Ascott properties offer guided tours to art galleries and holiday markets this Christmas

The hotel group recently kicked off its holiday campaign, “Celebrate Your Way in Ascott,” with a Nutcracker-themed Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. 

Held at Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila, the festivities featured performances by The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra and ballet numbers by Steps Dance Studio. The program highlighted exclusive holiday activities and promos across Ascott-branded properties in the Philippines: Ascott, Somerset, Citadines, lyf, and Oakwood.

Ascott’s Nutcracker-themed party featured performances by Steps Dance Studio and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.

Among the activities highlighted across the brands are the following: Ascott’s “Masterpiece Holidays,” wherein the properties are decorated with elements from famous pieces of artwork. Ascott will also offer guided tours to nearby local art galleries; Somerset’s “Sustainable Seasons of Celebration” focuses on eco-friendly practices, featuring upcycled decor while creating a family-friendly atmosphere.

Citadines, through “City Lights & Coffee Delights,” will celebrate the charm of the city with guided tours, holiday markets, and local artisans. lyf will introduce “Community Cheer & Cozy Coliving,” incorporating a Grinch-themed Christmas tree, community engagement with games within the property, and a potluck gathering for all guests. Lastly, Oakwood’s “Home for the Holidays” will prioritize relaxation, infusing warm elements and providing wellness offerings to make guests feel at home during the festive season.

In terms of promos, Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila offers “High Street Holidays.” Experience exclusive dining experiences like the Holiday Feast Platter at Scott’s Restaurant, Chef’s Table Degustation, and unlimited beer and cocktails during Weekday Happy Hour. 

Meanwhile, Citadines Bay City Manila offers “Holiday by the Bay” packages, featuring their Bay City Platters and Ultimate Holiday Feast with options like Pork Belly Ham and Porchetta. “Simbang Gabi Treats” and delightful gifts, including Tin Can Shortcakes and Grazing Boxes of Cold Cuts & Cheese, will also be available. Citadines Bay City Manila will host the “Stars, Sparkles & New Beginnings” New Year Countdown Party on December 31, 2023. 

The Ascott Limited Philippines Marketing Team: Eddrick Nucum, Public Relations Executive; Charles Yu, Marketing Officer; Paulo Morales Marketing Executive; Ysabela De Claro, Assistant Marketing Manager; Mary Eunice Lodripas, Director of Communications; Van Manansala Assistant Marketing Manager; and Ram Elumba, Marketing Executive.

For more details on Ascott BGC’s promos, email or call +63 2 8860 9888. For room reservations, contact or call +63 2 8866 8100.

For more information on Citadines’ holiday offerings, call +63 2 8866 8100 or +63 916 261 1612 or email

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