—Two-Month Campaign Offers Hotel Visitors Exclusive Savings on
Design, Art, Fashion and Culture Activities Across NYC—

New York City (December 20, 2012) — NYC & Company, the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, today announced that 19 boutique hotels will participate in the first-ever Design Collection promotion this winter. From January 2, 2013, to February 28, 2013, the program will provide the guests of participating hotels with exclusive savings opportunities at design-themed cultural institutions across New York City. Among the savings as part of The Design Collection promotion are two-for-one admissions at the Museum of Arts and Design and The Skyscraper Museum, as well as a complimentary glass of wine at select 92YTribeca events. For detailed booking information and a full list of savings opportunities, visit

“When visitors explore NYC, they experience an unparalleled quality of art, architecture and design across all five boroughs,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company. “We are proud to work with some of the City’s most stylish hotels to provide added value to their guests so they may enjoy some of the most iconic design and style-themed institutions in the world.”

The 19 participating Design Collection hotels are: 6 Columbus, A Thompson Hotel; 60 Thompson, A Thompson Hotel; Chambers Hotel; Dream Downtown; Dream New York; Eventi, A Kimpton Hotel; Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC; Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC; Gild Hall–A Thompson Hotel; Hudson New York; The James New York; Le Parker Meridien New York; The Muse Hotel; Smyth Tribeca, A Thompson Hotel; Soho House New York; W New York; W New York – Downtown; W New York – Times Square; W New York – Union Square.

January and February are traditionally slow periods for tourism making it the perfect time to visit New York City and take advantage of lower hotel room rates and restaurant and theater savings opportunities across the five boroughs. Additional promotions during this period include NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2013 (January 14–February 8), and two-for-one tickets during Broadway Week (January 22–February 7) and Off-Broadway Week (January 28–February 10). For more information, please visit

About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit



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