THE LANGHAM HOTELS & RESORTS CELEBRATES 156TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A SUITE OF ELEVATED CELEBRATORY EXPERIENCES

THE LUXURY HOTEL BRAND WILL GIVE BACK PART OF THE PROCEEDS OF THE CELEBRATORY PACKAGES TO LOCAL CHARITIES

(Hong Kong, 4 June 2021) – To commemorate The Langham brand’s 156th anniversary, a collection of elevated experiences and ‘Celebrate The Everyday’ staycation series will be presented at the hotels’ destinations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, China and the United States. Elevated Experiences at The Langham Designed with luxury flourishes and elements of playfulness, these curated packages feature top suite stays at The Langham hotels in New York, London, Chicago, Boston, and Pasadena; Australian-style luxury adventures on helicopter jaunts over the Great Ocean Road in Victoria combined with hot air-ballooning in New South Wales; sailing down Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour in a luxury yacht, topped off with Michelin-starred culinary experiences, private destination tours and more. And for the ultimate experience, live like royalty at The Langham Nymphenburg Residence in Munich, featuring a direct view of the majestic 490-acre imperial estate of Nymphenburg Palace, with unique handcrafted porcelain art pieces in every room. “As we mark The Langham’s 156th anniversary, we are humbled that we have come so far and we want to extend our hospitality not only to our loyal guests but also with the communities to which we feel a deep sense of belonging,” said Stefan Leser, chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group. “During this challenging period, we understand the importance and value of coming together more than ever and are committed to doing what we do best, which is to take care of our guests and colleagues - always,” added Leser. Part of the proceeds of the 156th anniversary elevated experiences will be donated to local charities to benefit the local communities where The Langham hotels are located. [Please see appendix for details on Elevated Experiences at The Langham packages.] Celebrate The Everyday Staycation Series In addition to these limited offer luxury experiences, The Langham is also introducing ‘Celebrate The Everyday’ staycation series, a range of 156th anniversary-themed staycation packages to give guests more reasons to celebrate in style. Whether it’s a family get-together, wellness retreat, a gourmet exploration, or pampered pet staycations, the new series of packages will give guests every reason to rejoice. Guests may enjoy 20 per cent off flexible rates and, for a limited period, special perks and upgrades in the form of 156 “buy-ups” (for HKD156, RMB 156, AUD15.60, USD15.60 and £15.60) that will allow guests extra indulgences. These include teepee set-ups for The Langham’s junior VIPs,  spa and wellness experiences, room upgrades, and surprise gifts – all are designed to enhance every stay and give guests more reasons to cheer. The exclusive offers are available for booking for a limited period from 10 to 20 June, 2021; stay periods are from 10 June to 30 September 2021 for Greater China and for the rest of the world 10 June to 31 December 2021. To reserve the ‘Elevated Experiences at The Langham’ and ‘Celebrate The Everyday’ staycation series, visit https://www.langhamhotels.com/en/offers/156-anniversary. Video Link: https://youtu.be/t6o85gh1c5w Please click here for high-resolution photo: -END- About The Langham Hotels & Resorts Combining modern sophistication and timeless glamour, The Langham Hotels & Resorts is globally recognised for its exceptional intuitive service, contemporary art collections, award-winning culinary expertise and signature pink accents. Drawing on the brand’s distinctive British heritage from the opening of the flagship hotel in London in 1865, The Langham continues the legacy by delivering exceptional experiences with a touch of playfulness in London, New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hefei, Haikou, Ningbo, Haining and Xiamen. Learn about the brand by visiting LanghamHotels.com, and follow The Langham Hotels and Resorts on Instagram (@langhamhotels) and Facebook (@thelanghamhotels) and Twitter (@thelanghamhotel).. Appendix – Summary of Elevated Experiences at The Langham Live Like Royalty at The Langham, Nymphenburg Residence, Munich The 18th century manor was meticulously restored and revived as a bespoke private residence. Each corner features specially curated pieces, selected and custom-tailored specifically for the residence from the Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg workshop, renowned for exquisite avant-garde and tailor-made designs for four centuries. The mansion features seven bathrooms, four bedrooms, three living rooms, an airy dining room, a fully-equipped kitchen, fitness centre, conference suite, home cinema and wine cellar. The private sun-dappled terrace allows guests to relax in the middle of a beautifully landscaped garden. Situated along the semi-circle of buildings “Nördliches Schlossrondell 6”, the complex of The Residence is graced by historical heritage and refined architectural details. Guests of the residence can explore the neighbouring sites such as the Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg and the Nymphenburg Castle with specially arranged tours. Guests can choose from the following curated experiences:
  • Gondola rides in Nymphenburg Canal
  • Ice skating on the river (depending on season)
  • Majolica porcelain painting private workshops
  • Picnic feast in the gardens of the residence
  • Private tours of the Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg
  • Private visits to the Nymphenburg Castle
  • The three nights’ stay at the luxurious private residence, includes the full service of  a personalised butler, chauffer and chef. All meals and fine wines including a personal tour of the Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg are included.
