All posts tagged: Halloween

Post Halloween Special : Revisiting Durian Hotel

Durian Hotel in its time was one of the tallest structures in Davao City at 12 storeys high. It was prominent, elegant and a prime location at the heart of the city. Low occupancy because of decreasing tourist arrivals as well as high operational expenses eventually led to its closure by Metrobank.

Marco Polo Davao takes off for a Fright Run 2011

Marco Polo Davao gears up for Fright Run 2011 At Marco Polo Davao’s Fright Run 2011 this October 30, pound the pavement with Halloween characters as well as family and friends. “Sprint past the rest in 4K, 8K, and 16K races, with cash prizes and gift items for the top three winners in each category,” hotel General Manager Bruno Simeoni said. Registration fee is Php 300 for the 4K and 8K, and Php350 for the 16K run. Rates are inclusive of a singlet, light breakfast, a finisher’s certificate, and a raffle coupon. 16K runners will be given a finisher’s medal. The hotel also offers a 10+1 promo for runners who register as a group of 10. “The 11th runner gets a free singlet,” says event chairperson Sally Tungpalan. Runners assemble at 4:30 AM for stretching exercises. The race will start at 5:45 AM. The start and end point is at the Padre Gomez corner along Roxas Avenue. As in earlier Fright Runs, exciting prizes shall be awarded to runners who come in creative Halloween costumes …