The Waldorf=Astoria Collection announces special discovery experiences for travel this fall

November 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
The Waldorf=Astoria Collection announce an invitation to guests staying at one of the Collection’s four celebrated hotels or its Arabian palace, to discover each property through experiences designed specially for each locale. Until mid February, the Discovery Experience packages allow guests to discover the essence of The Waldorf=Astoria Collection through exploration of the local environment, treatments at luxury spas, championship golf and culinary excellence.

Crowned “The Jewel of the Desert,” The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa offers a two-night stay for two in a Premier room with daily breakfast, one dinner for two at Wrights at the Biltmore, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries, two 50-minute massages, two-day rental of a private cabana and two Tequila Sunrises, the hotel’s signature drink.*

At The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, guests can enjoy the Collection’s Hawaiian paradise with a five-night stay for two in a Napua Towers guestroom including private concierge, daily breakfast and cocktail hour in addition to a champagne and chocolate strawberries welcome amenity, one duo massage and one private sunset-cabana dinner for two overlooking the Pacific Ocean.*

At the legendary Hollywood hideaway, La Quinta Resort & Club, guests will enjoy a four-night stay for two in a Starlight Casita, receive a welcome amenity which includes a canvas bag with two logo shirts, hats and golf balls. Guests will also receive two, one-hour golf lessons, daily unlimited golf at any of five championship golf courses, two Day of Restoration Spa packages, one $100 shopping certificate valid at any of the boutique shops, one dinner for two at Adobe Grill, daily breakfast for two at Twenty 6, evening Jeep Tour to the San Andreas Fault, and two tickets to Aerial Tramway.*

Guests at the Qasr Al Sharq, the “Palace of the Orient,”, can experience a four-night stay for two in a Junior Suite, airport VIP arrival (special area in the airport away from public customs, followed by limousine transfer to hotel), royal reception on arrival with Arabic coffee, juices and dates, daily Arabian Royal in-room butler-served breakfast, a city tour of old Jeddah with personal guide, advanced check-in for return flight and airport transfer.*

At New York’s legendary Waldorf=Astoria, guests will be treated to a classic New York experience with a four-night stay for two in an Astor suite, two tickets to a select Broadway show, limousine transfers to and from the airport as well as to and from a Broadway show, brunch for two in the famed Peacock Alley, followed by a visit to Top of the Rock and one Waldorf Cookbook signed by author and Executive Chef John Doherty.*

The Waldorf=Astoria Collection includes some of the most extraordinary properties in spectacular destinations around the globe.  Inspired by New York’s legendary Waldorf=Astoria, each hotel in The Collection has its own distinct character, timeless architecture and special history.  Luxury spas, culinary excellence and world-class golf  are featured at The Collection's current properties: the beautiful Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, tropical Grand Wailea Resort hotel & Spa on the Isle of Maui, Hawaii, the historic La Quinta Resort & Club in Southern California, New York’s Waldorf=Astoria and the palace hotel Qasr Al Sharq in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Each guest experience is a discovery of unique experiences designed to last a lifetime. 

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*Terms and conditions: All offers are subject to space availability at time of booking. Offer prices range from $1,390 to $6,200. Blackout dates apply. Discovery experiences are valid until February 15, 2008. All offers are based on double occupancy and do not include gratuities, resort charges or taxes. Amenities and services offered are subject to availability.  Service of alcoholic beverages is subject to state and local laws. You must be of legal drinking age. Meals and services are not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. For the Qasr Al Sharq offer, the traveler is responsible for obtaining an entry visa into Saudi Arabia. The hotel cannot offer assistance in this regard.  All bookings must be guaranteed by credit card and if cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival, 50% of the total package price will be charged. The La Quinta welcome amenity is available while supplies last.   All Broadway show tickets are at the hotel’s discretion and subject to availability. Guests must request code P8 when making reservations.

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