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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Grab Joins Cebuanos to a Bigger and More Colorful Sinulog Festival

Grab is a proud partner of festival for three years in a row. The Southeast Asia’s leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform makes sure that Sinulog 2018 stayed as fun and colorful.

Grab Photo Booth at the uptown Cebu - Fuente Osmeña Rotunda

Raenald de Jesus, Grab Philippines’ Deputy Country Marketing Head said, Cebu is one of Grab’s biggest and most important markets in the country. More than just bringing Cebuanos from point A to B, they want passengers to get more value with every ride through fun and rewarding moments. Every ride taken with Grab earns them GrabRewards points, which passengers can use to redeem exciting offers and freebies. They wanted to let Cebuanos know that there’s so much more to a ride and that the fun can start even before getting to their destinations. Special promotions and activities are lined up during the festival and passengers enjoyed it.
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Exciting events and offers were abound during the Sinulog festival, as it rewarded existing Grab users. Indeed, Sinulog time is rewards time. Grab provided a special promo code that entitled users to discount during the festival to and from destinations such as Fuente Osmena, Basilica del Santo Nino, Plaza Independencia, and Cebu City Sports Complex in Abellana.

Cebu-based celebrity Paul Jake Castillo posed at the Grab booth at Plaza Independencia during the Sinulog Festival

Grad Rewards such as festival essentials caps, shirts, water bottles and more were up for grabs at the special GrabRewards redemption booth situated at Plaza La Independencia. Using their available GrabRewards points, users were a few clicks away from claiming these offers. Spotted at the redemption booth claiming their rewards were fashion designer Kymberly Maitland-Smith, musician Divine Maitland-Smith, and actor Paul Jake Castillo.

Divine Maitland-Smith doing a yoga pose at the GrabRewards Redemption booth at Plaza Independencia, Cebu City

Grab users can enjoyed discounts as Grab also partnered up with select establishments that were nearby, accessible, and preferred, such as House of Lechon -- a well-loved signature Cebuano restaurant that serves some of the best roasted pig in town. Discounts are available on the GrabRewards catalogue.

Kymberly Maitland-Smith claiming her GrabRewards at the Grab Redemption booth at Plaza Independencia, Cebu City

Grab are very thankful for the support of Cebuano users over the past years. This year’s Grab Sinulog celebration was their way of saying ‘Thank You’. Grab are continuously looking for ways to make your Grab rides more rewarding and hoping to celebrate more fun years of Sinulog.

Grab continues to be the preferred transportation option of Filipinos, and wants to be visible in major festivals in the Philippines to show that getting from point A to point B can truly be fun and rewarding. With Grab, the fun and the rewards are here to stay.

Grab is available for download in iOS and Android platforms.

Colorful and Rewarding Sinulog Festival with Grab posted at Cebu Events Blog

Friday, February 9, 2018

Experience Asia with SM Seaside City Cebu DOWNLOAD, SHOP & FLY Promo

Join SM’s latest promo in Cebu – SM Seaside City Cebu DOWNLOAD, SHOP & FLY and get a chance to turn your travel plan into reality. Ready your smart phones as SM continues to offer new and exciting ways to make shopping more fun and rewarding!

Through February 1 to March 31, Mallgoers can avail an instant P100 discount from participating brands and a chance to win a trip for 2 to one of five Asian destinations, such as Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, or China. See below "How to" to get started:

Step 1: Download the SM Supermalls Mobile App and register. See corresponding links for Android or iOS devices:
Step 2: Click on the Coupons Tab to see the list of participating brands.

Step 3: With a minimum single receipt purchase of P1,000, get a P100 discount instantly!

Step 4: Redeemed e-coupon becomes the e-raffle entry for the Asian country trip for two.

SM Seaside City Cebu DOWNLOAD, SHOP & FLY Promo is in partnership with Philippine Airlines and PAL Mabuhay Miles, winners will also be getting additional mileage points when they fly via this promo.

Visit for more details.

 SM Seaside City Cebu DOWNLOAD, SHOP & FLY Promo posted at Cebu Events Blog

Monday, February 5, 2018

2018 Lunar New Year Treats from Starbucks, Espresso Roasts & more

This season, the adorable barista bear collectible has two new looks: the 20th Anniversary Bearista Bear wears the classic black apron with the 20th anniversary logo of Starbucks Philippines and one wearing a Philippine Flag inspired Frappuccino pin. The Bearista Bear Dog is all about the onset of the Lunar New Year, collectors will enjoy the pup illustrations on the Lunar New Year merchandise as it highlights this year’s Chinese zodiac: the Earth Dog. Look for yourselves these specially-designed tumblers, mugs, and Starbucks Card in your nearest Starbucks stores.

Starbucks just hypes up the celebration for its 20th anniversary, with decadent servings of flavor and a variety of exciting on the menu. Starbucks complements its signature Espresso Roast with salted caramel and Okinawa brown sugar, expertly crafted into an assortment of beverages.

A mix in one of Japan’s most popular culinary ingredients, the Okinawa Brown Sugar, to create Okinawa Brown Sugar Latté. It highlights the hint of molasses found in the sugar and fuses in light caramel for a less sweet, coffee forward drink.

The Salted Caramel Mocha Crumble combines deep chocolate and espresso flavors with toffee nut syrup, layered with a delicious combination of whipped cream and caramel sauce. The beverage is topped with a blend of turbinado sugar and sea salt for a perfect sweet and savory taste.

Starbucks New Core Food Items includes the crowd favorite Sausage Roll now made with frankfurter sausage, layered with cheese sauce and honey Dijon mustard wrapped in flaky and buttery puff pastry dough.

Sausage Roll

Starbucks New Core Food Double Chocolate Pecan is made from rich chocolate brownie made with premium cacao, generous chunks of chocolate and pecan.

Double Chocolate Pecan Bar

For this Seasons My Starbucks Rewards Featured Starbucks Card, the Special Lunar New Year (Year of the Dog) available for an initial activation amount of 300 pesos.

Find out more on how to savor your coffee and the best of 2018 by visiting

2018 Lunar New Year Treats from Starbucks posted at Cebu Events Blog