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Encounter the Bauhinian Senses at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong Offers Meeting Package to Engage and Inspire

HONG KONG, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/17 -- The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong introduces "Encounter the Bauhinian Senses," a meeting package designed to assist meeting planners and event organizers to inspire and indulge meeting associates with a range of culturally rich activities and gourmet offerings.

Meetings become something participants look forward to and at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, fun, energy and educational perks are incorporated into each and every gathering with this luxury Hong Kong hotel's latest meeting package. "Encounter the Bauhinian Senses" takes its name from Bauhinia Blakeana, the flower emblem of Hong Kong, spotlighting the city's unique cultural fusion of East and West. While opulently appointed Hong Kong event venues, state-of-the-art meeting facilities and professional event services team are the basis, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong seeks to elevate the meeting experience by seamlessly blending in the city's history and heritage into the meeting itinerary. From sampling traditional snacks on coffee breaks to taking part in a Tai Chi class, participants will have a unique opportunity to appreciate the local culture in the comfort of the hotel.

It is often said food is the best way to understand a culture authentically. Meeting attendees may sink their teeth into a range of signature Hong Kong snacks such as pineapple bun, egg tart, deep-fried shrimp wonton, steamed glutinous rice rolls and more with the "Fishermen's Break" coffee break menu. Western palates should look no further than the "English Afternoon Tea" menu featuring faithfully created British afternoon tea delights as a tribute to the city's colonial history.

Mild physical activities are the perfect fix to help attendees de-stress and refresh between meetings. To make meeting breaks more pleasurable and, at the same time, inspiring, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong offers a selection of activities that best represent the city's unique flair. Tea drinking is deeply rooted in Chinese culture. The "Chinese Tea Appreciation" class hosted by a professional tea master offers meeting associates an exclusive guide to stories of tea rituals as well as sampling premium teas including Jasmine Blossom, White Peony Supreme, Phoenix Osmanthus and Teguanyin. In the "Dim Sum Class," attendees will put their chef hats on and learn to make delectable dim sum treats such as spring rolls, egg tarts and steamed dumplings. Led by an expert Tai Chi practitioner, participants of "The Art of Tai Chi" class will enjoy an hour's calming moving meditation through gentle physical exercise, stretching and breathing techniques.

"Encounter the Bauhinian Senses" meeting package is available from May 1 to December 31, 2017, and is applicable to meetings with 30 persons or above. For details on menus, pricing and activity inclusions, please refer to the appendix.

For inquiries, please contact our meeting professionals at (852) 2263 2263 or via email at [email protected].

Appendix


                              Fishermen's Break

                             Mini pineapple bun
                                Mini egg tart
               Hong Kong-style eggettes (maximum 100 persons)
                               Curry fish ball
                         Steamed glutinous rice roll
                         Lettuce dace fish cake soup
                          Deep-fried shrimp wonton
                        Deep-fried sesame croquettes
                          Baked cashew nut cookies

                          *Please select six items.

                            English Afternoon Tea

                   Brown crab mustard salad mini soft bun
                Roasted ham with cheddar cheese sandwich roll
     Semi-dried tomato and chestnut cream cheese, ginger bread sandwich
             Baked wild mushroom with black truffle onion quiche
                                 Lemon tart
                              English fruitcake
                             Fruit & berry tart
                         Chocolate raspberry verrine
                        Mocha pot de crème, rum baba
                              Earl Grey orange
             Plain and raisin scones with jam and clotted cream

                          *Please select six items.

             Supplementary charge on selected meeting package at
                  HK$150 plus 10% service charge per person

                          Chinese Tea Appreciation
        HK$14,000 plus 10% service charge for a maximum of 20 persons
                         Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
             Additional person at HK$600 plus 10% service charge

                             The Art of Tai Chi
        HK$6,500 plus 10% service charge for a maximum of 20 persons
                              Duration: 1 hour

                                Dim Sum Class
        HK$25,000 plus 10% service charge for a maximum of 20 persons
                              Duration: 1 hour
            Additional person at HK$1,280 plus 10% service charge

Terms & Conditions
^ Reservation period between May 1 and December 31, 2017
^ The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong reserves the right to alter the above menu prices and items due to unforeseeable market price fluctuations and availability.
^ Activities are subject to availability of venues and instructors.
^ Additional cost applies for additional instructor requested.
^ The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong reserves the right of final decision.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Occupying floors 102 to 118 of the International Commerce Centre in Kowloon, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is the highest hotel in the world. The hotel's 312 guestrooms all offer spectacular city and harbor views. The hotel also features seven dining venues including the state-of-the-art Michelin-star Italian restaurant, Tosca; two-star Michelin Chinese restaurant, Tin Lung Heen; Almas Caviar Bar, which serves the finest selection of caviar and Balik salmon; The Lounge and Bar, which features an international all-day dining menu; Café 103, which offers signature chocolate afternoon tea; and the rooftop bar, Ozone, a truly stunning venue at 490 meters above sea level. Café 100, located on the sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck, delivers a boutique culinary experience with made-to-order delicacies. For those wishing to relax and indulge, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Hong Kong, located on the 116th floor, features nine deluxe treatment rooms and two couple's suites, redefining the urban spa experience in the city and across Asia. The hotel features a fully equipped fitness center and an indoor pool on the 118th floor with a 28m x 7m LED screen on the ceiling, as well as one of the largest ballrooms in the city at 870sqm. Complemented by an additional four meeting rooms, the ballroom has become the major social venue for Hong Kong and has set the benchmark for events in the region. For more information, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/hongkong

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com or http://www.ritzcarlton.com/zh-cn, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR).

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