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FROM CITY HALL TO TIMES SQUARE, A TRAIL OF LOVE AT INTERCONTINENTAL NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE


Hotel Honors the Right to Unite with Exclusive Packages for Couples Marrying this Sunday, July 24

 NEW YORK (July 21, 2011) – In honor of the historic marriage ceremonies set to take place in New York City on this Sunday, July 24th, The InterContinental New York Times Square is proud to present the Trail of Love, and the Something New, Something True packages – both created especially for Sunday’s NYC newlyweds. Through a lottery announced this week by city officials, a record-breaking 764 same and opposite-sex couples will say “I do” on the 24th, and this impressive 607-room hotel is the ideal setting for celebrating their special day.

Couples can begin their new married lives together in one of InterContinental New York Times Square’s chic guestrooms with expansive views of the city below. Each room is also complete with an oversized bathroom, providing a spa-like experience perfect for relaxing post-nuptials.

For love-struck newlyweds looking to begin their new journey in style, the Trail of Love package, valid only on July 24th includes:

  • Rates starting at $225++ for Deluxe Room Types  or $750 for a Manhattan Suite (normally a $2000-$3500 rate)
  • Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine
  • 20% off bottles of Wine at Ça Va Brasserie
  • Breakfast at Todd English’s Ça Va Brasserie or delivered to the guests’ room on Monday morning

For couples planning to celebrate the right to unite with friends and family, InterContinental New York Times Square is offering the Something New, Something True package, ensuring the occasion is will be a special and unforgettable experience.  At $395 per person (minimum of 40 and maximum of 225) the package provides:

  • A full hour White glove cocktail service
  • Four course dinner with choice of Entree
  • Sommelier selected red and white wine
  • Wedding Cake (by Ron Ben Israel)
  • Entertainment: Quartet or DJ by Craig Scott Entertainment for five hours
  • Bartenders
  • Chef attendants
  • Mixologist for Specialty cocktails for the night

Moreover, to honor the lucky couple, the hotel is offering up the luxurious 1,500 sq. ft. Manhattan Suite, which boasts some of the best view of Hudson River and City, for a special rates starting at $1,200++ inclusive with breakfast in bed.

For reservations or additional information on the Trail of Love Package, please call 1-800-711-7304. For Something New, Something True package and Manhattan Suite inquiries, please call 212-803-4500. All rooms and pricing are subject to availability, and guests will need to present marriage certificate in order to redeem offer.

The InterContinental New York Times Square offers a superb location on 44th Street reaching into both Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen in the heart of the Broadway Theater District and a short stroll from Fifth Avenue shopping. Opened in July 2010, the Times Square hotel features 36 stories with over 600 rooms; Ça Va, a Todd English restaurant; 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, including a 4,000-square foot Gotham Ballroom; and 10 smaller meeting rooms on one designated floor.

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