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Marco Polo Davao’s new “conquests”

Like the explorer it was named after, the hospitality company galloped to the country and set its peg on Davao soil and built the first Marco Polo hotel in the Philippines. The hotel was the sought-after “residence” of the locals and tourists, leisure travelers and businessmen. Its ballrooms were filled with glittery soirees, the restaurants served discerning foodies and Eagles Bar was the preferred haunt of the...

May 2018 musings: Yes, mothers know best

ADMIT it, you’ve had your share of mom’s sermons (one is running in your head now and it’s making you smile). I’ve had several—“eat what’s on the table,” “clean the house,” and my favorite, “Bangon dyan, magsisimba tayo ng alas-sais (ng umaga). Inuumaga ka kadi-disco ‘di ka makasimba ng isang oras.” Those were the days. At a young age, we can’t really appreciate the “grueling” lessons only learned at home...

IMS, real world experience in school

  Impressive best describes the newly inaugurated educational edifice of the International Management School (IMS), a member of the Joji Ilagan Career Center Foundation, Incorporated (JICCFI). “Business education at the IMS is distinctly different,” said Nicole Hao Bian, Vice-President for Education Development of JICCFI, “In this school, we develop our students to become well-rounded individuals, empowered...

Union Market to open a new sweet spot in the city

  Sugar levels will be on a high when the new food stop in the city starts serving its saccharine treats in the northern part of the city. Union Market, soon to open in Azuela Cove, is a pasteleria, taperia and brasserie. It will whip up savory dishes to satisfy the urge for good food. But it’s the meal ender—the French desserts—that may just keep you coming back for more. To prove their point, Union Market...

Seda Abreeza: Soaring higher on Year 5

  “What’s you fondest memory of Seda Abreeza,” asked the host during the grand Black & White-themed party of the hotel. It was Seda’s 5thanniversary celebration.     Having frequented the hotel since it was conceived, I could mention several. What would top my list is the food. From the long list, a couple of items have always been consistently cooked and flavored, these always staple items on...
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