Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar recognized among best in country based on Outstanding 2019 Traveler Reviews

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar proudly announced that it has been recognized as one of this year’s Tripadvisor Travelers’ ChoiceAwardee.

Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveler feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe. 

The historic site situated in Bagac, Bataan was also a recipient of the Certificate of Excellence recognition, as how Travelers’ Choice Award was named then, both in 2018 and 2019.

“We are very thrilled and honored for this recognition. Although this has been an extra challenging year, we will stay committed to provide our future guests with secured and enjoyable stays at Las Casas,” said Paul Kerr, Marivent Resort Hotel Inc. President.

He also wishes to extend his gratitude to all Las Casas team members for their tireless work and efforts to provide satisfactory service to all their guests especially in the new normal.

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, as part of its ongoing efforts to support the recovery of the tourism and hospitality industry, announced on Monday the winners of its 18th annual Travelers’ Choice Awards.

This coveted award program celebrates travelers’ favorite hotels, restaurants, airlines, trending destinations among others around the world.

With over 8.7 million businesses listed on Tripadvisor, these awards are a true testament to the outstanding service and quality that winners consistently provide to their guests.

“Winners of the 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards should be proud of this distinguished recognition,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor.

“Although it’s been a challenging year for travel and hospitality, we want to celebrate our partners’ achievements. Award winners are beloved for their exceptional service and quality. Not only are these winners well deserving, they are also a great source of inspiration for travelers as the world begins to venture out again.”

For updates, visit or their official accounts via Facebook and Instagram.

ADP Pharma Launches NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 VIP PROMO KIT

In line with NOVUHAIR’s 10th year of fervent commitment to consumer health awareness on hair loss prevention and maintenance, plus a decade of partnership with Mercury Drug Corporation, ADP Pharma Corporation has launched the NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 VIP PROMO KIT.

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The NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 VIP PROMO KIT serves as a token of the company’s appreciation and gratitude to the affirmative support of its loyal users and new trialists.

The continued consumer support, committed distributors and agency partners, dedicated brand ambassadors, passionateand hardworkingmarketing and sales teams spearheaded by Managing Director Mr. Bob Segovia, andthe full support of ADP PharmaCEO Mr. Martin Pascual and executives.

NOVUHAIR® has retained dominance in 2019 as the leading hair loss treatment in the Philippines.(Source: Passport Euromonitor International October 2019 Research)

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Adapting to the new normal

The COVID-19 pandemic forced a rapid and unexpected closure of casinos
and gaming venues across Australia and the Asia Pacific, changing the
operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers
scrambling to adapt to the new realities.
This month, Asia Gaming Brief, the organizers of the ASEAN Gaming
Summit, teamed up with the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), and
Forecast Australia to conduct a Australasia-wide survey, asking about how
venues have handled the ever-evolving crisis.
More than 500 gaming venues across Australia and New Zealand were
surveyed, and the results have opened up some very interesting lines of
Among the results, the majority of venues across the countries still expect
it to be a year before a full recovery can be achieved. However, lessons
are being learned as to how to adjust business strategies to mitigate the
Among the clear standouts is a greater focus on the communication and
loyalty of both customers and staff.
The survey shares valuable insights that translate into actionable business
intelligence for any operator tasked with managing a business both safely
and profitably.
For those interested to see how Australasian Gaming operators have been
impacted by coronavirus lockdowns, and the strategies they have used to
mitigate its effects, results of the survey can be accessed via
the website in three different formats.

Key data points from the survey are presented in an easy to assimilate
Find answers to questions such as the impact of Covid-19 on visitation
levels and what were the most popular measures to ensure social
distancing between EGMs.
Find when staffing levels will return to normal and what the key stumbling
blocks are when it comes to handling cash flow.
The infographic is available for $50 + GST.
The full market report provides an analysis of the survey results, detailing
important trends observed in the data. The Market Report integrates data
from the questionnaire with other industry research from government and
commercial sources to provide a comprehensive view of the current state
of the industry.
The report provides business intelligence to help shape future planning
and strategy, sharing key insights from others in the industry.
The full market report and infographic can be purchased for $999 + GST.
The dashboard provides a deeper dive into the available data in a fully
interactive format, allowing the user to tailor the information to suit the
needs of their individual business.
The data can be sorted by region, venue type, metropolitan area and
much more, providing multiple opportunities for industry comparison
across a wide variety of data points.
The interactive dashboard, full market report and infographic can be
purchased for $1,999 + GST.
More information and pricing can be found on


F1 Hotel Manila’s highest priority is the safety and wellbeing of all our guests and associates. Travel is an important part of our lives and we understand there are concerns regarding COVID-19.

Our new Stay Well program brings together several safety protocols to give you peace of mind when you stay with us – the Home of Happy and Safe Experiences.

