and facilities that give themplenty of choices to work with.

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The resort’s iconic venues namely, The Marquee and Ocean Pavilion, make the perfect locales for formal black-tie ceremonies, while outdoor spaces such as the Ocean Terraces and beachfront create a refreshing environment for fun team-building activities. Other corporate gatherings, from large-scale conferences to exclusive briefings, also find a home at the resort’s ballrooms and meeting rooms.

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On top of that, planners experience the signature Shangri-La hospitality as they get to personalize their event to suit their specific requirements. A skillful team at the helm provides meticulous attention to each event, ensuring a conducive environment for all guests.

Leisure is woven into the overall experience as well, as guests have the option to dine at any of the four restaurants and five bars, enjoy any of the sports and recreationalfacilities, or delight in restful moments at CHI, The Spa. As they mix work and play at the resort, they get to recharge and rejuvenate, making themselves more productive for their activities ahead.

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Furthermore, guests have the convenient pleasure of venturing into the natural attractions and business districts around Cebu, which notably has placed second in the list of ‘Best Emerging Destinations’ by the same awarding body.

Those interested to have their next corporate event at the Mactan resort may contact (63 32) 231 8159 or email

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