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Rogen Inn’s impressive performance in 2022

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For a young hospitality establishment that ’ s barely a year old, Rogen Inn recorded an impressive patronage in 2022, hitting an average of 70% occupancy rate in the last quarter of 2022.    Rogen Inn opened in May 2022, still an uncertain time in the course of the pandemic with the widespread infection caused by the Omicron variant earlier in the year.     “ We continued building Rogen Inn even during the pandemic following the safety protocols strictly. With 212 rooms in two of the three buildings ready for operations, we decided to open Rogen Inn. It was timely with the health restrictions easing up and vaccines are widely available in Davao, ”  said manager Gene Bangayan.   Rogen Inn ’ s promotional thrust as  “ an inn but just like a hotel, ”  the low introductory room rates, dining choices within the compound plus its location in the city center caught the attention of travelers. The market Rogen captured in the first few months of operations were walk-ins and domestic tourists i

NCCC celebrates 44 fruitful years

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NCCC Supermarke t and NCCC Department Store will further expand as it sets to open on December 15 at Vista Mall, Mintal. Aside from the two, there are a number of affiliate stores that recently-opened this year to include McDonald's Franchise in Vista Mall, Mintal; Maxxpet at NCCC Centerpoint; HB1 Pharmacy Satellite at Main Magsaysay; NCCC Supermarket and HB1 Pharmacy in Tacurong; and HB1 Pharmacy in Digos. At present, there are more than 100 NCCC stores across Davao City, Davao Region, Tacurong, and Palawan As part of the company's corporate social responsibility, NCCC has partnered with SMIS-Purefoods, Monde Nissin Corporation, Alaska Milk Corporation, and Unilever Philippines in its various gift giving activities to communities and partner schools. There will also be a Christmas park food fest in NCCC Mall VP on all weekends of December where several exnibitors will be available NCCC offers an assortment of gifts and giveaways with the 2022 Holiday Choices. These gift ideas

A Season of Lights and Beginnings At Park Inn by Radisson Davao

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Last November 25, 2022  Park Inn by Radisson Davao  celebrated the # SeasonofLights  in a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.  First to delight  the guests  upon entry  is the hotel’s 14-foot sustainable bamboo tree, accented with woven baskets made by the  Matigsalog  Tribe from  Marilog  District, Davao city while patterns inspired by  Mandaya  and  Yakan  weaves on the Christmas stars complemented the whole hotel interior.    The Park Inn by Radisson Davao  team then  greeted honorable guests  from Office of the Vice President, represented by Ms.  Generose   Tecson , Davao city Vice Mayor  Melchor   Quitain , city councilors, foreign consuls, city tourism officials, SM  Lanang Premier executives, corporate guests and media friends,  clad in their modern  Filipi ñ anas  and Barong  Tagalogs  to blend with the Filipino Christmas theme.    The affair  officially  started with a heavenly harmony from the UP Mindanao Koro  Kantahay  through their rendition of  Kumukutikutitap  and  Diwa  n

Dusit Hotels & Resort in Davao launch exciting Festive Season Offers

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Dusit hotels and resorts bring to life the most favorite time of the year!  The hotel recently lit up hotel Christmas tree and launched its holiday offers.  Dusit’s properties aim to give its guests a well-deserved celebration from room accommodations, dining, and other fun activities. BRGHT AND BLISSFUL – this is the meaning of the holiday season for the Dusit Hotels and Resorts team. After a year of successful celebrations and partnerships, it is the best time to give all of its valued guests a one-of-a-kind experience this Christmas and New Year. dusitD2 Davao, Dusit Thani Residence, and Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation are all prepared with Yuletide offerings for families, friends, and loved ones who want to make the best out of the season. The Dusit Team begins its holiday events with two Christmas tree lighting ceremonies – dusitD2 Davao and Dusit Thani Residence on November 17, and Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort on November 24. Attended by industry, business, corporate, governme

JOHNDORF VENTURES: HOUSING REMAINS AN ESSENTIAL INVESTMENT

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Real property veteran  Johndorf  Ventures Corporation (JVC) observes that housing remains an essential value investment  in spite of the  economic slowdown brought about by the pandemic and natural calamities.   Abigail Lim, JVC Managing Director notes that Filipinos continue to recognize the necessity of securing the future of their families by  putting hard-earned funds into real estate.   Value investments, such as the company’s exclusive mid-market community Astana Davao, have been observed to defy expectations of sales downtrends on the heels of economic slowdowns in the past two years.    More than 80% of Astana Davao’s   277 two- storey  townhouse units  have been sold .  Construction  will  be   completed by year-end. “Astana Davao is notably one of the best value investments on offer in Davao today. We are proud that we have created quality homes in a community set in a prime location. By providing dwellings within a short distance from key destinations of the city, residents

Operation Smile launches Women in Medicine in Asia.

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Operation Smile’s all-female team of volunteer cleft care professionals from 12 countries celebrate the close of the six-day educational and medical mission they mounted in Cebu City recently to launch “Women in Medicine” in Asia.   The multinational team conducted a one-day forum on women empowerment in the health profession followed by five days of free surgeries on 59 children with cleft lip and cleft palate at the Cebu City Medical Center.   Operation Smile co-founder and president, Kathleen Magee, flew in from the U.S. to lead the launch.  Women in Medicine is a new global initiative that seeks to encourage women to join the health care profession, and empower them to take leadership roles in their respective field s .  It is also being piloted in Africa and in South America.  The program  was created in response to the call of the World Health Organization (WHO) for women to drive the transformational change in global health care.   Women comprise 70% of health professionals but