Manila, Philippines / June 25, 2019: Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, and residences across 85 countries – today unveiled the winners of its first-ever I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards with Discovery Shores Boracay, Discovery Primea, and Discovery Suites Ortigas among the 40 hotels recognized globally across four regional categories. These new awards celebrate hotels worldwide that are best-of-the-best in delivering high quality standards and exceptional, personalized experiences to members of the brand’s I Prefer Hotel Rewards program, as determined by votes from I Prefer members.
“It is with great pride that we announce that three of Discovery Hospitality’s hotels and resorts are among the Top 40 hotels worldwide as voted by the I Prefer members,” said Jun Parreño, President of Discovery World Corporation and COO of Discovery Hospitality. “Our uniquely warm service style continues to win the hearts and minds of our guests. And awards. This recognition is a testament to our brand promise – service defined by thoughtful gestures and the highest standards.”
Discovery Hospitality – an innovative pioneer forging iconic, forward-thinking brands and remarkable experiences – continues to build superior value and leave a profound impact on its customers.

  • Discovery Shores Boracay

    Powdery sands, postcard-worthy views and pulsating nightlife – Boracay is undeniably exciting. Along this gorgeous stretch of sand, the award-winning Discovery Shores Boracay stands in a class of its own.


  • Discovery Primea
    In the heart of Makati, relish the privileges of staying at the most desirable corporate and residential address in the Philippines – Discovery Primea. Experience boutique-style service at this elegant and modern luxury hotel in Makati.


  • Discovery Suites
    discovery-hospitality-hotels-resorts-recognized-by-preferred-hotels-resorts-with-2018Where business meets leisure. Towering along the bustling Ortigas Business District, Discovery Suites is the preferred address of business and leisure travelers, as it balances the convenience of a spacious residence with the personal touches of a hotel.

Discovery Shores Boracay, Discovery Primea, and Discovery Suites Ortigas were announced as one of 10 winners within the Asia, Middle East, and Africa category. The diverse range of independent luxury hotels selected across 24 countries demonstrate the caliber of one-of-a-kind experiences enjoyed by I Prefer members booking stays at participating properties across the Preferred Hotels & Resorts global portfolio. For the full list of I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards winners, visit
Debuted by Preferred Hotels & Resorts in 2013, I Preferis the world’s largest global points-based guest loyalty program for independent hotels, with three million members currently enrolled. Free to join, I Prefer extends points redeemable towards free nights and other on-property expenditures, elite status, and other complimentary benefits to members during eligible stays at more than 650 participating properties worldwide. Bookings can be made online at or on the I Prefer mobile app, available on Android and iOS, where members can access a variety of special offers including exclusive members-only rates.
About Discovery Hospitality
Discovery Hospitality Corporation is a home-grown Filipino hospitality group and a proud industry leader. Discovery Hospitality has emerged as pioneers in the Philippine hospitality industry – managing and operating a diverse and vibrant collection of properties in the country’s most celebrated destinations. Turning prime locations into dream destinations, Discovery Hospitality’s ever-growing portfolio features some of the most exciting properties in the Philippines:

  • Discovery Shores Boracay – multi-awarded resort on White Beach Boracay, Station 1
  • Club Paradise – island resort in Dimakya, Coron, Palawan
  • Discovery Primea – multi-awarded luxury hotel in Makati Business District
  • Discovery Suites – all-suite serviced residences in Ortigas Business District
  • Discovery Country Suites Tagaytay – plush bed-and-breakfast overlooking the stunning Taal Lake

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About Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property within the portfolio maintains the high quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program. The I Prefer™ hotel rewards program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Pride℠, and Preferred Golf™ offer valuable benefits for travelers seeking a unique experience. For more information, visit