SHANGHAI, CHINA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/13 -- Marriott International leaders and Hotel General Managers from over 130 properties across the Asia Pacific region joined together on February 20th for a local experience at Shanghai's award-winning Yu Bar at Shanghai Marriott Hotel Luwan, a top luxury hotel in Shanghai.
The "Live Life to Discover" concept was brought to life at Yu bar in a delightful evening featuring a live performance, local flavours, and a stunning view over Lupu bridge. Discoveries included jasmine tea fusion cocktails served from a traditional Chinese long-spout copper pot, snake wine in honour of the Year of Snake. Participants were indulged in the lively rhythm with enthusiasm, enjoy cocktails, fine wines and snacks. For many of the General Managers, this was their first visit to China and to downtown Shanghai which was a great networking opportunity to share information while experiencing the vibrant city.
Yu Bar's innovative contemporary details and nostalgic touches made for the perfect celebratory venue, the highlight being the sweeping 28th level view of the Shanghai Expo 2010 site and the Lupu bridge over the Huangpu River. Participants enjoyed an unforgettable night, embraced in a brilliant shanghai style environment.
"We are so honoured to have all the GMs here at Yu Bar, it is an ideal destination to relax and have fun with a spectacular view of Shanghai," said Jerry Miao, General Manager of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Luwan.
About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,700 lodging properties in 71 countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, EDITION, Autograph Collection, Renaissance, AC Hotels by Marriott, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites and Bulgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; licenses and manages whole-ownership residential brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Residences, JW Marriott Residences and Marriott Residences; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and had approximately 129,000 employees at 2010 year-end. It is ranked by FORTUNE as the lodging industry's most admired company and one of the best companies to work for. In fiscal year 2010, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of nearly $12 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com.
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