About Us

Company Overview

The Peninsula Hotels group has a unique identity among the world’s leading hotels. Established in 1928, we now operate prestigious luxury properties in ten major cities. These include the flagship in Hong Kong, plus Shanghai, Tokyo, Beijing, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Bangkok, Manila, and Paris with London under development. Peninsula is a living legend, the name synonymous with luxurious comfort and impeccable service. We set our sights high and our standards higher, aiming always to delight our customers, and in many cases we are now serving the third generation of our loyal guests.

  • Condé Nast Traveller (USA)

    2013 Business Travel Awards 
    Best Hotel Brand for Business Travel

  • HOTELS Magazine (USA)

    2013 Corporate Hotelier of the World
    Mr Peter Borer

 

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The Peninsula Manila

Hotel Overview

For over 30 years, The Peninsula Manila has set the benchmark for luxury and sophistication, and is affectionately called “Manila Pen” by habitués of The Lobby. A haven of comfort, quality service and fine cuisine, the hotel is as much a favourite with discerning locals as it is with visitors.

Careers

Since opening its doors in 1976, The Peninsula Manila has often been regarded as one of the finest hotels in the world, thanks largely in part to the unparalleled personalised service provided by its hard-working, dedicated staff, who make up the heart and soul of this iconic hotel. 

The Peninsula continues to seek passionate and highly motivated professionals. The hotel offers an excellent remuneration package and provides continuous learning and development opportunity to its staff, often leading to promising career advancement. If you are full of initiative and integrity, caring and committed to excellence, we invite you to join The Peninsula Manila family and to grow with us in the exciting field of luxury international hospitality.

Accolades

Often referred to as the “Jewel in the Capital’s Crown”, The Peninsula has received countless awards and accolades, including ‘Best Hotel in Manila’ by Asiamoney magazine and The Best Hotel In The Philippines by Travel + Leisure.

  • Trip Advisor (USA)
    Travelers' Choice Awards 2013
  • Travel + Leisure (USA)

    World's Best Awards 2014

    No. 11 - 30 Best Asian City Hotels

  • Business Traveller Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong)

    2014 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Travel Awards

    No. 2 - Best Business Hotel in Manila

  • Finance Asia
    Business Travel Poll 2012 - Top Business Hotel in Manila
  • Travel + Leisure
    World Travel Awards - Philippines' Leading Hotel 2012
  • Business Traveller Asia (Hong Kong)
    Best Business Hotel in Manila
  • Travel + Leisure (USA)
    World's Best Hotel Values
  • Asiamoney Magazine
    Best Hotel in Manila in 2011
  • Travel + Leisure (USA and Southeast Asia)

    World's Best Awards 2011 - Top City Hotels in Asia
    Travel + Leisure 500 World's Best Hotels

Corporate Executives

 

  • Ms. Sonja Vodusek-Vecchio
    The Peninsula Manila
    General Manager

    Originally from Australia, Ms. Vodusek-Vecchio brings to her position 16 years of experience in luxury hotels, including the Four Seasons in Prague, Washington DC, Houston, Tokyo, Dublin and Sydney. She earned her Diploma in Hotel Management at The Blue Mountain International Hotel Management School and prior to joining The Peninsula Manila, she worked as Hotel Manager at The Peninsula New York.

  • Mr. Oliver Dudler
    The Peninsula Manila
    Hotel Manager

    A Swiss national, Mr. Dudler began his career with The Peninsula Hotels when he joined Hong Kong’s The Repulse Bay in 1995 before relocating to New York as Executive Chef in 1999. In 2003, he moved to The Peninsula Chicago where he was Executive Assistant Manager, Food and Beverage before moving to China to become Resident Manager at The Peninsula Beijing in 2008. He brings to The Peninsula Manila his strong awareness of both Asian and Western cultures.

  • Ms. Cristina O. Cruz
    The Peninsula Manila
    Director of Marketing

    Ms. Cruz is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Communication Arts, and has since accrued over 20 years of hotel sales and marketing experience. As Director of Marketing for The Peninsula Manila, Ms. Cruz oversees corporate and leisure marketing initiatives, reservations revenue management, and is also responsible for multiple functions of the sales and marketing division, including strategy and solutions.

  • Ms. Jill De Villa
    The Peninsula Manila
    Director of Sales

    Ms. De Villa is responsible for co-ordinating all booking initiatives and accounting for hotel room revenues. She has more than 15 years of experience working within the hotel sales industry and is a graduate of Assumption College, with a degree in Commerce and Major in International Business.

  • Mr. Mariano Garchitorena
    The Peninsula Manila
    Director of Public Relations

    A journalist by training, Mr. Garchitorena is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive public relations and marketing plans that generate positive media coverage, heighten market presence, increase market share, and ultimately produce increased revenues and profitability for The Peninsula Manila. Mr. Garchitorena holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of the Philippines.

  • Ms. Stephanie Chong
    The Peninsula Manila
    Director of Style and Special Hotel Programs

    For over a decade, Ms. Chong has assisted guests who wish to hold events at The Peninsula Manila. Currently, she handles special events and assists the General Manager in all facets of hotel operations concerning style, presentations, concepts, children and guest amenity programs.

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