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City of Dreams Manila Property President Geoff Andres (fifth from right, second row) with some colleagues of the Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award 2024 winners Nüwa Manila and Nüwa Spa. The hotel and spa at the luxury integrated resort earned this year their seventh and fifth Five Star Rating, respectively. Also in photo are Vice President-Human Resources Thesz Liwanag, Director of Food and Beverage Chad Ogden (left and right, first row), and Director of Rooms Kelly de Guia (fourth from right, second row).

City of Dreams Manila’s Nüwa Manila and Nüwa Spa earned their seventh and fifth Five Star Ratings, respectively, at the 2024 Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”) Star Awards, joining once again the roster of illustrious global Star Award winners.

Nüwa Manila and Nüwa Spa’s 2024 Five Star Ratings contribute to the 16 Five Star Awards   bestowed on Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s (Melco), the developer, owner, and operator of integrated resort facilities in Asia and Europe, which include City of Dreams Manila. City of Dreams Manila’s two other luxury international hotel brands Nobu Hotel Manila, and Hyatt Regency Manila,also maintained their Four Star Rating for seven consecutive years since 2018. 

Lawrence Ho, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melco, said, “Thank you to FTG for this great honor. The recognition underlines Melco’s ongoing commitment to providing guests with the most memorable world-class hospitality experiences across our global portfolio of integrated resorts. We will continue to further develop and enhance Melco’s curated blend of design, entertainment,and quality as we look forward to welcoming more guests from local, regional, and overseas markets this coming year.”

Experience Forbes Travel Guide-certified luxury at the consistent Five Star Award winner Nüwa Manila (above) and Nüwa Spa at City of Dreams Manila

“This year’s Star Awards reflects the forecasted surge in demand for more thrilling travel experiences,” says Amanda Frasier, President of Ratings for Forbes Travel Guide. “They are delivering at the very top of their game and reimagining the future of luxury across design, dining,and well-being. Our 2024 winners include more special places to visit across the Middle East and Africa, with a record number of list additions for the region. We commend all the 2024 winners for continuing to deliver a fresh new guest experience.

Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority on excellence in hospitality, whose much-awaited annual Star Rating list is “intended to help discerning travelers select the world’s best experiences”, It is the only global rating system for luxury hotels. restaurants and spas, and ocean cruises. Winners are rated through an independent process where anonymous professional inspectors evaluate establishments based on hundreds of exacting standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service. This year’s winners can be viewed on To learn how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star Ratings, click here.


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Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on hundreds of exacting standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit

About Nüwa Manila and Nüwa Spa

One of the three luxury hotels in City of Dreams Manila, Nüwa Manila features 254 well-appointed contemporary rooms with lavishly spacious suites and villas that provide dedicated butler service. It houses Crystal Dragon, one of the most noteworthy dining destinations in the metro, renowned for premium Cantonese and regional Chinese specialties; Haliya, a modern Filipino restaurant featuring a carefully curated and sustainable menu reflecting the vibrantly rich cuisine and culture of the country; and Breezes, a poolside restaurant and bar next to the free-form swimming pool, which features cabanas and a heated whirlpool exclusive for cabana guests. A fitness center with state-of-the-art Precore fitness equipment complements the hotel’s wellness facility.

The Nüwa Spa provides a rejuvenating experience in its two elegant suites, calming therapy and relaxation rooms, a vitality pool, and aroma steam room within the relaxing 654-sqm space. Treatments are designed exclusively for Nüwa Spa by Omorovizca, a renowned award-winning European brand which specializes in harnessing the natural healing powers of the finest ingredients and the pure extracts and oils to provide excellent results.

About City of Dreams Manila

City of Dreams Manila, which opened in February 2015 is at the gateway to Entertainment City in Parañaque and part of the Aseana City township development. 

The resort features: modern gaming spaces including VIP and premium mass gaming facilities Qi Long and Sky Gaming; three Forbes Travel Guide (FTG)-rated luxury hotel brands: Nüwa Manila (Five-Star since 2018), Nobu Hotel (Four-Star since 2018) and Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams (Four-Star since 2017); health and wellness facilities that include Nüwa Spa (FTG Five-Star since 2020) and Nobu Spa; more than 20 restaurants and bars; The Shops at the Boulevard; and distinctive entertainment venues — DreamPlay, the world’s first DreamWorks-themed family entertainment center, and CenterPlay a contemporary entertainment bar at the focal point of the main gaming floor. 

Forbes Travel Guide also named City of Dreams Manila in 2022, the winner of the Work Here, Work Happy, an accolade which distinguished the resort’s “employee love” initiatives at the annual Best of the Year Awards. It also named the resort in 2023, one of only three Finalists in the inaugural 2023 Responsible Hospitality Award for outstanding commitment to sustainable practices at the luxury level, a recognition which amplifies the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Award for 2022-2024 presented to the resort’s three luxury hotels. The resort is also recognized with RG Check for Responsible Gaming through the accreditation received by Melco for its properties in all its jurisdictions of operations. 

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About Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation

Integrated casino developer Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation (“MRP”) is a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ:“MLCO”), the developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia and Europe.  MRP’s subsidiary, Melco Resorts Leisure (PHP) Corporation (“Melco Leisure”), which developed City of Dreams Manila together with SM Investments Corporation, Belle Corporation and Premium Leisure Amusement, Inc., operates and manages the luxury integrated resort. 

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