The Tree Lights Up
‘Tis definitely the season of cheer in the metro, what with different venues ushering in the holiday season with glee. From one of the city’s longest-running hotels to one which had just celebrated its first anniversary, many establishments in the city have lighted up their Christmas trees.
AppleOne Equicom TowerAppleOne Equicom Tower at the Cebu Business Park had the lighting of its Christmas tree on November 26. Located at the mixed-use development’s lobby, the concept of the tree designed by stylist Basil Cabaral draws inspiration from what Christmas looks in the eyes of a child – proudly standing as a reminder of the splendor and wonder that has compelled many to view Christmas as the “most wonderful time of the year.”
Maayo HotelOn November 28, Maayo Hotel celebrated its first year anniversary with its first Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Decked with traditional Filipino Christmas elements like copi shell-themed lanterns, the tree located at the hotel’s main lobby at the 7th level reflects Maayo Hotel’s commitment to highlight all that is “maayo” (good) in and about Cebu.
Diamond Suites and Residences This year, Diamond Suites and Residences celebrated its eighth anniversary with its Christmas tree lighting and an appreciation party for its valued clients. The occasion also had the unveiling of a new promotion at the hotel’s signature resto – a first-ofits-kind in Cebu that’s sure to sate the gastronomic fancies of meat lovers.
Montebello Garden Hotel Montebello Garden Hotel, the metro’s only villa hotel, lighted its Christmas tree last December 3. Living up to its standing as one of Cebu’s longestrunning hotels, the tree at its main lobby is gilded with traditional Filipino Christmas elements – topped by a parol symbolizing the guiding light that’s celebrated on Christmas Day.