An American Summer: Spend The Season with Millennium Hotels and Resorts


NEW YORK, NY – May 15, 2006 – Summer fun means something different to everyone – a day out in the sun, vacation from school or spending time with a loved one! Whatever your wish, Millennium Hotels and Resorts has summer packages to fulfill your summer vacationing dreams. The following packages are available for reservation by calling 866-866-8086 or visiting www.millenniumhotels.com (all packages subject to availability):

Millennium Alaskan Hotel, Anchorage
Spend the summer wrapped in romance with the Millennium Alaskan Hotel which is offering a “Midsummer Romance” package that includes a welcome gift of a bouquet of roses and chilled champagne, accommodations in a hotel suite equipped with Jacuzzi, a romantic four-course dinner for two served in suite, an assortment of chocolate truffles, full American breakfast in the morning and turndown service. Package is priced at $539 per night per couple, room tax and gratuities not included. Available June 15 – September 15, 2006.

Millennium Airport Hotel, Buffalo, New York
Make a summer trip to the thriving city of Buffalo, home to a burgeoning arts, cultural and nightlife scenes – coincidentally, Buffalo was also named by Reader’s Digest as the third cleanest city in America. Visitors can also add shopping to their list when visiting Buffalo with the Millennium Airport Hotel’s “Sleep, Shop & Save” package. The package includes overnight accommodations, $25 gift certificate to the Walden Galleria Mega Mall and complimentary shuttle to and from the Mall. The Walden Galleria Mega Mall is home to over 200 shops, restaurants and cinemas. Rates for the package begin at $99, excluding tax and gratuity. Valid May 15 – September 15, 2006

Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles
Step into the Millennium Biltmore, a west coast icon that has been captured on the movie reels of classics such as the Academy-award winning Chinatown and the recent hit comedy, Wedding Crashers. The hotel is inviting visitors to experience its colorful history and old-world charm with the “Museum” package which includes Standard room accommodations, two complimentary tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and valet parking. Upgrades to Club accommodations with complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon hors d’oeuvres and beverages in the hotel’s Club Lounge are available for an additional fee. Rates for the package begin at $189 per room per night, valid through 2006.

Millennium Bostonian Hotel, Boston
One of Boston’s most popular attractions is its historical Boston Public Garden, America’s first botanical garden. With the Millennium Bostonian’s “Swan and Garden” package, guests can cruise the Public Garden’s lagoon on a historic Swan Boat and view the garden’s 24-acres of greenery and colorful flowers. The package features Standard accommodations (with balcony view overlooking Faneuil Hall), admission for two aboard the Swan Boats, a special welcome gift and turndown service. Rates for the package begin at $169 per room per night. Valid through September 10, 2007.

Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York
Summer in the Big Apple is an experience unlike any other – from the museums to the restaurants, New York has activities and attractions to keep its visitors occupied! To experience some of Manhattan’s outdoor attractions, the Millennium Broadway is offering a “Picnic in the Park” package which includes overnight double accommodations, continental breakfast for two and a picnic lunch for two. With the hotel’s close proximity to Central and Bryant Parks, guests can take their picnic lunch and enjoy a day out. The lunch includes a selection of freshly-made gourmet wraps and sandwiches and other favorite treats of New Yorkers all packed in a fresh-keeping cooler bag. Rates for the package begin at $279 per room based on double occupancy, excluding tax. Valid June 1 through September 30, 2006.

Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati
Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has been called “the most important American building to be completed since the end of the Cold War” by The New York Times and displays works by today’s most cutting-edge artists specializing in photography, film and performance art. The CAC, designed by Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid, is also home to the UnMuseum, a 7,400-square-foot wonderland for kids and adults which features a robotic tree that responds to movement by raising and lowering its branches, and a Leaf Lounge where kids can play in a bed of bouncy foam covered with hand-made leaves. Enjoy all these and more by booking the Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati’s “CAC” package which includes Standard accommodations, two complimentary admission tickets to the CAC and continental breakfast for two in the hotel’s Bistro On Elm with rates from $89 for single/double occupancy. Guests can choose to be upgraded to Club Level accommodations at an additional charge. Package is available for Friday and Saturday night stays through August 31, 2006, and does not include tax and gratuities.

Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis
The newly re-opened Walker Art Center is one of the Mid West’s top cultural institutions featuring contemporary art from artists like Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Matthew Barney and Nam June Paik. The Millennium Hotel is offering a “Walker Art Center” package which includes overnight accommodations, two admission passes to the Walker Art Center and full American breakfast for two. Rates for the package begin at $139 per room based on double occupancy, valid Thursdays through Sundays, through December 30, 2006. The hotel is centrally located on Nicollet Mall nearby some of the city’s popular specialty stores, sporting venues, theaters and parks. Does not include tax and gratuities

Millennium Hotel, St. Louis
Families will enjoy a summer exploration of St. Louis since the Millennium Hotel, St. Louis is offering a fun “St. Louis Adventure” package featuring access to the Gateway Arch which celebrates its 40th birthday this year, the City Museum, the new Two Acre Children’s Garden at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and the St. Louis Zoo. Four tickets will be provided for each attraction. The package also includes two nights’ accommodations in a Deluxe room with two double beds, complimentary parking for one vehicle and breakfast for two adults and two children each morning. Rates for the package begin at $369 for two nights stay including taxes (based on occupancy of two adults and two children).Valid May 1 to Sept 30, 2006.

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago
The key to unlocking the heart might just lie in the Windy City – the historic Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel located on the famed Magnificent Mile is offering a “Key to Your Heart” package which includes overnight accommodations in a Superior room, two romantically red Martinis from the hotel’s Martini Bar, full American breakfast for two in bed or in the hotel’s NiX Restaurant, box of gourmet chocolates, book of romantic poetry and evening turndown service with flower petals on pillow. Rates for the package begin from $229 including tax, valid through 2006.

Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville
Get a head start traveling for culture with the Millennium Maxwell House’s “Art Just the Start” package. The package offers Deluxe overnight accommodations, complimentary buffet breakfast for two adults and two children, two adult museum tickets and transportation to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville Admission for children under 18 is free. Rates for the package begin at $140, based on occupancy by a family of four, inclusive of tax and gratuities. Available through December 30, 2006, except Sundays when the Frist Center is closed.

Millennium Resort Scottsdale McCormick Ranch, Arizona
There are many reasons to visit Scottsdale including the sunshine, sweeping landscape and the Millennium Resort Scottsdale’s “$100 for $100” package which offers overnight accommodations and a $100 food and beverage credit per room, per night. The food and beverage credit can be used at the hotel’s award-winning Piñon Grill which specializes in Southwestern cuisine, the Diamondbacks Lounge or the Cabana Bar & Grill. The package is available Sundays through Wednesday at a rate of $100 per room, per night, and Thursdays through Saturdays at a rate of $129 per room, per night. The offer does not include taxes, gratuities or $9 daily resort fee. Available May 15, 2006, through September 15, 2006.

About Millennium Hotels and Resorts

Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), established in the United States in 2000, is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 19 holdings in The Americas, and the company operates properties including: Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York City; Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York City; Millennium Airport Hotel, Buffalo, New York; Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles; Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago; Millennium Bostonian Hotel, Boston; Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis; Millennium Hotel, St. Louis; Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati; Millennium Harvest House, Boulder; Millennium Hotel, Durham; Millennium Alaskan Hotel, Anchorage; Millennium Resort, Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch; the Millennium Maxwell House, Nashville; and the Royal Palm Resort, Galapagos Islands. MLC holdings outside of the Millennium brand include the Millenium Hilton (New York) and Sheraton Four Points Sunnyvale (California). For further information on Millennium Hotels and Resorts, call 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com.

Millennium and Copthorne Hotels comprises 90 four and five star hotels with 24,681 rooms worldwide in 16 countries. Our World of Hospitality marketing alliance partner Maritim Hotels has 47 hotels with 13,069 rooms in 9 countries. For more information please visit www.millenniumhotels.com or www.maritim.com.

Photo Credit: Millennium Biltmore Hotel

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