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Experience the Magic of ‘Gather to Give’: A Share-a-Ton Holiday Soiree at Sheraton Manila Hotel

Experience the Magic of ‘Gather to Give’: A Share-a-Ton Holiday Soiree at Sheraton Manila Hotel

GM Anna Vergara extended a warm welcome to all, proudly sharing the exciting vision of gathering and giving for this year’s tree lighting.

Sheraton Manila Hotel kicked off the holiday season with ‘Paskonstelasyon’ presenting ‘Gather to Give’: A Share-a-Ton Holiday Soiree – an enchanting night promising more than just merriment. The Marriott Bonvoy Soiree Lantern cast its golden glow, illuminating the splendid Christmas tree and encapsulating the festive spirit.

An Unforgettable Night of Joy, Unity, and Purpose

This year’s annual tree and lantern lighting at Sheraton Manila Hotel held special significance as part of the Sheraton Soiree campaign. Originating in September with the “Sundown Soiree,” it marked the countdown to Sheraton Manila Hotel’s upcoming 5th anniversary on January 16, 2014, at the Sheraton Ballroom. The event embodied Sheraton Manila Hotel’s commitment to creating memorable moments and shared experiences.

Season of Giving: Sheraton Manila Hotel joyfully collaborates with the HERO Foundation to extend educational support to military orphans as its holiday beneficiary. (Left to Right) Sheraton Manila Hotel’s Executive Chef Andrea Burzio, General Manager Anna Vergara, and HERO Foundation’s Marketing Head Camille Cataluna.

Festive Cheers: GM Anna Vergara and the senior leadership team usher in the holiday season at the ‘Gather To Give’ Share-A-Ton Holiday Soiree.

Radiant in White: Sheraton Manila Hotel’s senior leadership, alongside HERO Foundation’s Marketing Head Camille Cataluna (left), Department of Tourism’s Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Ivannovich Dmitri Tan Agote, and Marriott International’s Market Director for Sales and Distribution Sophia Altamirano (center)

Welcoming each guest with warmth and the signature Sheraton festive drink, the night set the tone for ‘Gather to Give.’ Attendees captured and shared special moments, fostering a spirit of festivity filled with hope and togetherness.

The celebration, opened by General Manager Anna Vergara, emphasized the profound impact of unity and giving during the holiday season. Aligned with the hotel’s white-themed goodwill, she acknowledged Sheraton Manila Hotel’s commitment to building sustainable partnerships and communities, underscoring the invaluable contributions of the audience.

Funday with Sheraton Associates and Kids: The festivities kicked off with a vibrant and enjoyableafternoon with Sheraton associates and their kids. Led by Executive Chef Andrea Burzio, the little ones embarked on an interactive bonding session todiscover the true meaning of Christmas.

Heartfelt Purposeful Gatherings: “Gather To Give” A Share-A-Ton Holiday Soiree, this year’s tree lighting at Sheraton Manila, embodies a tapestry of heartfelt stories. Rooted in the dedication of associates and their families, it serves as the catalyst propelling each individual toward excellence.

Yuletide Offers & Community Collaborations

Central to the event, the ‘Merry & Bright: Joyful Gatherings at Sheraton Manila Hotel Holiday Brochure,‘ revealed exclusive offers and delightful surprises. From sweet holiday treats to sumptuous staples, it transformed the festive season into something truly special.

Exciting collaborations were highlighted, including an upcoming bar takeover with 1834 Gin and The Lounge’s resident mixologists, promising an evening of exquisite cocktails and delightful entertainment. Another awaited venture involved an arts and crafts collaboration with “Googly Gooeys,” enabling guests to craft unique holiday keepsakes. These collaborations added an extra layer of excitement to the magical evening.

Purposeful Giving Lights Up the Evening

Children of Sheraton Manila Associates, alongside Executive Chef Andrea Burzio, adorned Christmas Chocolate Trees, each carrying a heartfelt dedication card. These treats sweetened the season and supported the education of children of Philippine soldiers through the HERO Foundation Inc.

In the spirit of giving, Sheraton Manila ensured that a percentage of proceeds from every holiday item sold would be dedicated to the foundation. This initiative embodies the essence of the holiday season—a time for joy, sharing, and making a positive impact in the community.

Sweet Deals, Bright Futures: Delight in the joy of giving with our ‘Merry and Bright’ Holiday Brochure! Every holiday offer purchase contributes to supporting children’s education through the HERO Foundation.
Sweetness in a box: Sheraton Manila Hotel’s own take to the iconic Snowman
Sheraton Manila’s Signature Lengua de Gato
Sheraton Manila Hotel’s goal is to continuously support small businesses as they feature them in their own Pinas Muna Hub.
Savor the Season: Indulge in the joy of the holidays with Sheraton Manila Hotel’s Signature Festive Hamper Boxes! Immerse yourself in yuletide cheer with the Local Classic Collection, a delightful assortment of locally sourced treats all in one festive box.
Unwrap Italian Bliss: Elevate your festive celebrations with Sheraton Manila Hotel’s Italian Indulgence Collection Hamper Box. Delight in decadence as you deliver the essence of Italy in a box!
Tied with Joy: Experience a symphony of Korean flavors to elevate your celebrations with a thoughtfully curated assortment from Sheraton Manila’s Signature Korean Restaurant, Oori.

The Grand Finale and Culinary Delight

The evening concluded with the grand illumination of the Marriott Bonvoy Lantern and the Sheraton Manila Christmas Tree, symbolizing unity and marking the official start of the festive season. Sheraton Manila Hotel invited guests to be part of the ‘Gather to Give’ experience, exploring the secrets of making holidays enchanting, memorable, and purposeful.

A sumptuous gastronomic feast, featuring local products like artisanal salts, sustainable seafood, local chocolate, and coffee, was prepared by Sheraton Manila Hotel’s esteemed culinary team. Guests also got a glimpse of featured “Gather to Give” hampers and retail items, perfect for holiday gift-giving. Above all, Sheraton Manila Hotel left a powerful message of unity and hope, inspiring all to continue ‘Gathering to Give’ and share the light they bring, making the world a better place.

Gathering in Glitter: Sheraton Manila Hotel’s red, white, and gold Christmas tree lights up, symbolizing the spirit of Gather, Give, and Share. A shimmering reminder that the holiday season is all about coming together, giving joy, and sharing moments of warmth.

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From the Sheraton Manila Hotel community, Maligayang PasKonstelasyon!

For more information about Sheraton Manila Hotel, you can visit their website at www.sheratonmanila.com or follow their social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @sheratonmanila. You can also reach them by phone at (02) 7902 1800 or 0917 859 7496.


About Sheraton Manila

Sheraton Manila Hotel, part of Marriott International, Inc. where the Sheraton tradition of hospitality blends with the vibrance of modern Manila. Strategically located across from Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, situated within Newport World Resorts which provides the finest entertainment and nightlife. Sheraton Manila Hotel has 390 hotel rooms, 1 ballroom, 7 meeting rooms, and 3 food & beverage outlets. To learn more, visit https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mnlsi-sheraton-manila-hotel/. Stay connected to Sheraton Manila Hotel on Facebook, and @sheratonmanila on Twitter and Instagram. Sheraton Manila Hotel is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott’s new travel program that offers an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences, and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. For more information about the program, visit https://www.marriott.com/loyalty.mi or Marriott Hotels on Facebook, @marriott on Twitter and @marriotthotels on Instagram. Marriott Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.

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