Friday, August 22, 2014

Social Eyes- Share Travel Insights and Win one of 300 Free Room Nights at the Radisson Blu Hotel of your choice Worldwide!

Singapore (August 5, 2014)- Radisson Blu one of the world’s leading hotel brands launched its newly designed “Travel Magazine” blog with the aim for travelers to share tips and knowledge about destinations that surround their hotels.

In a contest dubbed as Social Eyes which started last August 4 and will run until August 31, 2014 travelers are invited to share their insider travel tips about one of the destinations in which Radisson Blu Hotels are located. In exchange for specialist travel knowledge, the global hotel brand is opening its doors to the social community. 

The best tips chosen each week during the contest will win a FREE Room Night at any Radisson Blu Hotel of their choice worldwide!

Radisson Blu’s new blog has been designed to look and feel much like a travel magazine that’s filled with inspirational and useful tips along with exciting insights about interesting destinations that surround Radisson Blu Hotels worldwide. 

The Social Eyes contest aims to build and even larger cache of travel secrets by encouraging participants to share the best things they’ve found from their personal travels that go beyond the usual “must see” lists, the brand seeks to uncover information like how to locate the best viewpoint, discover a hidden cafĂ©, enjoy a secret garden or interesting ways to experience a city. 

“There’s a real art to traveling well and even the most seasoned voyager looks to local people for tips to make a trip something special. We want our new blog to become a trusted source for travel insights,” said Rose Anderson, Vice President, Branding, Radisson Blu. “We recognize that knowledge is a powerful currency and as such want to be able to reward the sharing of the top insights with a free night at one of our hotels.”

With over 275 hotels, Radisson Blu flagship properties can be found in prime locations including major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations around the world including:

Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok, Radisson Blu New Delhi Paschim Vihar in India, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney and Radisson Blu Shanghai New World.

To participate in the Social Eyes contest, travelers are encouraged to share their insider knowledge by uploading tips at and entering to win of 300 free room nights at any Radisson Blu Hotel of their choice worldwide. 

About Radisson Blu®

Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading brands with more than 275 hotels in operation in 62 countries. The brand’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. 

Distinguished the world over as the brand with HOTELS DESIGNED TO SAY YES!TM,
Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world.

Radisson Blu is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, or the brand’s newsroom.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,340 hotels in operation and under development with a footprint spanning over 105 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. 

Carlson Rezidor plans to grow its portfolio to nearly 1,500 hotels in operation and under development by 2015. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor and its brands employ 88,000 people.

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.


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Monday, August 18, 2014

Why you should say the coveted I Do in Cebu, Philippines

For more than a decade the Queen city of the south, Cebu has always been a favorite wedding destination for couples most especially tourists who want to have a unique experience or for those who want to get more out of from the most memorable moment in everyone’s lives. 

A close rival of the island of Boracay only with a more advantageous and bigger setting, Cebu certainly has a lot to offer for couples in terms of pristine beaches, breathtaking heritage sites, classic churches, tourist attractions, delicious food and of course warm and hospitable people. 

The city is also fast becoming to be a favorite destination for themed weddings for Cebu is abundant in scenic views and magnificent landscapes where virtually every resource is readily available with a growing number of establishments now catering to this ever growing special market segment. 

Wedding Hotels- The best venue and reception for your wedding

In terms of accommodations, metropolitan Cebu is home to more than 79 hotels and restaurants with each one offering unique services and amenities to meet the demand of couples depending on their budget, theme, lifestyle and number of guests.

The city is also home to a lot of elegant and classic churches within its limits so getting to another place after the fervent ceremony is never a hassle.

There are also luxury hotels in the metro like Radisson Blu Cebu that offers superbly great function halls and rooms that can accommodate large number of guests along with exciting wedding packages, exquisite menus and a highly trained events team to take care of you. 

Great Tasting Menu- The other main highlight to a memorable wedding

Like it or not aside from the couple, the other main highlight to a great wedding is the food. If your menu has been exceptional, your guests will definitely have a delightful time to the point that your wedding will be recalled at the mere mention of a dish that appealed most to them.

When it comes to this segment and for starters, Cebu offers the best palate as it is home to the world-famous and best tasting Lechon or roasted pig (the main course where a majority of Filipino feasts will never do without) plus, the island is host to specialized restaurants and luxury hotels where local and international chefs, offer world-class local and inter-continental dishes to suit everyone’s taste.

All you have to do is select which options best fits you or play with your creativity to mix and match things then you can just relax and enjoy your time away knowing that food service is in good hands.

Customized Wedding Themes and Packages

If you’re looking to customize your wedding, a majority of Cebu hotels offer customized wedding themes and packages from the entourage- all the way to the reception which includes some of the items mentioned below:

•    Chauffeured Bridal Car
•    Themed Bride and Entourage Flowers
•    Bottles of Select Sparkling Wines
•    Menu
•    Special Room Rates for couples and guests (For Hotels)

Now you know why Cebu is on the A list when it comes to exciting and memorable wedding celebrations. Drop a line at (63 32) 4029900 or (63 32) 505 1700 and you will always be assured of the grandest time. Warm wishes on your wedding day!