The Pierre on New York’s Central Park Introduces Holiday Packages

Celebrate Thanksgiving, a family Christmas or New Year’s Eve with a magical only-in-New York experience. The Pierre, New York’s newest AAA 5-Diamond hotel on Central Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street that is the US flagship for Taj Hotels, has introduced new holiday packages for 2009. Now, you can enjoy the hotel’s elegant new guestrooms, new restaurant and new destination bar and lounge that are fresh from a $100 million renovations program. In addition, there are many exciting activities that New York offers from Thanksgiving into the New Year.

Stroll through Central Park to see the autumn leaves. Join the fun as the huge Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade helium balloons are inflated Thanksgiving Eve, and then watch the parade the next morning on your high definition flat screen television from the comfort of your residential-style guestroom. Get a head start on holiday shopping and be among the first to view the newly unveiled store window displays. The Pierre is perfectly situated for holiday browsing and shopping along Fifth and Madison avenues. Their concierge will also arrange all of your special occasion dining needs. They include: Three nights in luxurious accommodations, from November 23 – 30, 2009 with a portable picnic of hot chocolate and house-made cookies for balloon viewing or holiday window browsing, round-trip transportation to view the balloon inflating Wednesday, November 25, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., drinks for two in Two E bar/lounge, in-room American breakfast for two, and reservations for a Thanksgiving Day or weekend meal at Le Caprice. For an inclusive of three nights, you can expect to dish out around $2,800.

Spend a festive family holiday in Manhattan. Children and the young at heart will enjoy breakfast with Santa, ice-skating at Rockefeller Center, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes, Wintuk by Cirque du Soleil or New York City Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Visit FAO Schwarz where a personal shopper will assist (they will send all purchases to hotel, or ship to you).  Enjoy a treat at Serendipity, New York’s famed ice cream parlor known for its “Frrrozen Hot Chocolate” or indulge in mother and daughter time at American Girl Place. Their concierge will confirm appointments and arrange for all tickets for a holiday your family will always remember. Your New York Family Christmas stay at The Pierre includes: luxurious accommodations for four in two connecting rooms, from November 28 through December 31, 2009, special children’s welcome amenity of milk and cookies and a surprise gift, and your preferred holiday activities as arranged by our concierge. Prices begin at $895 for the first room, and $495 for a connecting room.

New Year’s Eve always glitters brightest in Manhattan. Ring in 2010 at The Pierre complete with a smart party in New York’s newest destination bar and lounge, Two E, known for its delectable light plates to share and classic cocktails created by expert and personable bartenders. This New Year’s Eve 2009 Package includes two nights in luxurious accommodations (Valid Dec 30, 2009 through Jan 2, 2010), reserved table and seating in Two E for a festive New Year’s Eve party (includes one bottle of champagne per couple, selection of passed hors d’oeuvres, party favors, a midnight toast with Two E’s newest champagne cocktail, and DJ from ‘On the Move’), in-room American breakfast for two, and a late check-out. Priced from $1,900 for two people, two nights. To reserve holiday packages at The Pierre, please call 1-800-743-7734 or visit their web site.