Press Release


Press Release

Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu Celebrates First Anniversary with Cultural And Culinary Package Offer

Qufu, China, 2 July 2014 – Opened on the blessed morning of 1 August 2013 with the timely arrival of rain and wind, Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu celebrates its first anniversary by introducing a special room package offering both cultural celebration and culinary indulgence for guests to experience an in-depth exploration of the legendary philosopher’s birthplace.

Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu, operating in the hometown of Confucius for almost a year now, is the first Shangri-La hotel to open in a third-tier city.  The hotel has experienced some exciting and challenging moments.  Nevertheless, the hotel has never held back on its efforts to increase awareness of this unique destination where the root of Chinese culture is and to welcome guests from all over the world with the signature Shangri-La hospitality.

The room rates start at RMB918 for a Deluxe Room for one person or RMB1,178 for two persons and RMB1,018 for a Deluxe River View Room for one person or RMB1278 for two persons.  The package includes:
-One-night stay with daily buffet breakfast
-Legendary Kong Family Cuisine dinner at Shang Palace
-Ticket(s) to Confucius Research Institute
-20 per cent off laundry services
-20 per cent off in-room mini-bar beverages and snacks
-Double points for Golden Circle members
-Confucius Talk Show at the hotel’s function room for reservations for check-in on Saturday and Sunday (prior reservation is required upon arrival at the hotel)

Terms and Conditions
-Rates are subject to a 15% service charge.
-Advance reservation is required and subject to room availability.
-Offer cannot be used in conjunction with other hotel promotions during the same period.

Opened in August 2013 and the only international luxury hotel in Qufu, Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu sits in the heart of the city centre within walking distance to the Confucius Temple and Confucius Mansion.  The high-speed train station connecting Beijing and Shanghai is only a 15-minute drive away.  The hotel’s design concept is based on Confucius’ Six Arts, offering a tranquil, balanced and inviting atmosphere where guests can get closer to where Confucius was born and lived.

With the opening of 322 spacious rooms in the East Wing with either city or river views, Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu features complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, five restaurants and bars, and extensive meeting and banquet facilities spanning 3,800 square metres, including the 1,600-square-metre pillar-free Grand Ballroom on level two with an outdoor terrace.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. 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, Myanmar, Philippines, 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, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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Serena Zhang
Communications Manager

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(86 537) 505 8888

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(86 537) 505 5616

Address

3 Chunqiu Road, Qufu, Shandong, 273100, China

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