Raffles marks return
RAFFLES in Singapore has officially marked its return (TD 02 Aug) with a traditional lion dance ritual, a commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony and The Raffles Reopening Festival.
The festivities included performances by local and international acts, unique suite activities and curated culinary experiences presented all around the property.
Raffles Hotel Singapore will be donating the proceeds raised from the $300 per person event to non-profit organisation Community Chest Singapore, which benefits about 80 charities.
Pictured cutting the ribbon on the hotel’s reopening are Amy Ang, Raffles Hotel Singapore Director of Sales; Michael Issenberg, Accor Asia Pacific Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Jennifer Tan, Raffles Hotel Singapore Director of Talent & Culture; Andrew Humphries, Katara Hospitality Acting Chief Executive Officer; Sebastien Bazin, Accor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Raffles Hotel Singapore Christian Westbeld, GM; Lyna Lim, Raffles Hotel Singapore Director of Finance and Jesmine Hall, Raffles Director of Marketing & Communications.
Below is the lion and dragon dance display.