PLDT Inc. and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. now power Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort, the first Marriott Resort in Cebu. Both groups have recently signed a contract where PLDT will be the resort’s telco provider for the following services: Premium Internet Service (I-Gate), Smart Enterprise Wireless subscriptions and IOT (Internet of Things).
“Over the years, we have seen AppleOne Properties grow in leaps and bounds. Our business with you grew as well as you flourished. Rest assured that we will continue to be on the lookout for ways to support your growth through technology. Together we will go further,” said Kent De La Calzada, Head of PLDT Enterprise Visayas during the contract signing event.
AppleOne Properties, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Leif Bajarias relayed his congratulations, adding that Sheraton’s partnership with PLDT would bring customer-focused digital innovations and connect more people. “Our partnership would like to bring in the same sense of togetherness. We thank PLDT for making us feel like we are a valued customer, for sure we will pay it forward with every guest we receive,” said Bajarias, who delivered the message on behalf of Ray Go Manigsaca, President of AppleOne Properties Inc., developer of Sheraton Mactan Resort.
PLDT and Smart’s programs to boost the digital infrastructure of their partners are part of a broader effort to elevate the Filipinos’ connectivity experience. These initiatives highlight the group’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG No. 9 on Industries, Innovation and Infrastructure.