Press Release

January 6, 2016

Winford Hotel opens at the heart of Greater Chinatown

Caption: Leading the ribbon cutting ceremony during the launch of the new Winford Hotel were MJC Investments Corporation (MIC) Chairman and CEO Atty. Alfonso R. Reyno, Jr. (4th from left), Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) President and COO Hon. Jorge V. Sarmiento (5th from left), and MIC Chief Financial Officer Jose Alvaro D. Rubio (3rd from left). Also part of the ceremony were (from left) PAGCOR Branch Manager William Avendano, PAGCOR Director Eugene D. Manalastas, and Independent Director Atty. Victor P. Lazatin.

Primaries of the MJC Investments Corporation (MIC), along with representatives of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), today launched its newest project, the Winford Hotel at the San Lazaro Business and Tourism Park in Santa Cruz, Manila.

Present during the launch were MIC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Alfonso R. Reyno, Jr., Chief Financial Officer Mr. Jose Alvaro D. Rubio, Vice President Atty. Alfonso Victorio G. Reyno III and Independent Director Victor P. Lazatin, together with PAGCOR President and COO Hon. Jorge V. Sarmiento, PAGCOR Director Eugene D. Manalastas, PAGCOR Branch Manager William Avendano and PAGCOR Casino Operations Manager Eduardo Arambulo.


Currently the only luxury hotel, entertainment, and tourism hub in the Greater Chinatown area, Winford Hotel offers five-star international branded accommodation within its 7,500 square meter, 22-storey high-rise development. The property boasts of 128 deluxe hotel rooms, an expansive podium that houses high-end restaurants, a column-less 1000+ capacity ballroom, over 900 parking slots and over 9,000 square meters of internationally designed indoor entertainment space. The development marks the first-ever construction of a five-star hotel and high-end entertainment project in the heart of Greater Chinatown. The hotel’s entertainment hub offers luxury accommodations, meetings and event facilities, and innovative entertainment concepts to serve the expanding Chinese and Filipino-Chinese communities in central Mega Manila.