Shangri-La Mactan, the renowned luxury resort nestled on the picturesque shores of Mactan Island, has once again set the stage for a memorable holiday season with an enchanting Tree Lighting event held on November 22, 2023. This magical celebration marked the commencement of the holiday season with a splendid display of lights, performances, and festive merriment.
Shangri-La Mactan General Manager Mr. Dave Junker
The Enchanted Wonders Tree, adorned with twinkling lights, bathed the resort in a warm glow, creating a magical atmosphere enjoyed by clients, media partners, and valued guests of all ages. General Manager Dave Junker expressed his joy and gratitude, saying, “Tonight, we not only illuminate the magnificent trees and lights, but we also illuminate the memories, friendships, and moments that have shaped our lives over the 30 years.”
Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Ahong Chan
Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Congresswoman Hon. Cindi Chan
(L-R) Shangri-La Mactan General Manager Dave Junker, Mr. & Mrs. Rosman, Ms. Sunshine Lim, Mayor Ahong Chan, Congresswoman Cindi Chan, DOT Chief Tourism Operations Officer Ms. Judy Gabato, Ms. Queenie Ammann and Shangri-La Mactan’s Director of Sales & Marketing Ms. Leilani Merilo
GM Dave Junker (center) with Shangri-La Mactan, Cebu team
(L-R) Congresswoman Cindi Chan, Mayor Ahong Chan, Shangri-La Mactan General Manager Dave Junker and Shangri-La Mactan’s Director of Sales & Marketing Ms. Leilani Merilo
The event was graced by the esteemed presence of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Ahong Chan, Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Congresswoman, the Honorable Cindi Chan, and Chief Tourism Operating Officer of the Department of Tourism – Central Visayas, Judy Gabato.
Urmkelele performance by the Canjulao Elementary Ukelele Ensemble
A performance by Dreamcatchers
(L-R) DOT Tourism Assistant Officer Mr. Jason Jacob, Ms. Aissa Dela Cruz, Ms. Chinggay Utzurrum, RMA News and Cebu Online News Press Corps Founder Mr. Robby Alugar, DOT 7 Chief Tourism Operations Officer Ms. Judy Gabato and Amy Undaloc
RMA News and Cebu Online News Press Corps Founder Robby Mongaya Alugar with Shangri-La Mactan Cebu’s Santarinas
The Enchanted Wonders Tree Lighting at Shangri-La Mactan was more than just an event; it was a celebration of togetherness, joy, and the spirit of the holiday season. Guests reveled in the magical ambiance, surrounded by the beauty of the resort and the warmth of the community.