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Mandarin Oriental, Manila Offers Bocelli Packages

Mandarin Oriental, Manila, the official residence of Italian entertainer, Andrea Bocelli during his upcoming debut in the Philippines, is offering special room packages during his performance at the Araneta Coliseum on April 30.The packages for two include:  seats to the Bocelli concert, roundtrip airport transfers and to the Araneta Coliseum, welcome and a host of other benefits. Choices range from: the Bocelli package, which at USD460 includes a two-night stay in a deluxe room, breakfast at Paseo Uno, Upper Box A Side tickets, and complimentary pressing of two pieces of clothing; the Grand Bocelli package at USD1,380 includes a two-night stay in a Club Suite, Lower Box Side tickets, jet lag reliever massage and bath time treats from the Oriental Spa; the Platinum Bocelli package at USD2,000 includes a two-night stay at the Taipan Suite, Orchestra Centre tickets, jet lag refresher massages and bath time treats from the Oriental Spa. Those who avail of the Grand Bocelli and Platinum Bocelli packages get to enjoy Club amenities such as executive breakfast, all-day refreshments, cocktails and hors d’ oeuvres at the Club lounge, complimentary pressing of one suit/dress per day and unlimited high bandwidth Internet access among others.

Dubbed “Bocelli Live in Manila”, the one-night concert, touted to be the one of the largest musical events in the country, is presented by Form Art Developoment International jointly with Father Pio Lend A Hand Foundation and ABS-CBN for the benefit of various charity organizations. Bocelli will be accompanied by the 80-piece Father Pio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of his long-time conductor Marcello Rota, and will be joined on stage by Maria Luigia Borsi, the 2002 grand prize winner in the Sanremo Classic competition.

The above packages are exclusive of government tax and service charge.

Reservations for Mandarin Oriental’s special packages, which are offered from April 25 to 30, can be made by contacting the hotel directly on (02) 750 8888, or through Mandarin Oriental’s worldwide sales and reservations offices or the Group’s direct on-line reservations service,