NEW YORK, NY – The award-winning 653-room Orchard Hotel Singapore is one of the city-state’s premier hotels featuring luxurious accommodations, amenities and some of the region’s finest restaurants. Its sister property, the 369-room Millennium Hongqiao Shanghai, China, which opened in September 2006 is a 5-star international hotel located in the heart of the city’s commercial and residential district.

If you are traveling to Asia, make Singapore and Shanghai one of your places to see and to experience the very best of both cosmopolitan cities book the following packages:

Orchard Hotel Singapore
“Shop & Stay” package with rates beginning from USD$154 per night
Enjoy the “Great Singapore Sale” which lasts through July 22nd, 2007, offering visitors the opportunity to go on a “shopathon” of immense proportions where you can receive discounts of up to 70% at shops in areas like the central shopping belt of Orchard Road and Marina Bay. Bargains can be found on items like fashion, watches, jewelry, electronics and much more. The Orchard Hotel’s “Shop & Stay” package includes a one-night stay in a Superior Room; complimentary breakfast for two persons; and a pair of discount vouchers from In@Backstage, a beauty and lifestyle salon. Guests will also enjoy “one for one drinks” (buy one get one free) at the hotel’s Intermezzo Bar during Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests can also upgrade to elegant Signature Club Rooms for an additional USD$33 whereupon they will enjoy a host of personalized services. The package is available through July 22nd, 2007, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.

“In the Lap of Luxury” package with rates beginning from USD$380 per night
With this package guests will enjoy overnight accommodations in a Signature Suite, complimentary two-way transfer to any destination in the city, complimentary 45-minute back massage for two in the room and access to the Signature Club Lounge. The signature Club Lounge offers complimentary buffet breakfast, snacks and drinks. The package is available on Fridays and Saturdays only, through September 2007.

“Weekends Away” package with rates beginning from USD$123 per night
The Orchard Hotel’s “Weekends Away” package includes one night’s Superior Room accommodations with complimentary breakfast for two. The package is available on Fridays and Saturdays only, through December 2007.

Millennium Hongqiao Shanghai, China
“Triple B” package from USD$180 per night
The Millennium Hongqiao Shanghai is offering the three essential “B’s”, namely bed, breakfast and broadband Internet access via its “Triple B” package. The package includes Superior Room accommodations, complimentary buffet breakfast and broadband Internet access. The packages does not include a 15% surcharge per night and is valid through December 31, 2007.

Guests will also enjoy the convenience of web check-in at the Millennium Hongqiao, the first hotel in China to offer this speedy registration process. The web check in process is available three days from the date of guests’ arrival. The Millennium Hongqiao is also a recent recipient of the prestigious “Golden Pillow Award” which saw it being named as one of the “2007 Best New Hotels in China” with judges lavishing glowing praises on its service and facilities. The Millennium Hongqiao is a mere 10-minutes drive away from the city’s domestic Hongqiao Airport and 40 minutes drive from the Pudong International Airport. All guestrooms and suites are spacious with contemporary design and tastefully furnished, complete with long bath and separate shower, electronic safe, flat screen LCD color television, broadband Internet access, electronic key card access, mini bar, coffee and tea making facilities.

The aforementioned packages from the Orchard Hotel and Millennium Hongqiao are based on availability, subject to blackout dates and do not include service charges and government taxes. To make your reservations please contact 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com.

About Millennium & Copthorne Hotels
Millennium & Copthorne International Limited (a subsidiary of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc and member of the Singapore-based Hong Leong Group) owns and operates hotel properties in seven countries in Asia. Globally, the UK-headquartered Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc owns and operates more than 110 hotels, making it one of the largest owned and managed hotel groups in the world. The Millennium and Copthorne brands are the principal brands for this worldwide portfolio. Each hotel within the portfolio exhibits its own unique personality but they are all collectively distinguished and recognized for their capacities to provide the best possible business, leisure, incentives, meetings and events experience to all customers worldwide.

The Millennium Hotels portfolio showcases 4-star deluxe and 5-star properties located in international gateway cities throughout the United Kingdom, continental Europe, North America, Asia, New Zealand, North Africa, and the Middle East. The Copthorne Hotels stable – many of which have won a succession of major industry awards, comprises 4-star properties located in major regional business centers around the world.

In Singapore, Millennium & Copthorne International Limited manages the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Orchard Hotel, M Hotel, Copthorne King’s Hotel and Copthorne Orchid Hotel. In other Asia-Pacific, it manages The Heritage Hotel Manila in the Philippines, Millennium Hotel Sirih Jakarta in Indonesia, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang and The Millennium Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Millennium Seoul Hilton in Korea, Millennium Hongqiao Hotel Shanghai in China, Millennium Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok – scheduled to open in last quarter of 2007 and Millennium Beijing – scheduled to open in 2008.

Additionally, Millennium & Copthorne International Ltd owns several other chain-managed hotels including the Grand Hyatt Taipei in Taiwan, the Nikko Hotel and JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong and Millennium Hilton Bangkok in Thailand.

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