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Austrian Media names Xiamen world top 10 places to visit

    A tourism exhibition featuring more than 800 exhibitors from over 80 countries was held in Vienna, Austria, from January 10th to 13th, 2019. During the exhibition, Austria's second largest newspaper, Österreich, released a list of their top-10 recommended world vacation destinations in 2019. The beautiful mid-sized city of Xiamen, on China's southern coast, ranked second on the list. The list is as follows:        1. Kaikoura, New Zealand: A natural paradise for whale watching.   2.

World-Cup-themed afternoon tea at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen

  The 2018 World Cup tournament will be held in Russia from June 14th to July 15th, 2018. Throughout the month of June, Shangri-La Hotel Xiamen will host a World-Cup-themed afternoon tea event that includes tea or coffee and appetizing snacks and desserts in a cozy environment. The event for football fans began on June 1st, 2018, and will last until June 30th. There are many food choices available both on weekdays and on weekends. Check out the food below and place an order!         Football sushi roll Cantaloupe with

Golden duck & fine wine at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen this week

A world-famous duck has landed in Xiamen. However, it is not the lovely Donald from Disney animation or the popular giant rubber duck designed by the Holland artist Florentijn Hofman, but the delicious, crispy, and juicy Peking duck (or Beijing roasted duck).     Peking duck is a famous Beijing dish. The dish originated in the Northern and Southern Dynasties of China. The duck meat used for this dish is of a special, high quality, and the meat is prepared with a charcoal fire fed by fruit wood. When the duck is ready, the color of its meat is a beautiful red hue,

Savory tea-flavored dishes at Fu Gong at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen

A great way to celebrate the arrival of spring is to sip on a cup of soothing Chinese tea while snacking on a few seasonal spring delicacies. Tea is not only a drink: tea leaves are featured in a variety of delicious Chinese dishes.?   Spring-harvest tea is the best for use in cooking. Spring tea leaves are usually softer and smoother on the palate, and contain nutrients absorbed over the long winter. Spring cuisine features not only tea, but also fresh spring bamboo shoots, which are wonderfully tender and sweet.     This spring, 30 Shangri-La hotels

Tastes of Malaysia at food festival in Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen

After Marco Polo Xiamen’s food festival, there’s one more food festival in town. From April 18th to April 28th, 2018, Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen will join hands with Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines to hold a tempting Malaysian food festival at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen.     During the food festival, there will be a Malaysian-style song-and-dance performance, a “teh tarik” (pulled tea) show performed by a Malaysian “teh tarik king,” an on-the-spot Henna tattoo service, a raffle drawing, and last but not least

Floralicious afternoon tea at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen

Spring has arrived. It's time to start planning your spring outings, camping, or picnics. Spring is short-lived in Xiamen, so residents must arrange their schedules well if they wish to enjoy some time outdoors during the brief mild-weather season. For those who don’t want to soak up the sun and wish to avoid the pesky mosquitos of the outdoors, we’ve got a great deal for you: enjoy a cup of tea and a delicate dessert at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen.   The hotel has launched a creative spring-themed afternoon tea special. The hotel’s luxurious tea-time treat

Having a good time at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen's NX Kids Club

Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen’s NX kids Club — Xiamen’s first starred hotel kid’s club — is now officially open to Xiamen guests and members.   Covering an area of 530 square meters, NX Kids Club features a playground, a “donut slide," a ball pool, a trampoline, and a climbing wall, as well as interactive facilities for children from 1 to 12 years old.       The fun donut slide     Interesting interactive games on the club’s grand opening ceremony

Amoy Sio Chew Phoi at Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen

Xiamen locals love to pair beer with snacks at home or at a snack bar on the street with friends. This habit has lasted for generations, spawning a series of delicious side dishes known as "Sio Chew Phoi (烧酒配)".   Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen recently launched more than 10 classic Xiamen local Sio Chew Phoi dishes at its Lobby Lounge, including spiced peanuts, frozen brined fish, pot-stewed hog fat end, frozen steamed crab, boiled octopus, and more — all at affordable prices. Any three dishes ordered together cost only RMB 158 (original price: RMB 238).

