Manila, Philippines, 6 January, 2023 - In honor of its Chinese heritage, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila (MPOM) is celebrating Chinese New Year with exciting offers and activities throughout January.
Known as “The Philippines’ First Sky Hotel”, MPOM stands tall at 45 floors and is centrally located in the vibrant Ortigas Commercial Business District. It continues to be recognized in the global hospitality landscape, coveting the Five-Star Award for its sixth consecutive year in 2022 by Forbes Travel Guide.
The five-star hotel is currently offering the traditional Nian Gao, more commonly known as Tikoy, until January 22, 2023. The delicious rice cake comes in four variants: Double Gold Bar Nian Gao (Php 2,598); Double Flavored - Red Dates Sugar and Fortune Orange (Php 2,598); Red Dates Sugar Round Tikoy (Php 1,898); and Fortune Orange Round Tikoy (Php 1,898). From January 2 to 15, 2023, those who purchase a minimum of 10 boxes can enjoy 10% off their order.
The Hotel will also be hosting a 2023 forecast reading with no less than Feng Shui Master Joseph Chau. Known as a primary figure in Chinese geomancy, he has mastered the ancient Asian tradition and created a feng shui compass that guides enthusiast from all over the world to prosperity. The highly anticipated activity will take place on January 20, 2023, at the award-winning, authentic Cantonese Lung Hin restaurant located on the 44th floor.
From January 16 to 22, 2023, Lung Hin will be pulling out all the stops with a Lucky Rabbit Chinese New Year Set Menu. The 10-course menu will include Salmon Yu Sheung; Sea Moss Soup, Pork, Dried Oyster, and Lotus Root; Work Fried Prawn in XO Sauce and Golden Crispy Prawn; Braised Calmex Mexico Abalone, Japan Shitake Mushroom in Abalone Sauce; Baked Fresh Scallop with Cream Cheese Sauce; Steamed Lapu-Lapu Fillet, Shredded Pork; Mushroom and Red Date; Hong Kong-Style Roasted Duck; Braised Fu Noodle and Dried Fish; Rabbit Marshmallow; and Ginger Tea-Sweetened Soup with Black Sesame Glutinous Dumpling. This special menu will be offered at Php 52,888 for 10 people and Php 26,888 for five people.
Rounding up the festivities will be the grand lion and dragon dance performance on January 22, 2023, a culturally visual feast for the hotel’s guests on that day.
“Chinese New Year is very dear to our hearts as we pay homage to the hotel’s Chinese roots. It will be a monthlong celebration of indulgent Tikoy and other sumptuous fares, and unique activities to welcome more prosperity this new year,” said Colin Healy, General Manager of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. “We take pride in being more than a luxury establishment, but also a hotel of service excellence for its guests. This year, we will continue to work hard to ensure that every experience they have here will be enjoyable, meaningful, and made into lasting, cherished memories.”
Complementing the hotel’s world-class service are its luxury hotel rooms, impressive views of the Ortigas skyline, diverse food and beverage outlets, an indoor temperature-controlled pool, a fitness center, and the Flow spa, among other amenities fit for a modern world-class traveller.
For more information and updates, visit marcopolohotels.com, like Marco Polo Ortigas Manila on Facebook, and follow @marcopolomanila on Instagram. For reservations, call (+632) 7720 7777.
About Wharf Hotels
Hong Kong SAR-based Wharf Hotels, a subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, operates 16 owned and/or managed hotels under Marco Polo Hotels and Niccolo Hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the luxury brand and encompasses five contemporary chic hotels –– The Murray, Hong Kong; Niccolo Changsha; Niccolo Chengdu; Niccolo Chongqing and Niccolo Suzhou.
Marco Polo Hotels’ 11 international deluxe hotels in established locations within Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Philippines reflect the philosophies of their namesake and adventurer – Marco Polo, and invite guests to explore, discover and experience a destination. Wharf Hotels is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance. Further details are available at wharfhotels.com.
About Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila
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Nestled in the vibrant and growing commercial business district is the first purpose-built 5-star Marco Polo hotel in the country offering distinguished guests 316 large and well-designed rooms and suites, including two (2) Continental Club floors that accords unrivalled privileges and benefits. Adjudged to be the most beautiful in town and one of the best among Marco Polo hotels in the world, it is exclusive for guests who desire a higher level of luxury on top of our impressive new Continental Club lounge.
The hotel, a product of sophisticated design and well-planned development, is bestowed as the first sky hotel in the country with dedicated floor areas exclusively for business and recreational use. The floors are accessed via high-speed elevators including a wellness hub called Flow which houses a full-service spa, indoor infinity pool and fully-equipped fitness center plus the first sky lobby in the Philippines nestled at the 25th level of the hotel tower offering unparalleled views of the cityscape.
Adding to Manila’s best dining destinations are four (4) specialty outlets that your guests can choose from. Cucina, the all-day dining restaurant that features live show kitchens; Lung Hin , the contemporary Chinese restaurant serving traditional and authentic Cantonese cuisine in a new, fresh and modern style; Café Pronto, the relaxed and friendly coffee area offering a wide range of designer coffee, specialty teas and freshly baked items good for dine-in or to go; and VU’s, the first of its kind sky bar and lounge located at the topmost 45th floor of the hotel, offers Mediterranean tapas, signature cocktails, wines, sprits, and champagnes amidst awe-inspiring vistas.
For momentous social events and corporate meetings, the Marco Polo Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 600 guests. In addition, the eight (8) state-of-the-art function rooms can accommodate 250 guests. Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet service is available all throughout the hotel to provide savvy business and leisure travelers a balanced lifestyle of work and play seamlessly. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 570 hotels in 78 countries.
Further details on the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila are available at http://marcopolohotels.com.
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