Hilton Singapore reveal Asia’s first motor-racing themed hotel suite
With the Singapore Formula 1 GP illuminating the Lion City’s skyline this week, the fever behind the sport is certainly getting higher. Eager to capitalise on the big event, Hilton and McLaren-Honda have partnered up to unveil Asia’s first motor racing-themed hotel suite at Hilton Singapore.
The bespoke motor racing-themed McLaren-Honda Suite at Hilton Singapore comes packed with McLaren-Honda driver kit consisting of driver race overalls, helmet, boots and gloves, as well as the McLaren-Honda racing car steering wheel, and a set of display wheels. Even amenities like bathrobes are specially embroidered with the names of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team’s world-class drivers, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button. The suite can be booked from 4-26 September 2016 via the hotel's website.
Members of Hilton HHonors, Hilton’s free-to-join guest loyalty program, will also be given an opportunity to bid on an exclusive experience via the HHonors.com/auctions platform to spend a night in the McLaren-Honda suite as well as indulge in a private molecular cuisine dinner specially prepared by Hilton Singapore’s Executive Chef Vijayakant Shanmugam.
This partnership between Hilton Singapore and McLaren Formula 1 racing team dates back more than a decade. Hilton, the team’s official hospitality partner, has provided a home for the team its drivers since 2005.With 21 races this season; Hilton has already hosted the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team at 7 race locations to date.
To help the drivers cope with the time difference and to condition their bodies to race optimally in European day time, hotels within the Hilton portfolio in Asia Pacific operate on European timing for the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. In Singapore, for example, breakfast is served at 2-3pm for the drivers, and the diet is tailored to help them keep their body fat percentage below 10 percent.