Roundup (China Daily)

Awards

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai was crowned “Best Client Satisfaction MICE Hotel of the Year” at the Business Travel-China Travel and Meeting Industry Awards.

Sammy Ng, general manager of Cluster Hotels and Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel, received a Golden Olive Award as one of the Top 10 Outstanding Hotel Presidents at the 2015 Asia Hotel Summit.

Celebrity

Grand Hyatt Shanghai held the press conference for Spring Wave Music and Art Festival on Aug 11 and gave popular Taiwan singer Jam Hsiao a warm welcome.

Reopening

The Westin Bund Center Shanghai raises the bar for buffet dining, with significant improvements that include newly built hot and cold buffet stations serving signature dishes from more than nine countries, a new live barbecue and grill station, as well as bread stations. Tel: 21-6103 -5048

Release

Skillsoft, a global leader in learning and talent management, released its research report The State of Mobile Learning in China at the Shanghai Pudong Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Aug 25. The report highlights key insights into the availability of and preferences for mobile learning in the Asia-Pacific region, specifically in China.

Refreshing workout

Swisstel Beijing offers popular Zumba classes at its Amrita Fitness from 6:45 pm to 7:45 pm every Tuesday and Friday. Combining fitness elements such as cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, the easy-to-follow dance moves enable participants to relax in the music and help them keep in shape. Tel: 10-6553-2288 Ext 2305

Dominican night

Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast and the Embassy of the Dominican Republic co-organized a mid-summer party “Dominican Tropical Night” on the hotel’s Garden Terrace on Aug 27. The event included Caribbean tunes, dances and a DJ show.

(China Daily 08/29/2015 page10)