VIP Access to Balloon Inflating Festivities on Thanksgiving Eve, Parade-View Rooms
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 30, 2014) - The Quin hotel, located at 57th Street and Sixth Avenue in New York City, kicks off the Holiday Season with a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience. The pageantry of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a quintessential New York experience, and the Quin offers its guests the chance to take in the spectacle with splendid views of the Sixth Avenue parade route from its warm and comfortable luxurious hotel rooms. The experience also includes VIP access to the traditional Macy's Thanksgiving Parade balloon inflating festivities on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 26th. The Thanksgiving Parade experience at the Quin is based on a 3-night minimum stay. Guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast served in the lobby and drawing room prior to the start of the parade and have the option of reserving dinner at The Wayfarer restaurant at the Quin on Thanksgiving Eve or on Thanksgiving night.
The Quin offers insider access to the very best of New York through its Attaché team, and the Quin's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience delivers on that promise. The balloon inflating festivities on Thanksgiving Eve have become a cherished tradition for many New Yorkers and visitors to the city, but the event's popularity can make viewing this exciting ceremony difficult. The Quin's VIP access ensures that guests enjoy the festivities, held adjacent to the American Museum of Natural History, without spending the day waiting on line. The next day, on Thanksgiving Day itself, guests can bypass the crowds and the cold once again by taking in all the pageantry and celebration of the parade from the comfort of their rooms.
More than 3.5 million visitors line the streets of Manhattan to view the floats, balloons and performances along the 2 1/2 mile route of the parade, and over 50 million people view the parade on TV. The parade begins at approximately 9am at the Museum of Natural History and proceeds down Central Park West before turning east along Central Park South, then south on Sixth Avenue where the procession passes the Quin at 57th and Sixth Avenue.
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1924 as the Macy's Christmas Parade and featured animals from the Central Park Zoo. The parade proved so popular that Macy's quickly committed to staging it as an annual event. The parade debuted is signature giant character balloons in 1927. Today, more than 8,000 volunteers produce the annual spectacle.
The Quin's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience is available for a starting rate in a Deluxe Room Of $1,249 per night, with a 3-night minimum stay required. The experience includes a Sixth Avenue view room (parade view), VIP access for 2 to the balloon inflating event on Thanksgiving Eve, and continental breakfast reception on Thanksgiving morning served in the Hotel Lobby. Dinner at The Wayfarer is available at a separate cost, and may be reserved in advance at time of booking. Parade-view rooms are also available as a package without the Wednesday evening balloon event, 3-night minimum required. Reservations at the Quin are available by calling (855) 447-QUIN (7846) or online at http://www.theQuinhotel.com/.
About The Quin
The Quin, New York City's newest luxury lifestyle hotel, is located on the corner of 57th Street and 6th Avenue. At the intersection of art, music, and fashion, its privileged Midtown location provides effortless access to Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Museum of Modern Art and Fifth Avenue couture. The Quin melds modern opulence with its rich artistic heritage in each of its 208 thoughtfully appointed guestrooms, including 28 suites. Guests enjoy urbane and intelligent services from the Attaché, who curate each guest's New York experience, to distinguished amenities like an Executive Boardroom, state-of-the-art Technogym fitness center, Apple equipped drawing room, Dux® beds by Duxiana®, Fresh® Spa Products and a two-story, 130-seat artisanal American seafood grill, The Wayfarer, showcasing a menu of fresh regional seafood. Quin Arts is an interactive arts program that celebrates the property's rich artistic heritage and produces exciting new platforms for contemporary artists. Renowned architecture and interior design firm, Perkins Eastman, has transposed a contemporary masterpiece on the classical foundation that was once home to cultural icons like pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski and artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Resonating with refined repose, the Quin is the Quintessential New York Hotel. http://www.theQuinhotel.com/