Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony At Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao

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SHANGHAI, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/-- The Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao marked the beginning of its Christmas and New Year’s celebrations on 28th of November with the lighting ceremony.

The hotel celebrating the yuletide season and holiday traditions by taking guests to a journey further from imagination, in hopes of maximizing a Christmas fantasy.

The traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the hotel lobby began with the festivities and enjoyed seasonal delicacies including hot chocolate, Christmas baked goodies, egg nog and mulled wine. Beginning at 5:30pm, children from Shanghai Community Fellowship & Shanghai Rainbow Bridge School Choir sang and shared the spirit of the season with their parents and friends. With the Hotel General Manager Mr. James Macandie Christmas bell, all the lights on hotel Christmas decoration were brighten. After the launch ceremony, there was a Santa Claus to appear carrying gifts to the children.

The hotel invited Shanghai adopt families from the <shanghai family-kids Club>, and students from Shanghai Oriental painting school. Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao prepared the wonderful Christmas gifts and dinner feast for the children and families, wishing them made new friends and had a memories festival.

Beginning with the ceremony, Christmas goodies are ready for all guests take home and Christmas Eve feast are sure to put you in the right mood for the holiday season.

For reservations and inquiries, please call: 6237 6000 ext. 6657.

Marriott Cafe - Located in the gorgeous lobby of the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao, the Marriott Cafe offers a cozy environment where guests can enjoy appetizing dishes from east to west. Inspired by contemporary international cuisine, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in the form of a sumptuous buffet or à la carte. Your choice of garden fresh salads, extravagant appetizers, tasty hot dishes, fresh seafood and a sumptuous dessert selection is a culinary dream comes true. Our very popular Sunday Brunch serves even more treats and also features a highly entertaining Children’s Corner, making it especially attractive for families.

Location:                             Level I, Lobby

Opening Hours:                  6:00am – 11:00pm

Capacity:                             124 seats

Telephone:                          6237 6000 ext. 6657

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