Hotel Talk

Escape this cold winter at Fairmont Yangcheng Lake's Willow Stream Spa with their winter specialty hot stone treatment. Using the heated natural basalt stones combined with aromatherapy massage oil, this treatment introduces therapeutic heat energy into the body, comprehensively regulating the body’s muscular system, helping it to detox and promoting the smooth flow of the body’s "Qi ". Following the treatment, you can enjoy home-made ginger tea, fruits and snacks to round off your experience.
Hyatt Regency Hangzhou has named Mr. Raul Avendaño as its new chef de cuisine, effective from December 2015. Raul is a Chilean national boasting over 10-years international culinary experience, which has fueled his passion and provided him with a unique outlook on food. He began his professional journey in 2005, first gaining valuable experience in clubs and restaurants through his home country, before moving to Cancun, Mexico. Here he joined Fiesta Americana Live Aqua in 2007, followed by advancement to Chef de Cuisine for Gran Mayan Palace Hotel in 2009, also in Cancun.
James Xi has been appointed as the new General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel Ningbo. A native of Shanghai, James Xi began his hospitality career at Shanghai Hilton in 1987. In early 1991, Mr Xi immigrated to the United States to complete his MBA majoring in Hospitality Management at University of Houston. This commenced his journey with the hospitality industry overseas, where his experience spanned across the prestigious hotel brands, Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre, Embassy Suites Hotel, Double Tree by Hilton and Adams Mark Hotel. He held numerous leadership positions in these hotels including Executive Assistant Manager and Resident Manager.
Babe Alone Winter Camp 2016 will feature worship leaders and speakers that share challenging and meaningful messages at MGM Grand Sanya. From January 20th to March 31st, 2016, campers chill out with fun role-play experiments during the Babe Alone Camp. Also, campers will warm up with games, crafts, and other hand-on activities each day.
Unfold a journey of rare and intimate experiences at Park Hyatt Guangzhou. Book the “Raise The Curtain” opening offer to enjoy complimentary breakfast, RMB 500 food and beverage credit, 60- minute social hour at Living Room and complimentary local calls and high speed internet access, from RMB 2,019. Visit guangzhou.park. for details. Valid until 7 April 2016, subject to availability.
Celebrate your annual dinner at Grand Hyatt Guangzhou and enjoy world class hospitality. Creative menus, stylish setup and professional service will make your evening an unforgettable one, be it a celebration party or a gala dinner. A Deluxe Chinese dinner starts from RMB 4,980 per table of 10 persons.
Landison Plaza Hotel Hangzhou offers Chinese New Year room rates. Superior Room: RMB 650 net per night (Sun-Thurs); RMB 700 net per night (Fri & Sat). Benefits: Free Wi-Fi and access to the Splash Club facilities and swimming pool. Pay an extra RMB 150 to upgrade to a Deluxe Room.
Romance the senses this Valentine's Day and treat your loved one to a sparkling day at Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel. The hotel has pulled out all the stops with a variety of dining experiences to ensure couples create lasting memories.
In this New Year season, Landsion Longjing Resort Hangzhou introduces their Honeymoon Package: RMB 2,888 net (for either a Junior Suite or Terrace Suite).
The Peninsula Shanghai welcomes the Chinese New Year with authentic family experiences to bring joy and prosperity for the Year of the Monkey. Spring Festival is the most eagerly anticipated celebration of the Chinese calendar, and guests and local residents can ring in the Year of the Monkey with colourful customs and traditions. An annual highlight of The Peninsula Shanghai festivities is a spectacular Lion Dance performance featuring drumming and cymbal clashes by the award-winning Xia Guo Zhang troupe from Hong Kong in The Lobby on Wednesday 10 February, and at Yi Long Court each evening from 9-15 February at 7pm.
Guests traveling on the Mein Schiff 1 “Asia with Malaysia” tour are in for some culinary treats. As part of the first “Asia Food Festival” on its Mein Schiff fleet, TUI Cruises is getting renowned Asian chefs from the first-class hotels Kempinski Shanghai and Jakarta on board: Duncan Feng and William Yao from the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, as well as Miata Misartonge Minan and Prasetyo Widodo from the Kempinski Hotel Jakarta, will pamper guests with inviting menus and showcase what Asian cuisine has to offer beyond wok dishes and sushi.
Treat yourself to some traditional Chinese healing this winter with a tui na massage, the gentle pushing and pulling of muscles to stimulate the flow of qi and relieve pain and fatigue. Yuan Spa at Hyatt on the Bund pairs the treatment with a Chinese herbal bath, so guests can soak in aromatic waters until their aches float away and bliss returns. Available until the end of February, priced at RMB 600 for a 30-minute herbal bath, plus 60-minute tui na massage (original selling price of RMB 1,334).
Welcome the year of the Monkey with friends and families at Le Royal Méridien Shanghai's Ai Mei. Feast on decadent set dinners specially designed by award winning Executive Chinese Chef Peter Cheung. RMB 1,688 net each table for a 10-course set dinner, minimum of 4 guests. RMB 3,688 net, RMB 4,688 net and RMB 5,688 net each table for 12-course set dinners, maximum of 10 guests.
From now to 20 March, 2016, pay an extra one yuan and receive an extraordinary and luxurious stay in a suite at Park Hyatt Shanghai! Receive a unique suite experience with breathtaking views from dramatic slanting windows in one of their 75 square meter (807 square feet) to 194 square meter (2,088 square feet) suites, which feature ceiling heights of up to 4.3 meters (14 feet).
The Reunion Dinner during Chinese New Year’s Eve is one of the most important meals for Chinese people. This is a time where everyone gets together for a meal to renew and affirm family ties. Come and enjoy the authentic traditional Chinese flavors presented by Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel's awardwinning Wan Li Chinese Restaurant, which is your ideal choice for families gathering in the Spring Festival. Price for each table (10 persons) is from RMB 2,688 +15% surcharge.
Chef Chan Ting Kwan was recently appointed as Executive Chinese Chef of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East. Over 25 years of culinary career, Chef Chan has enjoyed his work in many high-end international hotels in the UK, Hong Kong and various cities in China. His perseverance in keeping tradition makes his dishes more attached to Chinese culture. With great experience and knowledge in Cantonese cuisine, he is excited to bring traditional flavors with a modern touch to Man Ho.
Benefit from a guaranteed late check-out at Sofitel Shanghai Hyland and enjoy the hotel's specially created hand crafted ‘Ketel One Bisou’ cocktail at the bar.
The year of the Monkey at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund promises to be the start of a memorable period as the Lunar Chinese New Year is welcomed with a series of festive offerings. Traditional Chinese menus, SPA Winter Wellness treatment, Lion Dance and Lucky Hongbao from the God of Wealth, the hotel will ensure you and your guests will have a Spring Festival to remember.