Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Thunderbird Resorts Rizal Event Center Unveiled

In just five years since its establishment in the Philippines, Thunderbird Resorts, Inc. has successfully developed leisure and entertainment businesses in the country with international standards.

It boasts of two world-class properties that hold luxury resort venues catering to leisure, sports, recreation and entertainment activities.

One is located in the highland oasis of Binangonan, Rizal; while the other Mediterranean-inspired property is in the peninsula of Poro Point in San Fernando, La Union.

As part of its development plan, Thunderbird Resorts built the first state-of-the-art, 500-seat-capacity EVENT CENTER in Rizal, a destination perfect for transforming the dull into the dramatic.

The EVENT CENTER held its formal launch on February 18, 2011. A true masterpiece unveiled, guests are welcomed with festive performances from the Buganda drumbeaters and fire dancers.

The ribbon-cutting followed afterwards and was led by Rizal Governor Jun Ynares, together with Thunderbird Resorts executives namely Raul Sueiro, VP for Asian & European Operations; Angel Sueiro, VP for Design; and Fabio Moretti, Country Manager, as well as Former Finance Secretary Roberto "Bobby" De Ocampo. Beauty Queens of Miss Earth Philippines also graced the ribbon-cutting.

ABS-CBN young star Nikki Gil was the host of the night, while World Singing Champion Jed Madela belted out tunes from his hits and classics. Homegrown talents of Rizal, the Angono Youth Musical Ensemble provided the accompaniments for the performances.

Distinguished personalities were also present during the launch: Sonny Dominguez, former Secretary of Agriculture and Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources; Palawan Governor Abraham "Baham" Mitra.

Appealing to the appetite of the attendees, Thunderbird Resorts Rizal Executive Chef Jean Paul Capitaine served delectable Mediterranean dishes that were also fitting to be called masterpieces.

Then, further adding excitement to the celebration, 18 lucky guests went home with their respective raffle prizes such as (10) iPod Touch, (5) iPad, and (3) LED TV.

As the night came to a close, dazzling fireworks lit up the sky and with that, the Event Center Launch celebration ends on a very high note.

Thunderbird Resorts Rizal EVENT CENTER sets the stage for performances, concerts, exhibitions, meetings, banquets, and all other kinds of moments to remember. The night unveiled the latest, biggest, grandest masterpiece in the community – and a facility unlike any other. Where one can experience drama, euphoria, success, bliss, and excitement.

Commenting on the growth of the business, Fabio Moretti, country manager of Thunderbird Resorts, Inc. says, “It was challenging but very rewarding. When I look back I can see that we have already come a long way, but at the same time also makes me feel how much more opportunities there are in the future.”

Moreover, Thunderbird Resorts sees to it that the EVENT CENTER will benefit Rizal and its communities, providing them improved facilities that can pave way for more tourism and economic gains.

To know more about the new EVENT CENTER, call (02) 886.5555 or (02) 651.6888. 

About Thunderbird Resorts, Inc. 
Thunderbird Resorts, Inc. is an international property developer of dynamic, themed and integrated venues that are anchored by casinos.  The company is publicly-traded on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Germany) and has operations in Central & Latin America, Asia and Europe.  The Philippines is the Company’s first market in Asia, which will serve as its platform for regional development.  Thunderbird Resorts is focused on being the most successful recreational property developer and operator in each of its markets by creating genuine value for the community, its employees and its shareholders. Additional information about the Company is available on its website at

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