Hong Kong, 8 August 2013 –Guangzhou has become the third Chinese city after Beijing and Shanghai to introduce the 72-hour visa-free transit policy for foreign visitors from 45 countries including France, Germany, US and Japan. Travellers with valid onward air tickets are now able to stay in the Guangdong provincial capital for three days without a visa and can travel throughout the province during their stay.
In celebration, Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou has introduced a Stay and Spa Escape Package which includes:
- One way airport or railway station limousine transfer to or from the hotel
- One night accommodation in a spacious 70sqm Club Mandarin Room including breakfast
- Complimentary massage for two persons at the Spa at Mandarin Oriental
- Access to the luxurious Oriental Club on level 24 with evening cocktails and late check-out until 6 pm in addition to a host of premium privileges.
Located right next to Guangzhou’s prominent shopping complex, Taikoo Hui which houses over 180 shops at Tianhe Road, guests are less than 15 minutes away from major attractions by taxi and are conveniently placed to take the Shipaiqiao metro train which is located within the shopping complex.
“We want to encourage guests to explore the beautiful city of Guangzhou, also known as the 'City of Flowers,' thanks to its warm and humid subtropical climate”, said General Manager, Clemens Hoerth. “Guests should also not miss out on the opportunity to sample classic Cantonese cuisine and discover why Guangzhou is also known as a food paradise” he added. “Our own Cantonese restaurant, Jiang by Chef Fei is a good place to start.”
The Stay and Spa Escape is priced from RMB 2,788 (approximately USD 460) with subsequent nights priced at RMB 2300 per night, subject to 15% service charge. Valid until 28 February 2014, this package is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. Reservations can be made through Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s on-line reservations service at www.mandarinoriental.com or by contacting the Group’s worldwide sales and reservation offices, or by calling Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou directly on + 86 20 3808 8880 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org