SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Carmen Gonzalez, Sean Houghton, Glenn Rossman, Ignacio M. Llorente, Xenia von Wedel

News Feed Item

Langham Place, Fifth Avenue Presents A Toast To Tennis

Fifth Avenue luxury hotel will host Party With the Pros kick-off event with top tennis talent from around the globe

NEW YORK, Aug. 12,  2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Langham Place, Fifth Avenue will, once again, raise a Toast to Tennis by hosting the kick-off event to one of the world's most celebrated tennis tournaments this August, Party with the Pros. This private cocktail soiree, held at Measure Lounge at Langham Place, will feature a roster of celebrated tennis stars from around the world and is accessible in only two ways – by invitation or  by booking the Toast to Tennis packages available exclusively at Langham Place, which includes luxurious suite accommodations, up-close-and-personal access to some of the sport's top stars at two exclusive events, and luxury box tickets to the opening night of the US Open courtesy of Lagardere Tennis.

Party with the Pros, which debuted last year, is a chance for tennis fans to get up-close-and-personal with some of the sport's top talent – John Isner, Sloane Stephens and Victoria Azarenka– in an intimate cocktail setting, complete with hand-crafted cocktails and nibbles from Chef David Vandenabeele and his team at Measure. Toast to Tennis will take place on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Measure Lounge at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue.

Guests who book the Toast to Tennis Packages available exclusively at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, will be invited to Party with the Pros and will also receive:

  • Accommodations in a luxuriously appointed one-bedroom suite at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue for 5 nights
  • Two tickets to Taste of Tennis on Thursday, August 21, the world's premier culinary and tennis experience, where famous tennis stars are matched with equally impressive stars of the culinary world
  • Two passes to Party with the Pros on Saturday, August 23, the exclusive kick-off event, hosted by world-class tennis players Victoria Azarenka, John Isner and Sloane Stephens at Langham Place's own Measure Lounge, featuring a menu of hand-crafted cocktails and treats by Chef David Vandenabeele
  • Two tickets to Opening Night of the US Open on Monday, August 25 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Forest Hills, in the Lagardere Tennis Luxury Suite, including buffet dinner and full open bar
  • Limousine transfers to and from Taste of Tennis on Thursday, August 21; and to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center from Langham Place, Fifth Avenue for Opening Night on Monday, August 25

The starting price for The Toast to Tennis package at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue is $11,000 USD.

Customizable packages are also available, including a more basic Toast to Tennis package which includes accommodations in a one-bedroom suite; complimentary breakfast at Measure; and entry to Party with the Pros on Saturday, August 23. Pricing starts at $1005 USD per night.  Guests can call the hotel directly at +1 212 695 4005 or book online at http://newyork.langhamplacehotels.com.  

"We are thrilled to once again offer our guests an exclusive opportunity to experience the tennis in New York City in style," said Francois-Olivier Luiggi, General Manager of Langham Place, Fifth Avenue. "We know that our guests expect a top-notch experience when they choose to stay at Langham Place. This is one of those events that really brings New York City to life, and we want our guests to feel like they are part of that excitement."

Langham Place, Fifth Avenue represents the introduction of the Langham Place brand, a five-star luxury hotel experience that blends modern British allure with the elegant service with which Langham has become synonymous, to the North American market. The Langham Place brand is a natural extension of the heritage and tradition that began with the opening of The Langham, London hotel in 1865, which set the standard in global hospitality in the 19th century and was the foundation for luxury, innovation and grandeur thereafter.

Langham Place, Fifth Avenue boasts 214 guestrooms and suites that are among the largest in the city and feature THE DUX® Bed by DUXIANA®; and Nespresso machines in every room; a selection of well-planned spaces for executive meetings and social events;  and attentive, around-the-clock guest service. For guests looking for an accessible dining and drinking experience there's Measure, a stylish and comfortable lounge featuring a menu of American and British comfort food re-imagined with a modern twist by Chef David Vandenabeele; a seasonal drink menu deeply rooted in classic cocktail culture; an extensive selection of both Old and New World wines and a craft beer menu. Langham Place, Fifth Avenue is also home to the Michelin-starred restaurant Ai Fiori by the Altamarea Group. An elegant fine dining restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ai Fiori – which means "among the flowers" in Italian - features a menu that celebrates the French and Italian Riviera, courtesy of the world-renowned Altamarea Group and Chef Michael White. The hotel also has a full-service Spa, as well as the only Midtown outpost of Julien Farel Salon, which offers Express Salon services for business and leisure travelers on the go.

About Langham Hospitality Group
As the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hotels under The Langham, Langham Place, and Eaton brands that are located on four continents. The Group takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was widely recognized  as Europe's first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties. For reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.langhamhotels.com.

SOURCE Langham Place, Fifth Avenue

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In her General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing, at Verizon Enterprise, focused on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models for Oracle development and testing environments. Anne Plese is a marketing and technology enthusiast/realist with over 19+ years in high tech. At Verizon Enterprise, she focuses on driving growth for the Verizon Cloud platfo...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect...
What do a firewall and a fortress have in common? They are no longer strong enough to protect the valuables housed inside. Like the walls of an old fortress, the cracks in the firewall are allowing the bad guys to slip in - unannounced and unnoticed. By the time these thieves get in, the damage is already done and the network is already compromised. Intellectual property is easily slipped out the back door leaving no trace of forced entry. If we want to reign in on these cybercriminals, it's hig...
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will w...
"ElasticBox is an enterprise company that makes it very easy for developers and IT ops to collaborate to develop, build and deploy applications on any cloud - private, public or hybrid," stated Monish Sharma, VP of Customer Success at ElasticBox, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The term culture has had a polarizing effect among DevOps supporters. Some propose that culture change is critical for success with DevOps, but are remiss to define culture. Some talk about a DevOps culture but then reference activities that could lead to culture change and there are those that talk about culture change as a set of behaviors that need to be adopted by those in IT. There is no question that businesses successful in adopting a DevOps mindset have seen departmental culture change, ...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Ar...
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, discussed how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's large...
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete...
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from ha...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, a...
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective ...