SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai recently reintroduced the Shikumen meeting package to all meeting planners, taking all meeting participants to a new level of luxury by discovering Shanghai's most fascinating architectural heritage, the Shikumen.
"As we continue to offer 'Experiences' to all of our guests, the Shikumen meeting package is offering all meeting participants' a memory that is uniquely Shanghai. Not only that guests will enjoy the legendary Ritz-Carlton service with attention to details combined with creative culinary presentation, all meeting participants will be taken to a personalized tour to visit Shikumen sites such as the Shikumen museum, Xin Tian Di, and some historical sites that will uncover magnificent stories of Shanghai's life from decades ago," expressed Angela Yu, the Conference and Catering Director of The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai.
Valid from mid-August 2013, The Shikumen meeting package is available for both half day and full day meetings at the hotel with rate starts from CNY 910 per guest and includes:
- Exclusive usage of meeting room
- Standard meeting room set up based on guest needs
- Choice of specialty am/pm Shikumen themed coffee break
- Choice of standing lunch to be served outside meeting room or sitting lunch served inside meeting room
- Usage of one LCD projector and screen
- Standard meeting amenities
- Dedicated meeting concierge
- Shikumen Day tour including transportation and guide.
The 11 luxurious and fully renovated function rooms are perfect to host any exclusive or intimate Shanghai meeting events. Each room is enriched by Asian influence from Shanghai's past, present and future, creating an elegant and inviting atmosphere. Sophisticated culinary art experiences have also been crafted by Executive Chef Steve Grein and his special team inspired by the culture of Shanghai, with creative menus available for your personalized meeting, including a Shikumen themed coffee break.
The Shikumen, or literally "stone gate" is a style of housing in Shanghai, China, which blended features of east and west. In the past, most of the city's population lived in these types of houses, but today the proportion is much lower. Shikumen houses are two or three-story townhouses, with the front yard protected by a high brick wall. Lots of Shikumen buildings with long history have become the city's heritage and must-see scenic spots in Shanghai.
For reservations, please contact The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai Groups and Catering Team at (86 21) 6279 8888 or email email@example.com for more details.
The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai
The 610-room Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai is a landmark located in a retail, dining and entertainment complex on the famous Nanjing Road. Situated right in the heart of the commercial, shopping and entertainment district of the city, services and facilities include five restaurants and lounges serving Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Western favorites. An extensive health club with swimming pool, gym and squash court is featured alongside a 24-hour business center.
About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 80 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company website at www.ritzcarlton.com. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR)