THE Cebu Quincentennial Resort, developed by the Duros Team in collaboration with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cebu, held its tender opening on Monday, June 20, 2022.

Situated at 23 Minore Park, Cardinal Rosales Ave. corner Pope John Paul II Ave. in Cebu Metropolis, it is the to start with ever lodge with a religion-centered theme, the Cebuano company conglomerate mentioned in a assertion.

Cebu Quincentennial Resort (CQH) is the Duros Group’s giving to commemorate the 500th year celebration of the introduction of Christianity in the country held amid the coronavirus disorder (Covid-19) pandemic from April 4, 2021 to April 24, 2022.

It is a repository of memorabilia from the the moment-in-a-life span celebration of 500 Decades of Christianity (500 YOC) in Cebu, which is viewed as the “Cradle of Christianity in Asia.”

Spouses Rafaelito and Fe Barino are powering the Duros Group, which commenced its partnership with the archdiocese decades earlier when it built the P500 million Global Eucharistic Congress (IEC) Pavilion at the former St. John XXIII Minore Seminary (now the 23 Minore Park) at no cost to the archdiocese, to host the 51st Worldwide Eucharistic Congress in January 2016.

In December 2016, when the IEC Pavilion was renamed IEC Convention Centre of Cebu or IC3 for its transformation into a full-fledged convention middle, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma explained that Duros was functioning the operations of the heart so it could recuperate its financial investment in the building of the IEC Pavilion.

“This is totally ours (Archdiocese of Cebu). But in phrases of operations, we asked the enable of other individuals (Duros Land Houses Inc.). To place it plainly, they built the conference center and turned it over to us. In the meantime, they can use the piece of land in 25 a long time,” Palma claimed.

23 Minore Park also hosts Landers Superstore, a chapel, and now the lodge.

CQH has 42 rooms with three space types: Deluxe Queen, Deluxe Twin and Deluxe Queen Corner Space.

All rooms have components of the 500 YOC celebration like a Jubilee Cross, photographs of the occasions and jubilee celebrations taken by Fr. Bonnin Olivar, a Cebuano version of the Holy Bible entitled “Bag-ong Kasabotan, San Pedro Calungsod Edisyon Bible,” and hand-painted excerpts of a poem written by renowned Cebuano poet Simeon P. Dumdum Jr.

Images along the hallways attribute Cebu’s oldest churches and the charitable operates of the Catholic Church in Cebu and the Duros Team.

Msgr. Agustin V. Ancajas supplied the notion and the hotel’s interior layout that converse of the journey of faith — from the Very first Baptism in Cebu to Magellan’s reward of the Sto. Niño image to Queen Juana, its subsequent decline and recovery to the unfold of Christianity all through the Philippine archipelago.

The hotel’s most important dining outlet as effectively as its perform rooms will open in the 3rd quarter of 2022, whilst family rooms will also be available by yearend.

Adrian Gallares, head of Inns for Duros Hotels Inc., aims to get a a few-star hotel rating for CQH the moment it turns into absolutely operational.

Duros Motels is the lodge/hospitality arm and the latest addition to Duros Group. CQH is its very first resort enterprise in Cebu. (PR)