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Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou Kicks Off The 2016 Christmas Season as The ‘First Snow’ Falls and The Christmas Carol is Heard

 Fuzhou, China, 2 December 2016 – When the ‘first snow’ fell and the first Christmas carol of the season was heard, Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou lit up its 7.5-metre Christmas tree in the hall, kicking off its Christmas Lighting Ceremony on 2 December 2016 and marking the beginning of the 2016 Christmas carnival season.

Christmas is around the corner and the festive atmosphere in the city is growing.

There was no ‘Christmas red’ this year; instead, there is a romantic blue snow world. Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou’s public area was decorated to be like a blue fairy world in Northern Europe. A strong Western breath made up by sweet goodie house, a kindly Santa, a fairytale elk car and a 7.5-metre dreamlike Christmas tree in the hotel lobby let the guests indulge themselves in a traditional Christmas atmosphere.

One week before the Christmas Lighting Ceremony, the hotel held an interesting and meaningful Christmas-tree-decorating competition as a warm-up to the Christmas season. The hotel provided each team with a 1.8-metre Christmas tree, which they could customise with their creativity and imagination while decorating.

In addition to the Christmas Lighting Ceremony, Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou kicked off the Christmas season with a graceful violin performance.

“I am so excited to greet the 2016 Christmas season with children from Mercy Field Home. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has created ‘Embrace’, a long-term project, through which Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou consistently gives back to the community in which it operates with a grateful heart. One of its Embrace projects is the Christmas-tree-decorating competition. We will invite all participating teams to deliver decorated Christmas trees to local charity organisations to let them feel the intense Christmas atmosphere,” said the hotel’s Resident Manager, Ms. Claudia Lee.

Hotel volunteers and children from Mercy Field Home together performed a heart-warming Christmas carol on the night, in addition to the brilliant Santa Rina flash show. Notably, the hotel’s pastry chef team co-created a 12-metre-long Christmas Log Cake, which was sold out by the end of the night. Proceeds from the sale would be donated to Mercy Field Home to help the children’s Christmas dreams.

On 24 December 2016, eZ Café on the hotel’s level 1 will provide guests an exciting Christmas Eve global gourmet gala night. Guests will enjoy extraordinary dishes from all over the world, such as traditional Roast Turkey, Boston Lobster, Australian Snow Beef, Imported Oysters, Pan-Fried Goose Liver, Christmas Ham Tenderloin and other Christmas specialties.

Besides, the hotel has also prepared a wonderful live performance and an exciting lucky draw with high winning rates to make the guests enjoy this Christmas night. Guests may ‘buy 10, get extra 2’ before 10 December 2016 or ‘buy 10, get extra 1’ from 11 to 20 December 2016. F&B Platinum cardholders are entitled to a 20% discount on purchases.


Christmas Eve Gala Dinner
Diamond guest – RMB999 per adult; RMB599 per child
Platinum guest – RMB799 per adult; RMB499 per child
For more enquiries and reservations, guests may call (86 591) 8798 8888 ext. 6226.

From now on till January 1, 2017, the hotel’s chef team specially presents a series of Christmas desserts and snacks at Lobby Lounge. Guests may enjoy the Christmas afternoon tea for RMB168 per set and the afternoon tea buffet for RMB99 per person on 24 and 25 December 2016. All prices are in RMB and include 10 per cent service charge and any government taxes and value-added tax (where applicable) payable on the prices together with the service charge.

Christmas Day
Lunch Buffet (Adult) RMB239 per person
Dinner Buffet (Adult) RMB338 per person
Dinner Buffet (Child) RMB169 per person

For more enquiries and reservations, guests may call (86 591) 8798 8888 ext.21 or scan the blew the hotel’s official QR code to get more information on the Christmas celebrations.

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Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 98 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 40,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka.
 

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