I had the pleasure of meeting Marco Polo Davao’s new Food & Beverage Manager, Ms. Ma. Consuelo Galang-Yabut, during a media luncheon at the Polo Bistro.
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MY MINDANAO: PHOTOGRAPHS FOR HOPE opens tomorrow, December 18, at the Sulawesi Function Room, ground floor of Marco Polo Davao, from 9am until 10 in the evening. This special one day exhibit is for a cause. In our years of experience as photojournalists we have been lucky to be traveling around to document wonderful places, people and culture, and publish them. We have collected many images that depict the beauty of our islands. We truly believe that Mindanao is blessed with people who care for its natural resources and preservation. But Nature has its own course, as well. Last year after Typhoon Sendong, through the help of friends and a workshop (“Shoot for Hope”), we were able to raise money and deliver relief goods to Cagayan de Oro and Iligan during the Christmas Season. This year we are trying to help raise awareness of the need to reach out more to remote, stricken areas hit by Pablo. We decided to donate forty (40) of our images. Some will be of Lumad portraits as well as …
A Glimpse of Canada: A Journey to Canadian cuisine Indulge in Canada’s flavorful fusion of cultures as Café Marco brings you the best of their Cuisine this September. Guest Chef Sharwin Tee, who is certified by the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver, cooks up Canadian specialties from French haute cuisine, to hearty British and Irish fare, and Chinese culinary traditions. Special limited offer available daily for dinner from September 14 to 30, 2012. For reservations and inquiries, please call (082) 221 0888 local 7222.
BEHIND THE SCENES: M (Life & Living in Mindanao) MAGAZINE COVER PHOTO SHOOT WITH DAVAO CITY MAYOR “INDAY” SARA DUTERTE-CARPIO Photographer, Jojie Alcantara (assisted by Rhonson Ng, M Mag’s Chief Photographer) Location: Lazuli Spa, Marco Polo Davao Mayor’s hair by Boy Koni, Makeup and outfit by Silverio Anglacer, with personal stylist Bryan M Magazine’s latest issue with Mayor Sara on the cover is iinitially available in Davao at Metro Gym, Bos Coffee, Babasahin (GMall, NCCC Mall, Victoria Plaza, SM Davao, Abreeza Mall), GMall Supermarket, Krua Thai, BananaBerry * * * *
Marco Polo Davao gears up for Fright Run 2011 At Marco Polo Davao’s Fright Run 2011 this October 30, pound the pavement with Halloween characters as well as family and friends. “Sprint past the rest in 4K, 8K, and 16K races, with cash prizes and gift items for the top three winners in each category,” hotel General Manager Bruno Simeoni said. Registration fee is Php 300 for the 4K and 8K, and Php350 for the 16K run. Rates are inclusive of a singlet, light breakfast, a finisher’s certificate, and a raffle coupon. 16K runners will be given a finisher’s medal. The hotel also offers a 10+1 promo for runners who register as a group of 10. “The 11th runner gets a free singlet,” says event chairperson Sally Tungpalan. Runners assemble at 4:30 AM for stretching exercises. The race will start at 5:45 AM. The start and end point is at the Padre Gomez corner along Roxas Avenue. As in earlier Fright Runs, exciting prizes shall be awarded to runners who come in creative Halloween costumes …
“Davao’s Perfect 10” is an article written by Mabuhay Magazine editor-in-chief Jun Ventura back in 2011 (president of Eastgate Publishing Corporation).