The 492-room Mira Hong Kong in Tsim Sha Tsui is to
celebrate its official Grand Opening on 17 September 2009 with a
live performance by award-winning American pop icon Katy Perry.
The Grand Opening Party, which promises to be
one of the events of the year in the busy Hong Kong social
calendar, has been conceptualised by celebrity event designer
Colin Cowie, who is famed for extravaganzas from Elton John’s AIDS
Foundation Oscar party to the star-studded launch of Sol Kerzner’s
Atlantis the Palm in Dubai.
Cowie also oversaw much of the design
concept for the hotel’s über chic contemporary interiors and is
the mastermind behind Weddings at The Mira Hong Kong.
Dirk Dalichau, General Manager of The Mira Hong Kong, said,
“At The Mira Hong Kong, we are excited about introducing a fresh,
upscale hospitality concept designed for those who appreciate
tasteful and stylish interiors, personalised intuitive service and
who are design-driven and technology savvy.”
Mira Hong Kong will be unveiling all of its fabulous new
restaurants, as well as revealing its stunning state of the art
penthouse ballroom and 3/F function rooms.
hotel will be showcasing the best in upscale European dining by
award-winning Chef Justin Quek at his new restaurant WHISK as well
as modern Cantonese at Cuisine Cuisine at The Mira, the second
branch of the celebrated contemporary Chinese restaurant, which
has become one of the most successful eateries in Hong Kong’s
landmark International Finance Centre (ifc).
Joining the restaurants will be a fifth floor rooftop
garden lounge. A quintessential al fresco venue, it is perfect for
unwinding in style and exclusivity, complete with visiting DJs to
accompany the chic environs.
These new outlets
compliment The Mira Hong Kong’s Japanese-infused international all
day buffet restaurant Yamm, coffee and chocolate lounge COCO and
lobby lounge bar Room One.
In line with its
positioning as an upscale business-cum-lifestyle hotel, The Mira
Hong Kong will also boast a 14,000 square-feet (1,318 square-metre)
events space, including eight flexible function rooms and a
spectacular ballroom featuring 25,000 lighting combination LED
lighting, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and unique table
settings designed by Colin Cowie.
The Mira Hong Kong’s stylish
guest rooms offer a choice of red, green or silver colour schemes.
All the rooms are stylishly furnished with handpicked designer
fabrics and include an “Egg Chair” by Arne Jacobsen to match each
colour scheme, and a rain shower which comes as standard in every
deluxe marble bathroom.
in–room technology, used throughout the hotel, incorporates
40-inch LCD TVs, 500GB Sony PC/Entertainment Centres, Bose in-room
soundscapes, complimentary high-speed WiFi and wired internet, and
a unique “My Mobile” Nokia phone service, which allows guests to
be contacted, and to stay in touch, wherever they go in the city.
As an extension of this, the “My Mira” service allows for
personalised concierge services at the touch of a button.
The Mira Hong Kong will also be opening The Mira Club,
which provides premium and exclusive accommodation to guests in
the stylish purple themed Club rooms and suites. Members of The
Mira Club will also have access to the Club lounge which offers
the perfect place for business meetings and guests can enjoy
concierge services, private check-in, complimentary breakfast, all
day and night nibbles, drinks and more.
The hotel’s stunning design was a collaborative effort by an
international team including world-renowned lifestyle guru Colin
Cowie who has designed Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball and John
Travolta’s 50th birthday celebration to name a few, as well as
Miami-based Charles Allem of CAD International, Inc. who’s work
has included cutting-edge hotels and residences in Bel Air, Palm
Beach and Las Vegas.
Colin and Charles worked
alongside Hong Kong architects Edmond Wong of designcorp (world
renowned for their state-of-the-art expertise on outdoor centres,
town planning and entertainment areas), Andrew Choy of Atelier C+
(specialists in stylish store and residential interiors) and
British landscape architect Adrian Norman of Adrian L. Norman Ltd
(specialists in al fresco urban planning at chic global
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