18 December 2013
Qufu, China, 26 November 2013 – Located in the home town of Confucius, Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu presents a range of Cultural Journey packages that feature a discovery of the extensive and profound Confucius heritage. The offer also comes with an in-depth study and practical application of Confucianism, making it a hassle-free and fruitful choice.
The hotel has designed three cultural packages – the Confucius Business Forum Package for managerial executives, the Study Tour Package for teenage students and the Traveller Culture Tour Package for families.
The Confucius Business Forum Package incorporates a lecture by a professional scholar from the Confucius Research Institute. The lecture covers the implementation of Confucian philosophies, such as rightness, propriety, wisdom and trustworthiness, into business operations.
In addition to the lecture, the two-night stay includes pick up and drop off at the Qufu East Station (Jinghu high-speed railway), an evening cocktail reception, international buffet breakfast at Café Kong, set lunches and a Kong family cuisine dinner.
The package also includes guided tours to The Three Kongs (Confucius Temple, Confucius Mansion and The Cemetery of Confucius), the door opening ceremony, Nishan Mountain and the Confucius birth cave. This offer is priced at Rmb2,800 net per person for single occupancy and Rmb2,100 net for double occupancy. A minimum of 15 delegates is required.
The Study Tour Package is for teenage students and Confucius Institutes worldwide. It incorporates a lecture by a professional scholar from the Confucius Research Institute on the life of Confucius and the Six Arts (rites, music, archery, chariot racing, calligraphy and mathematics) that shape good habits and help one take on moral responsibilities.
In addition to the lecture, the two-night stay includes pick up and drop off at the Qufu East Station (Jingguang high-speed railway), an international buffet dinner, international buffet breakfast at Café Kong, set lunches and a Kong family cuisine dinner.
The package also includes guided tours to The Three Kongs, the door opening ceremony and the Six Arts City. It is priced at Rmb2,600 net per person for single occupancy and Rmb1,900 net for double occupancy. A minimum of 15 delegates is required.
The Family Cultural Tour features a guided tour to The Three Kongs, the Confucius Research Institute and Nishan Mountain, where the Confucius birth cave is located, to provide guests a more profound background of Confucius and his philosophies.
The two-night package includes international buffet breakfast, one buffet dinner and the culinary enjoyment of the Kong family cuisine, which has been inherited and developed based on the Confucian saying that “Food can never be too good and cooking can never be done too carefully.” A limousine service to and from the train station is also included. The package is priced at Rmb3,400 net per person for single occupancy and Rmb2,200 net for double occupancy.