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Dining at The Peninsula Shanghai

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Unforgettable Dining Experiences   Peninsula hotels are renown for redefining luxury hospitality. The quality of service extends to every detail of their ten properties, including to the unforgettable restaurant and bar experiences. The Peninsula Shanghai has three signature restaurants and three bars for guests and locals to take in the fine setting along The Bund with the city lights of the Pudong skyline just across the river.   The Lobby Lounge All Peninsula hotels welcome guests with a magnificent open space, high-ceiling lobby lounge. The Lobby Lounge at The Peninsula Shanghai is certainly no exception. Guests can start their day with a most hearty breakfast set. The Shanghainese breakfast is...

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The Peninsula Shanghai

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Classic Peninsula in Classic Shanghai   The Peninsula Standard Peninsula hotels are synonymous with luxury, tradition, and world-class service. Each location is renown for their heritage, innovation, and glamour. The Peninsula Shanghai is no exception. Opened in 2009, the property redefined the luxury accommodation scene in Shanghai as the flagship Peninsula hotel in Mainland China. The hotel offers the Peninsula standard of luxuries including car services from their signature Peninsula green vehicles, like the beautiful Phantom Rolls Royce. The Peninsula Academy also provides guests with culturally enriching activities in the hotel and out in the city.   The Location The hotel resides ideally along The Bund, the city’s historic waterfront...

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Travel Tips: Efficient Packing

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Packing with Travel Cubes   How to Make Packing Easier I love efficiency. Efficiency in the workplace. Efficiency in service and hospitality. Efficiency at home with personal organization. As a frequent traveler, I strive to find ways to make packing easier. Let’s be real, though: Packing and outfit planning never gets truly easy. But, it can get easier with efficiency.   How I Used to Pack Before I embraced cleanliness, neatness, and organization, I could clutter and mess up a room with the best of them. The contents of my luggage closely mirrored the clothes tossed around the room. While I was in school, my family would take long summer...

Marrakech, Morocco

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A brief glimpse of the city   What to know about Marrakech While Marrakech is not the largest city in Morocco (that title belongs to the port city of Casablanca), it is the most popular destination for tourists. The city is geographically located near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains and a few hours away from the Sahara Desert. The contrast of landscapes is as distinct as the two parts of the city. The Medina is the old historical city, with endless labyrinths, narrow passageways, and alleyways filled with local shops and souks, or bazaars. The Djemaa El-Fna is the main square that is the highlight for many tourists...

Dining in Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

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Dining options around the resort   The Dining Selections While it is difficult to leave the pampered comforts of your room, especially with the In-Villa Dining service (read more about it here), guests can savor more of the resort as Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech offers guests three dining outlets in the property. The Pool Garden serves international and Mediterranean selections for an al fresco lunch by the main pool surrounded by ponds and landscaped greenery. Mes’Lalla is the signature restaurant of the hotel. The menu presents traditional Moroccan cuisine with a contemporary twist. Adjacent to Mes’Lalla is Le Salon Berbère, the resort’s all-day dining restaurant with a relaxed Moroccan setting. In the morning...