Everyone is subjected to a body temperature check at the hotel’s entry points. The mandatory use of hand sanitizers and disinfectant foot baths prior to entry to the hotel is strictly implemented. All guests and associates are required to wear face masks at all times while inside the hotel premises. Social distancing is strictly observed, including inside elevators. Handheld ultraviolet light devices are used to disinfect key cards, stationery and other high touchpoints. Protective shields are installed at the Front Desk and Concierge areas. A safety kit composed of a face mask and hand sanitizer is being provided to guests upon check-in. Freshly prepared breakfast meals are delivered directly to guest rooms.

Hotel facilities such as The Canary bar, F All-Day Dining restaurant, pool area, gym and spa are closed until further notice. Regular disinfection and deep cleaning is carried out in all public areas such as the elevators, reception counters and toilets. Areas such as the ground floor and 5th floor lobbies are equipped with air purifiers and humidifiers. Guest rooms undergo enhanced cleaning and sanitation processes with the use of ultraviolet light and steaming machines. Hand sanitizers are available in all public areas of the hotel. Every car accessing the hotel’s car park undergoes a disinfection spray.

For inquiries and additional information about our Stay Well Program, please call 7908-7888 or e-mail or visit

NOVUHAIR® Officially Launches NOVU VIP CLUB

What a great way to celebrate NOVUHAIR’s 10years of success in the Philippines. With the aim of highlighting further the brand’s advocacy campaign Nothing to lose, NOVUHAIR® introduces Go for the Perfect 10! with the launch of its NOVU VIP CLUB.

The NOVU VIP CLUB is designed to guide, inspire and at the same time to take the journey with the members through a wholistic approach in managing hair loss especially during this global health crisis.

Supported by a pool of VIP Coaches, the members are given the opportunity to engage directly with the experts and at the same time enjoy the exciting monthly perks.

The list of VIP Coaches include some of the country’s high-caliber professionals from different fields of expertise: Fanny Serrano (Salon & Beauty VIP Coach), Hon. Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso (Leadership VIP Coach), Jim and Toni Saret (Fitness & Nutrition VIP Coaches), Dr. Cecile Catapang (Aesthetic & Rejuvenation VIP Coach), Dr. Risa Caldoza-De Leon (Dermatology & Beauty Coach), Dr. Harris Acero (Wellness & Nutrition VIP Coach) and Alopecia Warrior Abby Asistio (Inspirational VIP Coach) to name a few.
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NOVUHAIR® Topical Scalp Lotion is a unique combination of 19 natural herbal extracts and essential oils that work in synergy to help remedy and prevent hair loss.

To know more about NOVUHAIR®, visit or follow the official Facebook page @NovuhairOfficial.

Want to try the NOVUHAIR® 3-in-1 Pack (worth ₱5,280) for FREE?

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Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar: More reasons to go local in post-Covid

Patronizing everything local, including local tourist destinations and products, may just be what the country needs to survive in these challenging times and eventually thrive in the post-COVID-19 world.

With the tourism industrybeing one of the worst-hit industries by the pandemic, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar eyes to help in rebuilding Bataan tourism by assuring guests of their secured stays.

Being historically significant coupled with its natural charm and fascinating cultural treats, Las Casas is a safe haven fit for relaxation and reconnecting with one’s colorful roots.

However, one should expect necessary changesin the new normal. Unlike before when travelling is quite effortless, today’s situation calls for stringent protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.

With its commitment to optimum standards of sanitation, the brand has been implementing safety measures such as thermal scanning, deploying hand sanitizers in counters and high touchpoints, diligently sanitizing common areas, requesting guests to accomplish Health Declaration Form that contains the essential contact tracing information,among others.

For only PHP 5,400,  guests can enjoy the freedom to choose how their stay will go about with Las Casas’ “Room Only Offer” and simply addthe hearty meals they prefer andgo for interesting and informative activities from balsa tours, kalesa ride, and more.

Meanwhile, guests who opt for a more convenient and planned stay may avail Las Casas’ “Full-board Package” where they can savor the delicious and unique taste of Las Casas dining just as much as they enjoy the cozy yet spacious rooms. Rates start at PHP 12, 600.

With Las Casas being a heritage destination, the property also aims to put a spotlight on the importance of heritage appreciation to ignite participation of younger generation in developing and promoting the country’s rich culture and traditions.

For updates, visit or check Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar on Facebook and Instagram.

I-level up ang saya ng pamilya

“Basta sama-sama, okay na.”
‘Yan siguro ang everyday nating reminder sa sarili. Iba ang lakas na binibigay kapag kasama natin ang mga loved ones, lalo na kapag nasisiguro natin na healthy sila at happy. Dahil dito, araw-araw natin goal na makadiscover ng mga wais tips for the family na may value for money. Tulad na lang ng topic na paano nga ba mas magiging bongga ang kasayahan sa bahay? Paano nga ba magiging panalo ang bonding ng family? Ang susi ay nasa TV! Siguraduhin na ito ay para sa lahat. Need mo ba ng idea? Ito na ‘yun!

