Hyatt Regency Kinabalu hosted its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the hotel lounge on 1 December 2017 to usher in the festive and joyful holiday season. Hyatt Regency Kinabalu unveiled its eco-friendly Christmas 2017 theme during the Christmas lighting ceremony last night with a 13-foot Christmas tree made from collections of wooden pallets. Restaurant diners, in-house guests and media friends were in attendance to witness the joyous lighting ceremony. A warm cranberry cinnamon scent greeted the guests upon entering the hotel, carrying them away into the joyous Christmas spirit.
In their continuous effort to conserve the environment, recycled materials such as bottles, driftwood and wooden pallets were used as the main materials for Christmas decorations this year. It was an environment-friendly initiative of the hotel towards nature conservation.
“Christmas is the last festive season of the year and I am happy to share this wonderful moment with our guests, media friends and the hotel staff. In conjunction with of our continuous effort towards preserving nature, I would like to present you with our Eco-Friendly Christmas as this this year’s theme as a reminder to be more mindful towards Mother Earth”, said Mr Thor Gervasi, the General Manager of Hyatt Regency Kinabalu.
The 13-foot Christmas tree was decorated with potted poinsettia flowers and golden pothos plants and low-wattage light that complements the contemporary rustic ambiance that perfectly fits the theme at The Lounge. The hotel also showcased a fireplace with recycled wood decorated with candles, ornaments, pine cones and green plants.
“Christmas is all about giving, love and care. I am truly amazed of the team’s effort in forming the whole concept of this year’s Christmas decorations, this is our second year of continuing with the eco-friendly theme and I am really proud of my team. At Hyatt, we care for our environment and promote an environmentally harmonious living and safer earth with the same commitment with which we care for our guests and colleagues”, remarked Thor Gervasi, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Kinabalu.
Visit Hyatt Regency Kinabalu for the unique Christmas experience from 1 December onwards and join in the various activities organized for in-house guests, as well as patrons, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Listen to the mesmerizing Christmas carols serenading The Lounge from 22-24 December, from 7:30 PM-8:30 PM.