ABU DHABI – “This Ramadan we wanted to give back to those loyal guests staying with us during this holy month. By giving them a Ramadan blessing, we respect and honor our guests as we welcome them with this heartfelt gesture. Ramadan Kareem,” said General Manager Thomas Guss, commenting on the hotel’s celebration of Ramadan.
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi celebrates Ramadan by highlighting its Chinese heritage with Ramadan Blessing Cookies. Every day during the holy month, from 6 June through 7 July 2016, guests are given one of eight Ramadan Blessing Cookies containing traditional well wishes and shaped to emulate its authentic Chinese cookie namesake.
One out of eight cookies offered daily will reveal a gift in the form of a voucher to honor the spirit of giving this Ramadan. These vouchers range from complimentary stays, spa treatments or dining experiences. Blessings include such those as “Embrace the virtues of Ramadan”; “Speak nothing but good”, “Forgive when you can take revenge”, “Give away from what you have” and “Work hard’. Ramadan Mubarak.
Furthermore, the hotel supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the dreams of terminally ill children. Included in each cookie are instructions on how to donate. Guests may text “SLAD” to 5555 to donate Dh50, to 6888 for Dh100 or to 7000 for Dh200.
Guests may call (971 2) 509 8639 today to book a stay between 6 June and 7 July 2016 and participate in this gesture of giving.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts remains committed to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner whilst balancing the interests of diverse stakeholders. In striving to be a leader in corporate citizenship and sustainable development, a corporate-level CSR Committee drives the company’s initiatives in the strategic areas of stakeholder relations, environment, health and safety, supply chain and employees. These focus areas are unified under the umbrella brand of “Sustainability”, together with Shangri-La’s core CSR projects “Embrace” and “Sanctuary”. Hotel-level Embrace programs focus on Shangri-La’s Caring People Project, which aims to promote the highest level of education and health support in underprivileged communities. Sanctuary programs concentrate on Shangri-La’s Care for Nature Project, which promotes the conservation and restoration of biodiversity.
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