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[PRESS RELEASE] It’s time to finally achieve your travel goals this 2024 with Emirates

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  Manila, Philippines, July 16, 2024 – We are now in the second half of the year! Have you achieved your 2024 travel goals yet? If you haven't, you're in luck because Emirates is making it easier for you!   This July, Emirates is offering special fares to key cities in Europe and the Middle East! From now until July 21, 2024, travelers can look forward to attractive flight deals to Dubai, Paris, Madrid, Milan, and beyond, valid for travel from July 11, 2024, to January 31, 2025.*   Featured destinations and starting fares include:   Destination Economy Class Fares From (USD) Business Class Fares From (USD) Dubai 448 2063 Paris 636 2491 Madrid 648 2223 Milan 620 2110   Enjoy attractive fares to Europe and Dubai for bookings made until July 21   Fly Emirates for your next getaway and make your journey memorable with

[PRESS RELEASE] Globe, SMDC, Scholars of Sustenance PH unite for Hapag Movement Aim to provide meals to 90k families

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Globe, SM Development Corporation (SMDC) , and Scholars of Sustenance Philippines have joined forces for the  Hapag Movement  to address involuntary hunger that still plagues millions of Filipinos. The partnership aims to rescue over 110 tons of surplus food from SMDC developments to provide 450,000 meals to 90,000 families over the next 18 months. More than 40 SMDC mixed-use residential developments in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, and Southern Luzon will take part in the initiative starting this July. PHOTO 1: Globe signs partnership with SMDC and SOS PH to support the Hapag Movement. In photo (L-R) Jaime Alfonso Zobel de Ayala, Globe Board Director and CEO of AC Industrials; Yoly Crisanto, Globe Chief Sustainability and Corporate Communications Officer; Jessica Bianca Sy, SMDC AVP and Project Director; Grace Evangeline Sta. Ana, SMDC Executive Vice President; and Marco James Leyson, SOS PH Director of Global Impact & Operations. SMDC employees and residents are encouraged to dona

[PRESS RELEASE] Globe joins 9 Asian mobile operators to bring exclusive travel perks for roamers in Thailand

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Traveling to the Land of Smiles? If you're a Globe customer, get ready for an amazing new experience in Thailand! Globe has joined forces with nine leading Asian mobile operators under the Bridge Alliance to roll out the first-of-its-kind "Welcome to Thailand Privileges" campaign.   This exciting collaboration led by AIS Thailand with retail giant Central Department Store Group allows Globe roamers in Thailand to enjoy exclusive shopping discounts, dining deals, and more at over 77 Central and Robinson department stores across Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Chiangmai, Samui and other popular locations until February 28, 2025. "We're thrilled to team up with our Bridge Alliance partners to make roaming more rewarding for our customers," said Paula Rivera-Castillo, Head of Globe International Business. "Thailand is one of the top destinations for Filipinos, and now our customers can take advantage of world-class shopping and dining privileges on top of Globe&

Transforming Challenges into Personal Triumphs

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Life presents a myriad of obstacles, each with the potential to disrupt and unsettle. However, these same challenges also offer valuable opportunities for personal growth and transformation. Through adversity, you can develop crucial skills and qualities that not only enable you to manage current difficulties but also prepare you for future hurdles. In this article presented courtesy of Glamour Moments , we will explore the transformative power of life's challenges and how they can be the catalyst for profound personal change. Image by Freepik   Critical Thinking and Creativity When you face challenges, your mind is pushed to find solutions, leading to enhanced critical thinking and creativity . As you wrestle with problems, the necessity to think outside the box becomes apparent. This process not only hones your analytical abilities but also boosts your adaptability. For instance, you might find innovative ways to stretch a limited budget or creatively juggle responsibilities, pro

[PRESS RELEASE] Globe celebrates Inside Out 2 movie release with special offers

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Globe is celebrating the highly anticipated theater release of Disney and Pixar's "Inside Out 2" with special offers and events for the whole family to enjoy. The exclusive activities will bring together families and friends to create core memories through an unforgettable movie experience, offering a chance to win free tickets to Hong Kong Disneyland while enjoying one of the year's biggest animated films. Pixar and Disney fans are in for a chance to create new core memories in cinemas as they get to enjoy another heartwarming animation gem filled with timeless lessons. Parents who grew up on Disney fare will love the chance to pass on the learnings to their children, while kids and kids-at-heart immersed in today’s Disney universe will connect with the relatable characters and the delightful storytelling. With the film now showing in cinemas, Globe customers can further enjoy a movie date watching “Inside Out 2” and join the Family Feels Grand Raffle Promo. To be

