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NEW YORK, N.Y. – November 30, 2016 – With the city in full swing for the holiday season upon us, let The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park be your “Home on the Park” during the most wonderful time of the year with offers and events suitable for every type of traveler.

After relishing in some of the iconic Holiday magic all around us — from ice skating in Central Park to browsing the extravagant 5th Avenue window displays — warm up with our Holiday Afternoon Tea at the Star Lounge. Rejoice in the warmth of this season with a special winter menu, offering a Nutcracker seasonal blend tea, flavorful savory sandwiches like the Foie Gras Peanut Butter & Jelly with Spiced Apple Compote on Walnut Raisin Bread, and decadent holiday desserts like Pumpkin Cheesecake with Candied Chestnuts, all baked fresh daily. The Holiday Afternoon Tea is offered from 2:00pm – 4:00pm daily through the remainder of 2016.

Over the course of the next month, culinary connoisseurs will be overjoyed with the never-ending custom food and beverage menus being served throughout the season. From holiday cocktail specials at the bar, like our trio flight of champagne cocktails, to gourmet hot chocolate made using the original recipe from Rumpelmayer’s, located here in the 1930’s through 90’s- each guest will be sure to experience the full flavors of the Holiday season.

Take a moment for personal rejuvenation before the festive frenzy continues in Midtown Manhattan with Holiday Spa Packages at the first stateside La Prairie Spa.

  • Swiss Contour Facial (60 minutes): Boost circulation and replenish moisture with this anti-oxidant rich facial. Micro-current technology helps to improve skin tone combined with cellular Swiss ice crystal technology to protect, hydrate and support skin renewal.

  • Reviving Hand Treatment (30 minutes): Designed to provide serious relief - a soothing scrub and massage to awaken tired hands. Experience deep hydration with La Prairie’s cellular hydralift
    firming mask in union with nature’s remedy of tea tree oil to revive tired nails and cuticles. Nails are buffed to a shine.

  • Reviving Foot Treatment (45 minutes): A soothing scrub and massage to awaken tired feet. Experience deep hydration with La Prairie’s cellular hydralift firming mask in union with nature’s remedy of tea tree oil to revive tired nails and cuticles. Nails are buffed to a shine.

Skip the hassle and celebrate Christmas Dinner with a three-course, pre-fixe menu in Auden Bistro serving up delicious options such as baked prosciutto and brie, tomato seafood cioppino, herb-rubbed porchetta, grilled prime rib steak and Grand Marnier soufflé. Kids can partake in craft activities, indulge in some Christmas candy by the gingerbread house display and take pictures with Santa, who will be visiting from the North Pole at various times throughout the day.

Extend your hotel stay a few days longer to ring in the New Year at the hotel with a five-course tasting menu, with an optional wine pairing add-on curated by the hotel’s renowned Sommelier, Marika Vida-Arnold. Stay for the party afterwards in the Star Lounge complete with a live two-piece jazz band, an art deco ambiance, glamourous photo props and caviar & champagne pairings to celebrate with throughout the night. The next day, welcome 2017 with our New Year’s Day Sunday Brunch, available both at Auden Bistro and through in-room dining, and enjoy delicious and decadent a-la-carte menu options - sure to start your New Year off the right way.

Make The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park your home for the holidays. For more information, please visit http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/new-york/central-park or call 212-308-9100 and join the conversation with #RCMemories.