Let the summer vibes take over with Samsung’s newest offering, the #SamsungXYou Out-of-Office collection. In collaboration with Sunnies Studios, The Paper Bunny, and FINNS Bali, Samsung is bringing you new accessories designed by some of the trendiest brands in Southeast Asia for more options to make your Galaxy device perfectly YOU.

Just as Galaxy AI encourages you to unleash your creativity through mobile customization features, you can also express yourself through your device’s new look with new #SamsungXYou Out-of-Office collection accessories that fit your theme. 

You can get these accessories as part of a random Lucky Box gift set with every purchase of a Galaxy S24 series phone or Galaxy Buds2 Pro. Check out the roster of cool new accessories!

New accessories that are perfectly YOU

Go on “Do Not Disturb” mode with Philippine brand Sunnies Studios. The trendy accessory and makeup brand has designed a cool new phone case with matching animated wallpaper fit for the Samsung Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra as well as a case for the Galaxy Buds2 Pro, a griptok and a sticker sheet.

What time is it? It’s time to clock off as Samsung has also partnered with FINNS Bali! Established in Indonesia in 2010, FINNS Bali is a group of clubs, spas, centers, resorts, and more. Don’t miss this chance to get a beach themed phone case and matching animated wallpaper or a griptock or keyring with a sticker sheet for your Galaxy S24 series phone. They also designed a cool aqua case that you can get with a purchase of a Galaxy Buds2 Pro.

Samsung also tapped Singaporean lifestyle brand The Paper Bunny, a brand promoting intentional living and positive sentiment through curated functional yet aesthetic clothing, accessories, and stationery.  Savor your well deserved time off with their thoughtfully designed “Rest now, Reply later” wallpaper and phone case and their matching griptok and sticker sheets.

Samsung is also wishing you safe skies with its “Out of Office: Off to See the World” collection featuring two phone case styles and two key ring designs as well as a sticker sheet you can use to accessorize your travel essentials. Samsung Members also get the chance to access an exclusive phone case design with the plane ticket collage that says “Logging Off: Busy on Holiday”.

Samsung Members exclusive design

So what are you waiting for? With the purchase of any of the Galaxy S24 Series phones or Galaxy Buds2 Pro, you will get one of several Lucky Box gift sets automatically added to your cart featuring a mix of items from each collection.

For Galaxy S24 series purchases, you can either score one of the four different phone case designs from the collections for your brand new phone or receive a random set of three stickers and an accessory – keyring or griptok – to level up your accessories game as you travel around the world. If you’re a Samsung Member, you might even get the chance to get an exclusive phone case if you buy the Galaxy S24 Ultra.

Suit up your Galaxy Bud2 Pro as you can receive either a FINNS Bali or Sunnies Studios case along with a cute sticker sheet with every purchase.

You can also get a chance to win these accessories through participating in exciting giveaways! Stay tuned in on the latest news about these accessories and visit Samsung on Facebook.

Embrace Summer with Your Samsung Phone

With aesthetic phone cases, wallpapers, griptoks, and stickers, you can embrace summer with everything you have. Samsung, Sunnies Studios, FINNS Bali, and The Paper Bunny are ready to take you and your vacation to the next level with the Out-of-Office collection.

Get these bundles with every Samsung Galaxy S24 series phone or Galaxy Buds2 Pro purchase until May 31, 2024 exclusively via www.samsung.com/ph. Learn more about the Galaxy S24 Series here: https://www.samsung.com/ph/smartphones/galaxy-s24/.

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From watching your favorite games to powering up for a healthy lifestyle, make life memorable and much easier with Samsung appliances and Galaxy devices powered by Galaxy AI. Samsung is offering amazing customizable bundle deals through its  #YouMake exclusive offers! Get up to 50% off on Samsung Galaxy devices and best-selling Samsung TVs, home appliances and monitors until June 10, 2024.

With Samsung devices in your hands and appliances your homes, #YouMake winning in life easier for everyone!

#YouMake living life easy with Galaxy AI

Being a superfan and getting the latest news on your idols is made super easy with Galaxy AI on the Galaxy S24 series.  With the “Circle to Search” function, all you have to do is circle, highlight, write, or tap anything on the screen.

Looking for a bigger screen to use more apps simultaneously? Get work done even faster with the Galaxy Z Fold5, now with Galaxy AI features like Transcript Assist and Notes Assist. With a large 7.6-inch Main Screen, quick job-switching functionality, and a thinner S Pen Fold Edition that makes annotation simple, this multitasking powerhouse lets you complete your duties and watch games from anywhere.

