Afternoon Tea Week takes place the second week of August. This year’s celebration will be held Aug. 7–13. Plan family travel to one of these Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts around the world honoring Afternoon Tea Week with special offerings.
Experience the unique Kung Fu Tea Master, the only of its kind in the city, with an afternoon tea service based on martial arts. This tea ceremony performance highlights Chinese folk culture.
Indulge in a luscious afternoon tea designed by on-site pastry chef Maxence Barbot. Chef Barbot draws inspiration from treats from his childhood with a selection of pastries made with seasonal ingredients. Guests have the option to add Champagne to the tea service.
This Australian property hosts a magical afternoon tea service inspired by a wizard’s castle. The themed experience offers macarons, tea sandwiches and bubbling brews.
In conjunction with the brand’s #FindYourShangri-La campaign, this London property hosts a botanical garden-inspired afternoon tea. Choose from a selection of sweet and savory sandwiches, scones and desserts presented on a stand with wildflower vines. The service grand finale features an edible, miniature replica of The Shard building filled with hazelnut praline, lemon jelly and mousse.
Shangri-La Tokyo’s tea service showcases the flavors of matcha tea. Delight in a selection of delicate cakes and pastries utilizing matcha.
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United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Does your road trip crew include young kids? We’ve been there, too, and know keeping everyone busy and entertained makes those long stretches of interstate much more peaceful.
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As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Engaging children in a family road trip can be a challenge, so parents often concentrate on keeping backseat passengers amused with games and activities. These focus their attention inside the car instead of on the places you travel.