NEW ORLEANS - The Roosevelt New Orleans, part of the Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, has announced a number of special summer rates designed to help locals and visitors with their vacation and get-away plans.

With the Louisiana First Package, Louisiana residents can enjoy a stay at the luxurious, historic hotel in downtown New Orleans for $129 per night.

“Louisianians have supported The Roosevelt throughout its history, and continue to show their dedication to this landmark property nearly a year after its historic restoration,” said Tod Chambers, General Manager, The Roosevelt New Orleans.  Confirm Chambers has reviewed and approved. “This is our way of giving back and ensuring that everyone who wants to experience The Roosevelt has the opportunity.”

Guests should enter promotional code “P9” when booking.  The special is available for stays through Sept. 30, 2010.  Is valid for Louisiana residents only and is not transferable.  Proof of residency may be required at check-in.

Book three nights at The Roosevelt and get the fourth night free with The Best of Waldorf promotion. Rates start at $159 per night. The offer is valid for all stays through Sept. 6, 2010; use the promotional code, “PBWA1N”, when booking.

The Great Getaway, designed for guests looking for the ultimate in relaxation and luxury at a great price, includes breakfast for up to two people in the room starting at $159. Promotional code “PGG01” should be entered during the booking process.  This special offer is valid for stays through Sept. 6, 2010.

To take advantage of these offers, guests can call 1-800-WALDORF or visit www.therooseveltneworleans.com.  Subject to availability. Additional restrictions apply for each offer   All rates exclude taxes, gratuities and incidental charges. Not valid for groups or conventions.

The grand hotel boasts 504 rooms, of which 134 are luxury suites; the legendary Blue Room; the Sazerac Bar and Restaurant, John Besh’s Domenica Restaurant and Teddy’s Cafe; state-of-the-art meeting and convention rooms; and a 12,000-square-foot, world-class Guerlain Spa and fitness center.

Other amenities designed to position The Roosevelt New Orleans as a destination favored by travelers include a comprehensive business center, private dining and suite butler service, an outdoor pool and courtyard and a specialty gift shop.

For more information on The Roosevelt New Orleans, log on to www.therooseveltneworleans.com.  Memories of the hotel can be logged at the hotel’s blog site: www.therooseveltneworleans.com/blog.

Contact: 
Carrie DeVries 
504.558.1840
cdevries@theehrhardtgroup.com

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 25 landmark destinations, each being a true reflection of their surroundings in the world’s most sought after locations. Unified by their inspirational environments and unparalleled guest service, Waldorf Astoria creates unique authentic moments through the delivery of True Waldorf Service. Personal concierges deliver unparalleled, bespoke service from the moment a guest books through check out. From signature culinary excellence, 12 world-class golf courses and 23 rejuvenating spas, Waldorf Astoria offers luxuriously appointed accommodations and unforgettable experiences. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton Worldwide, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or www.waldorfastoria.com/offers. Learn more about this expanding portfolio by visiting news.waldorfastoria.com.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of eleven world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.

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