2021.5.27 Hotel EventsGrand InterContinental Seoul Parnas
Through Aug. 31: Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas in Samseong-dong presents its summer premium bingsu (shaved ice dessert) at the Lobby Lounge, as well as To-go bingsu at Grand Deli on the hotel’s first floor. First launched last year, the Lobby Lounge's single-serving bingsu was released again this year thanks to its popularity among customers, accounting for about 50 percent of total bingsu sales. Grand Deli also presents to-go bingsu, which is conveniently available for take-out.
Meanwhile, Grand Deli's convenient to-go bingsu offers two options including “Mango Bingsu,” with mango pearls on top of refreshing mango, and “Classic Bingsu,” featuring sweet red beans on velvety smooth iced milk. These are also available as a set that includes the hotel's PB coffee "D'GOLD." The price is 13,000 won for Classic Bingsu and 18,000 won for Mango Bingsu (including tax).
Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas: (02) 555-5656
Teheran-ro 521, Gangnam District
JW Marriott Hotel Seoul
Through Sept. 12: The Lounge at JW Marriott Hotel Seoul greets summer with a selection of three irresistibly refreshing homemade bingsu dishes, available until September 12. The Lounge’s signature bingsu, Pure Apple Mango Bingsu, features one or more whole apple mangoes on a bed of rich milk ice shavings, celebrating the natural flavors and aromas of apple mango. JW Marriott Hotel Seoul’s pastry chefs craft fresh mango gelato and mango sauce each day, creating an unforgettably sweet and flavorsome dessert.
JW Marriott Hotel Seoul: (02) 6282-6262
176 Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho District
Hyatt Hotels in Korea
Ongoing: Six Hyatt hotels in Korea recently launched the Hybrid & Wellness Meeting package to elevate guests’ online and offline meeting experiences leading the social distancing trend amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The participating hotels are Andaz Seoul Gangnam, Grand Hyatt Seoul, Park Hyatt Seoul, Grand Hyatt Incheon, Park Hyatt Busan and Grand Hyatt Jeju. The meetings are different as they emphasize four key concepts: professional care and safety, communication through seamless and streamlined technology platforms, creative and excellent food and beverage service and a well-being program.
Hyatt hotels in Korea provide various meeting venues of different sizes that can accommodate from 15 to more than 50 people. With a variety of meeting venue specifications, the meeting planner can easily accommodate any size meeting in accordance with the government's social-distancing guidelines with respect to Covid-19, as well as host on and offline hybrid meetings with seamless and streamlined technology platforms.
With a strong reputation for food and beverage excellence, Hyatt hotels in Korea are evolving their culinary offerings to amplify an exceptional experience by focusing on food customization using local, seasonal and organic ingredients. The hotels also offer take-away boxes for guests who cannot have meals on-site, featuring a variety of options such as Korean, Japanese, Western and finger food. Meanwhile, the hotels also carefully host coffee breaks by serving individually packed items.
Following the management’s philosophy that “We care for people so they can be their best”, the six Korea-based Hyatt hotels offer wellness programs for their attendees. There are two options: Miraval is a program that focuses on stretching and easing the mind and body, created by wellbeing experts from Miraval Resort; the creative program from Headspace offers mind relaxation techniques to enhance concentration by guiding people through a mediation with breathing and music.