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Budapest Christmas Market Experience given a twist with special Nobu tasting

Budapest’s Christmas markets have consistently been ranked amongst the global Top 10 for years. That is the result not only of the truly festive communal spirit and once-a-year decorations, but also a variety of traditional local arts and crafts as well as culinary treats that are not available anywhere else in the world.

Budapest Christmas Market at BasilicaBudapest – November 19, 2012

The Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, which is home to Central Europe’s first Nobu restaurant, is offering a contemporary, re-defined festive package in tandem with Nobu throughout December.

The Hungarian capital is already resplendent with the season’s lights, with its Christmas markets downtown open throughout the holidays, drawing visitors from all over the world. Budapest’s five-star reference point, the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is adding its signature chic touch to the festivities, hosting its own Christmas Terrace on Fashion Street, with stalls featuring hot mojito and Glühwein Rosé, and sweet and savoury crepes.

Nobu - Kempinski Christmas Package BudapestThe Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest’ accommodation package includes a Nobu Christmas dinner, complimentary use of the Kempinski Spa and complimentary Wi-Fi. Rates start from EUR 400 in a Superior Room for two for two nights. Valid from December 1 to 30, 2012.

The special Christmas Omakase combines Nobu’s avant-garde dishes and Japanese-Peruvian inspirations with Hungarian ingredients: Hokusetsu Junmai Sado * Salmon Tartar with Wasabi Soy * White Fish Sashimi Dried Red Miso * Baby Spinach Salad with Parmesan Cheese and Dried Red Miso * Rib eye with Truffle Pumpkin Purée & Matsuhisa Cabbage Steak * Sushi Selection * Hungarian Strudel Selection Nobu Style with Mulled Wine Sorbet.

Budapest Christmas MarketA mere couple of minutes of walk from the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest in the very heart of the city, two splendid Christmas markets offer a more traditional experience. The historic Gerbeaud building complements the Vörösmarty tér market. New in 2012 is a light show that illuminates the 1,000sqm facade with animated graphics every evening. A more active experience is the Christmas market in front of the main cathedral, St. Stephen’s Basilica. Its winter attractions include ice-skating on a special rink and snow guns.


About Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest:

The first Hungarian member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest established and continues to re-invent international luxury, in its outfitting as well as service. In its boldly contemporary, generously spacious building in the very heart of Budapest, it offers 326 splendid rooms and 33 chic suites. The Kempinski Corvinus’ restaurants and the Lobby Lounge serve delicacies of Hungarian and international cuisines. From April through October, the outdoors Kempinski Terrace and F•L Bar & Terrace offer light bites and drinks, on Fashion Street. Central and Eastern Europe’s first Nobu restaurant opened in the Hotel in 2010. The Kempinski Corvinus also operates the Kempinski SPA, and the unique Kempinski Gallery, specialized in modern Hungarian art, of which the Hotel owns a collection.

About Kempinski:

Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.

Issued by:

Ildikó Dudás • Marketing Manager
Erzsébet tér 7-8 • Budapest -1051 • Hungary
Tel +36 1 429 3578 • Fax +36 1 429 3579 • mobile +36 20 474 5018 • ildiko.dudas@kempinski.comwww.kempinski.com/budapest

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