May 24, 2010 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) and a proud, Official Sponsor of Cirque du Soleil® Touring Shows, today announced exclusive discounts for OVO, from Cirque du Soleil, currently on tour at Randall's Island in New York City, and special savings at participating Wyndham® hotels in the city.
In celebration of OVO's New York City tour schedule, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is offering guests and show-goers twice the savings: 30 percent off the regular ticket price of any OVO show and a 15 percent discount when booking a stay at participating Wyndham hotels in New York City.
Cirque du Soleil fans also can receive a 25 percent discount on regularly-priced tickets to select OVO shows without the purchase of a qualifying hotel room at the Cirque du Soleil website.
Accommodations are available at each of Wyndham's three Manhattan hotels: Fashion 26 – A Wyndham Hotel at 152 West 26th Street, the Wyndham Garden® Hotel - Chelsea West at 37 West 24th Street and the Wyndham Garden® Hotel - Times Square South at 341 West 36th Street. From outside the United States, call (506) 638-4899.
Wyndham offers a variety of hotel options for travelers visiting New York City. Fashion 26 – A Wyndham Hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan's bustling Fashion District and provides distinctive services and amenities including signature Crumbs® cupcakes at check-in and inventive dining at specialty hamburger haven RARE Bar & Grill. Guestrooms include premium Frette® linens and terrycloth towels, complimentary wireless Internet service, custom-designed hardwood furniture and Gilchrist & Soames® bath products.
The Wyndham Garden Hotel – Chelsea West and Wyndham Garden Hotel – Times Square South are both smoke-free and offer Herman Miller® Aeron® ergonomic desk chairs; Wyndham BeWell® signature bedding; complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access in guestrooms and public spaces; 32-inch, high-definition, flat-screen televisions; alarm clock radios with mp3-iPodTM adapters; and Bath & Body Works® True Blue® Spa bath care amenities.
At the Wyndham Garden Hotel – Times Square South, guests can enjoy outdoor dining and skyline views at its Greenhouse 36 restaurant and at Madison Square Terrace, 10 stories above street level. Wyndham ClearAir® allergy-friendly guestrooms by PURE Solutions NA remove up to 98 percent of allergens.
OVO, a headlong rush and immersion into the teeming and energetic world of insects, is playing Tuesdays through Sundays through June 6, 2010 under the Big Top at Randall's Island in New York City. The cast of OVO comprises 53 performing artists from 13 countries.
Wyndham hotel guests must show proof of their OVO 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.
All Wyndham Hotels and Resorts guests can take advantage of Wyndham ByRequest®, the brand's guest recognition program offering complimentary benefits including free high-speed Internet access, choice of welcome snack and beverage, preferred pillow type, express check-in, guaranteed late check-out, local and long-distance calls, best available room upon arrival, photocopies, faxes and online receipts.
Wyndham ByRequest members also earn Wyndham Rewards® points, which can be redeemed for complimentary hotel stays, airline tickets, name-brand merchandise and dining and shopping gift cards, among other options. In lieu of points, members may elect to earn airline or rail miles with a variety of carriers.
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 5,000 employees from more than 40 different countries including 1,200 artists from some 40 different countries around the world. Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in more than 300 cities on five continents. Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters are based 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, China and the Caribbean. All Wyndham hotels are either franchised or managed by the company or managed through a joint-venture partner.