(L TO R): SM Prime Holdings, Inc. Executive Committee Chairman Hans T. Sy, SM Hotels and Conventions Corp President Elizabeth T. Sy, and SM Hotels and Conventions Corp Executive Vice President Peggy E. Angeles officially mark the topping-out of Lanson Place Mall of Asia. — SMINVESTMENTS.COM

SM HOTELS and Conventions Corp. (SMHCC) last week topped off the country’s first Lanson Place at the Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City.

Lanson Place Hotel and Serviced Suites Mall of Asia is scheduled to open in 2022.

“We are very much looking forward to bringing our renowned hospitality to the Philippines and this exciting milestone brings us one step closer to being able to offer our guests the comfort of home, the devotion of our colleagues, and the spirit of the Lanson Place community,” Michael Hobson, Lanson Place Hospitality Management CEO, said in a statement posted on the SM Investments Corp. website.

Lanson Place will have both hotel rooms and serviced apartments, as well as an all-day dining restaurant, a fitness center, a rooftop swimming pool and alfresco facility on the podium.

“SMHCC takes pride in bringing the Lanson Place brand to the country.  As the hospitality industry moves closer to its recovery, we believe that the introduction of Lanson Place Mall of Asia will help pave the way to more robust and dynamic tourism in the Philippines,” SMHCC President Elizabeth T. Sy was quoted as saying.