HANOI (August 10, 2020) – The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has introduced a special collection of handmade, preservative-free mooncakes, presented in elegant decorative boxes, ahead of the 2020 Mid-Autumn Festival, which will be celebrated on October 1.
The mooncakes, created by Metropole’s Chefs, feature a variety of distinctive flavors, ranging from traditional favorites to creative modern interpretations. The six flavors produced for 2020 include Traditional Mix; Black Sesame and Coconut; Green Bean, Dried Apricot and Salted Egg; Caramel with Dried Fig and Candied Orange; Durian, Pumpkin Seed and Salted Egg; and Lotus, Longan and Red Berry Tea.
We have also designed a story around the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi’s experience during the city lockdown in April. The individual mooncake boxes have beautiful designs of the hotel exterior as well as of certain scenes such as home delivery, kitchen and front office ambassadors with masks. Boxes also contain a colourful poster that celebrates the dedication of the medical community in Hanoi and Vietnam as a whole.
“This year, we are proud to dedicate the 2020 Mid-Autumn festival to all brave and selfless healthcare professionals on the front lines of the global pandemic. As a symbol of reunion and happiness, we are delighted to be able to share our legendary mooncakes as well as our appreciation towards the most incredible people,” says Metropole Hanoi’s General Manager William Haandrikman.
Metropole Hanoi’s mooncakes are available in three elegant box options this year: a three-piece box (each piece is 250g) priced at VND 1,980,000, a six-piece box (each piece is 100g) priced at VND 1,980,000, and a six-piece VIP box (each piece is 100g) that includes a bottle of wine priced at VND 2,880,000. These prices are inclusive of 10% VAT.
The hotel is also offering a special mooncake promotion. Anyone who orders six boxes (three-piece boxes and/or regular six-piece boxes) will be entitled to a complimentary one-night stay in a Premium room. Anyone who orders six VIP boxes (a six-piece box with wine) will be entitled to a complimentary one-night stay in a Grand Premium room.
The mooncakes are available at L’Epicerie du Metropole from 26 August to 1 October 2020.
For every box of mooncakes purchased, Metropole Hanoi will make donation to the National Hospital of Tropical Disease.
The Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated annually on the 15th day of the 8th month in the East Asian lunar calendar, is a time for families to come together to enjoy delicious teas and mooncakes, while giving thanks and praying for good fortune in the year ahead. Known as Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam, the festival traditionally signifies the end of the harvest season.
For reservations and mooncake orders, please contact L’Epicerie du Metropole by telephone at 024 39335224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ask the hotel ambassadors regarding sales terms and conditions for the FOC night offer and early bird discounts.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND METROPOLE HANOI
A prominent fixture in the heart of Hanoi since 1901, the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has a long tradition as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a popular rendezvous for business and leisure travelers such as playwrights, ambassadors and heads of state. The recipient of numerous international awards for its fine service, this legendary landmark has contributed to the richness of local heritage.
The hotel includes 364 rooms. The historic Metropole wing has 106 guestrooms and three Legendary Suites. The suites are named after famous residents and visitors to the hotel (Graham Greene, Charlie Chaplin, Somerset Maugham with private garden) and have access to the Club Lounge. We proudly welcome our esteemed guests from all over the world.
The Metropole restaurants and bars are all famous dining venues, each offering a different exotic experience: Le Beaulieu has the best French fare in this corner of the world; Spices Garden offers the ultimate in Vietnamese gastronomy; angelina – Hanoi’s bespoke bar-lounge-restaurant, La Terrasse brings Parisian-style to the sidewalks of Hanoi; Le Club Bar treats guests to its famous chocolate buffet and cool jazz performances; and, finally, Bamboo Bar brings poolside lounging to the next level.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND
Sofitel Legend is an illustrious selection of heritage luxury hotels where the best of past and present converge. Set within beautiful and culturally-rich destinations, each legendary retreat is both timeless and elegant, delivering lavish settings, renowned restaurants and modern comforts matched with impeccable service for the ultimate luxury experience. Noble, rare and soulful, Sofitel Legend hotels entice worldly travelers who are all drawn to these beloved places of grandeur for their architectural beauty, sweeping vistas and captivating ambience. Sofitel Legend is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 5000 hotels and residences across 110 countries.
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