Marco Polo Plaza Celebrates Philippine Independence with Independencia – A Culinary Journey

By PR |June 11,2018 - 01:31 PM

Experience a culinary revolution at Café Marco as we bring you Independencia – a celebration of Filipino independence featuring the distinctive cuisines from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

This will be the first Culinary Journey that the hotel’s first Filipino Executive Chef – Juanito Abangan, will be leading together with the rest of his All-Filipino Culinary team. They will be whipping out a true fiesta with the best that our country could offer.

From Luzon, we wil be having a taste of their specials such as kare-kare and bringhe. From the Visayas, indulge in Marco Polo Plaza’s special lechon belly and linarang. From Mindanao, have a taste of the savoury satti and the unique Tausug dish, piyanggang. Of course everyone’s favourite and one of Café Marco’s signature dishes, the adobo, will also be present at the buffet.

We shall also be introducing one of the hotel’s latest offering, the Adobo Pie, avaliable in chicken and pork variants at the Lobby Lounge.

Celebrate the Philippines’ unique blend of diversity over a unified love for gastronomic experiences from June 8 (dinner) to 12.

For inquiries and reservations, call (032) 253-1111 or email You can also visit the website at For real time updates, like the Facebook page at or follow on Twitter at @5StarInCebu

About Wharf Hotels
The Spirit of Discovery

Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong and currently operates 16 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, China and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the new luxury collection, positioning the brand as contemporary urban chic. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, opened in January 2018 as the brand’s flagship hotel, with 2 new Niccolo hotels currently under development in China following successful openings in Chengdu and Chongqing. Marco Polo’s international deluxe hotels in established locations within China, Hong Kong and the Philippines maintain their ethos to explore, discover and experience a destination, drawing on the philosophies of their namesake, Marco Polo: an adventurer, a traveller, an entrepreneur and a connoisseur of culture – just as Marco Polo’s modern travellers are today. Further details are available at

About Niccolo Hotels
New Encounters. Timeless Pleasures

Niccolo is a collection of contemporary urban chic hotels with desirable, highly prized addresses; underpinning the brand is the desire to make life effortlessly luxurious for guests. At heart, as discoverers and re-discoverers of luxury experiences, styles and tastes, its hotels are modern sophisticated spaces, where the timeless pleasure of impeccable hospitality from another golden era in travel, is valued. Niccolo Chengdu was the first hotel to open in 2015 followed by Chongqing and the brand’s flagship, The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel in January 2018. An additional 2 Niccolo hotels are currently under development in Changsha and Suzhou, China. Further details are available at

About Global Hotel Alliance

Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 500 hotels in 78 countries. GHA uses a shared technology platform to drive incremental revenues and create cost savings for its member brands. GHA’s award-winning loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, provides 12 million members exclusive opportunities to immerse themselves in local cultures wherever they travel. For more information, visit

About Ultratravel Collection

Ultratravel Collection brings together hotels of distinction for the luxury traveller. Its membership is reserved for the very best hotels and resorts in the world – genuinely luxurious and iconic properties that deliver the finest service and personalised guest experiences. Member hotels share an integrated global platform for guest recognition and loyalty rewards, the DISCOVERY programme from partner Global Hotel Alliance. Niccolo Hotels is a member of this elite group of hotels. For more information visit

For more information, please contact:

Manna Alcaraz

Communications Manager

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

Cebu Veterans Drive, Nivel Hills, Apas, Cebu City 6000, Philippines

Tel: (032) 253 – 1111


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