Thursday, April 14, 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise joins Asia Digital Marketing Expo 2016 by Mikel Yaw

Emmanuel Mendoza is the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Director for Application Services Global Delivery Philippines & South Pacific and  joined HP in 2006 and has over 33 years of Organizational Management, Application Management, Consulting, and IT Project Management experience. Noel provides overall management of the company’s operations, and leads HP’s Global Delivery hubs across the Philippines and South Pacific, which specializes in Application Managed Services, Application Integration and Development, Enterprise Application, Information Management & Analytics, Mobility and Cloud Technologies. Noel’s leadership has resulted in exponential growth in the team (from 450 to over 3500) during his tenure and driving expansion plans for the business. He has led the HP GD Center which won the Best Non-Voice Excellence 2011 and the Best Quality Program Categories in the 2012 and 2013, and Best Innovation Programs for 2013 in the International ICT Awards. Noel has also been in the board of Directors and Advisory Boards for schools and Industry Associations’ such as Philippine Software Industry Association, Asia Pacific College.

Noel also brings a strong management style that is founded on trust, collaboration, and leadership development. Further, Noel brings a passion for growing IT talent and contributing to the progress and competitiveness of the IT/BPO industry in the Philippines.

In his previous role in IBM, Noel was responsible for the entire Global Services Delivery Center in Manila comprising 320 software professionals and technology consultants in the Philippines. He was responsible for conceptualizing, planning, and launching the Delivery Center to support IBM Global Resource initiatives.

Noel will be one of the speakers under the topic: "Breaking down the challenges of running a business that is ‘Multi-Country’: How can you successfully expand across the region by using the right technology?"

Reserve your slot now. Limited seats are available as of today. Registration fee is Php 4,000.00 with elegant lunch and snacks. Deposit your fee to TAG Media and Public Relations, BPI Account # 1680 0010 29. For inquiries and registration E: M: 09166299381

Presented by TAG Media and Public Relations to promote the ASEAN region as a premier business destination. The conference serves as a hub for networking and spreading of ideas that help top management overseeing enterprises across the Asia Pacific region. Speakers are experts and leaders in their industries and engaged in momentous pursuits of significance to the ASEAN region. Attendees are senior leaders, high-ranking government officials and journalists covering the event.

Subic Bay Yacht Club: When in Subic

There is no magical place to stay when you're on vacation up North but at Subic Bay Yacht Club located at Rizal Highway Corner Burgos St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales. Who can resist the sight of different Yachts when you're lounging in the pool especially now it's summer? How about the vast selection of Filipino food during breakfast? The Jacuzzi which is standard at all rooms are a plus already and don't forget the location location location, it's just along the Rizal Highway. Very accessible to all tourist destination in the area such as the Harbor Point, Duty Free Shopping Center and 10 to 15 inutes away from Tree Top Adventure and Zoobic Safari.

From their website,
" Welcome to the Premiere Marina Country Club!
Located north west of Manila, the Club is set with Zambales Mountain range on the eastern part and the tranquil Subic Bay that opens to the South China Sea on the west.
A perfect paradise with safe harbors and pristine flat waters,
A vacation destination with elegant design.
An exquisite service and warm hospitality.

Experience us, Experience Subic Bay Yacht Club."

If you're with your family especially kids like mine who likes to experience relaxation, spacious venues to play like bowling, big swimming pool, a spa and massage at night or just to read a book overlooking the bay, this Marina is for you.

Check my top 5 favorites while staying at Subic Bay Yacht Club

1. The spacious and clean room with Jacuzzi. The kids would like to go back because of this.
2. The swimming pool
3. Buffet breakfast inclusion in the accommodation with welcome drink
4. The ambiance of good life
5. Hospitality. The staff at Subic Bay Yacht Club always has a ready smile and very accommodating.

(047) 252 5211 | (047) 252 6586

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Azalea Residences Baguio: Home Away from Home

ust recently, we attended an event at Baguio Convention Center for Janette Torals'  Digital Marketing Workshop under WOFEX University and stayed at Azalea Residences located at Leonard Wood Loop ( across Teachers' Camp) and near Camp John Hay which is also the all-suite hotel in Baguio City.

The team is enjoying here. The fresh and cold air, winner!!

 We are surprised with the delicious fruits when we arrived and actually it comes with a chocolates

Our company been to different hotels already in that area but what made us go back to Azalea Residences are the following;

  • Hospitality- The ready smile, professional services and very accommodating staffs is already a plus.
  • Breakfast Buffet- With different menu every day from Filipino to Mexican dishes, you will crave for more.
  • Room- The cleanliness and spacious rooms of Azalea Residences are worthy to mention. We love to share and stay in these kind of ambiance and facility. Not to mention the veranda and the view.
  • Kitchen equipment- For family who likes to cook inside and to have a longer stay at Azalea, the room is equip with Kitchen and dining utensils.

View from our room at Azalea Residences Baguio

    Our spacious and clean room

For the busy women like us, we love to do work also anywhere and at Azalea Lobby, we stayed comfortably with that powerful WIFI and fresh strawberry shake. We sent our proposals to clients during our stay there and because of the no interruption WIFI connection, everything went smoothly and at the same time very relaxing.

