There are some big parties going on in Hong Kong: Chinese New Year is in a few weeks (welcome the Year of the Rat!
) and The Peninsula Hotel
celebrates its 80th anniversary year! On December 11, 1928, a legend of Asian hospitality was born. The idea was to create "the finest hotel east of Suez" and The Peninsula's guests were dazzled. ...And continue to be, when riding around in the hotel's exclusive Rolls-Royce Phantoms, or when getting pampered at The Peninsula Spa by ESPA
. Welcome 2008 in style and celebrate The Peninsula's
80th anniversary with some exciting amenities: the return of traditional afternoon tea dances on the first Sunday of each month from March to December, a new Culinary Journey
dining odyssey around the hotel, a harbor cruise aboard one of the historical Star Ferries, the "Shining Star." Choose the "Celebrate 80 Exceptional Years"
package and you'll get two nights luxurious accommodations, daily traditional breakfast for two in The Lobby
, round-trip Rolls-Royce airport transfers, a Culinary Journey
for two or a Gaddi's Classics
lunch or dinner for two, one HK $300 Peninsula Spa gift certificate per person, and one exclusive 80th anniversary gift per person. Rates starting at HK $6,680 in a Grand Deluxe Kowloon View room.