Saturday, February 15, 2020

Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu's Day Use Rate



"Give yourself permission to relax," says Dr. Rangan Chatterjee from the book How to Make Disease Disappear.


People nowadays are the busiest and they easily feel stress with their work, with their relationship, and coping with the fast speed life. Definitely, we need to tone it down and relax.


The Beachfront of Dusit Thani



 Imagine this beautiful scenery: 

You, sitting down on a reclined beach bench on good weather while sipping your favorite cold drink, excited to plunge yourself in the cold infinity pool while watching the birds flying over a beautiful white sand beach.

Why not give yourself this beautiful experience? At Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu, you can avail of  Dusit’s day-use rate of Php 2500 which includes:

📌 Lunch buffet at the TradeWinds Cafe with one round of non-alcoholic beverages 
(like tropical chilled juices, iced tea, and sodas)
📌Use of the infinity pool is open from 8:00am until 8:00pm. 
📌Children from 4-12 years of age are entitled to a 50% discount while children from   0-3 years of age will be given free access to the facilities as long as accompanied by one paying adult. 
📌It also comes with a complimentary one (1) hour use of Kid's Zone for paying children. 
📌Senior citizens are entitled to a 20% discount for the package. Offers cannot be settled by f&b vouchers.





Dusit Thani is a chain of hotels giving its guests a traditional Thai grandeur, rich heritage, and world-renowned hospitality. At Dusit Thani Hotels and Resorts, they allow you to be pampered with their iconic service rooted in the richness and tradition of gracious Thai hospitality. The genuine warmth, respect and commitment of their staff affirms their brand promise, “the delivery of an experience that enlivens the individual spirit, no matter the journey."


Cebu, the Queen City of the South, consistently known as the go-to island for its beautiful beaches and resort. And just last December 2019, Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu had its grand opening. Not only is it famous to the international market but Dusit Thani gives gracious customer service to its local market - the Filipinos.

The View at the Lobby Lounge of Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu

The panoramic view at the lobby lounge of Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu


Just perfect for the relaxing day!

                     
  I had a first-hand luxurious day-use experience at Dusit Thani. Let me show you how grand and lavish it was.

 The infinity pool is just as perfect as its scenery as you swim and enjoy the day away. 

TradeWinds Cafe

Tradewinds Cafe is Dusit Thani’s Buffet Resto. What more can you ask for, with the sumptuous food that Tradewinds Cafe offers? You will taste the best of European, American and Asian cuisines and it presents the panoramic view of Punta Engaño.

Tempura Station
Salad Station
Cheese and Cold Cut Station

Seafood Station
Shrimps



Canape Station

And of course, Lechon de Cebu

Turkey

Japanese Station

Desserts

And more Desserts

My favorite, red velvet cakes


 
Fruit Station


And since it was Valentines' day today, Dusit Thani never forgets to make their guests feel special, A red rose and bottle of sparkling wine for me.




Thank you, Dusit!


While you are having the best time of your life enjoying the infinity pool, great food, and gracious customer service of Dusit Thani’s staffs, you can also take a tour and experience their signature drink at the View- Lobby Lounge or their Valentine cocktail drink called the Sangria Mi Amor to buy one take one for  Php 390++ per order.

The Deli

If you are craving desserts, cookies and cakes, The Deli is the best place to go. 

Experience Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu as they bring you the best of gracious customer service!


Sunday, February 2, 2020

Lenovo reaches out to Cebuano gamers with exclusive Legion Store at SM City Cebu!


It’s shaping up to be an exciting year for gamers in the Queen City of the South as Lenovo, the world’s leading PC maker, opens its Legion concept store in SM City Cebu.

Legion is Lenovo’s dedicated gaming brand which offers a wide range of products designed to provide a complete and immersive experience. Launched in 2017, the Legion line has established a significant foothold in the Philippines and was even recognized by global market research company GFK as one of the fastest-growing PC gaming brands.


