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Planning something special for Mom? Check out our roundup of events, hotel and restaurant promos and gift ideas to make her day extra special.


Moms are superwomen for taking on different roles in the eyes of their children. For someone who has been there as a sister, a best friend, a heroine, and a “Mom” all at the same time, here’s a super thank you from F1 Hotel.

Share enjoyable moments with Mom from May 6 to 10 and show your love with an overnight stay at F1 Hotel’s Fort Suite for only Php 6,600 nett. Room package includes buffet breakfast for 2, a heavenly 1-hour signature massage for Mom, complimentary internet access, and use of swimming pool and gym facilities.Spa Massage

F All Day Dining Restaurant has also prepared their specials for the whole month of May. For only Php 1,399 nett per person, take Mom to a culinary journey around the world for she deserves only the best. Dine with two full-paying guests and Mom will dine for free.

The Mother’s Day promotions cannot be combined with other promotions, benefits and/or privileges. Prior reservations are encouraged. For inquiries and reservations, please call (632) 928-9888 or email

F1 Hotel Manila is located at 32nd street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. For inquiries and reservations, please call (02) 928-9888. For online booking and more information, please visit For hotel updates and special offerings, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @f1hotelmanila.

Diamond Hotel Philippines is the ideal place to make memories with your Mom on Mother’s Day. Spend quality time with Mom whether dining on lavish feasts or relaxing during a weekend getaway. Whatever you have planned, the hotel has created offers perfect for bonding time with family.
Surprise Mom with a stay for night or two in Diamond Hotel’s Deluxe Room from May 6-8, 2016 which includes breakfast for two, complimentary lunch or dinner for two to be availed on May 8, and a special gift for Mom which is a food and beverage voucher worth Php 500 for use at the Lobby Lounge! All for only Php 8,500 nett. Other perks include free unlimited Wi-Fi access in the rooms and public areas, access to the Health Club and Spa, and use of the swimming pool.

Family Dining at Diamond Hotel
Treat Mom to wonderful culinary indulgences at the hotel’s restaurants on her special day. Besides the mouth-watering buffet priced at Php 2,800 nett per person, there are more reasons for the family to enjoy dining at Corniche. During lunch time, 2 cooking demonstrations will be conducted by no less than the Executive Chef and the Executive Pastry Chef to delight all the Moms, and a roaming magician will be going around to entertain the guests. Plus, for every group of 4, Mom gets a special gift – a dessert selection in the hotel’s signature takeaway box. Yurakuen Japanese restaurant will offer a Mother’s Day Set Menu for Php 2,150 nett per person and for every 4 diners availing of the offer, the group will receive a bottle of Spanish wine. All Moms dining on May 8 will be entitled to a giveaway from Cynos and for a minimum spend of Php 5,000 nett, Mom gets to pick-a-prize for a chance to win hair care gift packs, Faby Nail polishes and more from the sponsors.

The Mother’s Day Room Package is applicable for local residents only and other conditions apply. All promotions are not valid in conjunction with other promotional offers. Prior reservations are encouraged. For room or restaurant reservations please call (632) 528-3000.


It’s that time of the year once again when we turn the tables around and pamper the woman who spoiled us the most! Give back and take Mom out to a gustatory treat and an exquisite overnight stay that are just as exceptional as she is! Celebrate a memorable Mother’s Day at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas with these special offers in honor of Mom.

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Show your busy Mom she needs to slow down and indulge in some well-deserved pampering. With Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Mother’s Day Room Package, Mom can do just that! From May 6 to 8, 2016, she can enjoy a relaxing stay in Richmonde’s spacious Junior Suite complete with buffet breakfast for two, complimentary Swedish or Shiatsu massage for Mom, Wi-Fi access, and use of the Health Club’s gym, steam/sauna room, and heated indoor pool, all for only PhP 4,500nett.

From spring bouquets and summer salads, to succulent ribs and scrumptious cakes, nothing shouts “I love you, Mom!” more than a wholesome feast with the entire family. So on May 8, 2016, bring the family to Mom’s Charming Countryside Buffet at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Richmonde Café to relish a charming international fare dedicated to all sweet and loving Mothers. For just Php 995nett, delight in a bountiful spread that reminds you of rustic afternoons spent in your childhood backyard with antipasto and soup such as Chickpea and Carrot Salad, Greek Pasta Salad, Smoked Salmon and Dill Fraiche, Figs and Feta with Honey, Stracciatella Soup, and Shrimp Bisque; Toast with your choice of dips like Green Olive Tapenade, Hummus, and Crab and Cream Cheese, served with toasted tortilla shells, whole grain crackers, lavosh and fresh garden crudités.richmond mothersday chicken

Indulge in mouthwatering spoonfuls of classic comfort chows like Greek Lemon Chicken, Seafood Thermidor, Pork Tenderloin with Peaches in Tarragon Sauce, Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable in Pesto, and Salt and Pepper Squid with Five Spice. Do not forget to try various dishes from the show kitchen as well – from pastas to fried dishes and grilled items, we’ve got all your cravings covered! Lastly, give in to the sugar rush with samplings of Battenberg Cake, Chocolate Crisps with Amaretto Cream, Vanilla Crème Brulee, and White Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake. And as an added treat, the Café spoils Mom further with an exclusive 4 + 1 deal. This means for every four guests paying the regular rate, mom eats absolutely FREE!richmond mothersdaybuffet

For inquiries and reservations, call 638-7777 or Room Reservations direct at 689-8411 and Richmonde Café at 689-8419. Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For more information, send an email to or log on to 


Your mother is walking miracles to you. This Mother’s day show your appreciation and love for her by treating her to a lavish Sunday brunch, the Manila Pavilion Hotel crowns the queen of our hearts with awe-inspiring offerings that is sure to make her feel truly special. Reward your mom with genuine affection by allowing her to celebrate the joy of being a mother.

Indulge her appetite with a sumptuous Mother’s Day Special Buffet lunch on May 08 at our very own interactive lifestyle restaurant – Seasons. With a group of three or more and get special treats from our sponsors (Dermcare, Tony and Jackey, and Metro Dental.)

Start the gastronomic experience with (best seller dish that will be served on lunch). Make sure to order The Manhattan Whiskey Shower – a mixture of Bourbon whiskey, sweet Vermouth and Angostura Bitter.moms day pavillion

To cap off the experience, give in to the heavenly goodness of Patisserie’s Mango Cheesecake.

Pamper moms with a relaxing and luxurious getaway by availing our room packages for as low as Php 3,600 nett.
For inquiries and reservations visit the Manila Pavilion Hotel at United Nations Avenue corner Maria Orosa Street in Manila. Log on to or call 5261212, for inquiries and reservations; Like or Follow @WaterfrontMNL for regular updates.

Give Back your Love to Mom with Innovative Gifts from Philips

When was the last time you said “I love you” to your mom for no specific reason? How about an “I miss you” because you weren’t able to pay a visit over the weekend? Or a “thank you” coupled with a kiss for giving you that delicious packed lunch for school or office?

It’s the small, daily things that truly count for her.

To honor every mom this Mother’s Day Celebration, Philips has hand-picked their best selection of innovative solutions for the modern mom who deserves no less than to be pampered. Whether she’s a health and wellness enthusiast, a glam goddess, or even a new mom, be sure to find something for your loved one – or even yourself – through Philips’ Mother’s Day gift guide.

Fry with air

Photo - Philips Digital Airfryer with Rapid Air technology

More than just the great taste, moms today are concerned too how healthy her cooking is for the family. She need not worry with Philips Digital Airfryer with Rapid Air technology (₱15,995.00). Let mom fry with air to make food that is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Everybody can enjoy little or no oil needed to ensure perfect texture and delicious results. Show off every super mom’s versatile culinary skills in frying, grilling, roasting and baking with this innovative one stop solution for all of her signature recipes.

Selfie-ready made easy

Cut off your mom’s salon spending with the same professionally done hair finish with the Philips Straightener (₱1,999.00). This product makes styling quick and convenient to look best for all those important selfie moments with her. With the straightener’s ultra-fast 60-second heat-up time, you’ll have more quality bonding time with her any day of the week!Photo - Philips Straightener
Dry another day

Who said cute can’t be powerful? Mom would surely love the Philips EssentialCare Dryer (₱1,499.00) with its compact and 1200W optimum level power. The ThermoProtect setting provides for optimal airflow and heat combination, which allows quick drying hair with our overheating – maintaining hair’s natural moisture level, for shiny healthy looking hair. If mom has extra sensitive hair, the cool air setting is perfect to blow dry at low temperatures, minimizing damage on this extra hot summer season!

