Last May 22, 2018 (Tuesday) – Seda Centrio Hotel hosted a welcome dinner for 4×4 Expedition PH, a trail team composed of off-road enthusiasts whose club ambassador is the veteran and famous actor, Albert Martinez.
The group was welcomed at the hotel’s Al Fresco area with a Hawaiian-themed barbecue dinner party.
There was also live music provided by live band performers to entertain the guests.
The event started with an Opening Prayer by Joseph Sunga.
After that, 4×4 Expedition PH’s club ambassador, Albert Martinez shared a welcome message and expressed their thanks to Seda Hotels, Seda Centrio, and their sponsors. He also acknowledged the presence of the media and bloggers who graced and covered the event.
When he was done with his speech, Seda Centrio’s General Manager, Mr. Armand Angeles shared some welcoming words for the guests and expressed how happy he is they were there. A contract-signing then ensued after this speech.
A few moments later, an AVP and trip highlights video were placed on the screen to show the viewers where the group has been since day one and it summarized their experiences from the places they went to.
When this was over, a picture-taking ceremony then ensued.
All members of 4×4 Expedition PH were called up on stage to have their photos taken and then later on together with Seda Management and other guests who were there as well.
After the program, the media and bloggers together with Albert Martinez, his co-members, and organizer of 4×4 Expedition PH gathered together at the Misto lobby for a press conference.
When asked what their group plans to accomplish through this program, Albert answered that they want to help promote undiscovered tourist attractions in the Philippines, as well as raise environmental awareness, help indigenous people of every place they go to and promote road safety.
He said he was amazed by this certain place they went to in Surigao which is the “Enchanted River”. Albert added that their trips weren’t easy since they encountered challenges but after reaching each destination, all the effort was worth it.
The group has reached Bicol, General Santos, Surigao, Bukidnon and Cagayan de Oro. They are then bound to Camiguin then Bohol after taking off this city.
4×4 Expedition PH plans to make 10 episodes for their YouTube Channel. They are going to have one month rest or intervals per expedition and plan to have a Palawan series up next after their first run.
Albert revealed that after taking on this expedition, he will be back to work at ABS-CBN for a new soap opera. He said he was happy to have taken on this journey since it opened his eyes to the beautiful, unexplored natural resources and nature’s beauty all over the Philippines. He wants to promote them together with his group and make a difference thru their advocacy in also helping the indigenous people per area they go to.
When asked if he currently has a woman in his life who’s making him happy, he said there are actually three, his daughter and granddaughters.
4×4 Expedition PH aims to have more supporting their cause in the future since as of the moment they are using their own means to make this expedition possible.
About 4×4 Expedition PH
The 4×4 Expedition PH is a group of OFF-ROAD enthusiasts composed of individuals from the fields of business, medical practice, engineering, architecture, and entertainment.
Established in 2016, the organization aims to explore the different parts of the country through off-road trips with the agenda of promoting tourism, environmental awareness, culture, peace, and road safety.
Explore, Discover, & Make a Difference
- To organize a trail team for an overland exploration discovering and promoting Philippine tourism, culture, and environmental programs.
- To promote road safety, peace and security in the country.
- To foster camaraderie and strong foundation of unity among the team members, the government agencies concerned, and the local communities.
For more information and for inquiries, contact them in the information below:
Address: 85 Atab Road, Upper Atab, Bakakeng Central, Baguio City, Philippines
About Seda Centrio
Seda Centrio Hotel offers a seamless hotel experience in Cagayan de Oro City’s premier lifestyle destination. It is the perfect business or vacation hotel with 150 well-appointed rooms, modern facilities, and warm service in a destination that has both an idyllic ambiance and the thrilling attraction of adventure.
The hotel’s contemporary theme, coupled with easy access to lifestyle and recreation venues at Centrio Mall make it the perfect choice for the savvy traveler.
Seda Centrio is a weaving destination, service, and value into a remarkable hospitability experience.
Rooms and Amenities
There are three types of Guest Rooms at Seda Centrio:
- Deluxe Room – Equipped with modern amenities in a comfortable 28 sqm area.
- Club Room – Access to the Club Lounge with a private check-in and check-out; daily Continental breakfast, afternoon tea, and cocktails; all-day coffee, tea, and non-alcoholic beverages; iMac stations; work tables; reading materials; a wide-screen LED HDTV with cable channels; secretarial assistance.
- Premier Room – 35 sqm with a bathtub kitchenette and Club Lounge access.
- 40-inch Led HDTV with cable channels
- Media panel with HDMI, USB, and audio-visual connectivity
- IDD phone with iPod dock, alarm clock and FM radio
- Complimentary WiFi and internet access
- Coffee & tea-making facilities
- Executive desk
- Safety deposit box
- Iron and ironing board (available upon request)
Restaurant and Bar
MISTO – All-day dining restaurant with a medley of International and local dishes that can be enjoyed indoors or “al fresco”.
Facilities & Services
- Airport and city transfers
- Club Lounge
- Function Rooms
- In-room dining
- In-room massage
- Laundry and dry-cleaning
- Swimming Pool
- Complimentary WiFi
Places of Interest
- Whitewater rafting
- Mapawa Nature Park
- Dahilayan Zipline (Asia’s longest)
Address: C.M. Recto corner, Corrales Avenues, Cagayan de Oro City, 9000, Philippines