Hong Kong, 1 August, 2003—Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is the first hotel in the territory to introduce a luxury VIP concierge service that escorts guests directly from the airport gate into a waiting Mandarin Oriental car.
The Airport Concierge service operated by Worldwide Flight Services, allows Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong to greet guests directly from their flight. Guests are then driven through the airport by electric golf-cart shuttle, chaperoned through immigration and customs and finally whisked to a waiting car - all without the need to handle any luggage.
“We are delighted to be able to offer our guests a truly unique Mandarin Oriental welcome to Hong Kong. Attention to detail is a signature part of a stay at Mandarin Oriental, and this service allows us to look after our guests from the moment of arrival,” comments hotel general manager, Peter Lowe. “Indeed, there is no comparable service like this in Asia,” says Vincent Metais, Business Development Director of Worldwide Flight Services, “And is yet another way that the Hong Kong International Airport distinguishes itself.”
This ultimate arrival luxury is available for all guests and can be booked through travel professionals or by calling the reservations hotline on +852 2530 4466, e-mail [email protected] or through the Group’s online reservations service of www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong
Mandarin Oriental is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts. In total, the Group operates 18 luxury hotels in key business and leisure destinations, with five additional hotels under development in New York (opening late 2003), Washington D.C. (opening 2004), Hong Kong (opening 2005) as well as Tokyo and Boston (opening 2006). Mandarin Oriental now operates some 7,000 rooms in eleven countries with nine hotels in Asia, six in The Americas and three in Europe.
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