Shangri-La Hotel Xiamen expressed its thanks to taxi drivers

City dwellers everywhere rely on taxis to get them quickly and safely to their destinations. Taxi drivers know the streets and the people of their cities better than almost anyone, and they provide services that are essential to nearly every other business in a city — including hotels and resorts. On September 25th, 2017, Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen hosted an event it called “Sending Love to Taxi Drivers” at the hotel’s entrance. The event’s purpose was to thank Xiamen’s taxi drivers for their contributions to Xiamen’s urban transportation

Mr. Kelvin Mah appointed as General Manager of Langham Place, Xiamen

Originally from Malaysia, Kelvin is a seasoned hotel professional with over 20 years experiences gained from hotel management positions that he has held in Malaysia and China.   Langham Hospitality Group is pleased to announce the new appointment of Mr. Kelvin Mah as General Manager of Langham Place, Xiamen. Originally from Malaysia, Kelvin is a seasoned hotel professional with over 20 years experiences gained from hotel management positions that he has held in Malaysia and China. Kelvin started his career with The Regent Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1992, and

Langham Place, Xiamen awarded 'Best Design Hotel'

  Langham Place Xiamen was recently awarded “Best Design Hotel” from Voyage Magazine for its unique design of musical elements at the hotel.   The Music Bridge above the lobby resembles audio tracks.   Piano elements can be found on corridors and in guest rooms.      I Saw Happiness: Artworks made by Ms. Xiang Jing, a contemporary artist.   The downtown hotel is adjacent to Huli Wanda Plaza. The hotel strikes a fine balance between Xiamen traditional decoration and stylish contemporary art

Blissful English afternoon tea at Langham Place, Xiamen

Afternoon tea treats of Langham Place, Xiamen   For 150 years, afternoon tea has been part of The Langham legacy. Salle À Manger at The Langham, London is famous for being the place where the afternoon tea tradition was born in 1865. The affair simply consisted of dainty comforting items such as cakes, sweets, bread and butter, accompanied by, of course, tea. To commemorate the 150th birthday of the original London hotel, the Langham Place, Xiamen Last Friday afternoon invited Mr. Stuart Rawlinson, Twinings Tea Ambassador from England, to hold an English

Langham Place, Xiamen presents Southeast Asian Food Festival

  Southeast Asia is considered to be a foodies’ paradise, as every country has its own distinct cuisine which is influenced by its history, culture and religions. Now, the Langham Place, Xiamen is inviting guests take an exotic journey to explore these cuisines in its Southeast Asian Food Festival. All the dishes have been carefully selected to reflect the ethnic diversity of the culture and traditions of Southeast Asian cuisine. Singaporean cuisine is noted for its refreshing taste, while Indonesian cuisine is diverse and employs many different kinds of

Actor Lu Yi stays in Langham Place, Xiamen during Xiamen visit

Lu Yi (L) and General Manager of Langham Place, Xiamen.   Lu Yi had been named as the "Prince Charming” in China, and this time he visited Xiamen for his advertisement shooting.   As a token of hospitality, Hotel General Manger Mr. Benny Chung warmly welcomed him upon his arrival, and the considerate staff offered him the personalised and thoughtful service which was highly appreciated by Mr. Lu Yi.   Located adjacent to the city's new fashion and shopping centre—Huli Wanda Plaza, Langham Place, Xiamen is a 15-minute

'More Care, More Dedication': Langham Place, Xiamen holds charity donation activity

  Langham Place, Xiamen held the first charity week since opening and advocated the concept of “More Care, More Dedication” to employees, to gather supplies and money, in order to help within their power. From 13th May, the Hotel HR department is gathering clothes for the needy, and throughout a week’s effort, Hotel had gathering hundreds of gently used winter clothes and carriage fee to deliver this warmth on 26th May. At the same time, Hotel organized staffs to the Huli Red Cross Charity Supermarket, and making effort for the 2nd quarter supplies