24 November 2015, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa – Cebu media  had a Sip & Gogh activity during the Queen City launch of Makati Shangri-La  “Spectacular Christmas;” supplementing a teaser of the grand lobby of Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s  playful inspiration that will dazzle and delight each guest with a holiday circus theme, and a showcase of the delectable Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s Signature Holiday Delicacies!

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“We are happy to introduce a new approach this year and have a vintage, elegant Christmas circus. It is a reminder of our inner child and our happy, youthful Christmas memories. We want to share this joy with everyone,” said Alain Borgers, general manager of Makati Shangri-La, Manila and area manager of the Shangri-La Philippine properties.

Makati Shangri-La, Manila offers a wonderful line-up of circus-themed activities, restaurant specials, holiday stay room packages, Christmas hampers, holiday treats and savories, and a spectacular New Year celebration.

Signature Holiday Delicacies

Makati Shangri-La, Manila offers circus Christmas-themed gift ideas in the form of handcrafted holiday hampers wrapped in an elegant and festive circus packaging, embossed with gold accents.

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Guests may choose from the following: Christmas Carousel, Send in the Clowns, The Juggling Santa, Circus Tea at Shangri-La and Spectacular Christmas. Each hamper is filled with assorted holiday treats, such as Mince Pies, Gingerbread Loaves, Santa-Shaped Chocolates, Marzipan Stollens, Christmas-flavored teas, Christmas Puddings, Christmas jams, Panettone, and a bottle of Prosecco Argeo, to name a few.

The hotel’s Christmas hampers range from P1,695 to P8,675 and may be customized to suit any gift preference. Individual Christmas goodies, including a variety of breads, chocolates, cookies, cakes, Christmas jams and holiday-flavored teas, are available for guests to choose from and take home.

To complete the holiday celebration, the hotel also offers gourmet savories to take home for a grand celebration or a humble family gathering. Selections include Prawns, Applewood-Smoked Salmon, Glazed Virginia Ham with Pineapple and Cinnamon, Roasted Pork Loin, Rosemary-Crusted Lamb Rack, Filet of Beef Wellington, Roasted US Ribeye with Garden Herbs and Roasted Turkey with Trimmings. Prices of these savory dishes start at P 1,560.

Shangri-La Christmas Savories

Guests can cap off the Christmas feast with the hotel’s new, but equally delectable collection of Yule Logs, a traditional Christmas Roll Cake whose form is inspired by the early Scandinavian tradition of burning Christmas wooden logs to celebrate the winter solstice. Executive Pastry Chef Romain Renard is delighted to reveal his new series of Yule Logs in flavors of raspberry and white chocolate, orange and dark chocolate, vanilla and caramelized hazelnut, Dulcey and mango-banana, and coconut and pineapple. Each Yule Log is priced at P1,525 and available until December 25, 2015 only.

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And get a chance to win a two-night stay each at Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong and Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore with round-trip airfare via Cathay Pacific Airways when you stay at Makati Shangri-La  from December 15, 2015 to January 31, 2016. Guests will be entitled to one raffle entry to the raffle promo.

To know more about the hotel’s food and beverage offers, call (63 2) 814 2580 or email rric.slm@shangri-la.com.

To place orders for the hampers, goodies or savory dishes, visit bit.ly/SpectacularChristmasOrderForm. For further inquiries, call Sinfully Circles at (63 2) 813 8888 loc. 7463 or email sinfullycircles.slm@shangri-la.com.

For inquiries and room reservations, please call (63 2) 813 8888 or email reservations.slm@shangri-la.com. For more updates, follow Makati Shangri-La, Manila on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @MakatiShangriLa.