Graduation Celebrations 2019:
Where to Go, What to Do

Graduates celebrate via special treats from Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

IT’S graduation time again, folks! It’s payback time for graduating students who have labored hard throughout the school year and are now looking forward to enjoy the fruits of their hard work. After commencements exercises, where honors and medals are generously bestowed upon those who deserve them, come the grand celebration.

Dining out with the family, out-of-town trips, hotel staycations… Have you made plans?

Here are some suggestions…



MARCO Polo Ortigas Manila welcomes Class 2019 graduates and their loved ones to a feast of flavors at the hotel’s all-day restaurant, Cucina, and a special staycation package.

Cucina’s signature Paella Mixta

U.S. Prime Rib is available in the buffet spread of Cucina

Caps off and plates up with a wide array of freshly prepared dishes in any of Cucina’s nine live stations. The restaurant offers graduates an experience they can truly look forward to as they embark on the next stage of their life. Go buffet, present proof of graduation and a student ID, and the graduate gets to dine for free when accompanied by four paying companions. This graduation promo is available until June 19, 2019.

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Superior Room

If a staycation is what graduates fancy, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila offers a special staycation package that starts at Php6,500. Besides truly relaxing room accommodations, the package is inclusive of buffet breakfast for two adults and two children aged 6 and below. Additional complimentary privileges include high-speed Internet connection, as well as access to the fitness center and the indoor swimming pool on Level 22.

For inquiries or reservations, call (632) 720-7777.

(Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is located at Meralco Ave. corner Sapphire Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)



Diamond Hotel Philippines is rewarding this year’s graduates with grand dining privileges, gratifying staycation packages, and freebies for a job well done.

Graduation revelry is real at Diamond Hotel Philippines

Dine at the hotel’s all-day Corniche restaurant from now until June, 2019, and graduates and their companions will be treated to top-notch gastronomy featuring different international buffet flavors. A fitting salute awaits graduates with an overnight stay and breakfast for two, free-flowing Four Seasons Juice, a personalized cake and a stuffed toy for those who book a table for 10 persons priced at Php20,190 nett.

The graduation celebration can be a Japanese affair at Diamond Hotel. At Yurakuen, reserve a table for four for Php7,980 nett or a table for six for Php10,880 nett, and graduates will get a complimentary 8-inch cake.

Complimentary cake for graduates who reserve tables for 4 and 6 persons at Yurakuen and for those with a minimum spend of Php5,000 at the Lobby Lounge

For an intimate yet meaningful celebration of a job well done, the Lobby Lounge provides a cozy atmosphere complemented by luscious delights and impeccable service. A minimum spend of Php5,000 entitles graduates to a free 8-inch cake.

For total rejuvenation and relaxation in the form of a staycation, Diamond Hotel offers the Dream Big Room Package for Php6,000 nett per night. The graduation room promo comes with an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room, one ensaymada and one iced tea for the graduate, buffet breakfast for two at Corniche, complimentary Wi-Fi access, 30% discount in all dining outlets (except in-room service, mini bar and alcoholic drinks), and 20% discount on massage and laundry services.

For restaurant reservations, call (632) 529-3000 extension 1121. For staycations, prior room reservation is required.

(Diamond Hotel Philippines is located at Roxas Blvd. corner Dr. J. Quintos St., Manila; with telephone number (632) 528-3000.)



Eastwood Richmonde Hotel honors Class 2019 graduates with a complimentary lunch or dinner meal in its chic all-day dining restaurant, Eastwood Café+Bar. Choice grilled entrées are on the house for graduates celebrating at Eastwood Café+Bar with four or more family members or friends ordering at least a main course dish from the a la carte menu. Graduates can choose from Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Grilled Pork Chop, or Grilled Half Chicken. What’s more: The whole group gets complimentary chilled juices and a 10% discount on all food and beverage orders.

Eastwood Café+Bar

Grilled Beef Tenderloin

Grilled Pork Chop

Grilled Chicken

Available until May 31, 2019, this graduation promo for lunch or dinner shall be given to graduates who present any valid proof of graduation in 2019, such as diploma and graduation program.

For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 570-7777.

(Eastwood Richmonde Hotel is located at 17 Orchard Road, Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Quezon City.)

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