Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai Launches Innovative In-Room Shopping Service With Shanghai Tang

Hong Kong, 24 January 2014 Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai has unveiled a pioneering new in-room gift shopping service in partnership with chic lifestyle brand, Shanghai Tang.

Guests at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai are now able to browse and purchase stylish Shanghai-inspired gifts, accessories and souvenirs from Shanghai Tang at the touch of a button – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Guests simply choose from a selection of gifts presented in a bespoke ‘Gifted Home’ catalogue, and at any hour, the MO Concierge will hand deliver the designer gifts, beautifully presented in Shanghai Tang’s signature Art Deco styled gift boxes.

The ‘Gifted Home’ catalogue features more than 100 designer products from Shanghai Tang’s Home and Accessories collections, offered at comparable retail store prices. The collection includes fine bone china, lacquer boxes, leather wallets and travel pouches, statement jewellery and fragrances. Among the signature designs available in the ‘Gifted Home’ catalogue are the Silk Road Lacquer Box, Phoenix Decorative Plates, Eternity Wallet and Dragon Embroidered Slippers.

“We are delighted to partner with Shanghai Tang to launch this innovative and exclusive 24/7 in-room gift shopping service. This is a first for a five-star hotel in Shanghai, and allows us to offer our guests an added dimension to their stay, and an even more memorable Shanghai experience,” says Pierre Barthes, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai.

“Shanghai Tang and Mandarin Oriental both understand the oriental sense of service and we are delighted to be partnering together on this initiative. Being able to enjoy fast, efficient gift shopping at the touch of a button, and in the comfort of a hotel room is the ultimate luxury for today’s busy travellers. We hope guests of Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai enjoy the Chinese chic pieces from the Shanghai Tang Home and Gift collections,” says Raphael le Masne de Chermont, Executive Chairman of Shanghai Tang.

About Shanghai Tang

Since its inception in 1994, Shanghai Tang has been the pioneering luxury lifestyle brand from China. With its mission as the global curator of modern Chinese aesthetics, Shanghai Tang interprets Chinese culture and craftsmanship with vibrant sophistication and relevance. Offering ready-to-wear for women, men and children, as well as accessories and homeware, Shanghai Tang supports an international network of 43 boutiques, including the world’s largest flagship boutique, The Cathay Mansion in Shanghai, China, and its largest lifestyle flagship – The Shanghai Tang Mansion, at 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong.

About Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai

Located on the east bank of the Huangpu River, amidst the dramatic skyline of the Lujiazui financial district, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai redefines luxury waterfront living in Shanghai. With an unrivalled location, legendary service and world-class facilities, the 362-room hotel and 210 fully serviced executive apartments are poised to become Shanghai’s most desirable address.

The hotel features 318 spacious guestrooms and 44 suites and is also home to the largest and most expensive Presidential Suite in Shanghai, spanning 788 square metres with a sky garden terrace and magnificent river views. The 210 luxury furnished apartments – from studio to three bedrooms – are Shanghai’s only fully serviced riverside residences, and  are designed to offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort.

Chef Richard Ekkebus of the two-Michelin starred Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, will preside at the hotel’s Fifty 8° Grill, and Shanghainese celebrity chef Tony Lu will be at the helm of Chinese restaurant Yong Yi Ting. All-day kitchen Zest, Qi Bar, Riviera Lobby Lounge and The Mandarin Cake Shop complete the essential dining options for business and leisure.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai offers guests Mandarin Oriental’s renowned signature therapies and advanced beauty and holistic wellness treatments within a soothing Zen oasis. Additional recreational facilities at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai include a fully equipped Fitness & Wellness Centre with a Kinesis wall and Maya Fit virtual trainers; a 25-metre indoor swimming pool; and a thermal bathing facility.

The hotel is also perfectly placed for exclusive meetings and conferences in Shanghai. A selection of multi-functional event spaces includes a Grand Ballroom hosting 500 guests, an Oriental Ballroom for 250 guests, plus eight versatile meeting rooms.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 15 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 14 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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