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by NYC Editor, 12/18/2008

 
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NEW YORK CITY’S LUXURY HOTELS OFFER A THIRD NIGHT FREE THIS WINTER


NYC & Company’s Third Night Promotion Gives Luxury Enthusiasts Extra Value in January and February

New York City, NY (December 18, 2008) NYC & Company, the City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced that nine luxury hotels, part of the Signature Collection, will launch a Third Night™ promotion this winter. The program gives visitors a complimentary third night free at nine participating hotels after booking and paying for two consecutive nights. The promotion runs from January 9 to February 27, 2009.

“Now more than ever, visitors are looking for great value. The Third Night promotion will give visitors access to some of the world’s most distinguished hotels, with New York City as the backdrop,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company.

The luxury hotels participating in the program this winter are: Jumeirah Essex House, Loews Regency, the London NYC, the New York Palace, the Sherry-Netherland Hotel, Trump International Hotel & Tower, the Plaza, the Waldorf Towers and the Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel.

NYC & Company also today announced that luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue has confirmed its participation for the Third Night program this winter by offering a VIP shopping package at its New York flagship store in Manhattan to Third Night guests. The package includes an exclusive personal shopping experience in the Fifth Avenue Club, a special offer to save a percentage on any regularly priced purchases made and complimentary coffee and dessert in Saks Fifth Avenue’s Café SFA.

“Saks Fifth Avenue is pleased to offer a VIP shopping experience at our flagship store during this winter’s Third Night luxury hotel promotion,” said Kimberly Grabel, Senior Vice President Marketing for Saks Fifth Avenue.

The Signature Collection is a collection of 17 luxury hotels in New York City, including: the Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel; Four Seasons Hotel New York; Jumeirah Essex House; Loews Regency Hotel; the London NYC; Mandarin Oriental, New York; the New York Palace; the Peninsula New York; the Pierre New York; the Plaza; Hôtel Plaza Athénée New York; the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park; the Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park; the Sherry-Netherland Hotel; the St. Regis Hotel, New York; Trump International Hotel & Tower; and the Waldorf-Astoria. The program was initiated in 2001 through the efforts of NYC & Company.

Detailed information on the promotion will be available beginning December 23 at NYC & Company's website, nycgo.com.


Contacts

Kimberly Spell
NYC & Company
tel 212 484 1270
kspell@nycgo.com

Chris Heywood
NYC & Company
tel 212 484 1270
cheywood@nycgo.com

About NYC & Company
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide.