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Another Hong Kong trip, why not?

DYNAMIC. That’s what Hong Kong is. Chances are, it was your first destination abroad (—and it was mine!) and you fell in love with it. With its ever-changing landscape, Hong Kong is one place we can never have enough of.

The direct flights from Davao made the place an easy-breezy weekend get-away for us. Whether it’s scoring another IT bag or a new gadget (tax free!), or to sate a craving from a Michelin-starred resto, or taking the kids to the theme park where mom and dad took you for the first time, HK is now that “next door” go-to city.

Now, Marco Polo Hong Kong is luring us to hop on that plane and explore, discover and experience more of the city while enjoying the comforts of their chic hotels Marco Polo Hongkong, Gateway and Prince—the power trio of Canton Road.

Why Marco Polo? Because its location is a gem. It is connected to the biggest mall in the city, the Harbor City Mall, which houses 450 boutiques, including world’s leading luxury brands and restaurants with Michelin stars twinkling on it. The hotels are on the doorstep of the Express Rail Station, Mainland China Ferry Terminal, and short walk away are landmarks: the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 1881 Heritage and the newly opened Xiqu Centre.

Recently, the Marco Polo Hong Kong team came to town bearing good news. General Manager Dalip Singh with Director of Communications Samantha Poon shelled out more reasons to be in Hong Kong on the coming months.

Here are the sweetest deals.

1. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel’s Beauty and Bees Suite Stay.

From September 1 to October 31, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel offers a limited number of dedicated Guerlain-themed Deluxe Harbour View Suites. Combining the elegant brand decorations and aromatic amenities, guests can enjoy a scented staycation with spectacular harbour views and exclusive privileges, which includes Guerlain’s Aqua Allegoria amenities (fragrance, shower gel and body lotion); a set of Guerlain travel size gift bag for each room;

Sensational Guerlain Perfume Welcome Drinks at Cucina (one glass per guest); access to Continental Club Lounge with full benefits; and a bottle of Champagne and one set of chocolate strawberries waiting for you in the room.

2. The “Stay and Prost Package”

The Marco Polo German Bierfest is Hong Kong’s award-winning outdoor Oktoberfest. Set on October 17 to 27 at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, the event will bring a carnival-like atmosphere through its transparent marquee and unique outdoor setting, allowing guests to experience traditional Bierfest fun, food and follies against stunning Victoria Harbour views. This year, guests booking a stay at Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel or Prince Hotel can enjoy free admission to the highly-anticipated event.

Book your “Stay and Prost” room package from now until October 26 to receive two complimentary entrance tickets. Guests will also enjoy late check-out and other special privileges, which include two entrance tickets to the Marco Polo German Bierfest 2019. Each ticket includes one glass of beer (maximum two tickets per room); complimentary late check-out until 3:00pm; and guaranteed room upgrade to next category.

3. Wine and Dine Stay

Every year, tourists descend into the city for the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, serving world- class food and drinks from around the globe at the Central Harbourfront. To celebrate the 11th year of the event, Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong has introduced a “Wine and Dine Stay” room package, allowing guests to experience delicacies and wines against the backdrop of Victoria Harbour. From September 1 to November 2, book this room package and stay anytime from October 31 to November 3, 2019 for special privileges, which include two sets of Premium Pack Wine and Dine Pass (each set includes one complimentary entry ticket, four wine tokens, two food tokens and a plastic tasting glass. Valid for guests holding overseas passport only); guaranteed room upgrade to the next category; and complimentary late check-out until 3 p.m.

What are you waiting for? Make your bookings through the hotel website www.marcopolohotels.com.

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