Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A Holly Jolly Christmas at New World Makati Hotel

On its silver anniversary, New World Makati Hotel heralds the festive season with a raffle of getaways and giveaways, relaxing holiday stays, sumptuous dining offers, gift-worthy sweets and treats, merry mocktails and cocktails, and Christmas party packages to make this Yuletide its biggest and brightest yet.

25 Getaways and Giveaways

New World Makati Hotel starts off the Yuletide with a raffle of 25 experiences and prizes including two-night stays at New World hotels in Saigon, Hong Kong, Petaling Jaya (Kuala Lumpur) complete with airfare and breakfast for two; a trip to Tokyo for two; an iPhone 11 128 GB; an Apple Watch Series 5 GPS 40mm; a pair of Apple Airpods with charging case; a Sony Smart KDL 40 inch full HD television; and five Belo Skin Treatment gift cards worth PHP5,000 each, to name a few.

Luxe suite stays for two, as well as dining experiences for two and four guests, respectively, at the hotel’s premium Cantonese restaurant, Jasmine, and all-day dining and buffet outlet, Café 1228, will also be given away. At the Marahai Spa, two 60-minute massages and treatments are up for grabs. Five holiday hampers for sharing or gift-giving are also included in the raffle.

Guests who stay or dine throughout December for a minimum single-receipt of PHP5,000 nett are given one raffle ticket. Tickets must be accomplished and dropped in the box designated at the hotel’s lobby on or before 1 January 2020. Winners will be drawn on 6 January 2020. For a full list of prizes and mechanics, those interested may visit the website at https://manila.newworldhotels.com/en/promotions/promotions-dining/25th-anniversary-giveaway/.

The Gift of a Brighter Future

As Makati has been home for two and a half decades, the hotel is giving back to homeless children in Barangay Palanan cared for by SOLV Foundation through donating proceeds from promotions offered for all of December. Guests who stay, hold an event, or order a festive cocktail or mocktail will be helping these children secure a better and brighter future.

Holly Jolly Holiday Stays

A warm and cozy festive season awaits at New World Makati Hotel with room packages starting at PHP5,800++ inclusive of buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids six years old and below, as well as a Christmas treat. Stay period is from 1 to 30 December.

Those who stay or visit the property on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day get to meet and greet Santa and receive a special treat, as he roams and spreads good tidings and cheer.

A Decadent Degustation at The Glasshouse

On Christmas Eve, guests can experience a five-course dinner at The Glasshouse priced at PHP3,888 nett per person for an intimate ambiance paired with an indulgent line-up of festive dishes.

Introducing the evening’s menu is the amuse-bouche, followed by pan-seared duck foie gras with celeriac puree, roasted pear and marsala jus, then a white onion and thyme velouté, scallop ravioli with curry and ginger nage, palate cleanser glühwein sorbet, duck leg confit with braised red cabbage, croquette and port wine jus, entrée Mediterranean sea bream with mushroom and leek risotto, green asparagus and tarragon bisque, ending with a white chocolate parfait with ginger crumbs and black currant ice cream, as well as a selection of Christmas cookies, stollen, and chocolates.

A Feast of Festive Flavors

Savor a hearty Yuletide-themed buffet at Café 1228 from 1 to 30 December (except Christmas Eve & Christmas Day) with honey-glazed ham, prime rib, and much more at PHP2,300 and PHP2,800 for lunch on weekdays and weekends, respectively, and PHP2,500 for dinner daily. Guests may likewise upgrade with a free-flowing beverage package at PHP599 comprising juices, soda, local beers, and wines. 

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, an even fancier feast awaits as guests indulge on oven-roasted turkey stuffed with chestnuts and prunes, roasted marinated rib eye, native lechon, and gingerbread desserts to complete a holiday-worthy spread for special gatherings. Prices are PHP2,300 for Christmas Eve lunch, PHP2,988 for Christmas Eve dinner as well as Christmas Day lunch and dinner. All prices are nett.

