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Rogen Inn celebrates Year 1, bares key to its success.

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Rogen Inn hurdled obstacles. Three buildings were erected during the COVID19 pandemic when health regulations were at its strictest. When the health protocols relaxed, the inn officially opened in May 2022, just as domestic borders opened and the onset of revenge travel commenced. Today, Rogen Inn is a top of mind destination for every traveler seeking budget-friendly accommodations visiting Davao for business or leisure. But it goes beyond the need for comfortable rooms. The young inn has also become a choice venue for MICE events, private functions and even dining. Rogen Inn was conceived as a travelers’ inn but it was designed to exude the vibe of a hotel. In three buildings there are 328 rooms—all in the Deluxe category, modern minimalist in aesthetics and curated with appointments any business and leisure traveler needs. The surge in room occupancy was witnessed during the Kadayawan, in August 2022. From this point, Rogen Inn has maintained this trend throughout the last quarter

Make delightful MOMents this Mother’s Day at Dusit Davao

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Moms take a well-deserved day off with perfect relaxation offers and indulging feast at dusitD2 Davao and Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort. A mother’s hard work is a testament to her strength and dedication. From managing household chores, juggling work responsibilities, and taking care of children, needless to say a mother’s job is never done. OAnd for this very reason, Dusit Hotels and Resorts in Davao is more than excited to treat all moms out there to a well-deserved day off on their special day. On May 14, dusitD2 Davao partners with Blissful Glam Nail Spa for a top-notch nail service and pampering. Their expert nail technicians will provide 45-minute rejuvenating nail treatment, leaving moms with fresh, beautiful nails. In the same way, a relaxing full-body massage at Namm Spa or a de-stressing hand and foot rubdown provides them the much-needed break from their daily routine. An indulging feast awaits our moms at Madayaw Café. The all-day dining restaurant takes center stage w

Rogen Inn exhibits M.I.C.E. proficiency

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Business, leisure or a mix of both- bleisure, Rogen showcased its capabilities as a competent  meetings, incentive travel, conventions and exhibitions (MICE)  venue in Davao at the recently concluded MICECon 2023.   The increasing demand for meeting spaces in the last few months prompted Rogen Inn to convert spaces in the inn to conference rooms.    The events that transpired in August and last quarter of 2022, when the ballroom of the inn was the venue to private events and corporate meetings filled the weekday daytime ballroom calendar, was the indication that more meeting spaces were needed.   “ We went through all the pros and cons of converting each of the spaces in the inn. Considering that Rogen Inn targets businessmen as its main market, the needs of this group make it our priority, ”  said Gene Bangayan, ”  manager of Rogen Inn.   Since Rogen Inn opened its doors less than a year ago, the inn has been the venue to countless business meetings in the planning of the MICEcon 202

Robinsons Hotels and Resorts urges travelers to Go, Go, Go this 2023!

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Are you ready for revenge travels? Its been years since our itching travelling self stayed idle. Time to go out and book that most deserved  travel stays!  Robinsons Hotels and Resorts announces flexible, advance and revolutionary booking and stay experience for its valued guests with their new signature offers aptly coined GO,GO,GO – GO 24/7, GO 365, and GO buy online – each uniquely designed to provide guests with greater convenience and a personalized experience. “Our homegrown brands Go and Summit hotels, even during the pandemic, have been providing the genuine brand of Filipino hospitality. This time, we would like to elevate this further by providing ease for the market who are so eager now to travel around the Philippines,” said Joy de Mesa, Group Director of Sales and Marketing of Robinsons Hotels and Resorts. GO 24/7 “Revenge Travel” has been the trending term since 2022. Everyone is taking every chance they get to release their frustrations of cancelled plans and trips bec

SUN LIFE TO STRENGTHEN PRESENCE IN VISAYAS AND MINDANAO

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  Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc ., the first and longest standing life insurance company in the Philippines, is eyeing an expanded presence in Visayas and Mindanao in the next three to five years. The company plans to open additional offices in various regions as well as grow its number of financial advisors. “Acquiring new clients while also deepening our relationship with the ones we are currently serving both lead towards our vision of a brighter future for more Filipinos,” Sun Life President Alex Narciso said. “And with a stronger presence in Visayas and Mindanao, we will be in a better position to make this happen.” Welcoming millennials and Gen Z advisors into the fold To acquire new clients, Sun Life will bolster its recruitment of more financial advisors. “Not only will this ensure that there will be more champions of the company’s purpose, this will also provide career and business options for those who may have been displaced by the economic impact of the pandemic,” N

Rogen inn is MICE ready

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Rogen Inn is an active participant in the MICE industry. Since it opened in May 2022, just as the pandemic health restrictions were easing up, the nine-month old hospitality establishment  performed impressively recording high rates on room and function hall occupancy. M.I.C.E. is an acronym for meetings, incentive travel, conventions, and exhibitions. Today, it is also alternatively referred to as the meetings industry, events industry, or business tourism. “Rogen inn was built for the business and transient travelers,” explained manager Gene Bangayan, “We wanted to cater to that particular market and designed the inn with them in  mind: modern, well-appointed and comfortable rooms, and an ample parking space for the convenience of the guests, especially the nighttime-arriving travelers.” With the structure and design of the inn, the new hospitality establishment is often referred to as  a hotel. Bangayan says it doesn’t come as a surprise and shares that Rogen Inn was conceptualized

Let Love Blossom at Acacia Hotel Davao

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Stay in Love –  Acacia Hotel Davao will make your valentine staycation more comfortable as you go on a sweet cityscape in one of the hotel's cozy guest rooms. A bottle of wine and a couple’s in-room massage are a perfect treat!  Wakng up more relaxed and be greeted with a spread of sumptuous breakfast at Waling Waling Café.  Room package is only Php 8,488 nett per room night. Available for stays until February 28, 2023. Romantic Indulgence – If your love language is music and food, this special Valentine’s Set Dinner is perfect for couples  who want to celebrate love with  food and music. Spend a lovely night in Grand Acacia Ballroom filled with a sweet atmosphere, heartwarming love songs and a well curated 5-course dinner on a romantic table for two. Ladies are gifted with a special set of homemade  Romantic Indulgence Set Dinner if priced at Php 1,750 nett per set per person, available on February 14, 2023 only from 6PM to 10PM. Savor the Love – Grand celebrations are also in