American fashion-media celebrity and hotel heiress Paris Hilton arrived in Manila midnight Sunday aboard an Emirates Airlines flight from Dubai.

In messages posted on her Twitter account upon her arrival, Hilton said she felt “so welcomed” when she saw fans waiting for her at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

“Mabuhay Philippines! I just arrived, thousands of fans waiting at the airport when I walked in. I feel so welcomed here! Mahal ko kayo! :)” she said.

Paris Hilton is on a five-day visit to Manila, where she is scheduled to meet with executives of real-estate firm Century Properties inviting her to design its upcoming urban resort.

Hilton will also be opening her luxury store at SM Megamall on August 18.

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