2020.7.31 Hotel Events

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2020.7.31 Hotel Events

Park Hyatt Busan  
Through Dec. 23: Park Hyatt Busan, which boasts unobstructed, beautiful ocean and city views, will launch a new “Honeymoon at the Park Package” from July 15. Designed for newlywed couples planning their honeymoon, this is an extraordinary option to stay in a hotel in Korea instead of traveling abroad. Here, you can enjoy private and luxurious honeymoon accommodations that rival the best in the world.
The “Honeymoon at the Park Package” room is one of the hotel's top suites. Located on the 27th and 28th floors, the suite offers a panoramic view of Haeundae Beach, as well as the beautiful night lights of Gwangan Bridge and the exotic Yacht Stadium. The bathroom overlooks the open ocean. It also features a living room with an independent dining and office space.
The package includes breakfast in the restaurant, or for in-room dining, a limited breakfast set menu; free professional photo services from professional wedding photography studio, Kim Kiyong Snap; honeymoon treats, including one bottle of sparkling wine, a canapé platter, a bouquet and a boutonnière; and early check-in and check-out options (if available). In addition, if you stay for more than two nights, you will receive a 200,000 won ($167) credit for use in the hotel during your stay (some outlets, excluded). Please note that any unused or remaining balance is not refundable.
The “Honeymoon at the Park Package” is available until Dec. 23 for stays until Dec. 30 to provide a lifetime of memories for your most special moments in life. It is not available during the Busan Fireworks Festival, which is from Dec. 25 to 26. Pre-booking and prepayment are required seven days prior to arrival. Free cancellation and free changes are available up until seven days prior to arrival. The price starts at 1,000,000 won and is based on two people. Prices may vary according to dates and exclude tax. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts and benefits. The offer is subject to room availability, and restrictions may apply.
Park Hyatt Busan: (051) 990-1234
51, Marine City 1-ro, Haeundae District
Park Hyatt Seoul
Through Sept. 6: The Lounge, the luxury lifestyle destination on the 24th floor of Park Hyatt Seoul, presents "The Taste — Boyangsik Dinner Set", a menu inspired by Korea’s seasonal tradition of revitalizing summer Boyangsik dishes, from June 9 to September 6. Comprising of five courses, the dinner set is a celebration of seasonal abundances crafted from nourishing ingredients including Korean-grown deodeok root, chicken and abalone. A further culinary highlight is the unique dessert course, a creative reinterpretation of traditional snacks that brings together sweet red bean jelly, mugwort mousse and soybean flour crumble. The menu is priced at 100,000 won per person (including tax; no service charge applies). For a supplementary price of 40,000 won per person, dinner is served with two glasses of paired wine and one glass of traditional Korean liquor Gangjang Baekseju. Early reservations are particularly recommended for Aug. 15, one of Korea’s three bok days, the summer days on which Boyangsik cuisine is traditionally enjoyed. The other two, July 16 and 26, have already passed.  
The dinner set menu commences with a unique interpretation of the summer dish Chogyetang (chicken in a cold broth with vinegar and mustard), made with chicken and ginseng rolls. The chicken, marinated in soy sauce with star anise and other spices before being rolled with ginseng, strikes a uniquely refreshing flavor balance with the cool mustard broth. Deodeok Root Tempura and Vinegar Chili Paste is served with tenderly chewy Conch Skewers as an invigorating summer appetizer. The main course brings a choice of Grilled Korean Hanwoo Ribs with Garlic Soy Sauce, served with Napa Cabbage Geotjeori Salad and Fresh Chamnamul Greens in Dressing; or tender Deep-fried Sea Bream Wrapped in Kadaif Noodles and served with homemade Melon and Chili Sauce for an exceptional blend of sweet and spicy aromas. The following course features Doenjang Mulhoe, a soup of abalone, squid, other seafood and vegetables in a doenjang bean paste-based broth, accompanied by seasonal side dishes and multigrain rice. The final course is a dessert of Mugwort Mousse, flavored with white chocolate, topped generously with sweet red bean jelly, garnished with soybean flour crumble and juxtaposed with yuja meringue and orange biscuits for a sublime combination of astringent mugwort fragrance and sweet contrasting notes.
The Boyangsik Dinner Set menu may be accompanied by a carefully curated selection of beverages, for a supplementary price of 40,000 won per person. Appetizer and main courses are paired with two glasses of different selected wines and one glass of Gangjang Baekseju, a traditional liquor crafted from some 10 medicinal herbs and ingredients.
Park Hyatt Seoul: (02) 2016-1100
606 Teheran-ro, Gangnam District
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul  
Ongoing: JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul presents "Mango Afternoon-tea Set", the perfect excuse for spending a cool and sweet time avoiding the heat this summer season.
Located on the lobby level, The Lounge’s "Mango Afternoon-tea set" features a plate of 12 different sweet desserts crafted by Seoul Baking Company’s pastry chef and includes one of the signature bingsu options as well as a choice of two special summer drinks, against the majestic backdrop of Heunginjimun Gate.
The mango dessert menu presented on a three-tier tray offers Mango Passion Layer, Mango Tart, Mango Coconut Verrine, Mango Macaroon, American Cheese Cake, Creamed Shrimp, Plain Scone and Fresh Mango with Seasonal Fruits among other sweet mango desserts.
The "Mango Afternoon-tea Set" is available at The Lounge from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. everyday and is priced at 69,000 won (inclusive of a 10 percent service charge and 10 percent tax) for two people.  
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul: (02) 2276-3000  
279 Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno District  
Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas
Through Aug. 30: Lobby Lounge, located on the first floor of the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas in Samseong-dong, is to showcase the hotel's first caviar-themed brunch. The entire brunch menu carefully incorporates Almas Osetra caviar obtained from sturgeons that have grown for 10 years or more. The menu also offers truffles and foie gras along with caviar. Guests are invited to enjoy the weekend in the lap of luxury with the world's top three delicacies, complete with the sumptuous atmosphere offered by the Lobby Lounge’s openness and high ceilings.
The brunch provides a course menu featuring French-style caviar, along with apple lime kombucha served as a welcome drink. The six-course brunch offers the finest gourmet experience with truffle choux and foie gras mousse with caviar, truffle sweet potato velouté, lobster and steak, chocolate dessert garnished with gold leaf and more. Also, an extra portion of caviar is served in a separate bowl alongside the meal so that guests can appreciate its authentic taste. Almas Osetra caviar used in the brunch menus is considered the best caviar in the world, and contains no additives other than salt in order to boost its natural, smooth, savory taste.
The Lobby Lounge's caviar brunch is available between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. every weekend until Aug. 30, and costs 110,000 won per person. (Tax and service charge included).
Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas: (02) 555-5656  
Teheran-ro 521, Gangnam District  
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