The Rojas family led the grand opening of their 52-room Hotel and Sunset View Deck at Resorts Negrense in Barangay Pta. Taytay, Bacolod City, Wednesday afternoon, September 8.
“The grand opening of our Hotel and Sunset View Deck is not only a big step for Resorts Negrense itself, but is a representation of how the tourism industry is slowly getting back on its feet, even in the time of a pandemic.” Katrina Rojas Palencia, its sales and marketing manager, said.
The event also marked the official announcement of the partnership between Resorts Negrense and Casa Noble, a byword in the Ilonggo food and beverage industry with a long history of serving unique Negrense cuisine, she said.
Palencia said the past year has been a great struggle for everyone with the COVID-19 pandemic causing the loss of jobs, friends, and even family members.
“Today, we are here to symbolize hope. Hope for progress and a better future. But most importantly, hope for all of us to work hand in hand to heal as one,” she said.
Palencia said Resorts Negrense and its hotel is a family oriented place, which will be enhanced by their partnership with Casa Noble that shares the same values.
Ours is a family run business that puts emphasis on Negrense hospitality and the safety of our guests, she said.
What is unique about their hotel is that its rooms are big and ideal for families, Palencia said.
The hotel also offers a perfect view of the sunset and the Guimaras Strait on one side and of the forest on the other side, she said.
The resort that is a 15-minute drive from downtown Bacolod but when you get there it is like you are in another place amid nature, she said.
The resort provides numerous outdoor open space venues, including its hotel roof deck, for events amid the COVID-19 pandemic, she said.
She also said their ballroom can accommodate 1,000 people so even with just 50 percent of its capacity filled it provides a lot of room for social distancing.
Resorts Negrense president and chief executive officer is sugar leader, Enrique Rojas, and managing director is his daughter, Eugenia Rojas Palencia.*