Gaining strength from adversity – Interview with Stephen Reilly, COO RWM

Resorts World Manila (RWM) is owned by Travellers International Hotel Group Inc. (TIHGI) – a publicly listed company wherein Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI) and Genting Hong Kong (GHK) are majority shareholders. It was the first integrated resort (IR) to open in the Philippines and is the only one not located in Entertainment City, but opposite the country’s primary international airport. The property is currently in the third phase of its expansion, which will consist of a further three hotels, more gaming and other amenities, and is scheduled to be completed by 2018. Further down the road, it will open the fourth and final IR planned for Entertainment City. In June last year, the casino was attacked by a lone gunman, who set fire to casino facilities, resulting in the death of 37 guests and employees, as well as the gunman himself. Chief Operating Officer Stephen Reilly speaks to AGB about...

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