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Discovery Hospitality Corp. (DHC) said it has signed a management contract with Manami Resorts to launch a wellness destination in Sipalay City of Negros Occidental.   

Manami will be the first development under DHC’s newest brand called the Signature Collection, a curated portfolio of hotel and resort properties. It is set to be opened in early 2022.  

“We immerse ourselves fully when we envision the properties that will be a part of this. It’s a fully sensory experience for us, which is a vital component of being able to curate and design these experiences with much thought and care,” DHC Chief Operating Officer and Discovery World President Jose C. Parreno, Jr. Said.  

DHC is the property management company of listed Discovery World Corp., 

Manami will be built on the hillside overlooking the Sulu Sea, making it a “dreamy wedding destination” which may be accessed through Bacolod or Dumaguete.   

The resort will feature villas and suites with designs inspired by Spanish haciendas, Manami will also have spas and pools. Guests may join nature walks and meditation programs.  

“Every corner of this place is so beautiful, you’ll see nature celebrating with you for weddings and celebrations in an unusual way you’ve never seen before,” Mr. Parreno said.  

On Friday, shares of Discovery World at the stock market went down by 1.90% or six centavos to P3.10 each. — Keren Concepcion G. Valmonte