EDSA Shangri-La, Manila Celebrates 25 Years Of Hospitality From The Heart


August 29, 2017 | BY Philippine Tatler

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, the first Shangri-La hotel in the Philippines, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, having officially opened its doors to guests on August 28, 1992.

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Edsa Shangri-La, Manila’s General Manager, Amit Oberoi said “Celebrating our 25 years marks a key milestone in the history of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in the Philippines, with Edsa Shangri-La being the first. Our silver anniversary year is all about gratitude, as we look back at the joyful memories of the hotel since it first opened in 1992.

We wish to express our most heartfelt thankfulness and appreciation to our guests and colleagues then and now, who helped us become who we are today. We will continue to serve our guests with hospitality from our hearts, which the Shangri-La brand is known for.”

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The hotel invites guests to look back through the 25 years of Shangri-La hospitality in Ortigas, Metro Manila through a gallery of memories from 1992 to the present day displayed at the grand lobby. The gallery showcases nostalgic mementos of Edsa Shangri-La’s journey since its opening, from the hotel’s very first artistic rendering and brass signage, to images of how the hotel looked like in the 90’s, accolades received for excellence, a photo exhibition of its general managers through the years, notable artists who have held residence at the hotel, and Edsa Shangri-La’s current story as Manila’s well-loved urban oasis.

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To commemorate 25 years of Edsa Shangri-La, Manila, executive pastry chef Martin Frowd has crafted a limited edition milk chocolate and cashew sansrival chocolate bar, available at The Bakeshop.. The chocolate bar is wrapped in a shimmering silver wrapper and adorned with a delicate artistic detail of the anniversary emblem, XXV.

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The hotel also offers urban oasis tropical hand fans by the renowned Casa Mercedes and designer Monchet Olives in two vibrant floral designs, available at the Hotel Shop.

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An iconic luxury urban resort and convention hotel, Edsa Shangri-La, Manila is ideally situated in the heart of Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City’s business, shopping, sports and entertainment district. The hotel has 631 guest rooms and suites with two wings, Tower and Garden Wings. The hotel boasts a lagoon-shaped pool, sprawling tropical gardens and the signature CHI, The Spa, as well as six restaurants & bars, an up to the moment health and wellness center, Horizon Club Lounge and  business center services, that cater to the discerning business and leisure traveller’s needs.

The hotel’s very first artistic rendering.jpgThe hotel’s very first artistic rendering

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila has provided 25 years of exemplary service and memorable experiences to local and international travellers, from generation to generation, with its signature brand of Filipino hospitality that comes straight from the heart


For more information, please contact (63 2) 633 8888 or email esl@shangri-la.com. For more updates, follow the hotel’s social media sources on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @edsashangrila.