Monday, February 27, 2017

This February, McDonald’s sweetens up its McFloat line-up by introducing the new Cotton Candy McFloat – a two-toned light pink and blue McFloat topped with creamy soft serve that is perfect for celebrating this season of love.

The sweet surprise does not stop there—it’s double the drink, double the fun with McDonald’s Twin Heart Treats! For only P55, you can get two orders of either Cotton Candy McFloat, Coke McFloat, or Green Apple Sprite McFloat.

Celebrating the season of love has never been this sweet! For a limited time only, share the love and happiness with the new Cotton Candy McFloat and McDonald’s Twin Heart Treats offer. The McFloat line-up is available in all McDonald’s stores and Dessert Centers nationwide.

Lovin’ this special treat? Share your sweet moments on McDonald’s Facebook page, or tag @McDo_PH on Twitter or Instagram.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

PayMaya, the country’s pioneer and leader in mobile money and digital payments, launched Travel Blowout promo to treat the millennials with a chance to travel to Hong Kong, Indonesia (Bali), and Japan with family and friends for free.

Each month from February 1 to April 30, 2017, one lucky PayMaya user will win an all-expense-paid trip to Asia’s most exciting destinations starting with Hong Kong this February, Bali in March, and Osaka and Kyoto in April. The prize includes roundtrip airfare and accommodation for four to bring family or friends, and Php50,000 pocket money to shop, dine and enjoy the whole travel experience. Each trip is arranged by a travel agency partner so the winner is set to see and enjoy the best that each country has to offer.

To earn raffle entries, consumers just need to download, activate, and use their PayMaya app or card. The following activities are equal to one raffle entry each: downloading and activating the PayMaya app, purchasing and activating the physical card, purchasing using the app or card with a minimum single receipt of Php1,000.00, having the account upgraded and approved, and paying bills in-app. Consumers can keep on transacting as desired to earn more raffle entries.

“Millennials love to travel to see the world for themselves, gain unique experiences and tell stories from these adventures. PayMaya has always strived to widen their travel opportunities by providing a means to pursue their passion even without having a credit card,” said Paolo Azzola, Managing Director and co-COO, PayMaya Philippines.

“We are thrilled to offer the Travel Blowout promo and further enable millennials to pursue what they love, seize the moment, and live in the here and now. This is also our way of thanking our valuable customers who are mostly millennials, this generation’s #NowNation,” said Sharon Kayanan, Brand and Marketing Head, PayMaya Philippines.

PayMaya, which remains to be the no. 1 most downloaded Finance app on the Play Store – Philippines, can also be downloaded on the App Store for free. To start using the app, all the user has to do is register with any Philippine mobile number, fill out basic information, and load up the account using the registered mobile number. For Globe subscribers, you will get an instant virtual Visa card while for Smart, Sun, and TnT users, you will receive the Mastercard version. PayMaya works anywhere Visa or MasterCard is accepted. The physical cards can be purchased at, free of delivery charges nationwide.

Users can load up their account at any of the over 15,000 touchpoints nationwide including Smart Padala centers, 7-Eleven Cliqq Kiosks, Ministop Touchpay Kiosks, UnionBank ATMs, BDO online banking, SM Malls Business Centers, and Robinsons Department Stores among others.

PayMaya users can upgrade their account by scheduling a video KYC (know your customer) at @PayMayaOfficial on Facebook to enjoy peer-to-peer mobile money transfers and cash withdrawals at any Bancnet ATM.

PayMaya Philippines is the pioneer in mobile money and digital payments with established brands such as PayMaya, the first prepaid online payment app that enables the financially underserved to pay online without a credit card; PayMaya Business, the company’s system solutions provider that allows businesses to receive online and card payments anytime, anywhere; Smart Money, the world’s first e-wallet linked to a mobile phone; and Smart Padala, the leading mobile remittance network in the Philippines. PayMaya Philippines is the digital financial services arm of PLDT and Smart’s digital innovation unit, Voyager Innovations.

For more details about the Travel Blowout promo, go to . For more information about PayMaya, visit Engage with us on social media at:, or @PayMayaOfficial on Twitter and Instagram.

Friday, February 3, 2017

The West End and Broadway musical phenomenon WICKED flies back to Manila after its outstanding engagement in 2014. Presented by Globe LIVE together with Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, Globe customers can receive exclusive ticket discounts of up to 15% off!

Globe Broadband and Platinum customers can enjoy a 15% discount, while Globe Postpaid and Prepaid customers get 10% off when buying up to 6 tickets. Broadband simply have to enter their broadband account number at or present their Globe billing statement upon payment to any TicketWorld outlet nationwide.

The 2017 run of Wicked in Manila is presented by Globe in partnership with Lunchbox Theatrical Productions. Globe customers get up to 15% discount on tickets! The musical premieres at The Theatre at Solaire on February 2.
(Photo by Matt Crockett)

Globe Platinum, Postpaid and Prepaid customers on the other hand can text GLOBEWICKED to 2363 to receive a unique discount code that can be used at, or presented upon payment in-person at any TicketWorld outlet.

Based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagines the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students – a popular blonde girl called Glinda and a misunderstood, green-skinned girl named Elphaba. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Wicked features music and lyrics by multi Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz(Godspell, Disney’s Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame), and is based on the novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ by Gregory Maguire and adapted for the stage by Winnie Holzman. Musical staging is by Tony Award-winner Wayne Cilento and the production is directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.

Wicked begins February 2, 2017 at The Theatre at Solaire, and runs Tuesday-Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The by-invitation gala evening is February 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

For a chance to win tickets to Wicked, stay tuned to the Globe official social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.  For more information, text GLOBEWICKED INFO to 2363 for free. Tickets can be purchased via or visit any TicketWorld outlet, or call 891-9999.

Wicked is produced around the world by Marc Platt, Universal Stage Productions, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone. Executive Producer (UK/International Tour) Michael McCabe.

The Manila engagement is presented by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Concertus Manila.