Enjoy your passions and make work a breeze with Galaxy AI. Save up to ₱5,000 off for a Galaxy S24 Ultra, plus FREE two random cases and a SmartTag2 or ₱15,000 off and get a FREE random case of a Galaxy Z Fold5 (12GB/256GB) when you purchase until June 10, 2024.

#YouMake the best host for watch parties and workouts

If you can’t make it to the actual game, it’s time to host watch parties for your family and friends with a Samsung Neo QLED 8K. It boasts a powerful processor with 8K AI upscaling to improve scenes that immerse viewers like they're watching at a real stadium. The action-packed, immersive cinematic soundtrack that a real stadium has is also brought to life by Dolby Atmos and Samsung's top channel speaker.  

If you’re on a budget and want to live smart and healthy like your idols, get fit even through online workout tutorials with the Samsung 50-inch Crystal UHD 4K Smart TV. Thanks to its PurColor function, you can experience immersive viewing while producing a wide variety of colors for maximum picture quality. 

The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 Gaming Monitor can also revolutionize your gaming and watching experience with its curved 57-inch screen, which envelops the user and features Quantum Matrix Technology for unparalleled realism. Its 240Hz refresh rate brings instant triumph guaranteed by the incredibly fluid and thrilling viewing experience.

Save up to ₱80,000 on a  Samsung 75” Neo QLED 8K QN800C Smart TV, ₱35,500 discount on a Samsung  65” Neo QLED 4K QN85C Smart TV, take home a Samsung 50” Crystal UHD CU8100 4K Smart TV at a valued price of ₱26,249, PLUS  a one-year FREE Disney+ Subscription on select TV models, or get ₱24,700 off of the Samsung 57" Odyssey Neo G9 G95NC DUHD 240Hz Gaming Monitor when you buy until June 10, 2024.

#YouMake the Perfect Homebuddy 

Samsung’s BeSpoke AI gadgets are ideal for setting up the perfect atmosphere for watching sports. You can use power cool mode to make cold beverages ahead of time by connecting BeSpoke AI refrigerators via SmartThings. On top of these, with the BeSpoke AI™ for Laundry, you can have personalized laundry based on weight, fabric, and dirtiness to have a stress-free laundry session and have more time to watch the game worry-free.

Enjoy added convenience with the embedded Wi-Fi and a voice assistant Smart Control with the Samsung Smart Oven. Complete your watch parties and workout sessions, and stay comfortable with the Samsung WindFree™ Air Conditioner Wall-mount ActivClean 1.0 HP. With its WindFreeTM Cooling mode, be cool without worrying about your electricity bills as it uses up to 77% less electricity than the Fast Cooling mode. 

Enjoy 25% off on Samsung home appliances with #YouMake. Save up to ₱13,964 when you purchase a Bespoke Refrigerator French Door Triple Triple Cooling 24.0 cu. ft. Enjoy a ₱10,185 discount on a Bespoke Laundry front-load Dryer AI Control 17 kg and get up to ₱2,006 when you buy a Samsung Smart Oven WiFi Connectivity 32L. All of these deals are available until June 10, 2024.

#YouMake Exclusive Bundles at Samsung.com

Customize how you upgrade your new lifestyle with #YouMake exclusive bundles. Get up to 42% off when you bundle up to two (2) products or select three (3) products and get up to 47% discounts. Plus, enjoy 0% interest up to 36 months installment using Metrobank, BDO & BPI credit cards. You can also avail of free delivery to most areas nationwide and a  trade-in Boost Discount of up to ₱18,000. 

Don’t miss out on these fantastic deals of Samsung’s #YouMake the winning play until June 10, 2024. Buy more, save more! Find out more about Samsung’s #YouMake deals at https://www.samsung.com/ph/youmake/

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 The Philippines’ participation in Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) Singapore, known as Asia’s largest and longest-running dive expo, was a resounding success after a three-day business-to-consumer session, generating Php 197,219,062.09 in combined negotiated sales leads and actual bookings. This marked more than 300% increase from last year’s negotiated sales leads. 

In addition to this feat, the country was named the Sustainable Dive Destination of the Year in recognition of its unwavering commitment to environmental conservation and sustainable practices in dive tourism.

