Resorts World Manila to get Okura hotel in 2018 GGRAsia newsdesk · December 28, 2017 at 4:30 am Japan’s Hotel Okura Co Ltd is to open a hotel unit in Resorts World Manila casino resort in the Philippine capital. The opening of the 191-room Hotel Okura Manila (pictured in an artist’s rendering) is scheduled for next year. Hotel Okura said in a press release issued earlier this month it had entered into an agreement with Travellers International Hotel Group Inc – the developer and promoter of Resorts World Manila – “to manage Hotel Okura Manila, which will open in Manila, Philippines in 2018”. Travellers International is a joint venture between Philippine-based Alliance Global Group Inc and Hong Kong-listed Genting Hong Kong Ltd, the latter controlled by Malaysian conglomerate Genting Bhd. “As Hotel Okura’s first hotel to open in the Philippines, we will leverage the group’s expertise in traditional Japanese hospitality to make Hotel Okura Manila a much-beloved hotel among both local and foreign visitors,” said Toshihiro Ogita, president of Tokyo-based Hotel Okura Co, in a statement included in the press release.