Friday, December 13, 2019

Launch of Web-based App Captivate Digital Stamp and Loyalty and Rewards from Encaptiv8

"We have inked partnership with leading salons, fast food restaurants, cafe, skincare clinics and big retail outlets who will very soon launch their very own loyalty and rewards program using the Captivate Digital Stamp and platform. The opening of the new decade, 2020 will be the year that customers will get rewarded by having their phone stamped." ~Mr. Harold Martinez, CEO of Encaptiv8

SMS Global Technologies, Inc. (the country's leader in system integration and provider of innovative solutions for wireless and wire-line technology) and its partner Web-based App Encaptiv8 had Launched last December 12, 2019, Captivate Digital Stamp and Loyalty and Rewards Platform in the Philippines. Rewarding customers fast and easy through smartphones and digital stamps.

Who is not addicted and always waiting for promos, discounts, rewards, and freebies. Did you know that a good product combined with great customer service might make them keep coming back, but an offer more than what will surely make them regular customers. A good loyalty and rewards platform for any type of business is a must. The hassle of carrying different discounted and loyalty cards to your wallet might not be a pleasant appearance to your wallet, but what if you can carry them all in your own phone in one.

Mr. Harold Martinez, CEO of Encaptiv8
Mr. Harold Martinez, CEO of Encaptiv8
Mr. Harold Martinez, CEO of Encaptiv8

There's a lot of competition when it comes to different campaigns and as long as customers are returning to an establishment it increases profits. One of the newest old-school stamps with the wonders of digital technology, Captivate Digital Stamp gives businesses a fast, simple and yet powerful loyalty and rewards tool and customers a fun and novel experience.

Captivate Digital Stamp works on any smartphone, yet does not require any mobile app installation, making the platform very practical and affordable, even for SMEs. Offering the convenience of not having to carry around many cards. An online/offline rewards solution signed to be easy and fast using the phone and stamps. Easy to use, it saves money and environmental friendly. The technology behind the stamp has 5 unique points marking, recognized by any mobile devices as long as there's the internet.

It also provides a "greener" choice as it does away with plastic and paper cards that eventually find themselves int he trash. Along with witht hat, the Captivate Digital Stamp doesn't require batteries. How eco-friendly is that right!

  • Easy-to-launch loyalty program
  • Obtain customer data and actionable insights
  • No app install required
  • Continuously engage your customers through SMS and web push notifications

Captivate Digital Stamp and Loyalty and Rewards Platform is ideal for any business particularly to coffee shops, fast-food chains, salons, and big retail outlets. It's so easy to reward all the customers in a fast and easy way through smartphones and digital stamps.

With Ms. Loida Manuel, Business Development of Encaptiv8
Captivate Digital Stamp and Loyalty and Rewards Platform is ideal for any business particularly to coffee shops, fast-food chains, salons, and big retail outlets. It's so easy to reward all the customers in a fast and easy way through smart phones and digital stamps.

Reward your customers fast and easy through smartphones and digital stamps. Merging the old-school stamps and digital technology.

To know more about Captivate Digital Stamp, visit and facebook page you can also send them an email at or send me a message at 09262063959 for more information about availing the Captivate Digital Stamp and Loyalty and Rewards for your businesses.

RedDoorz affordable month-long SALEbration

RedDoorz brings your more affordable reasons to celebrate the magic of the season through a month-long SALEbration. Grab this chance to spend a wonderful time with your family and friends. Their budget-friendly hotel accommodations all over the Philippines are available for as low as P499!

So if you plan to be on the beach, visit the beautiful tourist spots, climb mountains, cross the river, appreciate our very own culture, or just have a quality staycation, RedDoorz rooms are the perfect choice for you!

Besides the PhP 1 Salebration promo, the holiday-long RedDoorz 499 Sale is also ongoing. For just P499, staycations and mini-vacations can be enjoyed at the very affordable price at various RedDoorz hotels around the country. Exclusive deals and new perks await RedClub members this Christmas. Plus, RedDoorz will give out free night stays randomly on Facebook so just keep coming back to their page! Or you can use RDSALEBRATIONS promo code now to get more perks!

With the Salebration sale, you can stay at select RedDoorz hotels nationwide that are part of the promo and enjoy these Holiday Feel Good Trips:
  1. Chill and unwind in the City of Pines and have the closest thing to a White Christmas with Baguio City’s chilly weather and exhilarating scent of pine. Visit the favorite Baguio destinations like Burnham Park, Mines View Park, Wright Park, Session Road, Baguio Public Market and the Mansion House or just hole up in your hotel room and enjoy the cozy feel.
  2. Choose to be one with nature in Palawan, another haven for nature lovers. RedDoorz has 18 hotels there that you can make your jump-off point for your Puerto Princesa Underground River escapade.Island-hopping at Honda Bay or a late-night river cruise along the Iwahig River to see the enchanting fireflies can be part of your agenda. You can also take a side trip to Coron.
  3. Feel the thrill of watersports in Boracay. The famous Island is back to its beautiful self and welcomes local and international tourists year round. Known for the fine white sands along its four-kilometer stretch of beachfront, Boracay offers many adrenaline-inducing activities like parasailing, banana boat and flying fish riding, and helmet diving. There are RedDoorz properties in Aklan and  Boracay Island.
  4. Motor up to Tagaytay and enjoy its famous bulalo, have fun at the Sky Ranch or the Picnic Grove and fill up with buko pie and Tagaytay pineapples. Your RedDoorz destination there is right smack in the middle of the best views.
  5. Enjoy more mountain breeze and breathtaking sights in Davao City where you can see the world from atop Mt. Apo. The Durian Capital of the Philippines is the site of the country’s highest mountain and a must-challenge for adventure seekers and nature lovers. The way up there abounds with forests, rivers, lakes and volcanic structures that are awe-inspiring. People marvel at the astonishing landscape and find it perfect for meditation. You can look for the Philippine Eagle and the ‘pawikan’ too.

Swim with the gentle giants of Cebu. The Queen City of the South attracts more thrill-seekers who seek out the whale sharks in the waters of Oslob. Tourists can also drop by Malapascua Island to wade in the waters with friendly thresher sharks. Or just dip in the pristine waters of Moalboal.

This Christmas, Filipinos will have more #MomentsToCelebrate as RedDoorz launches the best and biggest month-long promos for the jolly holidays where one can book a room for just PhP 1using the RedDoorz app or the RedDoorz website. Just watch and wait for those special moments when the flash sale comes on.

With over 200 RedDoorz partner hotels in more than 20 cities nationwide, these super-savvy holiday deals make travel accommodations more affordable for everyone. Filipinos can celebrate more special moments with the people they love without creating a dent in their pockets.

Download the RedDoorz app via and follow on Instagram and Facebook to get updated on the latest sales and promos anytime, anywhere.

Receive a $3.5 discount on Reddoorz App. Just Download:

About RedDoorz
RedDoorz is Southeast Asia’s largest and fastest-growing, technology-driven hotel management company offering affordable accommodations for everyone. With a vision to enable people to travel more and provide an affordable reliable stay in all major cities and destinations across the region, RedDoorz is disrupting the hospitality industry by transforming the fragmented supply inventory into branded, standardized accommodations and leveraging its mobile app and digital channels to drive strong consumer demand.
The company was founded in 2015 by a team of senior executives with deep experience in the online travel and hospitality industry and has grown into a regional powerhouse with operations in Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. The firm has been growing by five times year-on-year.
As part of the RedDoorz brand network, hotel owners are able to grow their businesses and increase revenues while streamlining their operations. RedDoorz’s solutions help partners manage distribution, pricing, marketing, customer experience and technology solutions – offering an end-to-end platform powered by an advanced technology infrastructure. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019

SOS Children’s Village Partner for Sustainable Farming Project with Herbalife Nutrition

“We are glad to partner with SOS Children’s Village in a new project that contributes to the food security of the people residing in their villages, whilst also finding an environmentally friendly way to recycle our used canisters. Through this project, we hope to bring forward important issues such as food insecurity, malnutrition, and environment sustainability, all of which need to be dealt with urgently. This is in alignment with our global Nutrition for Zero Hunger project. Since 2010, the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation has been supporting SOS Children’s Village. They have been the primary driver of our health and nutrition projects throughout the years. ~Sridhar Rajagopalan, Senior Director and Sub-region Head, Herbalife Nutrition Philippines
Executives of Herbalife Nutrition Philippines and SOS Children's Village have joined forces to build a sustainable farming project
To support the health and nutrition needs of children living in these villages is the new project and aim to raise vegetables within SOS villages nationwide of Herbalife Nutrition, SOS Children’s Village Partner for Sustainable Farming Project.

The SOS Children’s Village in Lipa City was chosen for its pilot implementation. During the project’s launch in the Lipa City facility, Herbalife Nutrition Philippines employees joined the planting activity, which utilized empty Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1 Shake canisters as beds for the vegetable seedlings. 

