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A Night of Silver Splendor at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino

A Night of Silver Splendor at Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino

Cebu City, Philippines – On July 25, 2023, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino celebrated its 25th Anniversary with the theme: Silver Splendor where guests arrived in their gorgeous dresses and dashing suits in anticipation for a night to remember. With elegant elements that truly made the halls leading to the Pacific Grand Ballroom camera-worthy. The hotel’s grand lobby welcomed guests with a 7-foot centerpiece revealing the 25th anniversary’s exquisite logo at the front and photos showcasing memorable moments over the past quarter of a century at the back; a violinist whose dress trails down the hotel’s iconic staircase; 3D video wall featuring the hotel’s interior and; a group of violinists to serenade guests as they walk down the red carpet.

The momentous occasion was graced by the presence of distinguished guests namely president, Mr. Kenneth T. Gatchalian with his lovely wife Mrs. Mary Jeanette K. Gatchalian, directors of the board, Mrs. Dee Hua T. Gatchalian, Chairman Sergio R. Ortiz-Luis Jr., Chairman Arthur M. Lopez, and Sec. Ruben R. Torres, OWWA 7 Regional Director; Mr. Martel R. Dasayon, PNP Regional Advisory Council 7 Chairman; Mr. Prudencio J. Gesta, PNP Chief Regional Officer; PCOL. Alladin Collado, DOT Undersecretary; Usec Ferdinand “Cocoy” Jumapao, DILG Region 7 Regional Director; DIR. Leocadio Trovela, Ceso III, MPSA Provincial Director – DILG Cebu Provincial Province; Atty. Ian Kenneth B. Lucero, JD, DOH Assistant Regional Director – Region 7; Dra. Sophia M. Mancao, EOC Chief Operating Council; Councilor Joel Garganera, Cebu City Vice Mayor; Vice Mayor Atty. Raymond Garcia, Emirates Operations Manager – Emirates Cebu; Mr. Raymund Hicarte,, United Laboratories, Inc. Resident Doctor; Dra. Vivina Chiu, United Laboratories, Inc. Regional Sales Manager; Ms. Joy Santillan, Global-Link MP Events International CEO; Mr. Patrick Lawrence Tan, Liga ng mga Barangay Cebu City President; Hon. Franklyn Ong, Mlhuillier Owner; Mr. Michel J. Lhuillier, Asia’s Golden Award BOD; Ms. Aida Patana,, Integrated Bar of the Philippines Deputy Governor; Atty. Regal Oliva, Couturier; Cary Santiago, Tagged Events Managing Director; Ms. Beth David, PAGCOR Branch Manager; BM Michael Joseph Bailey, PAGCOR General Manager; GM Ma. Consolacion A. Pasion, PAGCOR Satelite Casino Manager; Mr. Joel Cantos, DENR Regional Director; Ma. Victoria Abrera, and US Consulate; Consul Glenn Loop.

The dinner, curated by the property’s Culinary Masterminds, Chef Tristan Encarnacion, Chef Syl Francis Malenab, Chef Erwin Manes, Chef Low Yuen Kong, and Chef Nobuyuki Imamura took center stage with an array of culinary creations from their award-winning restaurants – Best of Cebu Grand Slam Winner for Best Dim Sum, Tin Gow, authentic Japanese favorites from Mizu, pasta cooked in a Parmesan wheel from La Gondola, a wide array of dishes prepared by the experts from banquets, and last but certainly not the least, delicious desserts to end the meal from Pastry team.

As the property celebrated 25 years of commitment to service, the night would not have been complete without recognizing Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino’s 25-year service awardees whose hard work and loyalty have greatly contributed to the hotel’s unwavering success. The hotel also recognized its valued clients who made Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino their home for the past years. Cary Santiago, world renowned designer and master couturier, Ms. Beth David, Managing Director for Tagged Events, Mr. Patrick Lawrence Tan, President and CEO of Global Link MP Events International, Inc., Mr. Reuel Jamon, Director – PPM of Unilab, Inc., and Dr. Vivina Chiu, Pediatric Nephrologist provided their testimonials as to why Waterfront Cebu is the leading hotel in the city who has dominated their trust with the quality of service provided to them.

The celebration will not be complete without the recognition of the hotel’s Top Accounts who have played pivotal roles in the property’s achievements. Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino representatives: Mr. Kenneth T. Gatchalian, Mr. Bryan Yves Lasala, Director of Sales, Ms. Christine Luague, and Conventions and Events Director, Ms. Fila Sofia Ubalde-D’Lonsod awarded their Top Airline, Top Corporate, Top Travel Agency, Top Online Travel Agency, Top Event Producer, Top Event Planner, and Top Wedding Planners on stage. Several industry partners were also recognized and given special awards.

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino would also like to thank their event organizer: RM Eventsmaker Consultancy Services for making the event indeed a Silver Splendor and to the event sponsors: Global Star Motors Corp., Cebu New Life Press, Metro Retail Stores Group Inc., DC Fresh Flower Shop & Supply, Kettle & Shaker, The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), Don Revy, and M Lhuillier for this year’s 25th Anniversary celebration.

The hotel looks forward to celebrating more milestones with its patrons and industry partners on its upcoming events: Cebu Wedding Expo – October 21-23, 2023, World C.L.A.S.S. – October 22, 2023, and Christmas Tree Lighting – November 7, 2023.

Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino is located at 1 Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City 6000 Philippines. For inquiries and reservations, please call our Central Reservations Office at 1-800-10-9376688 or email us at

Owned and managed by Waterfront Philippines Inc., Waterfront Hotels & Casinos is one of the larger Filipino-owned Hotel Chains in the Philippines. Its hotel properties are located in key cities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao: in Cebu it has Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino and Waterfront Airport Hotel & Casino; in Davao it has Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao; and in Manila, Waterfront Manila Hotel and Casino. For more information, please visit


PRESS CONTACT: Jan-Anne G. Ocampo
Marketing Communications Manager Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino
Tel: (6332) 232-6888 local 8034
Mobile: (63) 998-594-8603