Celebrate CNY with curated buffet spread, prosperity hamper

Newport World Resorts

Newport World Resorts opens up a World of Prosperity to usher in the auspicious year of the Wood Dragon this 2024. Take in a whole new world of good fortune and epic thrills with every visit to Newport this February.

Enter an enchanting Cherry Blossom Garden as it evokes the lovely feeling of spring all across the whole property. The God of Fortune makes a visit around the property to spread wealth and abundance for all from 9 to 11 February. The Ceremonial Lion and Dragon Dance happens on 13 February.

On 9 to 11 February, the stargazers align at The Plaza Newport Mall for a Psychic Fest. Guests get to talk to experts about their fortunes for the year ahead. The event features psychic reading options from various experts including crystal reading, chakra scanning, Scrying and more.

Lunar New Year or Spring Festival celebrations are incomplete without the Yee Sang Prosperity Toss shared between family and friends. This year, NWR’s restaurants have prepared traditional spreads for a Lo Hei toss for diners — from the Newport Garden Wing’s Happy 8 and Marriott Manila’s Man Ho to the Newport Grand Wing’s Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise at Hilton Manila.

For a different flavor for the festivities, try the Tteok Mandu Guk from Sheraton Manila’s Oori Korean Restaurant for Seollal or Korean New Year celebrations. Okura Manila celebrates the Year of the Dragon with Tatsudoshi 2024: Lunar New Year Buffet from 9 to 10 February at Yawaragi and seasonal Lunar Bento Kaiseki at Yamazato.

Finally, Asia’s Prince of Ballads Eric Moo returns to Manila for a soulful show at Newport Performing Arts Theater on 1 March.

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Grand Hyatt Manila

Grand Hyatt Manila celebrates the Lunar New Year with a feast curated by the hotel’s Chinese master chefs. The celebration will feature a live cooking show, a prosperity toss and a lion dance performance. A Chinese New Year set menu is designed to delight six persons.

Eric Moo at NWR

Meanwhile, The Grand Kitchen prepares a CNY dinner buffet on 9 February and lunch and dinner on 10 February. A grand Filipino-inspired afternoon tea affair meets a touch of Chinese flair at the Merienda Cena for P2,200 per person, inclusive of free-flow food and rosé wine. Toast to prosperity and abundance with No. 8 China House’s special set menus beginning at P24,880 for a table of six persons.

Share the gift of good fortune and send prosperity greetings with the hotel’s specialty cake and signature Nian Gao in traditional brown sugar and the new flavor Osmanthus, which comes in exquisite gift boxes making it a perfect present for families, friends and associates.