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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Seda Hotel Brand to manage Cebu City Marriott Hotel in 2018, Seda Hotel Cebu IT Park to Rise

After a fruitful partnership for 20 years, AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Corporation (AHRC) announced that its contract with Marriott International Hotels to manage Cebu City Marriott Hotel will conclude on December 31, 2017. The hotel that helped spur the growth of the Cebu Business Park and the rest of the city as a global business center will close its doors on January 1, 2018.

Seda Bonifacio Global City (photo by

AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts Corporation president and CEO Al Legaspi expressed appreciation for Cebu City Marriott Hotel’s consistent performance since its opening in 1997. Cebu City Marriott Hotel helped to affirm the reputation of the Cebu Business Park in its growing years as the premier business district of the city, as well as the region. He also expressed gratitude to the hotel employees for their dedicated service.

Cebu City Marriott Hotel in its early years in Cebu Business Park (photo by

AHRC has appointed its wholly-owned hotel brand Seda to manage the hotel in 2018 after refurbishing its rooms and amenities.  Seda, now has 1,255 rooms throughout the country is ready to fill the needs of Cebu Business Park locators and visitors. Since its launch in 2012, the Seda hotel brand has flourished in various locations throughout the country. It has hotels in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City, Cagayan de Oro City, Davao City, Iloilo City, Nuvali in Laguna, and Quezon City, where it recently opened the biggest hotel in the area with 438 rooms, a ballroom, and a presidential suite. Seda’s success has merited an aggressive expansion program that will see its room inventory growing to twice the current number in the next two years.

Cebu City Marriott Hotel (photo by

Seda in Cebu Business Park will be the brand’s biggest in the Visayas. Legaspi says this is but fitting given Cebu’s status as the center of business and commerce in the area. He adds that AHRC’s commitment to Cebu is further underscored by the construction of another Seda hotel at Cebu IT Park, it will be the first Seda hotel and serviced apartments outside of Metro Manila.

Both hotels will uphold the Seda brand pillars of a strategic location close to shops and restaurants within a vibrant Ayala Land mixed-use development combined with service at par with global standards.

Cebu City Marriott Hotel Seda Hotel Brand Cebu posted at Cebu Events Blog

Monday, September 18, 2017

Cebu 5-Star Resort JPark Island Resort and WaterPark Fete 8th Year

Formerly known as Imperial Palace Resort & Spa, JPark Island Resort and Waterpark opened to the public in July 1, 2009. The first ever WaterPark resort in the country commemorated their 8th anniversary through an Infini-Eight celebration last September 16, 2017 at their Triton Grand ballroom where they also awarded their top business partners for 2016.

JPark Island Resort and Spa General Manager Mr. Sean Noh welcomed their guests and business partners in a warm intro. “We are thrilled and excited to see how the company grew for the past eight years. We are blessed with loyal and skilled employees who delight our guests giving exemplary heartfelt Filipino service. We continuously commit ourselves in innovating our products and services to gain customer loyalty, revenue generation, and to be the industry leader. We also recognize our business partners who catalyze mutual business progress that leads to growth in financial performance. ” Noh said.

JPark Island Resort and Spa General Manager Mr. Sean Noh

JPark Island Resort and WaterPark Cebu successfully hosted the 65th Miss Universe Swimsuit competition where Candidates and spectators all over the world gained a chance to experience and enjoy a wide array of sumptuous dishes, and take pleasure in watching artistic performances from local talents.

JPark Island Resort and WaterPark has 556 guest rooms, and 10 dining outlets. Their Havana by the Sea opened last April 2017 as a Caribbean–inspired alfresco dining facility offering a panoramic view of the Mactan Channel, tapas and signature Caribbean drinks.

JPark Island Resort and WaterPark is building more facility to cater more visitors which will consist of 216 guest rooms, and an infinity pool. A 1,600-guest capacity ballroom is in the pipeline too and few of the future grand developments of the Resort.

Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark, Cebu is located at M.L Quezon Highway, Brgy. Maribago,
Lapu-lapu City, Cebu, Philippines. For more information contact (632) 494 5000, visit or email Jpark at You may also follow them online at @Jparkresort on Instagram and Twitter for

JPark Island Reort and Waterpark 8th Anniversary is posted at Cebu Events Blog

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Keep Calm and Go Shopping with Friends at The Metro Sidewalk Sale

We went shopping at the Day One of Metro Sidewalk Sale happening in all Metro Department Store, Metro Supermarket and Super Metro HyperMarket locations nationwide. We just learn that The Metro Sidewalk Sale is an Annual Storewide Sale at up to 50% off, from the freshest produce to the most affordable grocery items, even extended to an assortment of furniture and appliances, electronics, homeware, ladies and men’s apparel and accessories, and basic essentials.

The Metro Sidewalk Sale will run until Sunday September 17 and it will give everyone more time and more discounts from great finds to your most desired items. Lucky shoppers will also get a chance to win one of six (6) 32gb iPhone 7 smartphones, six (6) 32gb Apple TVs. To tease you more on the what's in store for you at The Metro Sidewalk Sale, browse below on what caught our attention.

Up to 50% Off on Running and Casual Shoes

40 % on Pony Sneakers and selections from Converse

Great Bargains at Ladies Accessories.

More Bargains at Ladies Bags.

50% Off discounts on Luggage.

Kids would definitely be the reasons why you go shopping. Here's some of the items we've caught on camera:

Even Adults would love these hug-gable fluffy Bear Stuffed Toys

Colorful strollers for Toddlers with baby toys on board.

Kids Bikes and Trainers.

Hello Kitty Back Packs

30 % Off on Kids Bossini Denims

Of course aside from shopping, everyone must have their own hobby or self recreation, we intentionally dropped by these section in Metro Department store for these purpose.

Yoga Mats for only 399 Pesos, Namaste.

Guitars and other Musical Instruments.

Gym Equipment, keeping a balanced lifestyle.

Camping Tents and Accessories.

We also passed by the Appliance and Home Entertainment section. You will get a really abundant array of choices and options with numerous brands on the display.

Devant LED TV with Smart LED TV variants.

EZY Curve LED TV will also give justice to your favorite series or movie.

Metro truly makes shopping easier with one-stop value-for-money services while offering premium merchandise sold at the most affordable prices. Stay tune for more updates on this blog post as we check at the Kitchen, Home Interior and Grocery sections on Day Two and Three. See you at The Metro!

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The Metro SideWalk Sale 2017 posted at Cebu Events Blog