Enjoying the fresh strawberry shake at Azalea Residences lobby while working

If you like to check the room rates, here is the link

According to their website, "Make every trip to the City of Pines an experience to keep with a stay at Azalea Residences, Baguio’s first and only 4-star serviced apartment hotel that will make every family vacation, group getaway, or romantic retreat more memorable. Delight in Azalea’s modern and generously appointed hotel facilities that comes complete with kitchen equipment, dining and entertainment area."

We got the chance to meet their empowered General Manager too. Ms. Elisa Escobar who happened to be one of the speakers also at Wofex University. Her presentation during that workshop is about bloggers and the power of digital media. Very informative 2 days of our stay in Baguio and made it more memorable because of Azalea Residences. Definitely a place to stay when you are at the city of pines.

Ms. Elisa Escobar during the Wofex University talk about digital marketing

What to do more in Baguio? There are so many landmarks and activities in Baguio. While you booked yourself at Azalea Residences, check some places also like the following from Azalea Website;

Night Market Ukay-Ukay

Harrison Road, from its morning to afternoon business rush, transforms to an evening deal finder’s haven with the road being closed for the Baguio Night Market where used branded items including clothes, shoes, bags and toys are lined up and sold to bargain hunters.  Fun starts at 9pm until midnight.

Tree Top Adventure
The only motorized zip lines in the Philippines is here in Baguio or Subic Branch. Tree Top Adventure offers extreme activities overlooking a nice scenery with a good weather of course, nothing to beat that. You might want to try their Tree Drop, in which you’ll be suspended 60 feet above the ground, mission impossible style and falling as fast as 2 to 3 seconds. This is Tree Top’s most extreme activity and only costs Php150. This is one way to really quench your thirst for an adrenaline rush.
You might also want to try their rides done in pairs: the Superman Ride and the Silver Surfer. As the name implies, you’ll be zip lining Superman Style for 200 meters long 150 feet above the ground, but instead of just doing it forwards, you will also zipline backwards. The Silver Surfer, on the other hand, is a 60-degree diagonal motorised zipline, in which you’ll be standing on a specialized platform and gliding up and down for three cycles. Expect stops and swings with every cycle. For Php300 and Php200 respectively, you can experience what superheroes feel like as they fly and glide through the air.

For those who haven't been to Baguio. Oh! Inviting you all. According to the dictionary, Baguio, officially the City of Baguio and often referred to as Baguio City, is a highly urbanized city in northern Luzon in the Philippines. It is geographically within Benguet, serving as the provincial capital from 1901 to 1916, but has since been administered independently from the province following its conversion into a chartered city. The city has become the center of business, commerce, and education in northern Luzon, as well as the seat of government of the Cordillera Administrative Region. According to the 2010 census, Baguio has a population of 318,676. So join us in Baguio and stay at Azalea Residences, I am the living proof of their uber hospitality.

To know more about the hotel, please check their website here

Monday, April 11, 2016

EMERGENCE: Revitalizing Pinoy Artistry

Press Release

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, (April 11, 2016) – A new party brand is emerging and this time it emphasizes on Filipino Musical Ingenuity. That’s right! It is headlined by an all Pinoy Line-up.

Support Filipino Artistry as Emergence:  A Pinoy Electronic Music Festival launches its Nationwide Tour this Saturday, April 16, 2016, at The Palace Pool Club. Emergence promises to cover not just the big room formula but a variety of other sub-genres of Electronic Dance Music. It will offer other elements such as live vocals and classical instruments fused with DJ Technology.

Emergence aims to promote Filipino Artistry and Musicality, that true to the RAVE culture of PLUR (Peace, Love, Unity and Respect), it can be celebrated and stand hand in hand with other EDM Powerhouses brought about by globalization.

Emergence: A Pinoy Music Festival

When: Saturday, April 16, 2016, 8PM until morning

Where: The Palace Pool Club, Uptown, Bonifacio Global City

Emergence: A Pinoy Music Festival will be on a year-long nationwide tour this 2016. The party will be launched at The Palace Pool Club, and will continue in 14 other destinations.

Ravers at the launch will enjoy the beats of the following homegrown DJs:

·         Ais Nicaution (Mark Nicosia) (Bounce Head Instructor, Dj Mentor, Owner and Founder)

·         MVRXX (Marx Monterola)  (Manila’s Trap King)

·         MIAOW (Mia Ayesa)  (Pioneer Digital Dj Battle Top 2 and one of Manila’s 20 Hottest Djs)

·         Guji Lorenzana (Bounce Dj and Actor)

·         Emil Angeles (The Palace Pool Club Dj)

Emergence will feature live vocals and performances from;

·         Singer, Songwriter and Music Producer; Kio Priest

·         Live Vocalist and Performing Artist; Martin Buen

·         OTM Vocalist and Violinist; Matthew Chang

Tickets are pre-sold at PHP 350 and can be purchased at SM Ticket Centers at all SM Malls nationwide or online via  Tickets will be sold at Php 600 at the venue on the event date.

The following tables are available:

·         Standing/Cocktail table (PHP 5,000); inclusive of 1 hard drink bottle, 1 mixer, and 5 complimentary tickets

·         Couch table (PHP 10,000); inclusive of 2 hard drink bottles, 2 mixers, and 10 complimentary tickets

·         For inquiries and table reservations, kindly contact Emergence Hotline (09064549523) or private message Emergence at

Emergence is brought to you by Eventos Filipinas, Bounce Electronic Music and Dj School , Pioneer Dj , Martin Buen and The Palace Pool Club.

The Launch Party involves the participation of the following online media partners:

Official Party App Partner is Partyphile