A Guide To Pan Pacific’s Best Local Experiences

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The best way to experience a new country is to immerse yourself fully into its local culture – and Pan Pacific’s Local Experiences is here to help you do just that. Local Experiences, one of many membership benefits of DISCOVERY loyalty programme that lets our members enjoy privileges at over 550 Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) hotels worldwide, offers you complimentary treats and activities such as horse-riding sessions and pottery lessons. Out of Pan Pacific’s 110 rewards across 15 hotels and resorts, we’ve highlighted the best from both Platinum and Black categories.

Platinum Rewards
Stay 10 or more nights in a year at GHA hotels to redeem these Platinum-level rewards

1. Weekend brunch set menu for 1 at Keyaki (No stay required)

Where: Pan Pacific Singapore
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: An epicurean feast awaits you at Keyaki, a Japanese fine dining establishment that replicates the ambience and aesthetic of the country to the letter. While the garden and koi pond serve as visual fodder, the freshly prepared sashimi and teppanyaki satisfy in the belly department.

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2. Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub craft beer tasting seminar (Stay required)

Dubh Linn Gate
Where: Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: Here is your chance to learn about the history of craft beer and the art of beer brewing, while sampling a variety of brews. Conducting the seminar is the master bartender of Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub, a lauded establishment that has earned the award of “Whistler’s Best Beer Selection” for 13 years straight.

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3. Baby turtle adoption and release experience (No stay required)

Baby turtle adoption
Where: Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: Play a part in the conservation of this gentle species with an experience like no other. Not only will you get to adopt and interact with a baby sea turtle, you’ll also have the privilege of releasing it into the ocean. The release will be preceded by a blessing ceremony and followed by a presentation ceremony, where you’ll receive a certificate from the Turtle Conservation Centre.

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4. Special complimentary access to the Vancouver Aquarium for 2 (No stay required)

Where: Pan Pacific Vancouver
When: Available until 1 Oct 2016

What: Beat the winding queues with exclusive access to the Vancouver Aquarium, a perennial crowd-pleaser. From the cuddly sea otters and sloths to the affable dolphins and beluga whales, get up-close and personal with over 70,000 diverse critters at the largest aquarium in Canada. Celebrating its 60th anniversary on 15 June 2016, over 44 million people have passed through the aquarium’s doors so far.

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Black Rewards
To become a Black member, accumulate at least 30 nights stayed at GHA hotels in a year.

5. Unforgettable horse riding adventure (Stay required)

Horse riding adventure
Where: Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort
When: Available until 31 Dec 2017

What: There’s nothing like riding a majestic stallion at sunset on a tranquil beach. With this Local Experience, you’ll be able to make that dream a reality. Catering to both experienced riders and novices, the journey will begin from the equestrian centre to quaint local villages and beaches.

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6. Luxury pearl appreciation at Kailis Pearls (Stay required)

Pearl appreciation
Where: Pan Pacific Perth
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: From selecting high-calibre pearls to identifying the type of pearl jewellery you’re most suited for, learn the tricks of the trade with a partner from the experts at Kailis Pearls. Besides the private session, you’ll also get a complimentary mother of pearl Kailis pen and a satiating spread of gourmet macaroons and champagne to enjoy.

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7. Gastronomic delights with your private chef (No stay required)

Gastronomic delights
Where: Pan Pacific Manila
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: Have you ever wondered how it feels to dine like royalty? With this four-course dinner for two, you’ll be served by your private chef and personal butler. You can also choose to dine on the sundeck, in the Pacific Lounge, in the outdoor Gazebo, or even in your hotel room.

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8. 5-course chef’s special dinner for 2 at Marble Steakhouse (No stay required)

Marble steakhouse
Where: Pan Pacific Xiamen
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: Crafted by the head chef of Marble Steakhouse, this five-course meal will whet your appetite with its signature steak dishes such as Tomahawk Steak, T-bone Steak, Angus Sirloin Steak. Expect only the finest and freshest Australian beef on your plate that will leave you hungry for more.

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9. Scandinavian bath and massage experience (Stay required)

Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside_Scandinavian-Bath-Massage
Where: Pan Pacific Whistler
When: Available until 31 Dec 2016

What: Soak in the soothing euphoria of hydrotherapy in this Scandinavian spa experience for one that includes a bath and a 60-minute Swedish massage, designed to alleviate muscle tension and ameliorate your posture.

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To redeem these perks, become a Platinum or Black member of DISCOVERY. Start as a Gold member (the first membership tier) when you register for free, and upgrade to the Platinum and Black tiers by accumulating the required number of nights stayed at any Pan Pacific or GHA hotel.

Enjoy an authentic Local Experience on your next stay with us, along with 10% savings on our room rates across all Pan Pacific hotels and resorts plus other membership perks, when you join DISCOVERY as a member. 

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