The historic hotel partially reopens in time for its 108th anniversary with upgraded
hygiene protocols for guest safety; and launches special anniversary promo
Just a day before the historic hotel’s founding anniversary, The Manila Hotel plans to partially open its doors to its valued guests, with the famed Café Ilang Ilang, the Lobby Lounge, and the Delicatessen resuming operations on July 3, 2020. A rebirth of sorts after months of following the government’s quarantine protocols, the hotel has adjusted along with the rest of the world in navigating the “new normal,” and puts a high premium on the well-being of guests.
With the lobby shining bright anew signifying eternal hope, The Manila Hotel commemorates its 108th founding anniversary on July 4 by welcoming guests with an enduring brand of service that is now focused on enhanced health, hygiene, and sanitation protocols in line with DOH guidelines.
As the hotel prepares for the reopening, Atty Joey Lina, the president of The Manila Hotel, assures the public, “You are safe here. We have taken every precaution to heart so you and your loved ones can have peace of mind when you visit or stay with us.”
To its valued guests who are waiting for Café Ilang Ilang to open, The Manila Hotel offers its 108th Anniversary Promo that gives the first 108 customers for the first 108 days of its reopening (including Saturdays and Sundays) a special dining rate of only Php1,250 for lunch, and only Php1,550 for dinner. Café Ilang Ilang likewise returns with a new system for dining where guests can “order and eat all you can,” meaning they can order as much food as they want from the selection of dishes at a fixed price. Continue reading →
ETL’s online video segment drives around with Ford to unravel Philippine destinations
Experience Travel and Living’s online video segment, Travel Wonders announces its team up with Ford Philippines as the official road partner of the video series.
Travel Wonders exhibits travels done by creative millennials and share their experiences and knowledge they gained in a certain tourist destination in the Philippines. With Ford Philippines, it is now easier for the Travel Wonders team to drive around the places and survive unbeaten tracks.
As for its first destination, Ford Philippines took the Travel Wonders team on the historic paths of Vigan. This monumental city in the North boasts of its preserved Spanish colonial sites and amazing facades that has made this place a UNESCO World Heritage City.
In the series, Experience Travellers will introduce viewers, Facebook followers and YouTube subscribers on why Vigan is on top of our Philippine destination.
From Vigan’s authentic Filipino culture that is still present up today to the historic brick road of Calle Crisologo, Wayne will tackle on the people, its jar-making and weaving culture and it’s food that makes travellers come back to Vigan for more.
Together with Ford Philippines, Travel Wonders aims to track all travel destinations in the country, discovered or undiscovered by hitting the road and documenting the views they unravel during the trip.
Irish beer is renowned for its quality and many of the world’s best-known beer brands originated from Ireland. Beer has a long tradition in Ireland and some of the best-known Irish beer brands include Murphy’s Irish Stout, Smithwick’s Irish Ale, and O’Hara’s Celtic Stout.
Currently, Guinness and Beamish are two of biggest and most famous breweries in Ireland, but there are many other, smaller breweries offering a unique taste and new flavors to the beer market.
We’ve prepared a list of top five breweries you should visit while staying in Ireland.
The White Hag, Sligo
The White Hag Brewing Company is located in Ballymote, Sligo Country and offers a wide range of products, including several types of Irish ales, beers, and lagers. The brewery was opened in 2014, and its name takes inspiration from Irish mythology in which The White Hag was a representation of nature and was connected with earth and water.
The company’s best-known beer is Fionnabhair Irish Wit, offering an original, exotic taste inspired by Belgian witbier. Continue reading →
Belize boasts of a multitude of activities for its tourists. And even if one has 48 hours, one can indeed explore Belize with a little planning and advanced booking. Once you have planned the trip, just look for Belize overwater bungalow for your stay. Enjoy staying in the beautifully designed rooms with all the modern amenities. Get ready to make the most out of your short trip to Belize. It could be learning about Mayan culture or hiking in the jungle or snorkeling in the Belize Barrier Reef. Belize people are very kind and welcoming, and almost everyone speaks English. So, it is easy to converse with everyone. Belize is the hub of Creole culture and history, and there is much to see and experience here. Belize indeed offers a unique experience for the tourists and travelers. Here are some ideas on how to spend 48 hours in Belize.
Start with the ride to the ferry port on the Caribbean side and a round trip on the ferry is highly recommended. Enjoy the 45-minute water taxi ride to the small Belizean island, Caye Caulker. The island is about one mile wide, and one can always rent out bicycles and explore the unbeaten paths. You can check out the channel of water that separates Caye Caulker, “The Split” which is a favorite hangout site for the locals and the tourists. Later, you can explore the south coast that boasts of the prettiest coastline dotted with charming towns and villages. It is a good idea to squeeze in time for a visit to the Museum of Belize that showcases objects of scientific, historical or artistic interest. One can enjoy browsing the permanent exhibits that are on display throughout the year.
Head towards the town to check out the cultural activities. Take the chocolate-making class to know more about the ancient Mayan culture. See how they used hands to ground cacao beans and make chocolate. Later, you can head towards Green Iguana Conservation Project and hold iguanas. This is a great way to learn about Belizean culture. You can drive the surrounding countryside and explore the charming Creole villages. Visit Burrell Boom which is famous for homemade fruit wine. Stop here to taste the blackberry flavor and look for the howler monkeys up in the trees.