Yuletide Set Menus

Authentic and premium Chinese cuisine take center stage at the renowned Jasmine restaurant, as it offers three lunch and dinner set menus for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

The Happiness set menu includes hot prawn chicken salad, lobster corn soup, deep-fried scallop with minced shrimp and pumpkin sauce, stir-fried fish fillet with black pepper and broccoli, wok-fried beef tenderloin in xo sauce, crispy seafood with fried rice and curry sauce, and chilled mango cream sago.

The roasted suckling pig salad introduces the Prosperity set menu, followed by crab roe with fish maw in bamboo pith soup, stir-fried fish fillet with bean curd and vegetables soya sauce, stir-fried prawn with snow peas and black truffle sauce, pan-fried lamb in barbecue sauce, crispy seafood rice in curry sauce, and chilled mango cream sago.

For the Auspicious set menu, the Peking duck salad precedes the dried scallop with fish maw in sea cucumber soup, braised local abalone with duck feet and vegetables, deep-fried scallop with minced shrimp and barbecue sauce, pan-fried lamb and black pepper sauce, and concludes with the chilled mango pudding.

The Happiness, Prosperity, and Auspicious set menus are priced at PHP1,960, PHP2,070, and PHP2,180 nett per person, respectively, for a minimum of two guests. 

Merry and Bright Mocktail and Cocktail

From 1 to 30 December, sip on festive drinks – Santa’s Sparkling Sleigh and Christmas Chamomile Fizz – at Bar Rouge for PHP400 and PHP280 nett, respectively. 

Santa’s Sparkling Sleigh adds zing to the holiday spirit with its mix of vodka, sparkling wine, Red Bull, apple juice, sprite, and lemon bitters, garnished with grape and apple slices. For an equally festive alcohol-free treat, the Christmas Chamomile Fizz combines calamansi, chamomile tea, apple juice, ginger ale, and simple syrup, topped with sour candy and an apple slice.

Holly Jolly Holiday Hamper

Gifts for family and friends are made memorable and worry-free with New World Makati Hotel’s holiday hampers. Chock full of premium treats, the hampers come in deluxe and grand sizes for PHP4,288 and PHP6,888 nett, respectively. Likewise, guests can customize their hampers with an array of items such as pralines, mendiant, cookies, chocolates macadamia nuts, bourbon cake, cupcakes, nougat, Old English fruit cake, stollen bread, and more. 

Christmas Celebrations 

As it is the season for merrymaking, meaningful gatherings and reunions can be hosted at New World Makati Hotel’s wide selection of event venues paired with extensive catering menus. From grand parties at the ballroom, to more intimate affairs at the glasshouse, balcony, press club, and restaurants, packages include a choice between an overnight deluxe room stay with breakfast for two or buffet for four; one complimentary round of iced tea, chilled juice, or soda; five complimentary bottles of red or white wines; a two-pound Christmas cake; festive Christmas centerpieces; personalized menu cards; and complete sound system with the music of choice.

Likewise, guests are assisted by full-service event professionals that guarantee a detailed and convenient planning experience.

For inquiries, reservations, and orders, guests can call +632 8811 6888 or email reservations.manila@newworldhotels.com, catering.manila@newworldhotels.com, or FandBreservations.manila@newworldhotels.com.

Those interested can also visit the official website at manila.newworldhotels.com/en/ or follow the Facebook and Instagram accounts at facebook.com/NewWorldMakatiHotel/ and instagram.com/newworldmakati/.

New World Makati Hotel is a world-class deluxe hotel located in the heart of Makati. With a thoroughly modern vibe and hints of Oriental influence, the hotel features 580 guestrooms and suites with Residence Club executive floor accommodation, a business center, sophisticated dining options, a well-equipped fitness center with sauna and spa, an outdoor swimming pool, and 1,800 square meters of dynamic function space for meetings and conferences. 

The hotel is located directly across Greenbelt, the country’s premier lifestyle shopping center. It is also nine kilometers from Ninoy Aquino International Airport and within steps of many embassies, as well as Manila’s top business addresses and upscale shopping venues. 

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