Lighting up the holidays

Novotel Manila officially heralds the beginning of the festive season with the annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held at its lobby. 

Cluster general manager Maria Manlulu-Garcia, together with hotel manager Darwin Labayandoy led the ceremonial affair with special guest, Araneta City’s senior management consultant and executive director of J. Amado Araneta Foundation Inc., (JAAF) Rowell Recinto. With them is vice president of Accor for operations for Vietnam, Maldives and the Philippines, Xavier Cappelut. 

Novotel holiday tree.

“This time around, it is our time to give back, in the spirit of our fruitful partnership and the ethos of generosity, the Heartists (employees) of Novotel Araneta City have come together to pool our resources and to raise funds supporting J. Amado Araneta Foundation Inc., the social development arm of the Araneta Group dedicated to the vision and legacy of its founder — Mr. J. Amado Araneta. This is a testament that reflects our shared values as part of this community,” Garcia said. 

The lighting ceremony also highlighted Accor’s very own award-winning loyalty program, ALL — Accor Live Limitless for its holiday campaign “Celebration for ALL” a special treat to the program’s loyalists wherein members can have an access to the members’ private sale and enjoy 25 percent off at thrilling locations in over 750 hotels for reservations made until 27 November for stays until March 2024.
Novotel Manila Araneta City’s “Merriest Celebration for ALL” Tree Lighting ushers in a season of joy, camaraderie, and unshakable commitment to community service and hotel loyalists.