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Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing Participates in Trek Activity to Help Protect Nanjing City Wall

October 23, 2014 Responsible Tourism No Comments Email Email

sixty colleagues from Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing participated in a 5.5-kilometre trek activity to show its support for the city’s campaign to protect the city wall built during the Ming dynasty.

Trek Activity

The trek started at Dongshui Gate, passed by Wuding, Yuhua, Zhonghua and Changgan Gates, and ended at Xishui Gate. For every kilometer a colleague completed, the participants donated RMB10 to the city wall management committee.

Trekking is a very popular activity now. It is good for the body and can make the heart stronger by reducing fat mass in the artery. This multi-level healthy activity is suitable for people of different ages.

“The history of the city wall in Nanjing has over 600 years order, and it had been connected in this August. When I walk through the city wall, I overlook the different landscape in this city and the beautiful skyline.” said Mr. Frank Wen, the hotel’s general manager. “This is great opportunity for our hotel colleagues participating this activity to contribute our efforts on protect the city wall.”

A total of 1,000 persons participated in this activity organized by Nanjing Morning Post that will now become a city event in the future.

Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing is ideally located at the heart of Gulou District and has easy access to each direction in the city. It is next to the subway and steps away from the famous city sightseeing spot Xuanwu Lake.

The hotel comprises 450 spacious guestrooms and suites, and 21 serviced apartments. Guestrooms range from 45 to 261 square metres, and feature an elegant, contemporary deco. All Horizon Club rooms offer an outstanding view of Xuanwu Lake and the Horizon Club Lounge on Level 40 provides panoramic lake views.

In addition to Shangri-La’s renowned hospitality, its restaurants and bar, the city’s largest pillowless grand ballroom, a comfortable fitness center and CHI, The Spa all makes Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing to be the best choice both for business and leisure travelers.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 36,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

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