OYO boosts startup European-inspired hotel in Alabang

Romantic, sophisticated and rich with history—this is how most people would describe Europe, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It is this affinity to the continent and its diverse cultures that inspired the Abantos, the family behind the Abanto Group of Companies, to build OYO 171 Amore Hotel Manila, where Filipinos could experience European-style interiors and hospitality.

Located at the heart of the Alabang Business District, OYO 171 Amore Hotel Manila offers high-quality service without hurting the pocket. Named after the Italian word for love, Amore Hotel Manila’s Executive President and Managing Director Donna Abanto shares that the property aims to impart the feeling of love, passion and dedication through the services they offer. It sounded easy at first, but actualizing that goal was a huge challenge that Abanto had to conquer – until they partnered with OYO.

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Davaoeño Dominates NAsFOR’s Philippine Tough Truck Challenge, Bags 2019 Driver of the Year Award

Joseph Rodriguez of 4Wheelers Davao dominated Philippine Tough Truck Challenge (PTTC) 2019, the culminating race of this year’s MAXXIS 4×4 Cup Extreme Off-road Challenge, organized annually by the National Association of Filipino Off-roaders (NAsFOR). Named 2019 Driver of the Year, Rodriguez bested 28 of the country’s top extreme off-roaders enroute to winning the final and biggest race of the racing season.

Fellow Mindanao racers Euane Evangelista of Digos 4Wheelers and Christian John “CJ” Doyon of Ormoc 4Wheelers bagged the second and third places, respectively. PTTC 2019 was held in Tieza, Brgy. Malubog, Cebu City and was hosted by the Cebu Overland Club and Jeep Owners Club Cebu.

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Realme launches own 5G technology with realme X50

Fastest-growing smartphone brand realme joins the 5G sphere with the launch of its first 5G-powered smartphone in China, the realme X50. With this development, realme hopes to bring 5G connectivity more accessible to a broader audience.

The realme X50, which boasts a contemporary design, reliable performance and an affordable price tag, ushers in a new era of realme smartphones designed to meet the youth’s demand for 5G connectivity.

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Technology challenges traditional advertising, says Talkwalker

With trust in traditional advertising continuing on a downward trend, brands and organizations need even more today to invest in technology, according to leading social listening and analytics firm Talkwalker.

In its recently released Social Media Trends 2020, a collection of more than 50 global industry experts’ social media predictions co-authored by HubSpot, Talkwalker, notes how across the globe, traditional advertising faces a tough challenge as generation Z and millennials dominate the market scene, giving rise to the age of digital consumerism characterized by technology-driven consumer behavior and skepticism about advertisements and endorsements. Talkwalker notes that 84 percent of millennials express their distrust in traditional advertising. The same report shows conversational data around advertising has dropped significantly in net sentiment in the past 13 months.

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Hino extends footprint with new dealership in Tacloban City

Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, continues to expand its retail network across the country as it inaugurates dealership in Tacloban City, Leyte.

Leyte will now be able to quickly access the world class quality transportation and delivery vehicles offered by HMP to the community. Located in Brgy. Marasbaras, Tacloban City, Leyte, the new dealership will house Hino 300 series light-duty trucks, 500 series medium-duty trucks, 700 series heavy-duty trucks, buses and modern PUV units. It will also offer spare parts and after-sales service for trucks and buses.

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