More comfort, more milk naturally

For the woman who just brought another precious life in the world, Philips Avent Comfort Double electric breast pump (₱15,000.00) is the perfect gift. Ease her experience of breastfeeding with these electric breast pumps, allowing her to feed her newborn anytime and anywhere, while preserving breast milk. Let every new mom sit back and relax and be at her most comfortable, where milk flow more easily. With a touch of a button, she can enjoy the soft massage of cushion gently stimulating milk flow.

Delivering home innovations to improve health and well-being of her loved ones is at the heart of a mom, as it is with Philips. Products are available in all leading appliance stores and department stores nationwide. Visit for more efficient and smart devices for mom and family.


Beautiful Tech Gifts for Mom 
Giving her something techie would require more thought and effort than simply buying her flowers, but this is something that would allow you to get her something that she would enjoy every day.
Here are a few questions to help you as you think about the right gift for your mom:

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UP Ultra

Is she constantly on the go?
For the Mobile Mom: Starmobile UP Ultra

You would want to give her something that will be more than adequate to meet the demands of her mobile lifestyle. She would appreciate the Starmobile UP Ultra, a 5.5-inch Android smartphone with superfast 4G LTE connectivity. While it costs Php 5,990, it is bundled with a free Smart Prepaid SIM with Php 4,000 worth of FREE LTE data services plus 6 months of free access to iFlix. Not only would she be able to enjoy the apps and websites that she needs, she would also get to watch her favorite TV shows and movies on the go. This Super Pack offering is Starmobile’s most value-packed mid-range offering yet.

Is she the epitome of Beauty and Brains?

For the Luxurious Lady: Starmobile KNIGHT Elite

You’ve always known her to be someone who demands for things not just to work, but to work beautifully. One device that can meet her high standards would be the elegant Starmobile KNIGHT Elite (Php 6,490). A stunning smartphone with Corning Gorilla Glass panels on either side of its slim body, it also comes with the powerful Star Cam technology. With features like ReFocus for adjusting the focal point of images, Chroma Flash for shooting in low-light environments, and Opti Zoom for enhancing zoomed-in pictures, mom would feel like a pro as she finds herself shooting the most exquisite of photos.

Does she love taking photos?

KNIGHT Spectra
KNIGHT Spectra

For the Snap Happy Mommy: Starmobile KNIGHT Spectra

If your mom thinks that every moment she spends with you is a moment to be preserved as a photo, she would love the Starmobile KNIGHT Spectra (Php 14,990). Considered by many tech reviewers as the most advanced Android smartphone from a Filipino brand, the KNIGHT Spectra is packed with dual rear cameras that work in tandem to deliver amazing shots. The 2-Megapixel sensor constantly gathers information such as light, exposure, and distance allowing the larger 13-Megapixel sensor to take brilliant photos more accurately and quickly. The result is faster focusing, amazing colors, sharper details, and automatic distortion correction the likes of which can only be found in high end point and shoot cameras.

Do you always find her glued to her teleseryes?


For the Telenovela Mama: Starmobile KNIGHT Vision

One smartphone she would love is the Starmobile KNIGHT Vision (Php 5,490). It is a mobile hybrid that would allow her to watch Digital TV (DTV) channels for FREE anytime and anywhere DTV services are available. In addition, it also comes with real-time recording technology, so she can catch up in case she misses an episode of her favorite drama.

Is she the master of balancing work and play?


For the Productive Parent: Starmobile ENGAGE 10 Pro

She would appreciate the 10-inch Starmobile ENGAGE 10 Pro (Php 11,990). She can use it as a stand-alone tablet to play her favorite game, or use it as a laptop if she is looking to do some work. It comes pre-installed with a fully-licensed version of the Windows 10 operating system and a free 1-year subscription to Microsoft’s suite of productivity applications and services, Office 365. With its powerful processor and the long battery life, the ENGAGE 10 is designed with productivity in mind.
Start planning for gifts to give mom by visiting or going to Starmobile’s official Facebook page at

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