NEW YORK -- Summertime in Asia means hot hotel deals.
The following is a sample of what's available throughout the
region.The Shangri-La hotel group is handing out discount vouchers to
all guests who pay corporate rates and above for their rooms.
The vouchers can be redeemed at any participating Shangri-La or
Traders hotel until Aug. 31.
The vouchers entitle guests to one of the following benefits: a
room upgrade; up to $50 credit on food and beverages or other
charges (excluding the room rate); double air miles with
participating frequent flyer partners when guests pay corporate
rates, and quadruple air miles with participating frequent flyer
partners when guests pay nondiscounted rates.
There are no blackout dates, and guests can obtain multiple
vouchers each time they stay at a Shangri-La or Traders hotel.
Vouchers may also be downloaded from the Shangri-La Web site at
Shangri-La HotelsThe Portman Ritz-Carlton hotel in Shanghai is marketing a
Shanghai Summer Side-Up package until Aug. 31.
Phone: (800) 942-5050
The package costs $195 per night, single, and $215, double.
Guests can choose two complimentary benefits from a list that
includes an upgrade to a Club Room with access to a private lounge
and concierge; limousine airport transfers; a 10% discount on food
and beverages, including room service; 20% off laundry service, and
a 45-minute massage at the hotel's health club.
The 564-room hotel is located in the Shanghai Centre, a retail,
dining and entertainment complex on Nanjing Road in the heart of
Facilities include a health club with a swimming pool, a fitness
center, an indoor tennis court, squash and racquetball courts and a
24-hour business center.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co.The Pan Pacific Glenmarie hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,
which features butler service, is promoting a Pacific Plus Business
package until Dec. 30.
Phone: (800) 241-3333
Under the plan, guests pay $60 per night for a single or double
room and $180 for a suite.
The package includes 10% off certain beverages, 20% off laundry
and dry cleaning, 10% off local telephone calls and 10% off
business center services.
Guests also receive daily breakfast, a shoe shine and a daily
copy of the International Herald Tribune.
Pan Pacific Hotels and ResortsThe Marco Polo hotel chain is marketing reduced rates until
Sept. 30 under the Amazing Miles program.
Phone: (800) 533-6465
Offering Amazing Miles rates for single rooms are: the Marco
Polo Hong Kong, $100; the Marco Polo Xiamen, China, $90; the Marco
Polo Davao, the Philippines, $48, and the Omni Saigon Hotel in
In addition, the package includes one of the following: a free
room upgrade, one-way airport transfer or bonus frequent flyer
The package also includes late checkout, free local calls and a
daily newspaper. American Express cardholders can also upgrade
their room for free.
Marco Polo HotelsHyatt is offering rooms for up to 50% off under its Great Deal
summertime promotion, which expires Aug. 31.
Phone: (800) 524-0500
Examples of the promotional rates (per room, double) are Grand
Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, $130; Grand Hyatt Taipei (Taiwan), $162;
Grand Hyatt Seoul (South Korea), $161; Grand Hyatt Singapore, $156;
Hyatt Regency Manila (Philippines), $78.
Also, Grand Hyatt Shanghai, $158; Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, $145;
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, $218; Hyatt Regency Osaka (Japan), $177;
Century Hyatt Tokyo, $196, and Grand Hyatt Jakarta (Indonesia),
Hyatt Hotels and ResortsThe Singapore Marriott Hotel is promoting reduced rates until
Phone: (800) 233-1234
The rates are $125 for a deluxe room, $133 for a deluxe room
with daily buffet breakfast, $153 for an executive room with daily
breakfast, coffee and tea service plus evening cocktails.
The rates include free local phone calls, morning newspaper, use
of the fitness center and late checkout.
It also includes free use of a notebook PC and fax/printer in
the room upon request.
Phone: (800) 831-1000