LateRooms.com - Experience Halloween in New York

October 06, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
New York City is famous for its Halloween celebrations, which see costumed revellers taking to the streets of Manhattan in their thousands to mark the annual holiday.
 
The Big Apple takes Halloween seriously, with preparations beginning in early September and gradually becoming more intense as the weekend closest to October 31st approaches.
 
Countless parties and special events take place across New York in honour of Halloween, but arguably the most essential event for first-time visitors is the annual Village Halloween Parade.
 
This colourful procession of costumed participants, circus performers, dancers and giant puppets has been making its way through the Greenwich Village neighbourhood for 39 years and forms the focal point of the city's Halloween scene.
 
Starting at 19:00 on October 31st, it runs straight up Sixth Avenue from Spring Street to 16th Street.
 
Spectators are advised to get there early because the pavements are known to become very crowded, especially between Bleecker Street and 14th Street.
 
For those hoping to participate, simply turning up in costume at the starting point is enough to gain entry to one of the world's most famous Halloween parades.
 
LateRooms.com recommends a wide range of New York hotels that could appeal to Halloween revellers, including the Staybridge Suites Times Square.
 
For more information on the parade, visit http://www.halloween-nyc.com/index.php

Editors Notes:

LateRooms.com is part of B2C sector of TUI Travel PLC's Accommodation and Destination Division. Also within this sector are AsiaRooms.com and Hotels-London.co.uk.

LateRooms.com is the UK's leading online accommodation site offering fantastic deals in over 50,000 properties worldwide, ranging from bed and breakfasts to five star luxury hotels.

LateRooms.com offers customers a saving of up to 70 per cent off the normal room rate for a variety of independent and branded hotels.  Customers can book online or by phone 24/7, whether booking 12 months or 12 minutes in advance whatever time, whatever day. No other accommodation site offers this flexibility.

LateRooms.com arms customers with information to help them choose the right hotel.  Users can read from over 1.2 million true hotel reviews, written by customers who have booked through LateRooms.com and actually stayed at the hotel.

LateRooms.com is the first online site to use VisitBritain's official national classification system to rate its hotels, bed and breakfasts and guest houses. This ensures customers know the standards of quality they can expect when making a reservation.

To view LateRooms.com press pages, please see http://press.laterooms.com/

Follow LateRooms.com on Twitter - @LateRooms

Join LateRooms.com on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/LateRooms