  • A donation of €1000 will be made towards Ambulantes Kinderhospiz-Muenchen for every booking
Please click here for high-resolution photo: The Ultimate Celebration – The Langham, London Live it up in The Sterling suite, one of London’s most lavish suites. Exceeding every notion of luxury and space, this suite has up to six bedrooms with bespoke furnishings from Britain’s finest craftsmen, features a baby grand piano in the lounge, a private media lounge and more. Pre-dinner cocktails will be made and served in the suite by a member of the team from Artesian, a World’s 50 Best bar. Following that, a private four-course dinner with wine pairing will be served at an exclusive private room hosted by renowned chef Michel Roux Jr, who oversees all the restaurants at The Langham, London. Other bespoke experiences include a two hour fragrance customisation session at Floris where a master perfumer will create a unique personalised perfume for the guest. There is also the option of the two bedroom Infinity suite for those looking for a more intimate space. A personal butler will also be in attendance to take care of all guests staying at The Sterling and Infinity suites. A donation of £500 will be made per booking to a charity of the guest’s choice from the list of charitable organisation as part of the hotel’s ‘Stay and Do Good’ staycation initiative. Please click here for high-resolution photo: The Suite Life at The Langham – New York, Boston, Chicago and Pasadena, Los Angeles Live the luxury suite life at The Langhams in North America and fly private jet inter-state in luxury and with peace of mind. Spend three nights’ in each of the top suites in Chicago (Infinity suite), New York (Empire State Presidential suite), Boston (Chairman’s suite) and Pasadena, Los Angeles (The Tournament of Roses suite). Over in New York, enjoy an early exclusive reserved “pre-theater” tasting menu dinner on the Sky Terrace by Michelin starred Ai Fiori, located on the 11th floor overlooking Fifth Avenue, followed by a private guided tour of the theater district starting and ending at The Langham with Broadway Up Close Tours. Be the first to stay at the newly renovated The Langham, Boston, formerly the Federal Reserve Bank. Enjoy a customised guided tour of the best of local Boston purveyors before heading back to The Langham, Boston for a cocktail class in The Fed with in-house drinks expert Paige McGroarty, and a four-course Italian dinner menu curated by Chef Stephen Bukoff in Grana highlighting local produce. In Chicago, indulge in The Langham’s legendary afternoon tea followed by a personalised shopping experience at Neiman Marcus, located on the famed shopping boulevard, Michigan Avenue. Be treated to a whimsical dining experience in a pink hot air balloon tethered in the Horseshoe Garden, overlooking the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains and all 23 acres of the historical architecture of The Langham, Huntington, Pasadena. For every booking of this package, a donation of USD20,000 will be made to No Kid Hungry. No Kid Hungry is the only national campaign committed to ending childhood hunger in the U.S. Please click here for high-resolution photo: A Tale of Two Cities – The Langham Melbourne & The Langham, Sydney Explore and experience the best of Australia’s favourite two cities in luxury. Travel in style and comfort via a private jet and stay in Australia’s top suites at The Langham, Melbourne (three nights at the Chairman suite) and The Langham, Sydney (three nights at The Observatory suite). Fresh flowers, champagne and personalised designer pyjamas for guests all included. Dine in the privacy of the suites, from afternoon teas, exclusive cocktails to gourmet picnic hampers, ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ package promises a lavish and delicious adventure. In Melbourne, get on a helicopter adventure and fly along the Great Ocean Road and see Twelve Apostles from a bird’s eye view before stopping for lunch at the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula. And back in the city, instead of walking along the Yarra River, cruise along the river. Discover and walk the famed halls of Melbourne Theatre Company headquarters and go behind the scenes and discover the extensive wardrobe and props. Melbourne is renowned for its food and wine and to top off the Melbourne stay, a dinner for two awaits at the famed Vue de Monde at Rialto Tower, a ten course culinary extravaganza with wine pairing. And over in Sydney, take a scenic seaplane flight and enjoy views over Sydney Harbour, tracing Sydney's iconic Northern Beaches from your seaplane before touching down in Pittwater for lunch at Jonah’s restaurant, perched on a cliff-top above some of Sydney’s best coastline. See the best of Sydney at sunrise on a hot air balloon ride and celebrate with a champagne breakfast and to top it off, climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge and have the experience of a lifetime. AUD2,000 will be donated to UNICEF for every booking. Please click here for high-resolution photos: Hong Kong - Shanghai Private Jet Suite Escapade - The Langham, Hong Kong & The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi The Langham, Hong Kong and The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi, team up with private jet charter for the inter-cities travel. It includes a decadent six-night stay (three nights in Hong Kong and three nights in Shanghai) in the signature Chairman Suite in each hotel with roundtrip flights on a private jet for up to six passengers between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Take a helicopter ride and enjoy an aerial view of Hong Kong’s famous Victoria Harbour, country parks and get close to Big, Buddha, the tallest outdoor Bronze sitting Buddha in the world. Enjoy a luxurious cruise and sail across Victoria Harbour and along the coastline of the Repulse Bay. Discover the best of artisans and local craftsmanship at Yuet Tung China Works porcelain factory where ‘Gangcai’ porcelain (combines Chinese and Western cultural elements) are still hand made and hand painted. A specially curated architecture tour of Shanghai personally led by the head concierge of the hotel starts from the historic The Bund that overlooks Huangpu River and Pudong, Oriental Wall Street, Old Shanghai Street to Yu Garden where the traditional buildings completed in1577 during the Ming dynasty still sits proudly today surrounded by pavilions, intricate rockeries arched bridges, goldfish ponds and an elaborate dragon wall. Another key highlight is a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple where one will be in awe in the presence of the transcendent Buddha crafted from pure jade. Calligraphy writing experience is also available at the temple. With one of the most exciting cuisine and some of the best restaurants in the world, enjoy the best of Cantonese cuisine at Three Michelin starred T’ang Court at The Langham, Hong Kong and the Michelin starred counterpart at The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi. The package completes with roundtrip airport transfers in luxury private vehicle, spa treatments, and local tours led personally by head concierges in the hotels. HKD45,000 will be donated to Matilda Children's Foundation for every booking. Please click here for high-resolution photos: For media enquiry, please contact:
Serene Tan Director, Public Relations Langham Hospitality Group Tel: +852 2186 2309 Email: serene.tan@langhamhotels.com Karine Wong PR Manager Langham Hospitality Group Tel: +852 2186 2307 Email: karine.wong@langhamhotels.com
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