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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.

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