Did you know that there are an estimated 2.3 million Filipino families who have experienced "involuntary" hunger from July to September, according to a survey released by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS). In order to bring awareness to health issues concerning food security and as part of its recently announced Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, premier global nutrition company Herbalife Nutrition has partnered with the SOS Children’s Village in the Philippines to launch a sustainable integrated farming project in Lipa City, Batangas. 

Marie Segismundo- Marketing Manager, Herbalife Nutrition Philippines; Romil Rayos Del So - Deputy National Director, SOS Children's Village Philippines; Johnald Lasin- Village Director, SOS Children's Village - Lipa; Admore Alzate-Corporate Relations Head, SOS Children's Village
Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger is a global initiative that pledges US$2 million to help end world hunger, ensure people have access to good nutrition and address rising obesity. The initiative, with the assistance of non-profit partners, will focus on providing access to healthy foods, improving nutrition education, identifying sustainable food resources, and raising awareness of the global crisis.

SOS Children’s Village helps orphaned, abandoned, and neglected Filipino children. It currently has eight project locations in the Philippines—Lipa City, Bataan, Calbayog, Cebu, Davao, Manila, Iloilo, and Tacloban.

SOS Children’s Village Corporate Relations head Admore Alzate shared that Herbalife Nutrition Philippines is a leading long-time supporter of their organization of ensuring the children in their villages receive proper nutrition. 

For more information, please visit

About Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.
Herbalife Nutrition is a global company that has been changing people's lives with great nutrition products and a proven business opportunity for its independent members since 1980. The Company offers high-quality, science-backed products, sold in over 90 countries by entrepreneurial members who provide one-on-one coaching and a supportive community that inspires their customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Through the Company’s global campaign to eradicate hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is also committed to bringing nutrition and education to communities around the world.

Herbalife Nutrition also encourages investors to visit its investor relations website at as financial and other information is updated and new information is posted.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sybella Beauty Lounge offers Swiss Color International’s World-class Permanent Makeup Technology

Sybella Beauty Lounge, a premiere beauty salon, and spa, opens its second branch in the Philippines located in G9 BSA Mansion, 108 Benavidez St., Legazpi Village in Makati, offers the premiere permanent makeup products and services of a global beauty brand Swiss Color® International (SCI).

Started in 2005 in Switzerland, Swiss Color® International is a global brand that offers high quality pigments and high device standard for permanent cosmetics. The company saw a huge expansion over the years since then, with more than 50 International Trainers and Academies all over the world. SCI credits this success to the company’s consistency and passion about the safety of their clients and offering the highest level of services.

Ribbon cutting with Silvan Esslen, Ilias Sardellis, Julia and Lei Aspe of First Colonial Restaurant and Gutierrez family
It aims to bring the various permanent cosmetic technologies of Swiss Color® to more customers, especially those residing in the South. The opening of the new branch also comes just in time as Sybella Salon celebrates the first anniversary of its pioneer branch in Ayala Malls Marikina.

Silvan Esslen, Ilias Sardellis
Salon owners are Mr. Andri Silvan Esslen and Mrs. Veronica Esslen is present during the ribbon-cutting of the new beauty lounge. As the Exclusive Partner of Swiss Color® International in the Philippines, the couple has the exclusive rights to distribute SCI products in the country.

Julia and Lei Espe, Silvan Esslen, Ilias Sardellis
They are joined by Julia Aspe and Lei Aspe of First Colonial Restaurant, as well as Ricjun Bolocon, manager of Sybella Beauty Lounge. Wendy Yuchengco and Ana Magkawas of LUXONLINE are among the VIP guests during the dinner party.

Silvan Esslen and Wendy Yuchengco
Ricjun Bolocon

Nano Brows using Advanced Technology of Swiss Color products and devices with an applied modern technique invented by Ilias Sardellis

Also present during the event is Swiss Color® International Permanent Makeup Master Trainer Ilias Sardellis to give a live demonstration of the company’s nanoblading techniques. Chelsea Ong, Junior Trainer for Permanent Makeup of Swiss Color® International, also graced the event.

Swiss Color® International is confident to replicate the same success and recognition in the Philippines as they are working with the most experienced International Master Trainers. Part of their plans is to upgrade the level of microblading and micropigmentation in the country for the years to come. SCI wants to introduce the safety techniques in permanent makeup through their various products, including high-quality pigments and devices that conform to European standards.

