Mr. Bede Barry, General Manager of Conrad Macao (R) and Ms. Elinda Cheng, Vice President of Longines Macau (M) presents the fabulous La Grande Classique de Longines watch exclusively for Conrad Macao’s Pink Inspired Charity lunch. Credit: Conrad Hotels & Resorts

MACAO - Conrad Macao, Cotai Central has partnered with the International Ladies Club of Macao for the fourth consecutive year to host a charity lunch as part of the hotel's 2017 "PINK Inspired" October campaign to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. This year the lunch event raised over MOP 84,000 for the campaign thanks to the support of major retail sponsors such as Longines, T Galleria by DFS, Gold Elements, Véuve Clicquot, Élévatione Time Stops, Tuscan's, Ofee, Vine Vera, APM Monaco, Furla, Anteprima and LUV & BART. 

Special guests at the lunch included Ms Gloria di Parma, one of the lead dancers from Crazy Horse Paris' Forever Crazy show, popular Hong Kong television actor and doctor Mr. Marcus Kwok who acted as emcee, and author and founder of Miss Tove's English Schools in China Ms. Tove Vine as guest speaker.

Ms. Vine is a Danish/Australian author, philanthropist and English teacher, who at the age of 58, courageously left her comfortable life in Australia to move to China to open English schools for underprivileged children. 

There was also a serious side to the lunch with Mrs. Sally Lo from the Hong Kong Cancer Fund talking about the prevalence of breast cancer and the importance of early detection.    

This year's lunch was attended by more than 250 guests all dressed in various shades of pink, who dined on a special pink themed, three-course lunch menu created by the talented chefs at Conrad Macao, which included a glass of pink Véuve Clicquot Champagne and gift bag.

Guests attending this year's event had the opportunity to purchase lucky draw tickets to win an amazing array of prizes valued at more than MOP 180,000, including luxury hotel getaways at Conrad hotels around the world such as Conrad Beijing, Conrad Koh Samui, Conrad Seoul, Conrad Hong Kong, Conrad Bangkok, Conrad Manila, Conrad Bali, Conrad Guangzhou, Conrad Tokyo, Conrad Macao, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund and Waldorf Astoria Beijing. Every guest also received a gift bag with gifts and special vouchers from luxury retailers at Sands Shoppes such as Longines, Aromatherapy Associate, LING New York Spa, Vine Vera, Gold Elements, Yeng Kee, Marks & Spencer, Shine Spa at Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central and The Manor at The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central, all part of Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao. 

To stay up to date with Conrad Macao's various efforts to support the PINK Inspired Campaign follow us on facebook.com/conradmacao instagram.com/conradmacao or visit Conrad Macao, Cotai Central  website. For more information about the Hong Kong Cancer Fund and the PINK Revolution, please visit www.cancer-fund.org/pink.

Contacts:
Donna Campbell / Joyce Chiu
Conrad Macao, Cotai Central
+853 8118 2041 / +853 8113 8220
donna.campbell@conradhotels.com/ joyce.chiu@conradhotels.com

About Conrad Macao, Cotai Central
Conrad Macao, Cotai Central is a world-class, contemporary, stylish hotel located at Sands Cotai Central, offering stylish guestrooms and suites in a 40-floor tower overlooking the Cotai Strip. Just a five-minute drive from Macau International Airport, Conrad Macao offers easy access to all parts of Macao with limousine service, plus the added convenience of complimentary shuttle buses. Conrad Macao is also connected conveniently to ferry terminals and border crossing points within a few minutes of the hotel. Take advantage of our authentic connections to Macao's cultural and heritage areas or stay entertained with direct access to restaurants and over 150 luxury brand shops at Shoppes at Cotai Central or relax at the Pool Deck or Health Club and Bodhi Spa. Conrad Macao, Cotai Central is the place to be in Macao to make your journey more inspired. For more information, please explore www.conradmacao.com.

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Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business and pleasure seamlessly intersect. Conrad offers its guests an innovative way to Stay Inspired through curated collections of 1-hour, 3-hour or 5-hour experiences, available through www.stayinspired.com. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre check-in and room selection to ordering in room dining and mobile check-out, all from their own mobile device. Consisting of 33 properties across five continents, Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting news.conradhotels.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@conradhotels).

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