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Barbie has turned 60 but not aged one bit. Here she is seen at an International Women's Day event at the Empire State Building in New York City on March 8. (AFP/Angela Weiss)
Pink news for all Barbie fans: Barbie is celebrating her 60th birthday this month – looking as young as ever. The brand behind millions of children’s favorite toy now allows adults to travel back in time and enjoy the Barbie life, Travel+Leisure reports.
In honoring of the iconic doll, Mattel and Hilton are collaborating on an exclusive Barbie-themed suite. The room is available from March to December 2019 at the Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe.
Nuestras instalaciones tienen un toque muy especial. Les prometimos una vista exclusiva de nuestra habitación temática de Barbie, en donde estamos seguros de que vivirán una experiencia increíble, incluso desde que crucen la entrada principal. La estadía incluye desayuno pink y amenidades sorpresa. Mencionen con quién les gustaría hospedarse y disfrutar la experiencia rosa. #BarbieRoomMx
Creating Barbie´s Dream House reportedly took around 20 weeks. Among its highlights are a pink-colored pool cabana, a DreamCamper and a collection of Barbies launched in the past 60 years.
Patrons can also expect an entirely Barbie-themed service, such as a photo opportunity in the doll's pink-colored high heels, trying on Barbie-style clothes and enjoying Barbie-inspired menus at the hotel's MADERA restaurant.
The experience starts at US$189 per night on weekdays and $229 on weekends. (sop/kes)
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