Mr. and Mrs. Esslen will continue to introduce and promote the international brand, along with its products and techniques, to more customers. The Sybella Salon owners also ensure that they will train their people about the use of the products and devices according to the high standards of Swiss Color® International. Among the highlight services in the new Sybella branch are the Nano Brows and Lips, which use the advanced technology of Swiss Color products and devices, with applied techniques invented by Ilias Sardellis. Additionally, in 2020, Sybella Salon plans to introduce to the market some various beauty products from Magic Lashes.

Visit the new branch and experience the world-renowned Swiss Color® permanent makeup techniques.

12 Gifts of Christmas for Each Discerning Individual

After a very joyful and happy Holiday Thanksgiving with BWMV & TrendSpotting lots of prices and sumptuous food during the celebrations. And I had gift ideas for the coming season from the generous sponsors.

Pasko na few weeks from now and everyone is feeling excited for Noche Buena and of course gift giving but first, it's always a celebration when it comes to gift-giving especially the traditional 12 gifts of Christmas. Coming up with the best gift to give to that special person shall truly be appreciated.

Here are some gift ideas that will surely be a hit:

For those who need extra pampering on their crowning glory

Also known as Nature’s answer to hair loss, Novuhair is formulated with 19 natural ingredients – mostly herbal, essential oils and co-factor nutrients. This topical scalp lotion does not only help prevent the hair shedding malady, but also aids in stimulating the growth of the “crowning glory.” It helps enhance improve overall appearance, maintain moisture, and promote nourishment and rejuvenation.

In the celebration of their 10th year in the industry, the brand and their long-time partner Mercury Drug is offering a whopping 64% savings on their promo pack Novuhair Topical Scalp Lotion 200ml with free 120ml bottle.

Quezon Buffet GCs
For the foodie at heart

Quezon buffet is a run-for-the-bucks, art-deco themed buffet place located at Fisher Mall in Quezon ave. With their motto, quality & affordability, you will find the freshest ingredients used in all of their dishes.

This season, they have introduced their holiday menu that would rival your old family tradition with
dishes such as Pork Loin PiƱa Ham, Chicken Galantina Meatloaf and Pork Morcon. Craving for sweets is no problem with their Puto Bumbong Halaya, Ube-Halaya Cheese Pandesal, Seet Potato casserole with Marshmallow and their Trio tower consisting of Crinkles Velvet, Choco Crinkles & Peppermint Cupcakes.

Quezon Buffet GCs in denomination of Php500 are available for gifting.

Hearty Bread
For the health buff

With the demand for healthier food, Hearty Bread brings you affordable Gluten-Free, Sugar Free breads that will help you stay healthy this season. They also have Gluten-Free, Sugar-free Choco-Chip monster cookies that are certified- sinless treat.

Available in most Rustans Marketplace.

Healthy Mama’s Kitchen Ham
For the healthy foodie

Sister-company of Hearty Bread, Healthy Mama’s Ham will give you a whole new level of ham that are Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Nitrate-Free hence you can rest assured that these hams are devoid of
preservatives unlike most of the ones available in the market.

The Spa Wellness Cards
For Wellness enthusiasts

The premier wellness establishment – The spa introduces their new wellness cards which are perfect
gives to those who need extra pampering.

The Spa Wellness Cards give you 10 one-hour Classic Massages at a discount! Deluxe @ 7,999, Executive @9,999, Junior Suite @ 11,999 and Premier Suite @ 12,999.

The Spa Wellness Essential oil blends
For those into aromatherapy

The Spa Wellness is proud to offer their newest line of essential oils that are therapeutic-grade and
designed to complement your spa experience.

Variants: Energy – helps you stay awake, focused and restores your energy. Balance – Supports your
respiratory health and allows you to breathe easy. Tranquility – helps you fight stress and calms your
body and mind.

Available in all The Spa Wellness branches starting December 8, 2019.

Acer PH
For the Gadget conscious

Double the joy this Christmas season with #RealHolidays powered by #Acerxrealme! Enjoy awesome promos where your favorite Acer laptops are paired with amazing mobile phones from realme.

Promo is valid until December 31, 2019 only.

For the Home Maker

A certified homemaker can never run out of appliances to use, hence, giving them something that they can use in taking care of their family can be very useful.

Fujidenzo Appliances has a wide range of items that are fitted to your every budget.

For the scent-conscious

Aficionado manufactures and distributes perfume, scented personal care, and home care products which emphasizes affordability and quality.

