on June 12, the Philippines’ Independence Day, the launch ceremony of Marco Polo Philippines Food Festival was successfully held at Marco Polo Xiamen. The Consul General of the Republic of the Philippines in Xiamen, Mr. Flores, was present and participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mr. Flores brought two bottles 20-year aged rum as well as a few books about Philippine culture as gifts for several lucky hotel guests. “It is a great honour to attend the opening ceremony of the Philippines Food Festival hosted by Marco Polo Xiamen,” said Consul General Flores. “I am confident you will love the Filipino cuisine and its hospitality through this culinary journey.”
From 11-19 June, Marco Polo Xiamen transformed its restaurants and bars into a Philippine food fantasyland where guests enjoyed sampling a special menu prepared by two guest chefs from Marco Polo Plaza Cebu: Carlos Dingding and Macario Escora. During the food festival, guests enjoyed an array of classic Filipino dishes including Kinilaw na Tuna, Lechon Bagnet, Halo- Halo and Leche Flan.
About Marco Polo Xiamen
Marco Polo Xiamen boasts 300 well-appointed rooms and suites, the spectacular Marco Polo ballroom and 9 flexible meeting rooms that can cater to events of any size. The hotel provides impeccable service and offers unrivalled views of Lake YunDang. It is steps from the famous Coffee Street and minutes from Xiamen Airport and the city’s business districts. The hotel’s recreation complex includes an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, sauna and a billiards table.
For more information, visit marcopolohotels.com
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