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FORD PHILIPPINES BRINGS BACK SAFE DRIVING PROGRAM IN DAVAO

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Ford Philippines is bringing  back its Driving Skills For Life (DSFL) program in Davao City with an aim to educate more drivers to become safer and more responsible while on the road.
The DSFL is on its third year in Davao and will start tomorrow, December 3, 2019 at the Home Crest Hotel , Ecoland Drive Davao City holding two separate training sessions at 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM in the afternoon. Interested applicants for the driving skill training are encouraged to send an text message to secure a slot to Tuason Racing School via 0956- 5644385.

The participants will learn about the necessary driving skills to help minimize road accidents, altercations and traffic congestion. Ford is also reaching out to various transport companies and call center companies to have their employees join the DFSL program and become road safety advocates.




Ford Philippines' DSFL program is so far the biggest corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs globally bringing to life its long standing advoca…

A M&S Christmas Story: Nicole Hao Bian’s Holiday Gift-Giving Tips

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Christmas is my favorite time of the year and I take gift giving seriously,” confessed 31-year oldNicole Niña I. Hao Bian. “When I make my Christmas List, I already include a budget and a shortlist of possible gifts to give according to their personality, hobbies, and their likes.” Nicole is systematic and practical. That isevident in the way she works. She manages six international academies under the JIB International Schools, sits on the board of several associations and flies to Hong Kong regularly for her Doctorate degree in Hotel and Tourism Management. In between, she attends social events. She’s busy but this smart, stylish and beautiful lady breezes through her daily schedule with ease and finesse.


“I oversee and manage all the schools under JIB working closely with our academic leaders to ensure the schools accomplish its vision to be the premier institution for Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary and Entrepreneurship programs. I also take care of our industry linkages and educatio…

A HOLIDAY FESTIVE JOURNEY AT THE HEART OF DAVAO

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Marco Polo Davao recently invited me to witness their annual Christmas lighting event  Just  a month before Marco Polo Davao would celebrate its 21st anniversary, the hotel lit up the iconic building in their traditional Christmas Lighting Ceremony at the hotel façade. The event was attended by the hotel’s regular guests, key people from government & private sectors and members of the digitals and print media. All were warmly welcomed by the Marco Polo Davao’s management team headed by General Manager Colin Healy and the Melodies of Marco Polo, the hotel’s choir.

This year’s lighting ceremony was dedication to the earthquake victims in Central Mindanao especially in the affected areas of North Cotabato.


“We have been through a lot significantly the recent natural events, but we have risen above those challenges. Before we close 2019, it is the perfect opportunity to give thanks and celebrate the Yuletide season with family and friends. Marco Polo Davao would like to dedicate this …

SEDA ABREEZA KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

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Davao City's  urban lifestyle hotel kicked off the holiday season with a very meaningful Christmas Tree Lighting as it continues to support Smile Train and set initiatives to send aid on Mindanao earthquake victims.



The ceremonial lighting was initiated by Seda’s very own bear, Seddy and Seda Abreeza’s General Manager Ken Kapulong. With them were Smile Train’s representative Ms. Marie Bumanlag and their beneficiaries, DOT RD Tanya Rabat-Tan, and the Seda Abreeza ManCom.

The best Christmas feeling is best shared in love, prosperity, and unity in times of need.


The event was graced with hotel guests, clients, media and lifestyle writers as well as the respected Consul Generals based in Davao, Department of Tourism, City Tourism Office, City Council, Davao Chamber of Commerce, friends from the press, and top business partners in the industry, the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony endeavors to share the bright and prosperous season through the hotel’s chosen symbol: gifts.



GM Ken Kapulong …

FOOD & RESTAURANT / ARTISANA COMFORT GOURMET

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RAFFY AND ANNIE GARCIA, THE COUPLE BEHIND THE DAVAO RESTAURANTS SPIRALE AND PASTANNI THOUGHT ABOUT OPENING A RESTO WHERE FOOD ART IS CELEBRATED BY FOODIES. ACQUIRING A 1950’s HOUSE IN ARAULLO STREET IN DAVAO CITY AND RESTORING IT INTO AN ARTSY RESTAURANT BRINGING OUT A NATURAL FILIPINO HOMEY AMBIANCE.




THE HOUSE WHICH HAS ALL IT ELEMENTS FROM WOODEN ARCS BOASTS AN ARTISTIC TIMELESS BEAUTY. THE RESTO HAS A VERY RELAXED ATMOSPHERE WHERE FOOD IS DEFINITELY  ENJOYED BY DINERS. THE PLACE IS FILLED UP WITH PAINTNG FROM FAMOUS ARTISTS, ARTISANA DELIGHT FOODIES WITH NOT JUST A CASUAL AND COZY FEEL BUT A PERFECT GATHERING PLACE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS OVER REALLY GOOD FOOD.


CHEF ANNIE TWEAKS HER FAVORITE FILIPINO DISHES AND COLLECTION OF PERSONAL RECIPES IN ARTISANA BUT STILL USES FILIPINO ELEMENTS AND MAINTAINS NATIVE TASTE IN IT.
A FEW WEEKS AGO, MEDIA, LIFESTYLE WRITERS AND BLOGGERS WERE INVITED TO  A SPECIAL GATHERING OPENING ITS DOORS TO A GUSTATORY DINNER. WE WERE SERVED AROUND 10 DELIGH…

CEBU PACIFIC INTRODUCES CEB FLEXI

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Great news from  CEBU PACIFIC!



CEB Flexi-  a flight add-on that gives travelers the flexibility to rebook their flights up to two times, for a minimal fee starting October 22, 2019. CEB  gives passengers the freedom to rebook flights until (2) hours before departure, offering convenience and peace of mind. This add-on can be purchased during booking through the airline website, www.cebupacificair.com or the official mobile app.




CEB Flexi is a great complement to year-round low fares as it provides the power and option to rebook flights should the need arise. We encourage passengers to book in advance to avail of great low fare deals, now we also provide the ability to change travel dates, giving peace of mind that the flights they booked won’t go to waste,” said Candice Iyog, CEB Vice President for Marketing and Customer Experience.


CEB Flexi is 60% cheaper Priced at PHP499 for domestic flights PHP799 for international short haul flights PHP1,099 for international long-haul flights

THE NEW HONDA XRM125 Fi PROMISES A MORE EXTREME RIDE

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Honda Philippines, Inc., the number one motorcycle manufacturer in the Philippines, launched the newestdesign of The New Honda XRM125 Fi.Freshly styled for on/offroad riders, its new image of color and stripes are for Filipino Riders who are keen about design and style, on top of the tested performance of this motorcycle.
The New Honda XRM125 Fifeatures a 4-stroke, air-cooled, overhead cam engine and a 124.89cc displacement. It features both an electric and kick-starting system in one for more options as well as a semi-manual transmission type gear shift. 
What’s more, The New Honda XRM125 Fihas a maximum power of 7.12kW at 7,500 revolutions per minute and a minimum torque of 9.55N.m at 6,500 revolutions per minute, which makes it more powerfuleven when riding in mountain trails and uphill. It is alsoequipped with a comfortable 744mm seat height for greater comfort to match its tough style supplied with a PGM-Fi fuel system for betterfuel-efficiency of 61Km/Li.
Finally, T<