Linggo, Pebrero 26, 2017



Since we're both part of the Bloggers group of the Philippine Tourism Board of the Chief Operation Officer Mr. Cesar Montano (Center) and Krissy Mago in yellow and black) Headed by Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo.. then let's work hand in hand to promote Philippine Tourism Board to uplift our country in the tourism world.. With Lifestyle and Travel Bloggers Ver GarciaNatalie TugadeLhourdes MercaderoCherry BellsGus CabredoTin Gonzaga and David Ricardo Valencia Ferro..
An attached agency of the Department of Tourism, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB),is an ISO certified agency exists to market and promote the Philippines domestically and internationally as a         world-class tourism and MICE destination, in strategic partnership with private and public stakeholders to deliver a unique high-value experience for visitors, significantly contributing to increased arrivals, receipts and investments to the country. As published in their website.

Multi-awarded actor Cesar Montano meet and greet with Lifestyle and Travel Bloggers as new Tourism Promotions Board COO. (Video courtesy of David Ricardo Valencia Ferro)

You Tube Video About Coron, Palawan in the Beautiful Philippines frequently visited by tourists.. Videograph By Travel Gretl..

It's Midnight Change.. Philippine Tourism Board COO Actor Cesar Montano Sings Spiritual Song..  Let's Pray and Campaign for A Drug Free Philippines..How Great is our God.. Held recently at the prayer vigil in support with President Rodrigo Duterte campaigns against illegal drug, povertyand corruption.(You Tube Video Courtesy of Ver Garcia)

New COO Philippine Tourism Board Cesar Montano sings Spiritual Song for unity and healing.
How Great is our God..

Statistics release by the Dept. of Tourism (DOT) which launch the "Philippine Tourism is good for ASEAN tourism. Now campaigning  for Visit Philippines calendar of events promoting  the historical and cultural treasures, rich biodiversity, world heritage sites and different design in commercial shopping complex. The twinning or the twin city packages was presented to 350 tour operators with the objective of creating "ASEAN HUB" in the country, thus creating an easy travel plan in the light of ASEAN tourism integration. The tourism sector now is a $ 4.8 billion dollar industry, the question is are we prepared for the ASEAN tourism integration? With its P 265 billion national tourism blueprint, a country stands to gain in terms of labor and employment generation. 

With Krissy Mago and Friends at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park.

Foreign visitors arrival in 2013 has been estimated at 4,681,307 compared to the 2012 statistics with 4,272,811 visitors an increased of  9.56 percent higher than the previous visits last year. Topping the lists of foreign visitors are the Koreans with 1,165, 789 visitors. While American visitors came in second with a volume of 674,564 visitors as of 2013. . Purpose of visits according to the  A/D Cards and shipping manifests data is for the holiday reasons which yielded an average of 59.58 percent. Business came in as a second reason  (9.86 percent). Other data recorded not specified reasons is represented at  26.13 percent much higher than the business purpose.

The Philippine Tourism Department is gearing up for 10 million foreign visitors and about 35.5 million domestic tourists arrival by the  year 2016. As of the latest counting the country registered 2,433,438 international visitors in the First half  of 2014, this represents a growth rate of 2.22 percent compared to last year (2013) volume of 2,380,593 foreign visitors arrivals in the first half of 2013. (VerGarciaBlogs)

Sabado, Pebrero 11, 2017


By: Ver M. Garcia and Teddy Cho

HMR-service auction and valuation company paraded their first live public auto auctioning this year 2017 in Sucat, Paranaque City. HMR the leading Auction house for cars and autmobiles has helped many corporate and individuals maximize the return on their redundant and non-performing assets. The company is committed to addressing their customers, satisfaction with a tailor-fitting services, the following Auction provides comprehensive auction, valuation, and logistics services. As the Philippines largest full -service auction with over Twenty years of experience. HMR  Auction is  a Trusted name in Auto, Asset and Agro-Industrial equipments. Many corporations have maximized the return on non-performing assets through auctions. HMR Auctions is the name you can count on. 

Tailor-fit Services of HMR  Auction:
      a.)   Asset Disposal Solution: Valuation and Assessment
      b.)   Removal, recovery, and logistics services
      c.)   Sale by bidding or auction
      d.)   Comprehensive documentation and reports
      e.)   Consignment
       f.)    OTHER SERVICES (resale, reuse and recycle)

Cars on auction and  displayed at the parking lot of SM City Sucat, Paranaque.

The public auction included something for everyone’s needs with over 250 vehicles from premium brand models, ranging from compacts, sedans, SUV’s through to people movers and pick-ups. Viewing days are open  to the public, where all vehicles can be thoroughly inspected and tested, to ensure that you’re confident with your choice on the auction day.

In Photo: From L to R. All smile were Mark Manzanilla, Marketing Manager, Beauty Queen Mafae Belasco of  Mafae Management, Sharlene Carman-Powell, HMR Marketing Head and Lifestyle and Travel Blogger Ver M. Garcia posed  for a blog interview regarding HMR Car Auction. (Original Photo by. Teddy Cho)

The one day event was attended by over 250 registered bidders both public, dealers and bloggers as well, a good number of them were searching for good quality and a good bargain. The most relevant and exciting portion was the live public bidding wherein every vehicle  is driven through the auction lane so that participating bidders can see, feel and hear the car in motion while they bid for it.

The bidding was spearheaded by HMR’s prestigious, qualified auctioneers, GARETH DOMB and SAMUEL POWELL; and graced by the presence of celebrity   guest  auctioneer for the  day, Mr. JAMES DEAKIN  of CNN Philippines, the “ Service Road”.

Next month is an exciting event for HMR  Auction comes March 4, 2017 with over 200 motorcycles, cars and trucks and on  March 18, 2017 will be the next auto auction  with 250 cars for SALE!

How HMR Auto Auctions Bidded in Public

For inquiries call the following Numbers  (02)548-6962 ; 0917-5483603 or simply log on to 

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With  the  success  of  HMR  Auto  Auctions,  CEO Mr. Samuel Powel quips that HMR Auto Auctions is excited with the favorable response to our newly opened facility and how quickly the  procedures  of  live  bidding  has  been  accepted  by the public bidders. Filipinos have passion for their cars which is infectious and we are pleased to provide an effective market place to promote and fuel this nationwide, avers Powell.. (VergarciaBlogs)