[PRESS RELEASE] Breaking Boundaries: KonsultaMD unveils inclusive Partner Health Plan Open to Common Law Partners/Same-Sex Couples

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Leading telehealth provider KonsultaMD introduces a groundbreaking health plan that provides common-law partners and same-sex couples comprehensive healthcare. KonsultaMD’s Partner Health Plan adopts an inclusive approach by ensuring that common-law and same-sex couples receive the healthcare they need. This is aligned with KonsultaMD's commitment to making healthcare more accessible, reliable, and affordable for all Filipinos. "Our Partner Health Plan symbolizes our recognition of the changing dynamics of relationships and our commitment to providing accessible healthcare to partners, no matter who they are. Through this new plan, we aim to provide inclusive healthcare, ensuring that everyone receives quality care that they deserve," said Beia Latay, KonsultaMD CEO. The Partner Health Plan offers a comprehensive package of benefits, including 30 video consultations with a General Practitioner and unlimited voice consultations, available 24/7. The plan is valid for up

[PRESS RELEASE] Upskill your IT-BPM team, get free training with Globe Business

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The Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry is a key driver of the Philippine economy, employing over 1 million Filipinos and targeting 2.5 million full-time employees by 2028. Developing talent through upskilling and reskilling is crucial for the industry's continued success. The industry is now a worldwide powerhouse, securing its ranking as the second-leading global outsourcing hub. With an unwavering vision, the IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) propels the local sector towards a lofty goal: to emerge as the premier destination for digitally enabled and customer-centric services that catalyze inclusive economic growth nationwide. However, the sector faces numerous challenges, such as talent acquisition, upskilling, increasing competition, and evolving client expectations. Addressing talent development through upskilling programs from industry partners, internal human resources training, and external providers b

An Evolution in the Philippine Toy Scene

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  The Philippine Toys, Hobbies, and Collectible Convention held its 21st iteration last June 14-16. And it promised a whole new evolution in the con. As a regular, I needed to find out what was in store, so I put on my backpack and headed to the SMX Convention Center.  Throughout its run, Toycon has been, well, about toys. But it was often the big brands that dominated the event, be it Western brands like McFarlane or Marvel or Japanese brands like Bandai and Good Smile Company. They were there. This time, though, the event highlighted independent toy creators. Some of the top toy designers from around the world attended to share their knowledge. MNDSTYL, the creator of Funko Pop, shared some handy knowledge on how budding creators can create incredible designs.  Local brands also get to show off their latest collectible merch. Fast food chain Jollibee and renowned designer Quiccs Maiquez drew a crowd with their new JolliTEQ collectible figures.  Meanwhile, local VFX studio Riot unve

[PRESS RELEASE] Emirates appoints new Cargo Manager for PH to help expand local SkyCargo operations

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Philippines, 10 June 2024:  Emirates has recently announced the appointment of Jassem Al Mulla, as the new Cargo Manager in the Philippines. In this new role, Jassem will oversee Emirates’ cargo operations in the Philippines, helping to fuel the local economy by developing the cargo sector, with a particular focus on the growing micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) sectors. Jassem has held several key positions across Emirates’ operations and brings a wealth of experience to the role. He first joined Emirates in 2009 as part of the UAE National program in IT. One of his greatest achievements was taking part in the development of the Emirates Group Safety application, which has helped the company streamline its security strategy across its network. Prior to taking the helm of cargo operations in the Philippines, Jassem served as Cargo Manager in both Morocco and Jordan. Jassem's tenure underscores Emirates' commitment to fostering talent from within the organization and pr

[PRESS RELEASE] Globe GFiber Prepaid, Lalamove bring together reliable connectivity with dependable deliveries

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Globe At Home has come together with Lalamove, the leading on-demand delivery platform, to enable fast and affordable connectivity at discounted rates. For customers seeking value and reliable, reloadable UNLI internet, Globe At Home and Lalamove offer a 10% discount on motorcycle and sedan deliveries for every successful GFiber Prepaid installation from April 8-July 8, 2024.* This will especially help online sellers, who can streamline delivery processes and serve their customers more efficiently through Globe At Home’s Fiber internet connection at an affordable price and Lalamove’s reliable service that can instantly deliver products to your home at a promo. "Globe At Home aims to provide fast and reliable reloadable UNLI internet connection for those who rely heavily on connectivity for their livelihood, such as online rakets. With this offer, such customers can potentially boost their daily income via online selling while also providing their families with connectivity essent