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Sheraton Macao Hotel Launches Oktoberfest With a Guinness World Records™ Official Attempt for “Most people opening bottles in a relay”

October 8, 2013 Lifestyle No Comments Email Email

01Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central, the world’s largest Sheraton and Macau’s biggest hotel, is proud to present the first authentic Oktoberfest within Cotai Strip Resorts Macao from October 10 to 20, 2013.

Kicking off the 11-day festival with an official attempt for Guinness World Records Most people opening bottles in a relay will be Sheraton Macao Hotel guests and associates joined by the local community. These two highlights come close on the heels of a series of achievements and accolades that the hotel has under its belt: winner of three prestigious hospitality awards including the Travel & Leisure India’s Best Awards – Best New Opening Hotel (World), the Hurun Hot Hotel Awards 2013 and 2013 China’s Top 10 Most Popular New Opened Hotels by The Golden Pillow Award, as well as receiving its one millionth guest in less than one year since its grand opening last September.

02a“Sheraton Macao Hotel has introduced numerous exciting experiences for guests of all ages, including families. The Hotel has also established a reputation for being one of the region’s most popular family destinations offering warm hospitality and personalized services. In launching the Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest, we are creating a great social gathering place for families, friends and work colleagues, to come together and share the most authentic Bavarian experience without making a trip to Germany.” said Josef Dolp, Managing Director of Sheraton Macao Hotel.

Mr. Dolp added, “In less than a year since our grand opening on September 20, 2012, we welcomed our one millionth guest in August and won three prestigious hospitality awards. Now in doing the Guinness World Records attempt at the Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest, we are aiming to achieve another milestone.”

Official Attempt for Guinness World Records Most people opening the bottles in a relay

02bGuinness World Records Most people opening the bottles in a relay – was set by 398 participants in Ningbo in May this year. Sheraton Macao Hotel will be inviting participants to take part in this record-breaking attempt via its Facebook page. Sheraton Macao Hotel’s guests and associates are also expected to take part in this mega event. A Guinness World Records adjudicator will be on site to adjudicate the record-setting event, and if the effort is successful, to present a certificate that officially proclaims Sheraton Macao Hotel as Guinness World Records record holder. The challenge will be held at Jaya Pool of Sheraton Macao Hotel, which is expected to see throngs of participants and observers alike.

Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest

Apart from Guinness World Records official attempt, Sheraton Macao Hotel will be providing all the quintessential elements of any Oktoberfest including authentic German beer, Bavarian culinary delights, live music entertainment and carnival games. The hotel has partnered with Paulaner, a renowned German brewery which was established in 1634 in Munich, to serve authentic German beer at the festival. Every year, there are more than 13 million liters of Paulaner Oktoberfestbier sold internationally, so guests at Sheraton Macao Hotel  enjoying the hotel’s Oktoberfest can be part of the worldwide festival revelers soaking up genuine German brews without making a trip to Munich. With an admission fee of MOP100, guests can receive a complimentary 0.5L glass of Paulaner beer that is brewed in Munich and delivered to the hotel specially for the event.

03The ideal accompaniment to Oktoberfest beer is traditional German cuisine, and Sheraton Macao Hotel will be flying in Chef Sven Roffmann from Sheraton Munich Arabellapark, who will dish-up a wide range of Oktoberfest favourites such as bratwursts, hand-rolled pretzels, pork knuckles and many more. The highlight of the event is the 40m by 15m Festhalle tent, with Sheraton Macao Hotel associates dressed in Dirndl outfits (traditional Bavarian dresses). This autumn at Sheraton Macao Hotel, guests can definitely immerse themselves in a real Oktoberfest celebration – Bavarian style.

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The guarantee for great fun does not end with the authentic German food and beer. The authenticity of the Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest is enhanced by the musical entertainment provided by Toni’s Beerband (led by Anton Hammerer), flown in from Bavaria specially for this occasion, they will lead guests in traditional Oktoberfest sing-a-longs and Polka dances throughout the evening, ensuring everyone has a good time.

To top off all this revelry, each night 3 lucky guests will have a chance to win a comprehensive package comprising accommodation for two in a Deluxe Room, a 60-minute relaxing spa experience at Shine Spa for Sheraton and a Food & Beverage voucher worth MOP500.

Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest Package

In conjunction with the Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest, guests can now purchase the hotel’s Oktoberfest Package, not only immersing themselves in a real Oktoberfest celebration, they can also enjoy the warm hospitality, personalized service and a wide range of amenities while staying at the Sheraton Macao Hotel. From HKD 1,438* , guests will be able to enjoy a one-night accommodation for two at the hotel’s Deluxe Room, featuring the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® Bed, a 42-inch LCD television and the brand’s signature Sheraton Shine Spa amenities.

05The package also includes:

–       Sheraton Macao Hotel’s Oktoberfest admission tickets for two (worth MOP200 including 2 beers) with an additional Food & Beverage voucher that is worth MOP200

–       Afternoon tea set for two at Palms on arrival day

–       One-way Cotai Water Jet ferry ticket for two from Macau to Hong Kong per room per stay

*All rates are subject to 10% service charge and 5% government tax

Enjoy this autumn at Sheraton Macao Hotel, it’s the perfect destination to enjoy the authentic Oktoberfest.

For more information about Sheraton Macao Hotel, please visit www.sheratonmacao.com or make a call at (853) 2880 2000 for enquiries.

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