"This recognition, alongside our long list of accolades celebrating the beauty of our nation, underscores our steadfast commitment to sustainable tourism practices,” said Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Chief Operating Officer Maria Margarita Montemayor Nograles. “Participation in trade fairs like ADEX provides us a platform to promote the Philippines' diverse tourism products and experiences. Moving forward, we will continue to work hand in hand with local communities and dive operators to ensure sustainable practices are followed so that our country’s treasures will still be enjoyed by future generations in the years to come.”

As the event’s official country partner for the third consecutive year, the Philippine pavilion utilized a 90-square-meter booth space to feature some of the country’s finest dive sites such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park in Palawan, the famed sardine run of Moalboal in Cebu, and the marine and natural park of Apo Reef in Mindoro.

The Philippine delegation, led by the  TPB, is composed of 16 exhibitors from the dive industry, accommodation, and tour operators, including Lalaguna Villas Luxury Dive Resort and Spa, Thresher Shark Divers, Infiniti Liveaboard Inc., El Galleon Resort/Asia Divers, Scandi Divers, M.Y. Resolute, Kasai Village Dive Resort, Logon Fish Buddies Diveshop, Earth Explorers Travel and Tours, Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort, Fun & Sun Dive & Travel, Boracay Adventures Travel N Tours/Fisheye Divers, Sea Explorers Philippines, Atmosphere Resorts & Spa, Bohol Beach Club, and Atlantis Dive Resorts and Liveaboards, who offered dive and liveaboard packages in the top and emerging dive destinations in the Philippines. 

In a series of talks and panel discussions, Ram Yoro, a renowned underwater photographer, cave diving expert, Filipino scuba instructor, and author of Guide to Anilao, shared insights on the Best of Philippine diving to further establish and sustain the country’s reputation as one of the world’s best diving destinations. Other Filipinos also represented the country on several panel stages including renowned underwater photographers, Bo Mancao and Alex Santos, and distinguished sustainability advocates, 

Cat Trivino and Antoinette Taus.

The TPB has been participating in ADEX for more than ten years which has been significant in ensuring that Singapore remains one of the country’s top source markets.


Hey Bubblies! Join #TeamGalaxy ambassadors for A Series, Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano, as they go live on Samsung PH’s Facebook page on May 15, 2024, 5 PM as they share ways to create an awesome summer with the Galaxy A55 5G and A35 5G.

Watch the livestream to catch up with this Gen Z love team and score awesome gifts from Samsung. Buy a Samsung Galaxy A55 5G or A35 5G during the stream and receive freebies worth ₱8,070, including Galaxy Buds FE, Travel Adapter, and Silicone Case, plus exclusive DonBelle photo cards!*

Fresh off the success of their hit series Can’t Buy Me Love, Donny and Belle are now eager to make their summer even more awesome. Here’s how you can create awesome memories with the Galaxy A55 5G and A35 5G, just like Donny and Belle.

Capture awesome moments the GenZ way

Do you love recording your adventures with your phone? The Galaxy A55 5G and  A35 5G have an array of tools that can take your vlogging goals to the next level. The Dual Recording is perfect for capturing both your awesome reactions and the scene before you; perfect for attending concerts or recording your POV on your vacation!

You can also try the Single Take that lets you capture up to 14 kinds of photos and videos from 3~10 seconds of recording so you can pick your best shot. More so, you can forget about those blurry photos and shaky clips with Stable HDR which lets you record with optical image stabilization (OIS) and video digital image stabilization (VDIS) so your videos still slay and stay clear even if you go all-out.


Match your style and own your snaps

Leave no crumbs and flex your content with a personal touch using the Galaxy A55 and A35 5G’s customization tools. These phones offer an awesome suite of content creator tools, enhanced with the One UI 6.1 features of the phones. These include tools which allow you to edit your content on-the-go like Remaster Tools for enhanced photos and GIFs, Eraser Tools that allow you to say goodbye to unnecessary objects, shadows, and reflections or the built-in Studio Video Editor so you can edit quick flicks with a breeze.

The Galaxy A55 5G and A35 5G also come in vibrant colors that will surely match your OOTDs and suit your awesome vibes! Both phones come in Awesome Ice Blue, Awesome Lilac, and Awesome Navy–with Awesome IceBlue being an online exclusive color for the Galaxy A35 5G.

