With the myriad of Christmas and New Year celebration menus, hampers and gifts, as well as a lucky draw and festive activities, Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong makes this year’s Christmas extra glamorous by giving it a sparkling touch of baubles, diamonds, colours and a variety of celebrations overflowing with blessings.
Take Home a Precious Set of Jewellery
From 29 November 2013 to 1 January 2014, guests can try their luck to win a beautiful set of diamond earrings and pendant in 18-carat white gold for every HK$500 or more spent on champagne at any food and beverage outlet.
Five-star Dining Celebrations
Presenting themed meal packages throughout this year’s festive season, the hotel provides guests a choice of restaurants serving Italian, Chinese, Japanese and international cuisine, as well as a deli, wine bar and lounge.
Dining highlights of the season include festive buffets at Café Kool, special Christmas and New Year’s meals at Angelini with views of the festive lights over the harbour, as well as a fun-filled countdown party at the Lobby Lounge.
The festive afternoon tea buffet and tea set at Lobby Lounge offer guests all the season’s favourites. For guests who prefer Chinese cuisine, Shang Palace will offer a specially prepared set menu on New Year’s Eve. Nadaman will also feature a traditional New Year’s Day osechi breakfast, special kaiseki seasonal menus and an array of premium weekly offers featuring traditional and seasonal gourmet feasts.
Tickets for the festivities will be on sale in the hotel lobby daily between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. from 2 December 2013. Guests who book before 12 December 2013 will be entitled to a 10 per cent discount. To make a reservation, please call (852) 2733 8836 or fax (852) 2733 8823.
Christmas Hampers, Goodies and Gourmet Gifts
Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong presents guests four choices of themed Christmas hampers, filled to the brim with top-quality Christmas gourmet delicacies and gift‑wrapped homemade cakes, stollens and chocolates. Custom-made hampers are also available. For enquiries or orders, please call (852) 2733 8836 or fax (852) 2733 8823, or visit the Christmas Shop in the hotel lobby between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. from 2 to 25 December 2013.
Spirit of Christmas – Give Love Away!
Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong is raising funds for two local charities through different initiatives this year.
Partnering with Alice Mak, local renowned illustrator of the McMug and McDull characters, Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong and Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong are selling custom-designed charitable “McDull Christmas Tree” plush toys for HK$150 each. All proceeds will go directly to Heep Hong Society, one of Hong Kong’s largest service providers of early intervention and education for children with autism and specific learning difficulties.
“I love creating different images for McDull and, this time, dressing him up as a Christmas tree. I have placed a lot of colourful ornaments and a comfortable cushion for McDull to sit on. I wish everyone a joyful, comfortable and fruitful Christmas,” Ms Mak said.
Another local charity that Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong will work with, for the eleventh year this year, is Operation Santa Claus (OSC), an annual charity co-organised by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). During the festive season, Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong will present an exquisite OSC Festive Hamper brimming with goodies and blessings for only HK$2,188 each. Proceeds from the sale of OSC hamper will go to OSC to aid 18 beneficiaries in Hong Kong in helping children, the elderly and mentally or physically challenged.
Christmas Bouquets and Gift Ideas from The Shop
The Shop on the hotel’s mezzanine level can help guests send their seasonal greetings to friends and relatives all over the world with floral bouquets via the Interflora service. The Shop also stocks a range of unique gift items, including Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong gift certificates for accommodation and dining, Christmas decorations, stuffed toys and many other Asian-inspired gift ideas for the festive season. The Shop is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details and orders, please call (852) 2733 8921.
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, Mongolia, Mauritius, 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, Myanmar, Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com