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    Move over, Cupid. Pacquiao fight can fill Manila motels better than Valentine's Day

    May 3, 2015
    A promo offering free pay-per-view of the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight at no extra charge proves a big hit for a popular hotel chain. Czar Dancel

    APPARENTLY, Manila hotels and motels haven't seen this much demand on a non-Valentine's Day.

    Sogo's branches in Manila were mostly filled to capacity on Sunday after the popular hotel chain offered pay-per-view of Manny Pacquiao's fight against Floyd Mayweather at no extra charge to customers.

    The promo proved to be a big hit.

    A check by Spin.ph at one Sogo branch in Quezon City showed there are no more rooms available, with a lot of people still lining up outside hoping to get in.

    "Waiting na po. Puno na 'yung mga kwarto dahil sa Pacquiao-Mayweather," said a receptionist.

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