This holiday, Aficionado is bringing you back to the year 1999 when they first sold to the public with
Pamaskong Handog ng Aficionado. Their 85ml perfume bottle at only P199.90. Promo runs from Dec. 10 to 31, 2019

Booze Online
For all your alcohol needs this season

Shop for the hard to find booze as well as the popular ones at this online store. Guaranteed to offer the most competitive price elsewhere.

They have liquors that match all your discriminating tastes, whether wines from all over the world or
Hard Liquors for the tough ones as well as local and imported beers. Name it and they have it.

Gift of Healthy immune system

Give your loved ones a healthy dose of Vitamin C supplement, make sure you are using its safest form.

Bewell-C Sodium Ascorbate, your non-acidic Vitamin C. #MagBewellCna
Bewell-C Sodium Ascorbate is available in Mercury Drug and other leading drugstores nationwide. 

Be Organic Bath & Body

Their products are cruelty-free and made from plant-based ingredients and are absolutely free from
harsh synthetics like SULFATES, PARABENS, ARTIFICIAL FRAGRANCE, DEA that cause or aggravate acne, pimples, skin allergies, eczema, and psoriasis flare-ups. Using ESSENTIAL OILS as the scent of our products (from plants) which makes them safe for pregnant and breastfeeding moms.

In the spirit of gift-giving, whichever you choose for as long as it comes to the heart - it shall be the best gift you can ever give. Happy Holidays 2019!

Sunday, December 8, 2019

What can a selfie and a Php 100 pesos do & Sun Life's Market Outlook for 2020

"The pursuit of prosperity serves as the core of our business; your response to this thrust, meanwhile, serves as the inspiration behind our initiatives now and in the years to come." ~Ms. Valerie N. Pama, President Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc.

Welcome to the millennial year wherein most if not all take a lot of selfies and posts on their social media accounts. Well, I am no longer a millennial but I am also fond of taking selfies whenever I spot a good selfierific area. But did you know that by taking a selfie you can save and earn your future with just a Php 100 pesos? 

Yes you heard it Php 100 pesos lang mga besh to start investing with Sun Life Prosperity Money Market Fund may you can even skip the line and invest online.

  • Open an account online via, or via mobile app. Sign up, take a selfie so they have a face to the name and pay Php 100 pesos. SLAMCI online enables new investors to begin investing through a purely digital process, one should simply go the website select the desired fund, click the buy now button on the front page and complete the online application form. It takes as little as Php 100 pesos to begin investing in peso-denominated funds. Then you can now invest on your way to your financial journey. It's as easy as that. 

This year SLAMCI took home 12 awards for 2018 fund management from the Philippine Investment Association and onboarded more partners for making investing more delightful for our clients. Now distributed by over 2000 advisors, 11 bank partners, and 6 broker partners. SLAMCI will remain on track to more achievements in the coming years.

Opening Remarks from Ms. Valerie N. Pama, President Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc.

Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Moreover, let's talk about Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020. Among the factors that are expected to boost the Philippine economy next year are lower prices and accelerated government spending.
"After reviewing the fundamentals, we are confident that the economy is set to significantly improve in the coming year. While we can still expect challenges along the way, these should be tolerable and may be balanced by the positive developments. While inflation fell to a low of 0.8% in October 2019, we expect prices to slowly inch up as we foresee the year 2020 inflation at .4%. This figure is much lower than 2018 inflation of 5.21%. Our year-2019 USD- PHP forecast is at 51.00, and 2020 slightly higher at 52.50. Our PSEi target for 2020 is at 9,460 with a price-earnings multiple index of 18.2 times, while we foresee the earnings to have a growth rate of 10.40%. Given these possibilities, we highly encourage investors to stay the course. It is only with a long-term vision and a solid commitment to their investing journey that they can benefit from a better and faster Philippine economy in 2020." ~Mr. Michael D. Enriquez, Chief Investment Officer of Sun Life Financial - Philippines

Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sun Life also expects the government to go full force on capital outlays, with the administration having only two years left in its mandate.

Gerald L. Bautista, Head of Agency, Bank, Alternative Channel Contribution

Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020
Sunlife's Market Outlook for 2020

There are signs at the moment that are indicating that we may be off to a good start for 2020, Better, faster Philippine economy in 2020 - Sun Life!

Be a lifetime partner of Filipinos in their pursuit of prosperity by enlightening them with sound advice, empowering them with relevant wealth solutions, and engaging them through excellent service.