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Tea with Mama Budke And The Famous Shoe Icon

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All for the love of Penang... Global shoe icon and Tourism Ambassador of Malaysia, Dato' Professor Jimmy Choo was in his hometown, Penang, recently and had tea with Golden Sands Resort's long stay guest, Ms. Wilma Budke.  Wilma, 85, who is a native of Osnabrück, Germany, has been visiting Penang since 1978, staying only at Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa and sister property, Golden Sands Resort.  The annual holiday visits started with her husband Frederic Budke almost 35 years ago.  Wilma, who is a widow, decided to continue the tradition even after Mr. Budke’s demise in 1997. Wilma will be chalking up 5,000 room nights in Penang in May, 2013.

This special tea meeting was initiated by Ooi Geok Ling, Managing Director of Penang Global Tourism, who was on hand to give Wilma a special hamper of Penang goodies and a Penang Nyonya kebaya blouse.

What makes Wilma return to Penang each time? “Friendly Penangites, great food and fine weather,” said Wilma when she was asked.

As part of the Shangri-La nature of embracing a stranger as one’s own, Wilma is surrounded by her “family”, and our resort staff and even the children of our staff refer to her as “‘mama”.  “We like to create special touches for Wilma during her milestone stays and birthdays.  We truly value her friendship and her loyalty to the Shangri-La family,” said Keith Tomkies, General Manager of Golden Sands Resort, Penang.

总部设在香港的香格里拉酒店集团是全球知名酒店管理公司,目前拥有和管理香格里拉品牌的酒店逾85家,客房量已超过34,000间。经过40多年的潜心经营,“发自内心的待客之道”已经成为香格里拉酒店集团的品牌标志。此外,集团还有众多新的酒店项目正在筹措中,主要分布在中国大陆、印度、蒙古共和国、缅甸、菲律宾、卡塔尔、斯里兰卡和阿联酋。如需进一步信息或预订,请与旅行社联系或登陆香格里拉集团网站www.shangri-la.com

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