Grand Hilton Seoul
The Grand Hilton Seoul will host its famous Oktoberfest celebration on Sept. 8, one of the largest Oktoberfest events in Korea drawing more than 1,000 people each year.
The celebration will be held at the Convention Center from 6 p.m. onward. In a venue decorated like the Munich festival, guests can enjoy unlimited Paulaner beer, potato soup, roast pork and sweet desserts. They can dance and enjoy various games such as beer drinking contests and arm wrestling.
A lucky draw will presents prizes including round-trip tickets to Germany and Hilton Hotel vouchers. The price of the event is 120,000 won. For more information, call (02) 2287-7456.
Millennium Seoul Hilton
An eggplant promotion will be presented at the Millennium Seoul Hilton’s Italian restaurant Il Ponte during August.
Chef Anita Bidini will offer creations such as deep fried eggplant stuffed with mozzarella cheese; eggplant lasagna; grilled lamb chops served with eggplant, olives and celery caponata; and pan-fried sea bream in tomato, capers, oregano and anchovies sauce served on eggplant piccata.
The five-course meal is available at lunch and dinner for 69,000 won. For more information, call (02) 317-3270.
Hyatt Regency Jeju
The Hyatt Regency Jeju has started offering complimentary wireless Internet service throughout the hotel.
Guests can enjoy free Internet service in all guestrooms as well as common areas. The expanded wireless service will help make their stay more pleasant and convenient, with more and more guests using mobile devices and tablet computers.
No ID and password are needed to access the Internet and the service is available anytime, anywhere within the hotel. For more information, call (064) 733-1234.
Hyatt Regency Incheon
The Hyatt Regency Incheon offers a Summer Kids Cooking Class on Aug. 4 and 11.
Participating children will learn making delicacies such as quiche and trifle with the help of the hotel’s executive chef and pastry chef. After completing the class, they will receive a certificate as well as a Victoria & Friends apron and hat and a Polaroid picture.
Children aged between six and 11 are welcome to join the class. The entry fee is 77,000 won, and 66,000 won for members of Club at the Hyatt. For more information, call (032) 745-1713.
JW Marriott Seoul
JW Marriott Seoul was named as “Mother-Friendly Workplace 2012” by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and the Korean Committee for UNICEF. It is the first hotel to get the honor.
The hotel has made nursing necessities available to its female workers, including milk storage kits, and established a nursing room where they can find books on pregnancy, childbirth and breast-feeding. It has also instituted programs to help women combine childcare and workplace responsibilities, including instruction on pregnancy health, breast cancer prevention, stress reduction and child leave, along with job stability education to ensure a successful return to their duties.
Through these policies, JW Marriott Seoul enjoys a 100-percent retention rate for female workers who take childbirth and childcare leave, as well as a high ratio of women in its workforce at 45 percent.