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Marco Polo Plaza Hotel Cebu - Press Release

Marco Polo Plaza Hotel Cebu - Press Release

Press Release: Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Surfs on the Leading Edge of the Internet Wave

Marco Polo Plaza Hotel Cebu The Marco Polo Plaza has made a decisive step towards being the best business hotel in Cebu with the implementation of its Php 2.5 million upgrade in Internet infrastructure. This significantly increases the hotel’s total dedicated bandwidth capacity from 8 Mbps to 24Mbps, offering guests the fastest internet connection in the industry today.

“We have noted that there is a remarkable change in guests’ priorities when choosing a hotel. With the deluge of smartphones and mobile devices, reliable high-speed Internet connectivity is an absolute necessity these days,” says Hans Hauri, General Manager of Marco Polo Plaza. “We anticipate this need and invest to ensure that our tech-savvy guests enjoy the best technology facilities that this city can offer. At 24Mbps, Marco Polo Plaza’s internet service is now two to three times the speed of other hotels.”

Business and leisure travelers alike will be thrilled with the hotel's improved services. All 329 guest rooms are being upgraded with cutting edge wired connections providing unmatched bandwidth capacities to support today's business travelers' expanding needs. The hotel’s acquisition of XPossible Connect internet management system enables the hotel to effectively manage all network equipment to minimize internet downtime in all guest floors.

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Guests conducting meetings will enjoy the efficiency and speed of this improved internet connection in any of the hotel’s 13 function rooms spanning 2,082 square meters. By increasing bandwidth, the hotel can provide fast internet service even during periods of high data usage like large meetings, conventions, video conferences or other events.

Guests will be pleased to note that top speed wireless internet connection is also extended to all enrollees of the Global Hotels Alliance programme ( and is available on a complimentary basis in all Continental Club rooms, executive floor lounge, hotel lobby, swimming pool, and all restaurants and bars.

The Lounge on the penthouse, besides featuring a panoramic view of Cebu City and beyond, offers complimentary breakfast, all-day snacks, happy hour cocktails and wi-fi connection.

This recent Internet upgrade supports Marco Polo Plaza's continuing aim at maximizing guest satisfaction, exceeding expectations and maintaining its reputation as Cebu City's finest hotel. The Marco Polo Plaza is part of the internationally-renowned Hong Kong Hotel Group and is accredited as the only 5-star hotel in Cebu City. Elegantly situated in Nivel Hills, it provides lifestyle dining and lounging experience in any of its four distinct food and beverage outlets, including the famous and award-winning Café Marco buffet restaurant, and its rooftop bar – BLU Bar & Grill.

For inquiries and reservations, one may call (63 32) 253 1111 or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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