Steer Clear Of The Olympics 2012 And Go Stateside

With The Hotel @ Times Square 

  

Make the most of a trip to New York this summer, the city that has so much more to offer than jam-packed, sporting frenzied London. Trial one of The Hotel @ Times Square’s super un-sporty packages and experience this exciting and eclectic city, while your fellow countrymen sit stuck to their TV’s.

The Hotel @ Times Square offers a non-sporty solace in the heart of the action and is around the corner from the Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Theater District, the Museum of Modern Art and Fifth Avenue shopping. What’s more, the budget-friendly Manhattan hotel promises that not one screen will be dedicated to the screening of the games. Choose from the following alternative packages:

SPRINT FROM SHOP TO SHOP

For those who would rather run from shop to shop than down a track, the Sprint package offers all the essentials to ensure a successful shopping trip. This includes a free VIP coupon book (offering savings of up to 65 per cent) at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, where shopaholics will find over 200 well-known stores, as well as directions and two bottles of water in order to keep hydrated. The Shop Package is available from US$244.99 per room per night (£78 per person)*.

PICK THE MUSEUM MILE NOT A MARATHON

Swap a marathon for the museum mile and receive two adult tickets to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with the Museum Package. Located at the beginning of the famous New York Museum Mile and taking up one quarter of its length, this institution offers culture vultures the chance to appreciate over two million works of art. The Museum Package is available from US$259.99 per room per night (£83 per person)*.

DROP THE OPENING CEREMONY FOR REAL HISTORIC SHOWS

Drop the over-hyped Olympic Opening Ceremony for a chance to check out the haunts of many A-list rock ‘n’ roll stars with two free tickets to the Rock Around The Block Tour of Greenwich Village. Explore where Dylan, Hendrix and Blondie made history on this three-hour walking tour, hosted by Bob Sarlin, an ex-journalist and publicist for many of the greats from Michael Jackson to Bruce Springsteen. The Rock Package is available from US$291.99 per room per night (£93 per person)*.

*The Anti-Olympic packages are available on stays of a minimum of two nights in a queen size room (based on two sharing) from 27 July until 12 August. Flights and accommodation taxes are excluded.

Hotel facilities also include complimentary breakfast, free wi-fi and national phone calls, a fitness centre and bar. For more information visit www.thehotelattimessquare.com and to book call freephone 0808 178 6363, quoting Shop, Museum or Roc

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The Hotel @ Times Square This centrally located 208-room hotel in New York is close to the Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Theatre District, the Museum of Modern Art, Grand Central Station and Fifth Avenue shopping. Location: 59 West 46th Street, New York Website: www.thehotelattimessquare.co.uk Telephone Number: (UK) 0808 178 6363 (USA)001 212 790 2710 Opened: 2009 General Manager: Sunnie Chandrawattie Accommodation: 208 guest rooms, including nine family suites, featuring two separate rooms, full-sized closets and two large-screen televisions. Facilities include: • Free continental breakfast• Free wi-fi in rooms and public spaces• Free phone calls within the USA• Flat screen Cable television with movies and video games on demand• Cordless speakerphones with voicemail• In-room personal safe• Complimentary in-room coffee maker and coffee• Complimentary weekday newspapers • Alarm clock with iPhone docking station• In-room iron and ironing board• Hair dryer• Keyless card entry system • Business centre with computer, fax and copier• Laundry and valet services • Fitness centre• Bar• Shoe shine machine• Non-smoking rooms• Reduced rate parking• Children aged 13 and under stay free when sharing their parents’ or grandparents’ room Rates: From $134.99 (excluding accommodation taxes) Time Difference: GMT -5 hours The Hotel @ Times Square is owned by Apple Core Hotels who own and manage two other independent hotels in New York. nyma, the new york manhattan hotel and Broadway @ Times Square Hotel. The three distinctive brands offer affordable, stylish accommodation with first-class facilities for those cost-conscious travellers that want to be right in the heart of midtown New York. Complimentary facilities at all Apple Core Hotels include wi-fi, continental breakfast and national phone calls. BACKGROUND AND MANAGEMENT Since 2009, Apple Core Hotels has repositioned and renovated these two midtown chain hotels in to stylish, independent, budget properties. The company’s development has been spearheaded by Apple Core Hotels’ president and COO, Vijay Dandapani. A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Vijay Dandapani brings with him over two decades of top-level hotel management experience holding numerous key operational positions in hotels around the world, including vice president of operations for Chatwal Hotels and operations analyst for Grand Champions Resorts Corporation. Mr Dandapani is also a member of the Board of Directors for the following associations: Hotel Association of New York City; NYC & Company; NYSHTA (New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association); and the International Hotel Motel & Restaurant Show at Javits. He has spoken on hospitality issues at many forums sponsored by such organisations as Arthur Anderson, University of California at Los Angeles, Columbia University and New York University. In 1998, Mr Dandapani was recognised by Crain’s New York Business as one of the top 100 minority business leaders in New York City. In 2002, the Asian American Business Development Center, New York selected him as one of 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business.

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