What to buy now Sheraton debuts family programme in Greater China By TTG Asia / Posted on 31 May, 2021 14:05 Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has launched the brand’s first family programme, Side by Side, designed to foster inter-generational bonding through immersive activities. Rolled out at the brand’s collection of 13 resorts in Greater China, the Sheraton Side by Side Family Programme allows guests to experience the resort’s dining and leisure facilities, while enjoying a variety of activities with their families, as well as unique local experiences in the destination nearby. Sheraton’s Side By Side programme invites multigenerational family travellers to create shared experiences Parents and children can take part in a tropical sunset carnival and a traditional Hainanese Li bamboo folk dance, bonfire activities by the sea and a coconut bowling game at the Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort. Meanwhile, families can learn about the local food culture through cooking and tasting the authentic Jiaodong cuisine at the Sheraton Yantai Golden Beach Resort, or bond over arts and crafts workshops and pottery-making sessions at the Sheraton Grand Xishuangbanna Hotel. At the Sheraton Shanghai Chongming Hotel, guests can start the day off with a ride along the resort to the sunrise viewing spot and enjoy a breakfast picnic while welcoming the first rays of light. Located on the banks of the Bailu Lake in Huizhou, families staying at the Sheraton Bailuhu Resort, Huizhou can cycle around and enjoy a picnic by the lake. Guests who book one night or more in a standard room or suite under the Sheraton Side By Side Family Package enjoy exclusive benefits, including a welcome amenity, access to all family activities, guaranteed connecting rooms for larger family groups, as well as early check-in and late check-out. Also, as part of the package, daily breakfast for two adults are included and kids under 12 eat for free (up to two children, ordering from the kids’ menu and accompanied by an adult dining on the regular menu).