Go worry-free on your awesome summer adventures

The Galaxy A55 5G and A35 5G were also built with awesome security features and durability in mind, making them the perfect companions for your summer adventures. The phones come with a Splash-Resistant Camera, thanks to the IP67 rating which makes the phone dust and water-resistant and can withstand being submerged under 1 meter of clear water for up to 30 minutes.

Samsung Knox Vault is a trusted multi-layered security technology that protects the whole Galaxy ecosystem, including secure hardware, real-time threat detection, and collaborative vulnerability defense. The Galaxy A55 5G and A35 5G also offer up to 4 generations of software upgrades and up to 5 years of security updates for long-term worry-free adventures with your phone.

Donny and Belle surely loves these awesome phones, and now it's your chance to #CreateAwesome like your favorite #TeamGalaxy stars! The Galaxy A55 5G is available for ₱24,990 (8+256GB), while the Galaxy A35 5G is ₱20,990 (8+256GB). A 128GB variant is only available through Globe Telecom and Smart Communications. 

Buy your own Galaxy A55 5G or A35 5G during the livestream and enjoy exclusive live freebies worth ₱8,070, including a FREE Galaxy Buds FE, a Travel Adapter, and a Silicone Case, plus a DonBelle photocard set!

To learn more about the Samsung Galaxy A55 5G, Galaxy A35 5G, and other Galaxy smartphones simply visit the Samsung Newsroom, Samsung Mobile Press, and Samsung.com.

 This Mother's Day, families are invited to honor the extraordinary mothers in their lives with an exclusive and indulgent experience at Taal Vista Hotel. Introducing the "Mother Glows Best" room package, available until May 31, 2024.

Guests can treat their beloved moms to a relaxing getaway with rates starting at Php 9,000 nett per night. The package includes an overnight stay with breakfast buffet for two adults and children aged 5 years old and below, where mothers can unwind and rejuvenate in comfort. As a special treat, each mom will enjoy a 60-minute "Awaken the Senses" spa treatment, designed to pamper and revitalize her body and soul. Additionally, guests can bond with Mom over an enchanting afternoon tea time for two, savoring delectable treats and creating cherished memories together.

But the indulgence doesn't stop there! Taal Vista Hotel presents the "Savor & Scent" experience.  For Php 1,980 nett per person, guests can savor a sumptuous lunch buffet at Veranda on 12 May 2024.  Adding a unique twist, the Parfum Bar by Nhics will offer a DIY linen spray demonstration, allowing guests to personalize their dining experience.

For those looking to elevate Mom's spa experience, Taal Vista Hotel presents the "Mom's Spa Special." Treat Mom to a soothing foot scrub experience followed by a 75-minute massage at Rain, the spa. Priced at Php 2,000nett per person, this indulgent package promises to leave Mom feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and truly cherished.


Don't miss this chance to make Mother's Day unforgettable! Families are encouraged to book the "Mother Glows Best" room promo now and treat Mom to a well-deserved escape at Taal Vista Hotel. For reservations, email Taal Vista Hotel at reservations@taalvistahotel.com. You may also reach us at +63 2 7917 8225.

Nasugbu, Batangas City Philippines – Inspired by the wonders of nature that surround them, Pico Sands Hotel and Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club are doubling down on their commitment to the planet. Recognizing the importance of environmental stewardship, they are taking a comprehensive approach to sustainability through eco-friendly activities within the property.

Coastal Clean-Up last Earth Day at Pico Beach

Pico Sands Hotel isn't just about pristine beaches and luxurious stays; it is about promoting a deep respect for the environment. Last Earth Day, employees gathered up at Pico Beach and took area assignments for the thorough clean-up. This initiative happens on a quarterly basis, or as frequent as possible.The property also welcomes guests to participate and learn more about Pico’s commitment to responsible tourism and its aim to minimize its environmental footprint by promoting eco-conscious actions.

Monthly Azurea Garden Clean-Up with employees

Azurea Garden is an in-house resource of fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables of Pico Sands Hotel and Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club. This highly sustainable initiative allows our chefs to curate which items are best grown in the property, and with the help of our sustainability champions, make sure the garden is maintained properly. 

The garden clean-up day involved various activities such as weeding, planting new herb, fruits, vegetables and shrubs, and collecting debris. With representatives from all departments, employees worked diligently to refresh the Azurea Garden. There is huge effort given to having team members understand Pico’s sustainability priorities, so they can embrace them in their own lives and influence others too.