From Aug. 24 through Sept. 12, 2010, tennis greats from around the globe will descend on Flushing, Queens for the US Open. Here are a few deals and promotions to get you in the swing of things:
Grand Hyatt’s Tennis Treats To-Go
Grand Hyatt, New York’s new take-out restaurant, Market, is pre-packed picnic lunches to take along to the matches. The “Tennis Take-Out” promotion is paired with tennis ball and tennis racket shaped cookies (photo above), to sustain cheering fans (or celeb-spotting gawkers). Lunches range from $20-$28 per person for seasonal fruits, sandwiches, side salads, chips, cut vegetables, cookies, candy, and beverages. Visit grandnewyork.hyatt.com.
The Gansevoort New York “Gans, Set, Match”
This tennis package makes it easy for guests to shuttle back and forth for the games. The deal includes:
• Two Gansevoort Caps
• Complimentary Champagne and Sliders for two at signature rooftop pool
• Two Seat Cushions for the never ending match
• Two Lascoste polo shirts
• Unlimited Weekly Metro Card to make it to and from the matches
• Tickets available for purchase at an extra cost.
Valid from Aug. 30 – Sept. 12 and starts at $462/night.
The official hotel sponsor of the US Open has a triple-play of promotions. Members of the Starwood Preferred Guest rewards program can register to win a pair of tickets to the Men’s SemiFinals (in a luxury suite!) for ever two nights they stay at a Starwood property from now through August 22nd . Information and registration can be found at https://www.spgpromos.com/USOpenSuiteSweeps.
Members not making any travel plans can bid for US Open prizes like a tennis clinic with tennis star James Blake, a visit to the US Open press booth, or a pair of tickets to the open by visitng www.spg.com/moment.
And lastly, if spontanaity isn’t your thing. Just redeem your 15,000 Starpoints for a pair of tickets and VIP reception.
With those options, there’s something for everyone to luv – I mean, love.