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Witness Christmas wonder and spirit come alive a Makati Shangri-La!

Witness Christmas wonder and spirit come alive a Makati Shangri-La!

Plus, you can join the cause to help our COVID-19 frontliners

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As Christmas is just around the corner, Makati Shangri-La, Manila will fill the season with sparkling lights and gleeful cheers of hope and giving.

A North Pole Wonderland | Photo from Makati Shangri-La

Themed “A North Pole Wonderland”, Makati Shangri-La welcomes guests once again with a 20-feet tall Christmas tree trimmed with glistening ornaments in red and gold in the heart of the hotel’s grand lobby. Of course, the yuletide squad is complete! You’ll see the polar bears, Santa’s sleigh waiting for passengers, and a special appearance of Santa Claus himself. And you can get to spend moments with Santa on Christmas Eve, December 24 (12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.) and on Christmas Day, December 25 (12 p.m. to 3 p.m.).  

And what is Christmas without gifts? 

Show some love to your family and friends by showering them with some gifts! You can find a wide variety of delightful gift suggestions from the hotel’s Christmas Shop at the lobby, now open until December 28, 2020.  

Christmas Hamper | Photo from Makati Shangri-La

From Christmas hampers to Makati Shangri-La’s signature line of Christmas Confections, you may order and buy these food and non-food “Deliveries from the North Pole” gifts at the hotel shop or online: www.shangri-lashop.com. Be sure to register for member-exclusive deals, including a 20% discount on food items for new sign-ups until December 9, 2020.  

The hotel service team will deliver straight to your doorstep or you may also prefer to shop in the hotel and select the items in person. Alternatively, you can order by calling 0917 588 5537 and let the hotel’s personal shopper prepare all your Christmas orders. To view all festive offers, visit https://bit.ly/northpolewonderland2020

Celebrating the holidays, the Makati Shangri-La way!

Photo from Makati Shangri-La

This year might have been a roller coaster of unprecedented events but it’s never too late to create new unforgettable yuletide memories with your loved ones. From having a staycation to sharing sumptuous meals with your loved ones, feel totally at ease as the hotel aligned its hygiene protocols with the World Health Organization’s recommendations, as well as more stringent local regulations set out by the Philippine government. 

The hotel group introduced the “Shangri-La Cares” commitment elevating their already rigorous hygiene and safety protocols for all properties worldwide. This promise comprises additional proactive and measured actions built upon already high hygiene and safety standards across the board. Makati Shangri-La has also been awarded a Safeguard Hygiene Excellence Certification in the concluded field audit held by Bureau Veritas (BV).  Attaining this certification requires an extensive field audit of the arrival experience, in-room experience, public spaces, recreation facilities, restaurants, and people.  

Photo from Makati Shangri-La

To know more about the hotel’s enhanced hygiene and sanitation measures and compliance to government guidelines (Department of Tourism Administrative Order No. 2020-006 and 2020-006-A, “Certification of Authority to Operate as Staycation”), you may click on this link: https://bit.ly/SLCares_WHSS

Sharing hope and love with our COVID-19 heroes

And this Christmas, spreading love and hope is all that we need. As a way of saying thank you to the COVID-19 heroes, Shangri-La Group in the Philippines worked collectively on a CSR initiative called, “A Heartfelt Joy of Christmas”.  At the forefront of the Christmas lobby, there is a special set of trees called the “Trees of Hope” adorned with Christmas ball-shaped greeting card ornaments with messages for the COVID-19 frontliners. 

Gingerbread Cookie for only P250 | Photo from Makati Shangri-La

And you can contribute to this cause as well. For only Php 250, you can get a special Gingerbread STAR cookie that comes with a greeting card where you can write your thoughtful messages and hang on the Trees of Hope. Proceeds will go to KAAGAPAY “Protect our Healthcare Heroes” project of the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) which aims to bring immediate aid to healthcare professionals and hospitals that are front and center in fighting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. You may participate in this worthwhile cause and share your own heartfelt joy of Christmas with the frontline heroes from November 22 to December 28, 2020. 

You wouldn’t want to miss the Christmas celebration, the Makati Shangri-La way. And whether it’s through staycations, festive dining, gifting ideas, and food takeaways,  you can rest assured that your safety and well-being is still the top priority they have in mind as you all create wonderful memories. 

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