Asia’s Unique Resorts Alliance (AURA)

Our Team

World Class Expertise Locally Available
Our team consists of Filipino and Expatriate professionals and boasts combined industry experience of over 250 years both international and throughout the Philippines. We have been involved in many Iconic Hotel and Resort properties and have significant and extensive expertise in the operation and management of properties in remote locations such as Palawan.

 

SENIOR PARTNERS

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Etienne La’Brooy

President and Senior Consultant
Oversees all AURA Operations
Former GM of Fridays Boracay and El Nido Resorts

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Douglas Galanter

Executive Vice President
Business & Legal Affairs
Former Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

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Sarah La’Brooy

Vice President, Restaurant and Customer Services
Oversees Service & Customer Service at Tower Club
Owner Operator of Lemon Café Boracay, now on its 13th year


 

OUR TEAM

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Ver Pe Benito

Corporate Director of Human Resources
Former HR Director, EDSA Shangri-La

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Mary Paggabao

Corporate Purchasing Director
Former Purchasing Officer, Tower Club, Oasis Hotel, My Kitchen by Chef Chris, Buri Resort

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Engineer Nonoy Dongor

Corporate Engineer
President and CEO, Superhouse Solutions Café Corp.
Partner, Pest Science Corp – Western Visayas and Palawan
Former Chief Engineer, El Nido Resorts

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Emil Santiago

Corporate Finance Officer
Former Finance Officer, Busuanga Bay Lodge
Buri Resort and Spa

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Toots Aldeguer

Director of Property Management
Building Manager Fifth Avenue, Eastwood Excelsior

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Josie Manabat-Miranda

Corporate Sales & Revenue Director
Former Revenue Manager, El Nido Resorts