Hong Kong, 23 July 2013 - Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai celebrates its expansive waterfront location beside the Huangpu River promenade by offering an exhilarating and unique-in-Shanghai touring experience – Segway rides.
In cooperation with Lingo Happy Riding – the exclusive dealer of Segway (America) in China – Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is offering the city’s first and only Segway experiences. Promising a unique perspective of the city, and a lot of fun, guests and residents can rent the Segway two-wheelers to travel along the Huangpu River promenade accompanied by an experienced guide. Each tour begins with a practice riding session, which is simple to learn. Anyone can learn to ride these intuitive two-wheel movers in just a few minutes.
Guests and residents at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai can take part in a memorable 30-minute Huangpu Riverfront tour – sure to be one of the highlights of a Shanghai trip. Tours run daily between 3:30pm and 6:30pm and are accompanied by a Segway expert guide. Bookings are required and participants should be 16 years of age or above. Guests can also participate in complimentary Segway demonstrations and learn-to-ride sessions daily between 3pm and 3:30pm at the hotel.
The Segway is an electric, two-wheeled, self-balancing device that has revolutionised the way people move. Extremely easy to use on all manner of terrains, the upright personal transporter allows the rider to smoothly glide across the landscape with virtually no effort, by gently adjusting their weight. The comfortable, fun-filled ride is an ideal way to explore Shanghai’s beautiful riverside, taking in the amazing skyline and the buzz of the city using one of the world’s most futuristic transportation devices.
Second Night On Us package rates at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai begin at RMB3,400. Rates are subject to 15% service charge. This offer is subject to availability. For reservations, please visit www.mandarinorinetal.com.
Segway rates are RMB400 per person for a 30-minute tour including tour guidance, and until the end of August, a special rate of RMB200 is being offered for the first-time riders. Bookings can be made by calling The Spa at +86 (21) 20829868 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.