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Courtyard by Marriott’s savvy grand launch

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres THE otherwise tranquil evening of Iloilo City turned into a fashion party scene as the upscale Courtyard by Marriott-Iloilo, the region’s first international hotel, hosted a scintillating summer event at its sprawling pool area. Top Courtyard by Marriot executives led by GM Cleofe Albiso, executive chef Chachpol Suaisom, Assistant Director of […] The post Courtyard by Marriott’s savvy grand launch appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 16th, 2018

Taking shopping to new heights

My favorite Landers Superstore has done it again and redefined supermarket shopping in the Philippines with the grand launch of its ArcoVia City branch in Pasig City recently......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Espresso machines wow habitues of new coffee hub

Having coffee is a ritual, I have coffee six to 10 times a day," Nespresso head of Asia Renaud Tinel declared. His ritual may be hardcore, but it is understandable: The Nespresso coffee system produces very good coffee. There are 24 flavors, and the convenience of making a cup just by adding water and popping a capsule is addicting. The French executive was recently in the Philippines to open the first Nespresso boutique at Power Plant Mall in Makati City. With the fragrant aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the air, Tinel led the grand launch with celebrities KC Concepcion, Marc Nelson and Marie Lozano, while soprano Rachelle Gerodias provided musical entertainment. How does...Keep on reading: Espresso machines wow habitues of new coffee hub.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Iloilo to boost business hub status with Courtyard

Opening of the Marriott-owned business hotel a boon to Iloilo’s commerce and tourism With the official public opening of Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo on Tuesday, May 1, not only will it serve as good news to business travelers in and out of the city, it actually sends the strong message that Iloilo is evidently emerging as [...] The post Iloilo to boost business hub status with Courtyard appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Courtyard Iloilo hotel hopes to attract business travel market

By Denise A. Valdez WESTERN VISAYAS will get its first international hotel brand when the Courtyard by Marriott opens at Iloilo Business Park, Iloilo City in May. Offering 326 rooms in its 15-storey building, Courtyard Iloilo will be the biggest hotel in the city. The new hotel, located inside the 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park, is […] The post Courtyard Iloilo hotel hopes to attract business travel market appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

BHIVE HOTEL’S GRAND LAUNCH

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres WARMTH and good vibes greeted everyone who attended the inauguration and blessing of the plush BHive Boutique Hotel in Mandurriao, Iloilo City recently. The grand occasion kicked off with a formal ribbon cutting by BHive Hotel owners, vibrant couple Benito Sucgang Jr. and his lovely wife Richel Gorriceta-Sucgang and their children […] The post BHIVE HOTEL’S GRAND LAUNCH appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

I think it’s fine, it’s normal -- Jack Reid

Sa grand media launch kahapon ng Squad Goals kung saan ay isa sa mga bida ang nakababatang kapatid ni James Reid na si Jack, natanong ang 20-year-old newbie tungkol sa tsismis ng pagli-live-in ng kapatid at girlfriend na si Nadine Lustre. Ayon kay Jack, wala siya sa posisyon para sagutin….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Sinulog 2018 Goes High-tech with Mobile App

Sinulog 2018 is reaching out to digital-savvy millennials and the younger Generation Z with the launch of a mobile companion for devotees and revelers. “Just search and download ‘Sinulog 2018’ in Google Play or the App Store and install the app in your smartphones,” said Cebu City Councilor and Sinulog 2018 Executive Committee chairman Dave […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Joross Gamboa explains why he congratulated good friend John Lloyd Cruz

Was "Deadma Walking" actor Joross Gamboa's congratulations to controversial actor and good friend John Lloyd Cruz a confirmation that he's about to become a father? "Oo kino-congratulate ko siya," Gamboa said at the recently held grand press launch of his movie. "Actually, ako binase ko lang sa lahat ng ano [rumors]. Wala akong direct confirmation sa kanya, pero kung 'yun man talaga, kino-congratulate ko siya." "Pagkauwi lang niya saka ko siya kinongratulate," he added. "Siyempre, busy rin ako sa trabaho at 'di rin kami masyado nkakapag-usap. Konting kamustahan lang. Message ko lang siya. 'Yung before pa siya umalis eh, 'yung huli naming usap,." While his congratulations mig...Keep on reading: Joross Gamboa explains why he congratulated good friend John Lloyd Cruz.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

JBL Opens First Store in Mindanao

One of the world's top premier manufacturers of quality audio equipment has opened its first Mindanao store in Cagayan de Oro City. Louie A. Ramos, owner of Premier AV Automation Davao, Inc. cut the ribbon at the store's grand launch Friday, December 8 with SM CDO Downtown Premier Leasing Manager Corrine Bollozos near the Cyberzone at the mall's 3rd Level......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

