NEW YORK -- NYC & Co., New York City's convention and visitors
bureau, will kick off its Paint the Town winter campaign on Dec. 1,
offering discounts at city hotels, restaurants, shows, museums,
attractions and stores.
In place through March, the promotion will feature two
components: Paint the Town hotel packages that include a Broadway
show, dinner, sightseeing tour, admission to a cultural institution
and discounted parking, and "do-it-yourself" discounts available
exclusively to American Express cardholders at more than 350 city
More than 75 hotels will offer one-, two- and four-night
packages, which feature a choice between four categories of
properties divided into bronze, silver, gold and platinum, based on
price. All packages are commissionable at 10%.
Participating hotels include the Hotel Pennsylvania and the
Quality Hotel on Broadway (Bronze); On the Ave. and the Roger
Williams (Silver); Grand Hyatt New York and Parker Meridien (Gold);
and Sofitel New York and Waldorf-Astoria (Platinum).
One-night packages start at $105 per person; two-night packages
start at $274, and four-night packages start at $433.
Clients who book the hotel packages also receive the "do it
yourself" discounts, assuming they use their American Express cards
for purchases. "Do it yourself" discounts include: two-for-one
admission to the Gotham Comedy Club, Stand-Up New York comedy club
and Iridium jazz club; discounted tickets ($35 to $60) to Broadway
and Off-Broadway shows; and two-for-one or discounted admission to
more than 50 attractions
For information or to book a Paint the Town package, call (800)
NYC-GUIDE or visit www.nycvisit.com.