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The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai Re-launches Traditional Afternoon at The Tea Lounge

SHANGHAI, CHINA - January 29, 2013. Keeping the tradition of Tea ceremony in China, afternoon tea is of the utmost importance at any social gathering, it is a symbol of respect in the household. Back by popular demand, The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai re-launches the traditional afternoon tea in the Tea Lounge at the lobby level.

An extensive selection of classic afternoon tea offering various types of loose leaf tea presented together with tasty treats such as desserts, sandwiches, scones and traditional Chinese snacks that elegantly layered on a three-tiered silver stand. The traditional Afternoon Tea Set is offered every day from 2:30pm to 5pm for guests to enjoy the innovative afternoon tea set featuring bartender David Hong’s famous tea infused cocktails.

Priced at CNY.188+ per set of afternoon tea, and CNY.258+ per set including a tea infused cocktail or a flute of Champagne.

A cozy and elegant rendezvous offering refreshments from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., The Lobby Lounge serves daily afternoon tea in The Ritz-Carlton tradition from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Evening cocktails, late night drinks and cigars are also available. Accompanying the personalized service by Manager Agnes Yu and her team of elegantly clad ladies are the soothing strains of Chinese background music during the morning, and a live music performance by elegant tunes of harps and flutes in the evening.

For more information, please call (86 21) 6279 8888 extension 5976.

*All prices are subject to 15% service charge.


For additional information about this press release contact:

Els Ramadhinta
Senior Director of Communications
The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai
1376 Nanjing Xi Road
Shanghai 200040
P.R. China
Telephone: +86 21 6279 8888
Direct: +86 21 6279 7961
Cell: +86 13611673769
Facsimile: (86 21) 6279 7014
Email: els.ramadhinta@ritzcarlton.com