The Legion Alliance. Lenovo Philippines General Manager Michael Ngan (5th from left) led the grand opening of the first Legion Concept Store in SM City Cebu. Together with him are Lenovo Philippines Product Manager for Legion & Desktop Tristan Gonzales (2nd from left), Lenovo Philippines Consumer Lead Sally Yu (3rd from left). They are also joined by its partners, Thinking Tools Inc. Chairman and founder Wilson Tan (6th from left), managing director Virgin Tan (7th from left), Business Unit Head Nica Tan (8th from left), and Product Development Manager for Lenovo Teresa Villanil (rightmost). 

Legion Store SM Cebu is located at the 2nd floor of the mall’s Cyberzone area and will showcase Lenovo’s top-of-the-line gaming devices such as monitors, towers, laptops, and peripherals and accessories.

Mall-goers can come and visit to try out Legion devices and see how they handle the latest PC games. According to Lenovo, they will be organizing monthly gaming tournaments in the store so that’s something to look forward to.

The newly-opened Lenovo Legion Concept Store located at Cyberzone SM City Cebu

“Putting up a Legion store in one of the Philippines’ major cities is a significant stride for Lenovo. We work very hard in developing best-performing devices and part of the goal is to make these products accessible. You can expect to see more Lenovo and Legion stores across the market and more of our presence in local events. In fact, we have something special for our gamers based in the North shortly so stay tuned,” said Michael Ngan, General Manager, Lenovo Philippines.

Legion Store SM Cebu is the first exclusive Legion concept store in Visayas and second in the Philippines after Legion Store SM City North EDSA. This expansion is part of Lenovo’s thrust to make its products even more accessible to the gaming community outside Metro Manila.


Ngan led the grand opening of Legion Store SM Cebu held last January 31. As part of the opening celebration, Lenovo hosted gaming tournaments that saw players battle it out on Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat X, and Left 4 Dead 2. Winners of the tournaments were given exclusive Lenovo and Legion merchandise and accessories.


In celebration of the store’s opening, the Legion Store SM Cebu held a special hardware promo on its first day. Some of the latest Legion products available at the store which were part of the promo include the Legion Y740, Legion Y730, and Legion Y540. Those who bought any of the three devices came home with a free Legion K200 Keyboard and Legion M200 Mouse. Meanwhile, those who purchased the IdeaPad L340 Gaming device got a free Seagate Slim 1TB HDD.
Legion Store SM Cebu is open daily from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. To learn more about the store and its current offers and promos, visit https://www.facebook.com/lenovophilippines/ and https://www.facebook.com/lenovolegionPH/.




Monday, January 27, 2020

HONDA PH unveils latest models during the Riders Convention in Cebu



Last January 25, 2020, a wave of riders and media flooded inside "The Tent" at Mandani Bay as Honda Philippines holds the Riders Convention.


Motorcycle riders and enthusiasts gathered to enjoy a day of fun-filled activities and celebrate the camaraderie and support of Honda riders to HPI.  This is the first convention for 2020 and the third time its held in Cebu.


The main highlight of the event is the launching of the All-New Honda Air Blade 150, designed with "The Cutting Edge,"  aimed to bring a new level of riding experience for young riders, looking for an AT Bike with a standout look, power and cutting-edge comfort in shared riding.

Here are the best features of this Air Blade 150:

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  • Advanced specs at a very reasonable price point.
  • lightweight precision and a superb engine that delivers maximum power performance and fuel efficiency and a 4.4 Li-Fuel tank capacity and can go up to 47km/Li-fuel consumption.
  • fitted with a powerful 150cc SOHC liquid-cooled engine for superior function in stop and go situations and prime acceleration without lag for hassle-free long rides.
  • It is also equipped with other cutting edge features, such as Smart Key, Power Socket for recharging devices and smartphones, and a front-wheel anti-lock Braking System (ABS), which helps determine and prevent wheels from locking up.
  • It comes in three unique colors: Candy Caribbean Blue Sea, Matte Galaxy Black Metallic, and Candy Rosy Red. It will be available in All Honda's dealerships this March 2020. Customers may now visit the nearest Honda dealer for reservations.


For more details about Honda products and promos, you may follow their Facebook page at HONDA PHILIPPINES, Inc. and Instagram page @hondaph mc.




Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Descendants of the Sun: Philippine Adaptation


Even before the entire country sees the highly-anticipated local adaptation of hit Korean series ‘Descendants of the Sun (DOTS)’, GMA Network, through GMA Regional TV, is giving Kapusong Cebuanos an exceptional treat last January 19, 2020 by bringing to Cebu no less than the Philippines’ Big Boss and Beauty—Kapuso Primetime King Dingdong Dantes and Ultimate Star Jennylyn Mercado, respectively, together with Rocco Nacino—as part of the celebration of the Sinulog Festival.

The DOTS team gives Kapusong Cebuanos back-to-back events to look forward to: a Kapuso Mall Show at Gaisano Island Mall in Mactan at 4 p.m. and a Kapuso Fiesta at Robinsons Galleria Cebu at 6 p.m on January 18 and a presscon with the Cebu bloggers and Cebu media.

With DinDong Dantes

With Jennylyn Mercado


DOTS sees the onscreen love team of Dingdong as Captain Lucas Manalo or ‘Big Boss’ and Jennylyn as Dr. Maxine dela Cruz a.k.a. ‘Beauty’. Rocco, on the other hand, is as Diego Ramos or ‘Wolf’. Also part of DOTS is Jasmine Curtis-Smith as Moira Defensor. Joining Jon, Paul, and Prince in the Soldiers Team are Ricardo Cepeda and Antonio Aquitania, while joining Andre and Chariz in the Doctors and Nurses Team are Nicole Donesa, Jenzel Angeles, Reese Tuazon, and Renz Fernandez. DOTS  also stars Neil Ryan Sese, Ian Ignacio, Rich Asuncion, Marina Benipayo, and Roi Vinzon. Esteemed director Dominic Zapata helms this Kapuso show.

With Lucio Ayala


with Jon Lucas

with Rocco Narcino

please see youtube links for the interviews:


Monday, January 20, 2020

Regasco is showcasing their brand ambassador, mamang Pokwang this Sinulog 2020



Sinulog was the perfect time for Regasco to showcase their brand ambassador, ang pambansang mamang! “Pokwang.”


Republic Gas Corp. or REGASCO is a homegrown company operating all over Luzon. For more than 2 decades, REGASCO has been providing quality Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) products to dealers, retailers, household customers.

From a single plantation in Malabon, Metro Manila 20 years ago, REGASCO continues to grow even bigger with a running total of 25 Refilling Plants spanning from Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, NCR, Region 4A, and CEBU!

In keeping with the company’s vision, REGASCO vows to expand and reach more Filipinos. That is why Regasco is part of Sinulog parade with mama Pokwang celebrating and dancing with us.

Before the parade, Mama Pokwang was at the event activity center, SM City to give a short program and to meet and greet with the Cebu Bloggers Society.


Cebu Bloggers with Mama Pokwang on the stage
Cebu Bloggers Society members with Miss Ona







Sunday, January 19, 2020

Kapuso Stars in Sinulog 2020



The casts of the new teleserye, “Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday” Barbie Forteza, Kate Valdez and Migo Acer are now in Cebu to tell us more of what this story is all about.


With Migo Adecer

“Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday” is the TV adaptation of the popular 1984 movie with the same title and brings together a remarkable cast composed of Ms. Snooky Serna and Ms. Dina Bonnevie. With Migo Adecer, Jay Manalo, Teresa Loyzaga, Faith da Silva, Tanya Montenegro, Benedict Cua, and Ms. Celia Rodriguez. The original drama also features the special participation of Jason Abalos, Pinky Amador, Mike ‘Pekto’ Nacua, Yanna Montenegro, Franco Gray Nerona, and Lovi Poe and Max Collins. Mark Sicat Dela Cruz is at the helm of this exciting project.


With them are Yasser Marta and Kyline Alcantara are the casts of the new TV adaptation of the 1989 award-winning blockbuster movie 'Bilangin ang Bituin sa Langit' sees three of the brightest actresses of their generations: together with Kyline are Ms. Mylene Dizon and Superstar Nora Aunor. Joining them are Zoren Legaspi, Gabby Eigenmann, Ina Feleo, Yasser Marta, Divina Valencia, and Isabel Rivas. The series, which is set to air this February, is under the helm of critically-acclaimed director Laurice Guillen.


But wait, there’s more,  alongside with them is Miss Julie San Jose to invite the Cebuanos to watch All Out Sunday.  


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