May 07, 2009 // Franchising.com // Parsippany, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, an official sponsor of Cirque du Soleil® touring shows, is celebrating the return of Cirque du Soleil to New York by combining an exclusive offer for the troupe's KOOZA™ performances and a special 15 percent discount on stays at its participating New York City hotels.
Customers can access the exclusive KOOZA offer online by clicking on a link provided with the Wyndham hotel Web reservation confirmation and may choose to receive tickets either electronically or by mail.
Accommodations are available at the newly constructed Wyndham Garden Hotel-Manhattan Chelsea West at 37 W. 24th St. and at the Wyndham Garden Hotel-Midtown Convention Center at 341 W. 36th St.
Both the Manhattan Chelsea West and the Midtown Convention Center hotels are smoke-free and offer Herman Miller® Aeron® ergonomic desk chairs; Wyndham Be Well™ bedding; complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access; 32-inch, high-definition, flat-screen televisions with pay-per-view movies; alarm clock radios with mp3-iPodTM adapters; and Bath & Body Works® True Blue® Spa bath care amenities. The Wyndham Garden Hotel-Midtown Convention Center offers Wyndham ClearAir™ allergy-friendly guest rooms by PURE Solutions NA, designed to remove up to 98 percent of allergens.
KOOZA is playing Tuesdays through Sundays at various times under Cirque du Soleil's trademark blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau -- or big top – at Randall's Island Park for a limited engagement. The show revisits the origins of Cirque du Soleil by combining two circus traditions: acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. A full schedule and details are available at www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Wyndham hotel guests must show proof of their KOOZA ticket purchase at time of check-in. Rooms at the discounted rate are subject to availability and blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Taxes and gratuity are not included. Cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to arrival date are subject to fees.
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now a major Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has more than 4,000 employees from more than 40 different countries including more than 1,000 artists. Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to nearly 90 million spectators in more than 200 cities on five continents. Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters are in Montreal, Canada.
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC and its affiliates, subsidiaries of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), offer upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. All hotels are either franchised or managed by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC or an affiliate.