MANDARIN ORIENTAL, HONG KONG PARTNERS WITH ART HK TO OFFER A SERIES OF ARTISTIC TREATS

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is pleased to partner with ART HK on its forthcoming fair, offering guests a series of artistic treats ranging from an exclusive stay and an art-inspired afternoon tea to special cocktails in the M bar. ART HK takes place from 26 to 29 May 2011 in the Hong Kong Convention Centre, representing more than 250 galleries from 38 countries. Now in its fourth year, ART HK has secured a firm place in the diaries of art collectors and galleries around the world, with galleries exhibiting this year including Barbara Gladstone from the US, White Cube from the UK and ShanghART from China, representing international artists ranging from Tracey Emin, Anish Kapoor and Antony Gormley to Zhang Huan and Zhou Tiehai. Located in the heart of the city, the iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has become the hotel of choice for many leading artists and gallery directors when visiting the city for either business or pleasure. The hotel’s “ART HK” package includes: • Overnight accommodation in a luxurious room • Breakfast in the Clipper Lounge or Café Causette • Two VIP Passes to ART HK, including access to the fair, an invitation to the Vernissage, use of the VIP Lounge, access to all VIP events related to the fair and a complimentary catalogue • LUXE City Guide Hong Kong, exclusive edition for Veuve Clicquot ART HK • A bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne at the Veuve Clicquot Bar at ART HK Rooms start at £388 subject to 10% service charge, and are available between 24 and 30 May 2011, subject to availability. Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly on +852 2522 0111 or by visiting the tempting offers page on our website at www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong. To celebrate ART HK, the Clipper Lounge will become home to an exciting new exhibition of ‘dessert’ temptations by artist Zhou Tiehai that guests can enjoy while indulging in Mandarin Oriental’s legendary afternoon tea. This exhibition will run from 9 May to 5 June and will present original pieces of art, each of which will be linked to a dessert and will be displayed in specially created cake boxes. Meanwhile, the talented mixologists at the fashionable M bar, perched on the 25th floor of the hotel, will also offer a series of must-try art-inspired cocktails – Future, Asia One and Art. Hong Kong is the natural location in Asia for an international art fair. With its longstanding reputation as a gateway between East and West, the city’s robust auction sales are strong contributor to China’s ranking as the world’s second largest art market. One of the main factors for this is that there is no tax on the import and export of art, making it all the more appealing to buyers. About ART HK ART HK is one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the international art calendar. More than 250 galleries from 38 countries will come together to offer a unique opportunity to see and buy art. Now in its fourth edition with its strongest line up of international galleries to date and an expanded ART FUTURES section showcasing the very best young artists represented by the next generation of gallerists. This year also sees the launch of ASIA ONE, a new section providing a dedicated platform for Asian galleries to showcase solo projects by artists from Asia. About Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong The iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is the epitome of contemporary luxury combined with Oriental heritage. Having delighted guests with award-winning service and impressive facilities since 1963, it is the much-loved address for those seeking an exclusive sanctuary in the heart of this exciting city. The spacious rooms and suites offer magnificent views of the famous Victoria Harbour and city skyline. A collection of ten popular restaurants and bars, and a Shanghainese-inspired holistic Oriental Spa complemented by state-of-the-art fitness facilities and a pool make Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong the recognised home away from home for discerning leisure and business travellers alike. About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, 42 hotels representing over 10,000 rooms in 27 countries, with 18 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and 12 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, connected to the Group’s properties. Photography of Mandarin Oriental is available to download, in high and low resolution, in the Photo Library of our Media section, at www.mandarinoriental.com. For further information, please contact: Agency Contact Henrietta Carnegy (henrietta@annscott.co.uk) Ann Scott Associates Tel: 020 7823 9988 Katerina Panayotopoulou (katerina@annscott.co.uk) Ann Scott Associates Tel: 020 7823 9988 Corporate Office Jill Kluge (jillk@mohg.com) Group Communications – Global Tel: 020 7908 7810 Live Haugen (lhaugen@mohg.com) Group Communications – Europe, Middle East and Africa Tel: 020 7908 7813 Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Nina Colls (ncolls@mohg.com) Director of Communications Tel : +852 2825 4060 www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong Agency Contact Henrietta Carnegy (henrietta@annscott.co.uk) Ann Scott Associates Tel: 020 7823 9988 Katerina Panayotopoulou (katerina@annscott.co.uk) Ann Scott Associates Tel: 020 7823 9988 Corporate Office Jill Kluge (jillk@mohg.com) Group Communications – Global Tel: 020 7908 7810 Live Haugen (lhaugen@mohg.com) Group Communications – Europe, Middle East and Africa Tel: 020 7908 7813 Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong Nina Colls (ncolls@mohg.com) Director of Communications Tel : +852 2825 4060 www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong

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