NUSTAR Resort and Casino: The New Star of the Holidays

In Cebu, like the rest of the Philippines, Christmas starts as soon as the temperatures drop. As Cebu’s newest gleaming landmark, NUSTAR Resort and Casino inspires with its leisure and entertainment possibilities.

As an Island of New Traditions, NUSTAR brings to life the magic of the holiday season by introducing to Cebu a new start for celebrations. With it come festive experiences that bring everyone together in the spirit of joy and harmony. These timeless holiday moments are best shared and treasured with families and loved ones.

At the integrated resort, guests can experience the warmth of Christmas, as well as the joy of festivity through engaging holiday-themed events. NUSTAR is creating the merriest moments for guests to have the happiest of holidays.

To officially usher in this season of giving, NUSTAR will be holding its first-ever Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 8, 2022. The ceremony will feature a NUSTAR-exclusive Installation of Stars to represent peace, love, hope, joy, and the new star of the holidays, NUSTAR Resort and Casino.

Guests can also look forward to special holiday offers at Fili Hotel and NUSTAR’s dining outlets, as well as pocket events within the property and outreach activities as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives.


Gift yourself or your loved ones with a Fili Christmas, a Filipino Luxury Christmas at Fili. With rates starting at Php8,888++, stay in a Deluxe Room with breakfast for a family of four (two adults and two children). This package also comes with P2,500 worth of dining credits that guests can enjoy at any of the restaurants at NUSTAR. Guests availing themselves of this promo will also enjoy Christmas-themed welcome amenities and exclusive rates at Cebu Ocean Park. Promo is valid from December 15, 2022, to January 8, 2023, for a minimum of two nights per stay.

For inquiries and reservations, dial (032) 888-8282  or email the hotel through More information can also be found on the website at


At Il Primo, diners can opt for a Christmas lunch set menu on December 24 and 25. This Italian menu includes an aperitivo, an antipasto, a pasta dish, a main dish, and a dessert. For the New Year lunch set menu available on December 31 and January 1, guests can feast on a selection of Italian appetizers, mains, and desserts.

For inquiries and reservations, dial 0998 539 6735 or email the restaurant at

At Mott 32, Christmas and New Year prix fixe menus are available on December 24 and 25. Each set includes some of its bestselling starters, soups, mains, and desserts.

For inquiries and reservations, dial (032) 520 4468 or email the restaurant at

At Fina, Christmas and New Year lunch set menus are available on the same dates, with dishes that can be served family-style per table. These include Filipino appetizers, mains, and desserts.

At the Fili Lobby Lounge, guests can purchase holiday treats such as stollen, Christmas pudding, yule log cakes, spiced cookies, French macarons, gingerbread house, homemade ube halaya, and more.

Meanwhile, Xin Tian Di will be offering its special holiday dishes beginning December 1. Guests will be treated to steamed minced duck, wok-fried pork ribs, Malaysian chicken curry, and more.


Axis Entertainment Bar and Lounge will be hosting a countdown party on New Year’s Eve. A live band and a guest DJ will provide entertainment for guests.

NUSTAR is also concocting holiday mocktails and cocktails that will be available in its restaurants.


Starting November 8, catch casino performers at the Weekday Raffle Draw and Slots Tournament; ballerinas at The Strip; a magician at the different dining outlet; and Mr. and Mrs. Claus at The Mall. 

Guests can come celebrate in style as NUSTAR has captured the uplifting spirit of the season through dazzling décor, local and global gourmet treats, and enchanting experiences for the entire family.

For more information, visit NUSTAR’s website at or call the property at (032) 520 4468.



NUSTAR Resort and Casino is the flagship project of Universal Hotels and Resorts, Inc. (UHRI), a privately owned corporation of the Gokongwei Group focused primarily on gaming and integrated resort developments across the Philippines.

For more information, visit the resort’s website at or email the property at

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