RICHMONDE HOTEL ILOILO GOES FROM 3 TO Z!

ILOILO CITY’S first world-class homegrown hotel brand, Richmonde Hotel Iloilo, recently celebrated its third anniversary with a stylish “tropical hacienda living” event called “From 3 to Z!” that also marked the launch of Zabana Rum in Iloilo City, and the opening of the hotel’s newest al fresco outlet, Zabana Bar. It was a sizzling night […]

Journalism crash course trains 500 student-writers

Story and Photos by: Elyrose S. Naorbe THE Rotaract Club of Metro Iloilo (RCMI) mounted “Tinta kag Tinaga: A Crash Course in Journalism for New Writers Year 5” which trained more than 500 student-writers from Iloilo and Guimaras. The project is the club’s way of welcoming the Rotary Year 2018-19, which is themed “Be the Inspiration.” […]

DOT eyes new markets for PHL dive destinations

THE Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) looks to tap new markets for the country’s thriving dive tourism as it opens business opportunities for stakeholders attending the Dive Resort Travel (DRT) Show Philippines this coming September 7-9 at the SM Megatrade Hall, Mandaluyong City. During the DRT Show, one of the largest international diving exposition, the […]

4th of July at the Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo

GOING all out American and enjoying a star-spangled dinner buffet at the Courtyard by Marriott. In commemoration of the declaration of independence in the land of the free, Iloilo’s first American hotel under the Marriott International Brand did its share by dishing out premium western favorites even Uncle Sam would be proud of.  Executive Chef […]

Biray Paraw Festival of Leganes

Text & photos by: Nessa Rose Acosta-Libo-on THE Municipality of Leganes, Iloilo held the 12th Biray Paraw Festival last June 22-24, 2018 with the theme” Championing our Biodiversity”. Paraw is a local sail boat with two outriggers and two sails which is unique to the Philippines. To this day, Ilonggos still use the paraw as […]

Santacruzan Ciudad de Iloilo 2018

THE ILOILO CITY TOURISM, the PHILIPPINE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY-ILOILO, the Iloilo City Tourism and Development Office the ILOILO CITY COVERNEMENT through Mayor JOE ESPINOSA III would like to achknowledge the following organizations who generously contributed to the stanging of this year’s SANTACRUZAN CIUDAD DE ILOILO: Our MEDIA PARTNERS, THE DAILYGUARDIAN, ABS CBN and […]

GUIMARAS MANGOES, PIAYA: DOT’s ‘Philippine Harvest’ banners culinary tourism

TAGUIG CITY –The best of Philippines’ culinary destinations were showcased in the successful 9th edition of the Philippine Harvest. A joint collaboration of the Department of Tourism (DOT)  and Stores Specialists Inc (SSI), the four-day food trade fair expo at the Central Square Mall on Bonifacio High Street, Global City focused on different food destinations […]

FooDee Global Concepts and GCash partnership launched

MYNT, the fintech company of Globe Telecom, Ant Financial, and Ayala Corp. which operates GCash, announced that the GCash QR-based mobile payment technology is now  available in all restaurants and outlets of FooDee Global Concepts in the country. As one of Manila’s largest multi brand food groups, FooDee Global Concepts continues to dominate the culinary […]

CEFBEX: A Show of Extraordinary Foodventures

WORLDBEX International, the leading exhibition and events management in the country, is holding its 10th Cebu Food and Beverage Expo (CEFBEX) at the SM Cebu Trade Hall on October 11-14, 2018. This 4-day F&B expo will highlight the ever-growing and evolving Philippine Food and Beverages industry through a wonderful show of food products, services, equipment, […]