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The Holiday Lights Go Up As NYC Hotel Rates Drop


With New York City's hotel market the strongest among the U.S.'s top 25 markets according to Smith Travel Research, the NYC hotel package experts at are confident in reducing NYC hotel rates as the holidays approach.

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

It turns out that over 50.5 million tourists need a place to rest their head in the city that never sleeps each year, according to NYC and Company, New York City's official tourism organization, with developers adding 4,404 new hotel rooms in 2011 alone, reports The New York Times in “A Building Boom in New York Hotel Rooms.”

The NYC hotel package experts at are passing on the benefits of a larger supply of hotel rooms to their customers by discounting hotel rates as the holiday season approaches, the season typically responsible for a large chunk of those 50.5 million tourists.

“We're delighted to see the NYC hotel industry rebound after the damaged economy. NYC is a city that always rebuilds itself, and we're excited to pass on the reduced NYC hotel rates to our customers to make holiday trips a reality for many this year,” says Barry Tenenbaum, of

The New York Times article, “A Building Boom in New York Hotel Rooms” further reports that hotel room supply is projected to grow at a rate of 4.1% in 2013, with boutique hotels contributing to part of this growth. As David J. Duncan, president of Denihan, a company that owns hotels in New York, is quoted in the same article:

“We've seen a traveler preference away from large brands and homogeneity, toward distinctive hotels with personality, where the traveler feels connected to the community instead of a generic box,” says Duncan.

Autumn and Christmas are the two most popular seasons to visit NYC, reports, and with's New York hotel package experts seeing an increase in customers during the holidays, they have not only reduced rates at both boutique and big name NYC hotels, like Novotel New York Hotel and Marriot Marquis, but have included over $50 in gratis extras in their NYC hotel packages. Extras include free admission to the Empire State Building Observatory, Museum of the City of New York, or NY Water Taxi Statue of Liberty Flex Pass, as well as free admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The American Museum of Natural History, or Top of the Rock Observation Deck.'s New York hotel packages also come with shopping discounts to make that NYC hotel trip a little easier on the wallet.

“NYC has its share of glitz and luxury, but with reduced New York hotel rates, we're able to extend some of that luxury at lower prices to the millions of tourists visiting NYC this holiday season,” says Tenenbaum.


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