The World’s Gathering Place of the Queen City of the South celebrates Christmas season with the theme, “Cheerful Moments” a commemoration of the joyful moments that took place in Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort and curating more indelible memories for the community.
The official Christmas Tree lighting was opened by the associates of Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort, signifying that they are ready to serve and curate more Cheerful Moments for the holiday season in the resort. General Manager of Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort, Ms. Dottie Wurgler-Cronin; AppleOne Group Asset Manager for Hotels and Resorts, Samantha Manigsaca; Lapu-Lapu City Mayor, Hon. Ahong Chan; President & CEO of AppleOne Group, Mr. Ray Manigsaca; and the Chairman for AppleOne Group, Engr. Venus Manigsaca lighted the Christmas Tree
The “Cheerful Moments” inspired Christmas Tree for Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort. The tree is embellished with the resort brand colors of Rose Quartz and Seafoam which represents the colorful moments that memories to experience this holiday season. Photo frames of moments that had happened at Sheraton Cebu Mactan are also present as decors on the tree
Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort General Manager Ms. Dottie Wurgler-Cronin imparting her Christmas message to all the guests during the dinner of the Christmas Tree Lighting
The associates of Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort from different departments
Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort General Manager Ms. Dottie Wurgler-Cronin (standing) with friends from the media
(L-R) Marketing and Communications Manager, JM Ceniza-Sequihod; Director of Sales and Marketing, Ms. Ruby Nepomuceno; Mr. Jun Neri (not sure about his complete name), Ms. Nelia Neri; General Manager, Ms. Dottie Wurgler-Cronin; and Ms. Aissa Dela Cruz
Marketing and Communications Manager, JM Ceniza-Sequihod, and Social Media Officer, Jean Mari Saraña
RMA News and Cebu Online News Press Corps Founder Robby Mongaya Alugar with Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort General Manager Ms. Dottie Wurgler-Cronin
Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort Director of Sales and Marketing Ms. Ruby Nepomuceno flanked by Ms. Aissa Dela Cruz and Chinggay Utzurrum
Media guests during the Tree Lighting event of Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort
The Cheerful Moment was coined parallel from the anniversary theme “Handumanan” where the direction was to create indelible moments in the resort. For the holiday season, aside from the offerings on various outlets, the resort highlights the activities that they have specially curated for the guests to enjoy during the holiday season.
Performers from the Children’s Joy Foundation, Inc. – one of the many organizations that Sheraton Cebu Mactan is supporting as part of their brand value Engaging with the Community
The University of Cebu Chorus
The Jules Chevalier Music Ministry String Ensemble with Hon. Daday Chan, Engr. Venus Manigsaca, Mr. Ray Manigsaca, and Hon. Ahong Chan
To kick start the celebration, the Christmas Tree lighting highlighted the family and children. The program is filled with Christmas carols and melodies from the children of the communities. The program was kicked off by song renditions from the Children’s Joy Foundation, Inc., the partner institution who supports the disadvantaged, neglected, and less fortunate children in the community. More music of yuletide season was hyped as the Jules Chevalier Music Ministry String Ensemble of Mactan rendered a string interpretation of the famed Christmas songs. The caroling was completed by the uniquely arranged holiday season songs from the University of Cebu Chorus.
Sheraton Cebu Mactan Resort General Manager Ms. Dottie Wurgler-Cronin
RMA News and Cebu Online News Press Corps Founder Robby Mongaya Alugar
The Christmas Villages display in partnership with Zonta Club Cebu 1. All proceeds of the Christmas Village will go to the mentioned organization
Another exciting addition for this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting is the Christmas Village at the lobby of the resort. It was curated by women of Zonta Club Cebu 1. All proceeds of the Christmas Village will go to the Zonta Club whose causes focuses on women rights, fight against gender-biased violence, and care for children.