VIVO’s Newest Local Ambassadors grace V7 re-launch at SM North EDSA

R&B singer and Vivo influencer Julie Anne San Jose, DJ and celeb Vlogger Ashley Rivera headlined the VIVO V7 Re-launch held at the Cyberzone Event Center of SM North Edsa, also featured the newest all-male group One Up. The Vivo V7, the latest offering of the famous V smart phone series, was first unveiled in a grand launch at the SM City Bacolod Event Center North Wing last November 18 with Vivo influencer Boyband PH bannering the event......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Boyband PH graces Vivo V7 Grand Launch in Bacolod

The world’s fifth most popular smart phone brand has started rolling out its signature launch events for its new smart phone models in the country’s regions with the successful launch of the Vivo V7 in Bacolod City......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsNov 25th, 2017

Behind the Grand Launch of Centrio’s Magical Nights of Lights 2017

Centrio Mall launched its signature lights and sounds show with a big flash and a bang with an hour and a half show last November 11 featuring Cagayan de Oro’s finest performers. However, not many were aware that many of those performers already made it big in the Big Metro and even abroad! Here’s a look behind the performers to the Grand Launch of Centrio’s 2017 Magical Nights of Lights......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

The multi-awarded all-new Audi Q5 and its success story

There has been much excitement about the all-new Audi Q5 since its grand launch in the Philippines last week. The Audi Q5 has been the best-selling luxury SUV since its launch in 2008, selling around 1.6 million units worldwide. The Audi Q5 is not only a best seller but also a global award winner. Car [...] The post The multi-awarded all-new Audi Q5 and its success story appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2017

PSL Grand Prix to showcase record nine-team field

Philippine Superliga will cap off its fifth season with an explosive nine-team field Grand Prix, which will unfurl on Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The competition gets even hotter with teams allowed to field up to three foreign players each. Two new teams will also be introduced in this edition of the season-ending conference with Iriga City and collegiate team University of Sto. Tomas joining the fray. “With a record of nine teams, this is going to be the biggest PSL ever,” said PSL president Ramon “Tats” Suzara during the press launch graced by PSL chairman Philip Ella Juico and Bounty Agro Ventures president Ronald Mascarinas Wednesday at Vikings Luxury Buffet at MOA in Pasay City. “We have a very competitive field and all teams are capable of coming up with a very good fight,” he added. “This is going to be a very great season and we know that only the strongest will survive.” Defending two-time champion Foton remains to be one of the teams to beat with Serbian coach Moro Branislav bringing in compatriots and tested talents Sara Klisura and Katarina Vukamanovic as well as Montenegrin Dragana Perunicnic. Giving the Tornadoes a run for their money are perennial powerhouse squads Petron, Cignal and F2 Logistics. Powering the Blaze Spikers this time is seasoned reinforcement Lindsay Stalzer, who led Foton to its two titles, with another American Hillary Hurley and Japanese libero Yuri Fukuda. The HD Spikers addressed their needs at the defensive end with the recruitment of Beth Carey of Australia, Alexis Matthews of United States and Mami Miyashita of Japan while the Cargo Movers will rest injured spiker Ara Galang, but her absence will be hardly felt with the acquisition of Kennedy Bryan of USA and former Olympian Maria Jose Perez of Venezuela. Also seeing action are regulars Generika-Ayala, Sta. Lucia Realty and Cocolife. The Lifesavers will parade Katarina Pilepic of Croatia, Penina Snuka of Hawaii and Darlene Ramdin of Trinidad and Tobago, who is just fresh from leading her country to the FIVB World Championship in Japan next year. Sta. Lucia, meanwhile, will have Canadian national team members Marisa Field and Kristen Moncks and Ukrainian Bodhana Anisova at the forefront while Cocolife will bank on Tai Manu-Olevao and Taylor Milton of the United States. Iriga City would also be a force to be reckoned with despite being the league’s newest member. The Lady Oragons will parade Tamara Kmezic of Serbia, who is the tallest import ever to play in the PSL at 6-foot-6. Kmezic will be assisted by Japanese libero Minami Yoshioka as well as local star Grethcel Soltones. The Tigresses, meanwhile, is the only team without an import as they would be competing as a guest team in preparation for the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women’s volleyball tournament next year.   .....»»

