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Action-Packed HRRACI Sportsfest 2024 Unfolds this June-July

HRRACI Sportsfest 2024
Photo Credits to the Rightful Owner (From left to right), admin officer Joey Osmeña, HRRACI President Alfred Reyes, Executive Vice President and HRRACI Sportsfest 2024 chairman Carlo Anton Suarez, and basketball commissioner Calib Gawangon
The HRRACI Sportsfest 2024 promises an exhilarating showcase of athletic prowess as members of the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu, Inc. (HRRACI) gather to compete in a series of sports events throughout June and July.

Promoting Camaraderie through Sports

HRRACI Sportsfest 2024
Photo Courtesy of the Rightful Owner. (From left to right), HRRACI President Alfred Reyes, admin officer Joey Osmeña, and Executive Vice President and HRRACI Sportsfest 2024 chairman Carlo Anton Suarez

The HRRACI Sportsfest, held biennially, has become one of the organization’s most eagerly anticipated events. It aims to foster camaraderie and strengthen relationships among employees of various hotels, resorts, and restaurants in Cebu’s dynamic hospitality industry. This year’s event will see over 33 properties competing across eight sporting disciplines.

Schedule and Venues

  • Basketball Tournament: Kicking off the Sportsfest on June 3, the basketball games will be held at the Capitol Parish Gym along Escario Street in Cebu City. The tournament will be overseen by Calib Gawangon, the long-time coach of the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters.
  • Volleyball Tournament: Scheduled for June 24-27, the men’s and women’s volleyball matches will take place at the Sunken Court of St. Theresa’s College (STC).
  • Bowling Tournament: Taking place on July 1 at the SM City Cebu Bowling Center.
  • Badminton Tournament: Slated for July 17-18 at Metro Sports Center along Salinas Drive in Barangay Lahug.
  • Culminating Day: The final day on July 21 at the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) will feature table tennis, dodgeball, tug-of-war, and track and field events.

Highlights of the Sportsfest

The culminating day promises a plethora of activities beyond the various sports events. Attendees can look forward to the Mr. and Ms. HRRACI Sportsfest 2024 pageant and the crowning of the Queen of HRRACI Sportsfest 2024. Additionally, they can anticipate the championship games for basketball and volleyball.

The HRRACI Sportsfest 2024 is spearheaded by Alfred Reyes, HRRACI President and Vice President for Operations and General Manager of Bai Hotel Cebu, alongside Carlo Anton Suarez, Executive Vice President of HRRACI and General Manager of Cebu Grand Hotel, who also serves as the chairman of the Sportsfest.

The HRRACI Sportsfest is not just about competition; it’s also a platform for community engagement and social impact. Through the sportsfest, HRRACI aims to promote healthy lifestyles and well-being among its members. The event encourages employees to participate in physical activities, fostering a culture of fitness and teamwork.

Additionally, it serves as an opportunity for HRRACI members to engage with the local community. This engagement promotes tourism and highlights the vibrant hospitality sector in Cebu. This year, HRRACI has partnered with local organizations to support various social initiatives. This partnership further enhances the positive impact of the sportsfest on the broader community.

Before this article ends, let’s get to know more….


Photo Courtesy of HRAACI Official Facebook Page

HRRACI is a non-profit, non-government organization dedicated to fostering partnerships among its member properties. These properties include hotels, resorts, restaurants, inns, apartelles, pension houses, bars, cafes, bistros, and similar establishments. Known for its commitment to promoting unity and collaboration within Cebu’s hospitality industry, HRRACI continues to be a vital instrument in strengthening the community. This is evident through events like the Sportsfest.

For more information about HRRACI, visit their official website.


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Written by Marjo Piedad

Traveler | Foodie | CONTENT EDITOR
📍Cebu, Philippines
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