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Robert De Niro opens Asia’s 1st Nobu Hotel in Philippines

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Robert de Niro and his business partners formally opened Asia’s first Nobu Hotel in Manila on Monday as the luxury brand gears up for global expansion.

The 321-room hotel within the bayside casino and entertainment City of Dreams complex opened to the beat of traditional drums and a shower of gold and silver confetti.

De Niro and his Nobu Hospitality partners, renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Hollywood producer Meir Teper, led the ribbon cutting with Australian billionaire James Packer and Macau tycoon Lawrence Ho, co-chairmen of complex operator Melco Crown Entertainment.

The Oscar-winning actor said he is not only lending his name to the project but is personally involved in it.


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