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Healy to lead Marco Polo Davao, Philippines

Healy to lead Marco Polo Davao, Philippines

Colin Healy has been appointed general manager of international deluxe hotel, Marco Polo Davao.

The property is located in heart of Davao’s shopping and business district.

An experienced hotelier with 33 years knowledge in the hospitality industry, Healy possesses a successful track record across Europe and Asia with international hotel brands.

Prior to his appointment, he was the general manager of Double Tree Resort by Hilton Hainan – Xinglong Lakeside. 

He began his career in culinary arts in London and spent over a decade with Marriott International where he held the position of executive chef.


Marco Polo Davao, Mindanao’s first and only premier hotel, has 245 well-appointed rooms and suites.

For over twenty years, the hotel has built its reputation in showcasing the arts and culture of the city with warm Davaoan hospitality.

Wharf Hotels President, Jennifer Cronin welcomed Healy into the Marco Polo Hotels family.

She said: “We are delighted that Colin has joined such an important hotel within our group.

“Marco Polo Davao plays a prominent position in the city’s business and diplomatic communities, as well as hosting the most important social galas and events.

“With Colin’s global perspective, local understanding and strategic thinking, he will undoubtedly continue to build on Marco Polo Davao’s market leader position while the city continues to prosper.

“We look forward to celebrating many more successes ahead.”

Marco Polo Davoa, Philippines

Davao City is one of the largest cities in the world in terms of land size.

It is in the southern Philippines and has been voted as one of the most investment friendly and liveable cities in the region.

Davao prides itself on its white sandy beaches, exotic fruit and vegetables, the famous Waling-Waling orchid flower and the great Philippine eagle.