Acacia Hotel Manila elevates connectivity of Alabang with Ascent helicopter ride-sharing

Updated: Nov 25, 2020


A helicopter landing on the helipad of the Acacia Hotel, Alabang

Manila, Philippines - 5-star hotel, Acacia Hotel Manila aims at elevating the connectivity of Alabang by connecting it to Metro Manila and beyond with Ascent, Asia’s first helicopter ride-sharing platform. Guests and commuters can now seamlessly go to and from Alabang in a matter of minutes or simply enjoy a flight experience directly from Acacia by booking their seat(s) directly through the Ascent platform or via concierge at the front desk of Acacia Hotel Manila.


Located in the center of the business and commercial district, Alabang, Acacia Hotel Manila is only minutes away from offices and malls like Alabang Town Center, Commerce Avenue and residential estates like Ayala Alabang. The partnership enables users to skip the traffic and change the way people move in and between cities like Alabang. Guests of Acacia Hotel Manila, residents of Alabang and business travelers with meetings in the vicinity can now regain control of their time between meetings across Luzon or simply with airport transfers from or to Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Clark International Airport. Guests of Acacia will now have the opportunity to elevate their mobility and leisure experience like never before.


With Ascent, it takes less than 15 minutes to travel between Acacia Hotel Manila and anywhere in Metro Manila from 11,900 PHP per person. When coming from or to the airport, users will have a direct shuttle between their respective airport terminal and Ascent’s dedicated lounge facilities, before flying off to Alabang. Bobby Horrigan, General Manager of Acacia Hotel Manila adds, “In line with our continued focus on being a key activity hub in Alabang with exceptional hospitality, our aim is to increase the connectivity of Alabang for our guests alongside a remarkable experience through Filipino hospitality and excellent accommodations. We are glad that with Ascent, our guests can now enjoy a more connected Alabang and lavish comforts without having to wait in traffic.”


Darren T’ng, co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Ascent says, With this partnership, we will be able to further boost connectivity of key businesses and commercial districts in the Philippines. With Acacia Hotel Manila, Alabang is now more connected and accessible for guests of Acacia, the business community and residents of Alabang all alike. The south’s central business district can now be easily connected with other CBDs and airports and reaffirms our aim in promoting the Philippines as an ideal destination in conducting businesses through urban air mobility.”


Acacia Hotel Manila, has been consistent in providing its guests the comfort and genuine Filipino hospitality they deserve. Through this partnership with Ascent, Acacia Hotel Manila stays true to having everything within reach by elevating the connectivity between Alabang and other cities in the Philippines. With Ascent, passengers can fly on fuel-efficient helicopters operated by carefully curated best-in-class operator, INAEC Aviation Corporation in the Philippines, which has an unrivalled safety track record, abides strictly to stringent international operational standards, and is audited internationally to ensure the highest levels of safety, reliability, and customer service.

About Ascent

Ascent is Asia’s first technology-powered urban air mobility service. It is a ride-sharing platform designed to make cities more connected by moving people seamlessly and affordably by air, using helicopters today and eVTOLs in the future. Ascent operates in the Philippines with flights between more than 15 hubs of activity including international airports, central business districts, and popular leisure destinations. Users can complement their journey by availing of value-added services including luggage transport, first and last-mile ground transport amongst other services.


With Ascent, passengers regain control of their time with flights operated by best-in-class operators like INAEC Aviation Corp in the Philippines, ensuring the highest operational and safety standards. Ascent is committed to a neutral carbon footprint through ride-sharing on fuel-efficient flights, carbon offsetting with UNFCCC and catalysing the entry of low-emission eVTOLs.


Ascent is a Singapore based company that has launched its operations in cities across Asia including the world’s second most congested city, Manila.


For more information, please visit https://ascent.flights/.


About Acacia Hotel Manila

Immerse in the warmth of Filipino hospitality as Acacia Hotel Manila opens its doors with bright smiles and utmost care that is simply heartfelt. Located at the center of the business and commercial district, south of the Metro, we introduce sound amenities and conveniences that promote the indulgence of local culture through culinary delights, design, and ambiance.

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