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This past weekend was an important one for Shanghai. The Walt Disney Company opened their first Chinese resort and its sixth worldwide. Said to be Disney’s most ambitious yet, the park features the largest castle in the Disney empire, the first pirate-themed land and is the most technologically advanced to date.

SHANGHAI (June 15, 2016)  On the eve of the Grand Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney celebrated the historic occasion with a star-studded, two-hour broadcast that captured the extraordinary spirit of the first Disney resort in Mainland China. The broadcast included a Grand Opening gala concert with world-renowned composer Tan Dun conducting the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in an inspiring performance of his original composition, “Igniting the Magical Dream.”  The one and only Mickey Mouse joined the enchanting gala and Disney stories came to life with dazzling projections and lighting on the Enchanted Storybook Castle. 
SHANGHAI (June 15, 2016)  On the eve of the Grand Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney stories came to life with dazzling projections and lighting on the Enchanted Storybook Castle.

Riding on the coattails of the momentous occasion, we’ve compiled a Shanghai city guide for where to eat, sleep and play for after the little ones have been tucked into bed.

Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet

No décor, no artefacts, no art, no views. Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet is the first restaurant in the world to offer a multi sensorial high-end technology-led dining experience. Only ten patrons allowed at a time, guests’ meals are accompanied by lights, sounds, music and scents.

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong

The other Four Seasons location in Shanghai, the Four Seasons Pudong is definitely not secondary in luxury or comfort. Modernised for hip, 21st century tastes, this location offers an intimate spa with a city-view pool.

Chic and modern, the rooms at this property offer floor-to-ceiling windows, luxury bathrooms and art deco décor inspired by Coco Chanel.

Enjoy the discretion and elegance of Shang-Xi serving classic Shanghainese fare with Cantonese flair. Alternatively, Camelia offers laid-back and effortless Western-style ambience with continental classics to match.

The ultra-stylish FLARE spa caters to guests’ beauty inside and out. With two VIP suits featuring a whirlpool and rain shower for two, it is the perfect location for couple’s treatments. This property also offers a high-tech, 24-hour Fitness Centre.

Sir Elly’s Terrace and Rooftop Bar, The Peninsula Shanghai

Offering a 270-degree cocktail experience, Sir Elly’s at The Peninsula is designed in a U-shape to allow guests to gaze over the Huangpu River Suzhou Creek and the Garden Bridge.

As the name suggests, this British-inspired lounge allows guests to enjoy a true heritage tipple overlooking Shanghai’s iconic skyline.

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