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Mandarin Oriental New York launches Fantastic New York City Waterfalls Promotion

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 16 July 2008

The Mandarin Oriental, New York has launched a Fantastic New York City Waterfalls Package for vacationers traveling to the Big Apple to view the limited-time spectacular New York City Waterfalls. Not since Central Parks 2005 Christos Gates installation has New York City featured such an expansive public art exhibit.

Commissioned by the citys Public Art Fund, the New York City Waterfalls lasts until 13 October 2008, allowing travelers from around the globe ample time to see the massive waterfalls. Its a chance for the Public Art Fund to bring art to the city, to make the city exciting for the people that live here who take great pride in the fact that we are creative, said New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a recent interview with NY 1 News, And also for the rest of the world its great for tourism, its great to tell people this is where you should come for vacation. You can come here, stay in New York, shop, go to theaters and see the greatest exhibit that is going on right now in New York City, the Waterfalls.

Legendary Danish artist Olafur Eliasson celebrates the revitalization of New York Citys waterfronts with this spectacular installation, designed to capture the unusual relationship between metropolitan landscape and raw beauty. Constructed out of traditional building materials, four massive waterfalls - one each under the famed Brooklyn Bridge, at Brooklyns Piers 4 and 5, Pier 35 in Manhattan and on Governors Island - will captivate visitors attention with their powerful cascades of falling water.

The Fantastic Waterfalls Package rates range from US$ 2,200++ for a Premier Hudson River View Room; to US$ 2,450++ for a Central Park View Room. A Corner Hudson River View Room with connecting Superior Room is US$ 3,350++ per night while the Mandarin Executive Suites are priced at US$ 3,550++. Central Park View Suites are available at USD 4,150++. 

The Mandarin Oriental, New York features 248 guestrooms and suites. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotels elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool. In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000-square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park.

Located in Columbus Circles Time Warner Center, the Mandarin Oriental, New York is just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Centers collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.

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