Langham Takes Over Management of The Setai Fifth Avenue in New York

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 9 May 2013

Langham Hospitality, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Group, has expanded its global portfolio of hotels with the addition of a new property in New York.

The Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, previously known as The Setai Fifth Avenue, is located at 400 Fifth Avenue.

We are excited that the launch of the Langham Place brand in North America is in New York City, the crossroads of the worlds business, culture and fashion industries, said Brett Butcher, chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group. Langham Place, Fifth Avenue is a milestone in our global expansion in the worlds most important destinations and it will be a welcome addition to the groups North American portfolio, which includes The Langham hotels in Pasadena (Los Angeles) and Boston, as well as Chicago and Toronto, which are both joining the Group in July 2013.

On the horizon for the 214-room Langham Place, Fifth Avenue are aesthetic changes aimed at re-invigorating the overall hotel experience, including updated furnishings and a new selection of art in the public spaces.

In 2014, Langham Place, Fifth Avenue will also introduce Chuan Spa, the groups spa brand which focuses on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques for the ultimate in relaxation and holistic wellness. The spa will be developed within the hotels existing spa footprint.

The pice de rsistance at the Langham Place, Fifth Avenue is the gourmet experience found at Langham Place, Fifth Avenues signature, Michelin-starred restaurant Ai Fiori by the Altamarea Group. A fine dining restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ai Fiori - which means among the flowers in Italian - features a menu that celebrates the French and Italian Riviera, courtesy of the world-renowned Altamarea Group and Chef Michael White.

Centrally located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 36th Street, Langham Place, Fifth Avenue provides easy access to the citys important financial, commercial, fashion and cultural centers, and is a short walk from many major tourist and shopping attractions.

Langham, Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, New York

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