On November 21st, 2014, a grand Christmas Lighting Ceremony of St.Regis Beijing was held in the Garden Lounge.
Under the invitation of the Hotel, Mr. Qian Hongshan , the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Ministry and Mr. Max Baucus, the USA Ambassador to China attended this ceremony and jointly lit up the Christmas tree. Meanwhile, more than 800 guests at home and abroad from embassies, hotel and the media witnessed this wonderful moment together.
On the ceremony, Mr.Qian and Mr. Baucus both delivered speech. Mr. Qian said that though he no longer took the position of BIC Chairman of Board, he still held a deep attachment to BIC and the St.Regis Beijing, so he took the invitation with delight to attend the ceremony with Mr. Baucus. Mr. Baucus said in his speech that he regarded the St.Regis Beijng as his “Second Home”. After reviewing the past and looking to the future, Mr. Qian and Mr.Baucus jointly pressed the lighting button. The glittering Christmas tree lit up the whole garden. The hotel especially prepared red wine, turkeys and sweet-smell Christmas food for the guests. In the singing of Junior Choir, the Santa Clause brought candies and presents to children. The ceremony was full of Christmas atmosphere.
The Christmas Lighting Ceremony is one of the many classic St.Regis traditional rituals. It was first introduced to Beijing in 1998, and has lasted for 17 years.
Mr. Yuan Weimin, the Deputy General Director of Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions, Mr. Gu Zhongjun, the General Manager of BIC and other senior leaders also attended in the ceremony.
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