City of Dreams Manila ushered the holiday season with a festive Christmas tree lighting ceremony at The Shops at the Boulevard, the luxury integrated resort’s retail avenue that houses some of the world’s most sought-after brands.
The whimsical Yuletide festivity was led by Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez and spouse Janet Olivarez, Congressman for the 1st District of Paranaque Eric Olivarez with City of Dreams Manila’s Property President Geoff Andres, Belle Corporation’s Vice Chairman Willy Ocier, and 2016 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Maxine Medina.
The Christmas tree lighting ceremony was followed by a 30-minute performance of the premier mixed chorale ensemble of theUniversity of Santo Tomas Singers conducted by Professor Fidel Calalang, Jr. The internationally-acclaimed choir most recently won the 1st Prize in the Mixed Choirs Adult Category in the 4th Florence, Italy International Choir Festival. They regaled the audience with their vocal harmonies of timeless Christmas songs.
The Christmas tree lighting event marks the beginning of City of Dreams Manila’s roster of holiday activities and offers.
Weekend Christmas Parade and Children’s Choir at The Shops at the Boulevard
Guests can catch the Christmas weekend parade with DreamPlay’s beloved characters Shrek, Fiona, Alex the lion, Po the Panda, and King Julien the lemur every Saturday and Sunday starting December 17 and 18. The parade will start at the DreamPlay entrance at 6 PM and make its way to the Grand Carousel at The Shops at Boulevard.
For an unforgettable Yuletide season, guests can watch the choir performances every Saturday and Sunday. The University of Santo Tomas Singers returns on December 11, 2016 at 3:30 pm. Other holiday choir performances include Kammerchor Manila on Dec. 10 and Dec. 25, 3:30 pm; Hail Mary the Queen Children’s Choir on Dec. 3 and 18, 3:30 pm; and Imusicapella on Dec. 04, 17 and Dec. 24, 3:30 pm.
Wild Winter at DreamPlay
Holiday attractions and surprises are in store for guests at DreamPlay. Both the young and the young at heart can have a “Wild Winter” experience on December 16 to 18, 23 to 24, 26 to 31, and January 1. Guests who avail of the “Wild Winter” package at P1,500 per person will have VIP access to all attractions plus limited edition DreamPlay goodies such as a Christmas apron and hat, an Alex the lion notebook, a special Christmas-themed gingerbread from Cooking with Gingy, and a printed souvenir photo. The package also provides access to see the Merry Madagascar movie and comes with a free box of popcorn and unlimited iced tea.
Merry Live Band Performances at Chaos Nightclub every Wednesday
Chaos nightclub hosts the best local artists every Wednesday night at 9 pm, elevating Original Pinoy Music (OPM) to a whole new level. Upcoming performances at the trendsetting nightclub include Freestyle and Southborder on December 7, Side A and The Juans on December 14, Freestyle and MYMP on December 21, and Side A with Kudos loves 80s on December 28. Tickets to see the live band performances every Wednesday at Chaos are at P400 each with one drink.
Holiday Party Like a Rock star at KTV at City of Dreams Manila
Guests can sing like a rock star or their favorite pop music icons and immerse themselves in the KTV’s uniquely-themed interiors. Ideal for Christmas gatherings and parties, revelers can have fun and sing to their hearts’ content in their selected KTV room, each one with a different theme inspired by world-renowned cities: Amsterdam, Bangkok, Las Vegas, Marrakesh, or Miami or the Tarot card-inspired rooms: the Sun and Moon, Lovers, Fortune, as well as the combinable Emperor and Empress rooms to accommodate larger groups.
All rooms come with en suite powder room and fully-operated touchscreen control pads and start at a consumable food and beverage package of P5,000++ for two hours and up to ten persons. Larger rooms can accommodate up to 30 guests for private parties.
The KTV rooms are available from Wednesdays to Sundays, 7 pm to 2 am, and Mondays to Tuesdays by reservation.
Family Staycation and Honeymoon for the Holidays Packages
Crown Towers Manila and Nobu Hotel Manila offer luxurious holiday stays for families and couples.
Yuletide room package
For a memorable Christmas, families with children can avail of the Yuletide room package either at Nobu Hotel or Crown Towers starting at P17,000. net and P20,000. net respectively. Package includes a two-night stay at a Deluxe Room for Nobu and Resort room for Crown Towers, breakfast for 2 and DreamPlay passes for 2 adults and 2 children.
Check-in dates are from December 1 to 30, 2016. Rooms are subject to availability and prior reservation is required.
Crown family staycation & honeymoon package
The Crown Family Staycation Package at P11,000 net, comes with an elegant Resort room and breakfast for two adults and two children below five years old at Breezes, and four passes to DreamPlay.
The Crown Honeymoon package at P16,500 net lets couples enjoy a romantic stay at a sophisticated Resort Studio with a one-hour couple’s spa treatment at the Crown Spa and dining credit at select City of Dreams Manila restaurants.
Nobu family staycation & honeymoon package
The Nobu Family Staycation Package at P9,500 net, comes with an overnight stay at a Nobu Deluxe room with breakfast for two adults and two children below five years old at Nobu Manila and four passes to DreamPlay.
The Nobu Honeymoon Package at P15,000 net includes an overnight stay in an Executive room with a one-hour couple’s spa treatment at Nobu Spa and P3,000 dining credit at select City of Dreams Manila restaurants.
For inquiries and reservations, guests can call 800 8080 or e-mail [email protected].
About City of Dreams Manila
City of Dreams Manila marks the formal entry of Melco Crown Entertainment into the fast-growing and dynamic tourism industry in the Philippines. The integrated casino resort at Entertainment City, Manila Bay, Manila, officially opened its doors to the public in February 2015 and is operated by Melco Crown Philippines.
The dynamic and innovative resort complex, located on an approximately 6.2-hectare site at the gateway to Entertainment City, includes the ultimate in entertainment, hotel, retail and dining and lifestyle experiences with aggregated gaming space, including VIP and mass-market gaming facilities with up to approximately 264 gaming tables, 1,535 slot machines and 114 electronic table games.
The integrated resort features three luxury hotel brands: Crown, Nobu and Hyatt, and distinctive entertainment venues, including the family entertainment center DreamPlay, the world’s first DreamWorks-themed interactive play space; CenterPlay, a live performance central lounge inside the casino; and Chaos & Pangaea nightclubs situated at the Fortune Egg, an architecturally-unique structure, with creative exterior lighting design and an iconic landmark of the Manila Bay area.
City of Dreams Manila delivers an unparalleled entertainment and hospitality experience to the Philippines and is playing a key role in strengthening the depth and diversity of Manila’s leisure, business and tourism offering, enhancing its growing position as one of Asia’s premier leisure destinations. It has been developed to specifically meet the needs of the large, rapidly growing and increasingly diverse audience of leisure and entertainment seekers both in the Philippines and those visiting Manila from across the Asia region and around the world.
About Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation
Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation, with its shares listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE: MCP), is a subsidiary of Melco Crown Entertainment (SEHK: 6883; NASDAQ: MPEL). It has developed City of Dreams Manila, a casino, hotel, retail and entertainment integrated resort, which has three luxury hotels each with two towers, numerous specialty restaurants and bars, gaming and retail facilities, exciting entertainment venues including a family entertainment center, and a multi-level car park. For more information about Melco Crown Philippines, please visit www.melco-crown-philippines.com.
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