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Waterfront Hotels Welcome Latest Innovation: The Online Press Reader

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To continuously take the lead in the country’s hospitality industry despite the tenacious competition, Waterfront Hotels and Casinos introduce its latest innovation in service, the PressReader, which allows guests to find out the latest and hottest news direct from their favorite information provider from anywhere in the world. With PressReader, Waterfront’s guest may gain access to prominent magazines such as Time, Elle, Vouge, and a lot more. Also, keep updated with current events as top newspaper publications like The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Toronto Star, and so much more are available on PressReader. “In pursuance of our motto to improve our products and services for guests’ satisfaction, Waterfront has endeavored once again to think of how we can make the hotel experience of our guests better. This is giving more premium to our services by giving them the convenience of being up-to-date with not only the latest news on current events but on other interests as

Holy Week Mall Hours in Davao City

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Mall Hours during the Holy Week in Davao City. All of the malls will be closed on Good Friday. Regular mall hours will resume on Black Saturday. SM Lanang Premier and SM City Davao Ecolond Both SM Lanang and SM Ecoland will be closed on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Abreeza Ayala Mall Abreeza will be closed on both Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. NCCC Mall of Davao NCCC Mall will be closed on Good Friday but will open on Maundy Thursday from 9AM to 6PM. Cinema and B3 will be closed. Gaisano Mall of Davao GMall Davao will be closed on Good Friday but will open on Maundy Thursday from 10AM to 9PM.

10 Must-Visit Places in Davao Region

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Davao is an easy choice when choosing destinations in Mindanao. From Manila, it is accessible via the international airport in Davao City. From there, other destinations are reachable with a bus, cab, or ferry.     1. Samal Island Beaches The Island Garden City of Samal is only ten minutes away by motorboat from Davao City and offers sixty or so beach resorts to choose from. Aside from water sports and activities, Samal also has festivals at different times of the year. For starters, you can catch the Caracoles festival during the last week of April.  Babu Santa Beach Resort in Talicud Island, Samal 2. Mount Apo Mount Apo is, the highest mountain in the Philippines. Go peak hopping and experience diverse environments from lush forests, raging waterfalls and calm lakes to rocky sulphur vents.   Tours are available, and provide everything from transportation, guides, and accommodation to give you a hassle free trip.  Mt. Apo | Photo Credit: Incrediblethots

Huge Discounts at Wiltelcom's Anniversary Sale

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One of Mindanao's homegrown store, Wiltelcom started its operation in Cotabato City in the late 90's. It opened its first branch in Davao City in 2001 and has continued to provide its customers with top-of-the-line customer service experience. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Wiltelcom in the business. To thank all the patrons of the store, Wiltelcom is currently holding an anniversary sale up to Mach 31 in GMall Davao's atrium. Representative from the participating brands with their flagship devices Some of the most interesting gadgets available in the anniversary sale are Gionee's Elife S5.1 which is considered by Guinness as the thinnest phone,   Lenovo's tablet with built-in projector, and other products from brands like Samsung, LG, Sony, Torque, Cherry Mobile, MyPhone, Star Mobile, O+, Arch Mobile, ZTE, Nokia, Huawei and a lot more. Lenovo's marketing person talks about their slimmest phone Aside from the huge discounts, Wiltelcom als

Park Inn Davao's Araw ng Dabaw Promo

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Park Inn by Radisson Davao has came up with another exciting offering during the Araw ng Dabaw celebration. Following the concept of the regular Supersize meal , diners get to customize their own set meals with their choice of salad, soup, starter, rice, main course, desserts and drink, coupled with a family size pizza. This dining offer is available for lunch and dinner on the said dates. Roasted Vegetable with Davao Cheese “As part of our celebration from March 14 to 16, we are ‘localizing’ our Supersize family meal with select dishes inspired by the flavors of the region,” explains General Manager, Mr. Pavan Kakar. Included in the salad selection are Pomelo and Green Mango Salad, Native Dried Fish with Pomelo Vinaigrette, and Roasted Vegetables with Davao Cheese. For main course, the diners may choose from Beef Kare-Kare, Native Banana Stuffed Squid, Twice-cooked Chicken with Orange Glaze, and Vegetable and Tofu in Garlic Butter. The pizza served with the meal is coo

Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015 : Big in Adventure, Shopping, Dining and Fun

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As part of the Visit Philippines Year 2015 , Davao Tourism is launching the Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS) 2015. This is an exciting tourism campaign for Davao City this summer, covering all sectors of tourism from tours, accommodation facilities, dining, shopping, and adventure. VDFS will be all about "big in adventure, shopping, dining and fun." VDSF is a 6-week campaign promoting Davao City as a travel and tours destination. It will commence on April 3 and will end on May 17, 2015. This is the second year of the campaign and it gets better this year. VDFS 2015 is participated by Travel and Tours Agency, Hotels and Resorts, Restaurants and Entertainment Groups, Malls and Shopping Centers, M.I.C.E. Organizers Ventures Davao and Davao Wellness Association. Davao Fun Tours and Fun Packages This year, a number of FUN Tours and FUN Packages are being organized by the VDFS Tours Consortium composed of tour operators in the city. Both local and foreign tourists may

Aliwagwag Falls in Cateel

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One of Davao Oriental's most visited natural attractions is Aliwagwag Falls, located in the town of Cateel. Aliwagwag Falls is a cascading waterfall which is surrounded with lush vegetation and is situated just about 30 minutes away from the town proper.  Aliwagwag Falls | Photo by Harly Marcuap / Akrosdayunibers.com How to Get There? You can either go to Cateel via the Compostela Valley Road (quicker) or the Mati Road (longer time travel but more frequent trips).  From Davao City, take  a   Mallen Express, Lyra Express, Floremel Express or Bachelor Express bus going to Cateel. These buses have daily trips to Cateel. Barangay Aliwagwag is about 30 minutes away from the Cateel town proper just along the national highway. You can actually pass Aliwagwag Falls when you take the Compostela Valley Road going to Cateel.