End of Second Quarter 2012
In July, 2012, Boracay’s crystal clear blue water waves and white powdery sand infused with heat and cool breeze topped theWorld’s Best Awards (Travel & Leisure Magazine) beating the popular Indonesian destination of Bali Island, This makes Boracay the best beach destination in Asia resulting to f o r t y percent (40%) growth in tourist arrivals in Boracay consistently for the past several years, from 649,559 (2009) and 779,666 (2010) to 908,875 in 2011.
Upgrade of Caticlan International Airport in partnership with SMC-Trans Aire Dev. Holdings, Inc. for a P12.9B development is ongoing to accommodate the projected 1M tourist target in 2013.
Crown Regency Resort & Convention Center (CRRCC) is now with a total area of 12 hectares and had reached the back beach portion of Boracay island with its own fine, white beach cove.
As of the end of 2nd quarter of 2012, the condotel project completion is at 55% or 267 units at Building Nos. 1,2,3,6,7 . It is complemented with its operational facilities like Pricelite Outlet Store, Lobby Lounge which opens for breakfast, lunch & dinner, Chinese Restaurant (Wang Shang Lo), Kiddie Pool and the Wave Rider. The newest facility the Wave Surf & Swimming Pool is now open. This 1,800 sq. meter water facility is the largest in the entire island and its “tsunami waves” ocean experience will be superbly amazing.
By the end of October, two impressive water facilities shall take you to a new world – the US $2 million SharkMarine Aquarium showcasing underwater world water marine creatures and the Musical Fountain which shall give you a colourful, relaxing stay with its aesthetic design of sound and timed light, both perfect for families and friends’ bonding.
Building 9 plan has been revised to include more units which shall total to 515. Additional 400 standard rooms are currently being planned beside the Convention Center to be called the Crown Regency Garden and Spa Resort. Fifty (50) – room medi-spa (building 12) facilities shall be constructed for the future Crown Regency Garden and Spa Resort with full gym facility providing every vacationer a fitter and healthier stay.
The additional 400 rooms shall be built on the back beach property which has just been currently acquired. We envision the property becoming the biggest hotel in the country comprised of 1,300 quality rooms.
The 3rd floor function halls which opened in 1st quarter can accommodate up to 400 persons has hosted various conventions like:
Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society
Philippine Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 3rd Congress
Public Safety Savings & Loans Association, Inc. Team Building
Provincial Board Members League of the Phils National Convention
League of Municipalities of the Phils Conference
Monsanto Phils. National Sales Conference
Phil. Educators National Conference
By 1st quarter 2013, Building Nos. 5 and 8 which hold the Convention Center shall be completely finished and will be the mileage for any event on the island having a capacity of 1,600 persons with the multipurpose function rooms for trainings and seminars.
To add to the good life offered, Boracay won’t just be about water exploration but of wild adventure as well. By 1st quarter of 2013, the Adventure Park will roar with team building facilities for an even more adventurous experience. It shall include a mini zoo, aviary, golf practice driving range, all terrain vehicles (ATV) passing through dinosaur tunnel cave and ring of fire as well as go cart trails. It shall also have an amphitheatre featuring friendly trained animals that will entertain guests with their live performances like the bird trick show.
The crowning glory is the four story building “King’s Crown” with rooftop restaurant and skywalk around capturing the complete view of the island and linked up with the Adventure Park through a zip line.
Heading to Boracay is not just about the beach anymore but of experiencing great new adventures that can be found only in Crown Regency Resort & Convention Center. It’s definitely the paradise you’ll love to be in the coming months!