Worldhotels today announced that the Sanctuary Hotel New York is the newest to join its Deluxe Collection. Just steps from the vibrant excitement of Times Square, the Sanctuary Hotel is at the center of Manhattan’s most exhilarating attractions. With nearly 500 hotels in 250 destinations and 65 countries worldwide, Worldhotels is a leading group for independent hotels.
“The Sanctuary Hotel New York offers a fantastic location and fabulous amenities that will make it a popular choice with our guests,” said Tom Griffiths, vice president, Worldhotels-The Americas. “We are excited to add another world-class hotel to our Deluxe Collection and bring our guests this great option for their Midtown experience.”
“Our hotel is a discreet and timeless escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. We deliver a unique approach to service with our very own S.T.A.R.™(Service Tailored to Any Request) Experience Program. A highly personalized concierge service that is tailored to the specific needs of each guest,” explained Jeremy Poon, hotel general manager. “Our affiliation with Worldhotels will offer additional perks to our guests and enable us to raise our visibility to an even wider global audience of travelers.”
The Sanctuary Hotel New York is conveniently located on 47th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues where it meets Broadway. Times Square, the Chrysler Building, the Broadway Theater District, Rockefeller Center, and Radio City Music Hall are all within a leisurely walk from the hotel. Grand Central Terminal, Fifth Avenue shopping, and Columbus Circle are just minutes away.
The hotel offers stylish accommodations, and lavish amenities. Guest rooms are richly detailed with chocolate leather headboards, crystal chandeliers, glass‐walled showers, marble countertops, and leather‐printed wall tiles. Accents of brown glass, honey onyx, smoked glass, and brushed brass create a vibrant and chic lodging experience.
S.T.A.R.™ Experience Managers are readily available to assist in planning a memorable NYC visit with the highest attention to detail. They can arrange everything from securing transportation, restaurant reservations, theater and event tickets, room customization requests, or anything else that your heart may desire. The hotel offers complimentary high-speed wireless Internet throughout, Continental breakfast, and complimentary morning coffee and tea service, and concierge and business services. Food and beverage offerings include the HAVEN Rooftop Lounge and Restaurant with French-inspired cuisine. Tender restaurant will open in April 2014 featuring New American cuisine and Foxhole Lounge will open later this year.
With the addition of the Sanctuary Hotel, Worldhotels has 10 Manhattan locations. As part of Worldhotels, the hotel is easy to book via telephone, online or through 450,000 travel agent terminals worldwide—as easily as with hotels and resorts affiliated with large franchise operations. In addition, guests can earn frequent flier miles through the company’s participation in 26 airline programs around the world, including Delta, American Airlines, U.S. Airways, United Airlines, Air France and Lufthansa.
Other advantages include participation in advertising, promotions and public relations campaigns, as well as exposure at industry events and trade fairs attended by Worldhotels. Specific advertising materials include a page in the Worldhotels’ hotel/resort directory, a listing on www.worldhotels.com, and inclusion in print ads to capture the atmosphere, amenities and unique essence of each property.
In addition, more than 30 sales and reservation offices staffed by 60 employees worldwide work on behalf of all Worldhotels’ properties to create and sell special programs for business and leisure travelers.
• Worldhotels is a global brand that brings together some of the world's most unique independent hotels. With the tagline “Where Discovery Starts” it targets savvy business and leisure travelers that seek an authentic and local experience when choosing a hotel. Worldhotels now offers nearly 500 hotels in 250 destinations and 65 countries worldwide.
• With over 40 years of excellence in the industry, the company's mission is to provide access to 4 and 5 star hotels of character and distinction. Each hotel in the Worldhotels portfolio has been carefully selected to ensure it meets the group’s strict quality standards. Each hotel is measured against over 1,000 quality criteria every year.
• Guests can also earn miles for each stay thanks to an extensive list of airline partnerships that includes 26 frequent flyer programs of the world's premier international carriers. Air France, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa and United Airlines are just some of the partners that make earning miles with Worldhotels easy.
• Through a comprehensive range of services that includes global marketing, sales, training, e-commerce and state-of-the-art distribution and technology, Worldhotels backs independent hotels with the power of a global brand while allowing them to retain their individual character and identity. In addition to its classic “affiliation model”, the group offers independent hotels a “full license” branding solution which is the perfect alternative to standard franchise contracts.
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