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Hilton Shanghai Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony & Charity Train 2015

2015-12-08 09:00 3413

SHANGHAI, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  On November 25th 2015, a majestic Christmas tree, charming Christmas Train and model village provide the perfect festive backdrop in the lobby of Hilton Shanghai until January 2016. Both symbolic of celebration and recognition of helping others in need during this season of goodwill.

Mr. Gerd Knaust (left) deliver a welcome speech
Mr. Gerd Knaust (left) deliver a welcome speech

 

2015 Hilton Shanghai Charity Train Station
2015 Hilton Shanghai Charity Train Station

 

2015 Hilton Shanghai Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Group Photo
2015 Hilton Shanghai Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Group Photo

This is an extra special evening for Hilton Shanghai as the hotel celebrates "20 years of Caring" for several local charities. The hotel takes its social responsibility very seriously and is proud to work with Shanghai Sunrise - a non-profit organization providing scholarship to shanghai students from poor, working families. Shanghai Charity Foundation - caring for the elderly .Love House at Tongji Hospital - supporting children suffering from leukemia; Shanghai Children's Welfare Institution - providing special education, medical care and rehabilitation of orphans and disabled children and Shanghai Renji Hospital - extending financial support to unfortunate families.

Evening celebrations included a trio of famous classically- trained singing waiters and as well as balloon artist and face painting for the children. Finally, a laser show before the festive lights were lit and the Charity Train set on its journey.

During the evening, Mr. Gerd Knaust, the General Manager of Hilton Shanghai wished clients, guests and partners a joyous and prosperous Christmastime as well as giving thanks to the many sponsors who donated funds in support of the various charities who will benefit greatly from their generosity. Most impressively, Mr. Knaust, personally donated RMB100,000, the total amount he was awarded with earlier in the year as an individual recipient of the coveted Jing'an District Elite Award.

Hilton Shanghai

Set in the heart of Shanghai's business and entertainment centre, Hilton Shanghai is within walking distance of major corporations and the main shopping districts. Business is a pleasure here with 18 meeting rooms, including the new uniquely designed Grand Ballroom. The hotel boasts an Executive Lounge and 24-hour business center. All rooms offer wireless internet access. The 3,000 square meter spa is an oasis for exercising and relaxing, with a gym, pool, tennis and squash courts and eight treatment rooms.

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Source: Hilton Worldwide
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