1. ‘Pag panalo ang kids, panalo si mommy at daddy
Life tip: Blue’s Clues never fails. Sure na sure ang energy ng mga bata sa pagsama nila kay Josh and Blue sa kanilang mga adventures. Bonus pa dahil si Kuya Josh ay isang ultimate Pinoy Pride at siguradong kaaaliwan ng mga chikiting. Marami pang available na shows to choose from sa Nickelodeon, p’wedeng-p’wede rin mamili ang mga kids sa Boomerang at Cartoon Network para sa nonstop saya maghapon!

2.    Social media break? Foreign fix muna ate at kuya!
No problem kung magpahinga sa newsfeeds ang mga millennials, siguradong ‘di sila maiinip sa mga palabas ng AXN at Warner TV. Sa Star Girl pa lang, sure na hindi ka na makakabitaw. Panoorin si Courtney Whitmore at kung paano n’ya gagamitin ang kapangyarihan ng Cosmic Staff, tiyak na makakarelate sila ate at kuya sa kan’yang extra-special na adulting journey.

3.    Sari-saring feelings ba ang hanap ninyo? Sagot na ‘yan ng mga local channels natin!
Pasayahin ang araw-araw with kilig, tuwa, at excitement na hatid ng mga local channels.  Sino ba namang makakalimot sa classic characters na sina Marimar at Sergio? Isa lang ‘yan sa mapapanood sa One Screen, ang channel kung saan mapapanood ang mga pelikula at teleseryeng tinangkilik mo noon hanggang ngayon. Winner din ang sports action sa PBA Rush at One Sports+, at siguradong malilibang naman ang mga m’yembro ng family sa mga palabas ng Colours at Sari Sari. S’yempre, for the latest news updates mula sa mga batikang news presenters, available lagi ang One PH at One News daily.

4.    Basta sama-sama, ok to the max ang saya!  

Walang tatalo sa bonding na buo at sama-sama. At ano bang effective to fulfill this but an exciting TV night ‘di ba? For example, tiyak na panalo ang July ng pamilya sa pagsunod sa adventures ni Sabrina sa ‘Sabrina The Teenage Witch’, available sa HITS channel. Marami ring panalong options for the family sa VIVA, Pinoy Box Office, at Celestial Movie Pinoy.
Saktong sakto dahil lahat ng mga ito ay available sa SatLite, ang pinaka-affordable na prepaid digital Pay-TV service powered by Cignal. Makakapanood ka na nang mas malinaw at mas maraming channels sa abot-kayang halaga. Siguradong magiging mas masaya ang bonding moments kasama ang iyong pamilya!
But wait, there’s more: sure win ka sa kanilang latest promo na super sulit. I-switch on ang saya and get your SatLite box for only P500. Meron ka bang lumang satellite dish? Dalhin lang ang lumang non-Cignal o non-SatLite digibox sa pinaka malapit na dealer; buy 1, and get 2 free months load!

So don’t wait, i-switch on ang saya with SatLite! Bili na sa pinaka malapit na SatLite dealer o subscribe by calling (02) 8888-5555 / 0949 997 600(up to 7603) /0917 658 5555.
Promo period is from July 9 to September 30, 2020 per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-101726 series of 2020. Promo covers non-SatLite and non-Cignal boxes.
Buy 1 take 2 promo extend till Dec. 31, 2020 Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No FTEB-15152 series of 2019.


Prepare your Kids for Distance Learning with TANG , in partnership with, aims to help moms make distance learning a more fun experience for their kids The new school year is about to start soon. And with the setup of distance learning being a new experience, many parents are looking for guidance on how to make the best out of their children’s learning experience at home.Learning from home is an entirely new experience from the traditional classroom setup. Apart from missing the opportunities to learn from social interactions, more distractions can be found at home such as computers, TVs, and many other external factors that may disrupt the learning process. To help moms bridge the gaps of distance learning and turn the home into a conducive learning environment, TANG, in partnership with, launches Prepared with TANG: Get Ready for Distance Learning. Prepared with TANG: Get Ready for Distance Learning is a free online learning platform where moms can get insights about distance learning and how they can play a more active role in their child’s education. The platform will provide moms with useful tips and simple steps to enhance their child’s learning experience at home, such as:● Providing motivation when child feels bored or tired during lessons; ● Setting up a comfortable study space; ● Getting creative with new educational activities; and most important, ● Ensuring proper nutrition and fortification including the importance of Vitamin C Enriching advice and tips will come from the expertise and real-life experiences of fellow moms and experts such as homeschooling advocate Tina Rodriguez, mom and daughter Mikaela Martinez-Lagdameo and Noelle, and LEGO senior concept artist, Ian Sta Maria. “It has always been TANG’s mission to be every Filipino mom’s partner in preparing their children for a bright future. And this partnership is even more important as moms face the new normal of distance learning.” says Miguel Reyes, Brand Manager of TANG Philippines. “With TANG, moms can ensure that their children will have refreshing breaks that help make for a better learning experience. This is just the first step of many as we at TANG continue to be every mom’s partner in guiding their children towards what lies ahead.” Join us over a fun and enriching merienda break with your kids on August 8, 2020, 3PM at the TANG PH Facebook page as we launch the free platform through a Facebook Live session. Follow us on to learn more.Get your kids ready for a brighter future, prepared with TANG

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