Category: Source:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2017

DPWH-BDEO engineers attended 2017 REAP national convention

DPWH-Biliran DEO Civil Engineers attended the 2017 Road Engineering Association of the Philippines (REAP) national convention held on July 19-21, 2017 at Marriott Grand Ballroom, Pasay City......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

Apple’s iPhone X: Face ID, no home button, $999 – CNN News

Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has revealed the iPhone X. It has no home button, scans your face to log you in and costs $999. The company unveiled the anniversary edition smartphone, alongside an iPhone 8 and its bigger sibling, the iPhone 8 Plus, at a press event at the brand new Apple Park campus in Cupertino on Tuesday. The company also announced a new Apple Watch with a cellular connection, an Apple TV that streams 4K video, and gave the public its first peek at the circular Steve Jobs Theater. To introduce the iPhone X, Apple CEO Tim Cook uttered the classic line at the annual press conference: &'8220;One more thing.&'8221; &'8220;We have great respect for these words and don't use them lightly,&'8221; said Cook, adding the new phone would set the path for technology for the next decade. The new iPhone X kills the home button to make space for a larger screen. It has an edge-to-edge display, glass on the front and back, wireless charging that requires resting the phone on a special surface, and a surgical grade stainless steel band around the edges. It's water and dust resistant. The 5.8-inch OLED display isn't just bigger, it also packs 458 pixels-per-inch. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) calls it a Super Retina Display. It supports HDR, has a million-to-one contrast ratio and improved color accuracy. The loss of the home button means no more fingerprint sensor. To unlock the phone, you can use your face with a new technology called Face ID. Front-facing cameras and sensors create a map of your face to determine if you are the phone's proper owner. The technology learns more about your face every time you use it, and stores any face detection information on the device. It uses small flood light to work in the dark. Apple said face detection is more secure than fingerprints. It added there was a one in 50,000 chance of a random person being able to open your phone with their fingerprint. But those chances drop to 1 in a million with face detection. The company also introduced a Face ID-enabled feature called Animoji, which serves up animated emoji that mimic your facial expressions. For example, you'll be able to give your friends side-eye as a unicorn. Apple spent a significant amount of time hyping up its 12-megapixel dual cameras with image stabilization. Schiller said the new front facing cameras will &'8220;revolutionize&'8221; selfies by adding portrait mode. The iPhone X will cost $999 for the 64 GB version, $1,149 for the 256 GB version, and start shipping on Nov. 3 &'8212; more than a month later than all the other devices announced on Tuesday. For those not willing to shell out a grand for a new smartphone, the iPhone 8 options are cheaper and also pack a powerful punch. They're faster, sturdier and better at snapping photos than the previous iPhone. On the surface, the devices look similar to the iPhone 7. The iPhone 8 clocks in at 4.7 inches and iPhone 8 Plus is 5.5 inches. But inside is an A11 &'8220;bionic chip&'8221; and an improved camera sensor. There are new camera modes, including an expanded Portrait Mode that lets you change lighting effects after you take the shot. The company also teased some of the new features coming to iOS 11, including augmented reality. Wireless charging, available on both the iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices, is a big move forward, too. The charging requires contact between a special surface and the glass back of the iPhone. The technology is based on Qi wireless charging, which Apple believes will be available at coffee shops, stores and airports around the world in the near future, so people can get juice on the go. iPhone 8 smartphones, which come with an aluminum band around the edges, will be available in three colors: space gray, gold and silver. The iPhone 8 will start at $699 and the iPhone 8 Plus is $799 for 64 GB models. Apple also announced a new cellular Apple Watch, which Cook claimed was the best-selling watch in the world, though the company has declined to release sales numbers. The waterproof Apple Watch has an even greater focus on fitness and health. For example, it flags users when it detects an elevated pulse. The Series 3 comes with a built-in cellular connection, so it no longer needs an iPhone nearby for most tasks. You can answer calls, receive text messages, talk to Siri, check maps and use third-party apps over cellular connections. Starting in October, it will also be able to stream music to Air Pods over cellular. To demonstrate the watch's new powers, Apple conducted a live phone call from stage with a person on a paddle board in the middle of a lake. Siri can finally talk back on the new watch, thanks to a new dual-core processor. Also included is a barometric altimeter, which tracks activity like stair climbing, skiing and snowboarding. The company has bigger dreams for the watch than workouts and wrist calls. It's launching an Apple Heart Study later this year that will be able to detect early signs of atrial fibrillation, one of the leading causes of stroke. The watch will cost $329 without cellular, and $399 with cellular. It works with all four major carriers in the U.S., though Apple did not mention details on plan pricing. The [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2017

One Oasis Cagayan de Oro Building 2 Grand Launch

One Oasis Cagayan de Oro Building 2 Grand Launch.....»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsJul 4th, 2017

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Integrated Bar of the Philippines. 23 March 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte's speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE INTEGRATED BAR OF THE PHILIPPINES’16TH NATIONAL CONVENTION OF LAWYERS [Delivered at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Pasay City &'124; [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

PCSO holds grand press launch of STL expansion

PCSO holds grand press launch of STL expansion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2017

Ombudsman to honor Naga for corruption prevention program

By Armie B. Gunay NAGA CITY &'8212; After having been awarded the prestigious Excel Award for Communication Excellence in Organizations at the Manila Grand Ballroom-Marriott Hotel in Pasay City last Nov. 21, City Mayor John G. Bongat will again be represe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsDec 8th, 2016