Welcoming the Year of the Pig at the Heart of Davao

Mindanao’s first 5-star international hotel, Marco Polo Davao, welcomed the Lunar Year of the Earth Pig with a special Chinese New Year’s Eve celebration.

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Prosperity tree adorned with ang-pao envelopes greets every hotel guest at the lobby.

A lion and dragon dance performance was rendered by Davao Lion Dancers Association –  wherein the traditional dotting of the eye ritual transpired at the hotel entrance.

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Chinese lion approaching Marco Polo Davao’s general manager Mr. James Bevans and Mr. Johnny Yap for the dotting of the eye ritual
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Mr. Johnny Yap alongside Mr. James Bevans, poses beside the lion dancers
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Chinese Dragon and Lion performers from the Davao Lion Dancers Association
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Chinese Dragon and Lion performers from the Davao Lion Dancers Association

A special Chinese New Year’s Eve buffet was prepared by Executive Chef Alex Destriza and his culinary team that guests enjoyed at Café Marco.

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Marco Polo Davao Executive Chef Alex Destriza and RBE Manager Rene Gargallo
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Marco Polo Davao general manager James Bevans is joined by his hardworking team from various departments
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Busyqueenphils with Marco Polo Davao general manager James Bevans
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Davao media and influencers with Mr. James Bevans

The Chinese New Year or ‘Spring Festival’ is also widely celebrated by Marco Polo Hotels in all its 14 properties in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

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Thank you for inviting Busyqueenphils to the CNYE celebration.

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Strategically located at the heart of Davao City, Marco Polo Davao is Mindanao’s first and only premier hotel with 245 well-appointed rooms.  Continental Club Floor suites provide utmost privacy for guests with a stunning view of Mount Apo or Samal Island.

Marco Polo Davao also serves as an ideal venue for meetings and functions. It has six function rooms and two ballrooms, which provide the ideal balance of versatility, technology and design.

For bookings, reservations or inquiries, contact Marco Polo Davao through +63 (82) 221-0888 or message @marcopolodavaohotel on Facebook.

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