10:59 uur 03-09-2015

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts verzorgt wereldwijd 25 onvergetelijke ervaringen

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Een meet and greet met een van de bekendste chef-koks van Europa, Heinz Beck, een besloten diner in Rome of een ritje per kameel door de woestijn van Dubai met afsluitend etentje, Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences heeft daadwerkelijk speciale aanbiedingen. Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences verzorgt op iedere reisbestemming de meest meeslepende en exclusieve activiteiten, die gepaard gaan met de ongeëvenaarde True Waldorf Service en VIP-voorzieningen, zoals spa’s, luxe overstapregelingen op het vliegveld en met Michelin-sterren bekroonde maaltijden.

“Het creëren van memorabele momenten is lange tijd eigen aan Waldorf Astoria’s missie: een combinatie van ongeëvenaarde service met ervaringen die ons hotel tot leven brengen”, zei John T.A. Vanderslice, internationaal directeur van Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. “Gasten die een dergelijke activiteit boeken hebben de kans ‘s werelds populairste etablissementen op intieme wijze te leren kennen.”


Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Curates Bespoke Unforgettable Experiences at 25 Iconic Destinations Worldwide


MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– From a meet and greet with one of Europe’s most respected 3-Michelin Star chefs, Heinz Beck, followed by a private dinner in Rome to a camel ride accompanied with a secluded dinner in the desert for two in Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences highlights truly bespoke offers. Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences incorporates the most engaging and exclusive activities in each destination paired with Waldorf Astoria’s unparalleled True Waldorf Service and VIP amenities like in-room spa treatments, luxury airport transfers, and Michelin-starred meals.

“Creating memorable moments has long been inherent to Waldorf Astoria’s mission of pairing unmatched service with experiences that bring our hotels to life,” said John T.A. Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. “Guests who book these experiences will have the opportunity to enjoy the world’s most sought-after locales in a more intimate and exclusive fashion.”

Guests can now book Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences at all 25 of its properties. Full details of each package can be found here, while highlights from each experience include:


  • Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Boca Raton, Florida
    • Excursions privately chauffeured by Maserati
    • Private tennis clinic session with five-time US Open champion Jimmy Connors
    • Exclusive dinner at Morimoto prepared by acclaimed sushi chef Takao Soejima, protégé of the famed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto
    • Private shopping experience at Boca Raton’s exclusive boutiques
  • Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Phoenix, Arizona
    • Rolls Royce airport transfer
    • Personalized linens, towels, and bath robes
    • Full-day chartered helicopter ride over The Grand Canyon and Sedona
    • Sunset history tour
  • Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Key West, Florida
    • Chartered Hinckley boat to a private island for a special dinner and sunset experience
    • Charter fishing experience on board a luxury yacht under the supervision of a notable local captain
    • After-hours guided tour of the Hemingway Home and Museum, led by the museum’s curator
    • Private sea plane flight from the Casa Marina pier for a half-day adventure to the Dry Tortugas – Fort Jefferson, which features a private tour, world-class snorkeling and a picnic
  • Waldorf Astoria Chicago – Chicago, Illinois
    • Private sailing lesson on Lake Michigan
    • Private helicopter tour of Chicago’s skyline followed by a personal curated architecture tour by limo or a personal curated tour of Chicago’s infamous gangster-related historic landmarks
    • Two great seats at one of Broadway in Chicago’s shows, a meet and greet with the cast, and a behind-the-scenes tour of the theatre
  • El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort and Las Casitas, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Puerto Rico
    • Excursion to Culebra Island aboard the Motor Yacht Tarambana and for a day at Puerto Rico’s world-famous Flamenco Beach
    • Play 18 holes of golf for two at an Arthur Mills-designed championship golf course
    • Guided tour of the El Yunque Rain Forest
  • Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Maui, Hawaii
    • Access to a 4-wheel drive Jeep Wrangler for the length of stay
    • Sail to Molokini for a morning scuba and snorkeling experience
    • Helicopter tour of Maui, culminating in a chef-prepared picnic lunch on the slopes of Mt. Haleakala
    • Private sail boat charter sunset dinner experience
  • La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Palm Springs, California
    • Bentley upon arrival for your exclusive use over two days
    • Private instruction for two at PGA West Golf Academy
    • Round of golf for two on any of the five resort courses, including the famed TPC Stadium Course at PGA WEST
    • Chauffeured tour of Joshua Tree National Park
  • The Roosevelt, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Experience antiques shopping along Royal Street culminating in a very special visit to world acclaimed M.S. Rau Antiques
    • Evening of food and music first at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, followed by a tour of discovery on Frenchmen Street complete with VIP access to the venues
    • Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, an authentic alligator hunt, or a visit to the Wetlands of America
  • Waldorf Astoria New York – New York City, New York
    • Dinner underneath the New York City lights with dinner for two in Waldorf Astoria New York’s private rooftop garden
    • Travel to a denim factory in SoHo for a tailored “made-to-order” denim experience
    • Pre-theater dinner for two at the Central Park Boathouse
    • Travel from the Boathouse to Columbus Circle in a horse-drawn carriage
    • Broadway show in the Theater District with a private after show Q&A and meet and greet with the cast
  • Waldorf Astoria Orlando – Orlando, Florida
    • Exclusive VIP guided tour of one of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks
    • Private cabana at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando pool
    • Suite Life Bull & Bear Private Dining Experience – a culinary journey customized in the privacy of your suite; dessert will be planned to be served on the balcony, timed with the start of the evening fireworks at Epcot
  • Waldorf Astoria Park City – Park City, Utah
    • Range Rover airport transfer
    • Meet with a Custom Ski Stylist at Cole Sport to prepare and gear-up for a mountain adventure
    • Learn the history of the local whiskey distillery, High West, and enjoy dinner
    • Private helicopter ski tour with PC Powder Cats
  • Waldorf Astoria Panama – Panama City, Panama
    • Private helicopter tour of the Panama Canal
    • Explore the Old Colonial Panama City with a private tour
    • Shopping at one of Panama City’s exclusive malls with a personal shopper and a special shopping card

Europe & Middle East

  • Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Holland
    • Dinner at Librije’s Zusje Amsterdam, commissioned by Michelin three-star restaurant De Librije
    • VIP access to the recently opened Rijksmuseum
    • Private lunch on a classic canal boat
  • Waldorf Astoria Berlin – Berlin, Germany
    • Personal shopping tour through the KaDeWe, or Kaufhaus des Westens, the largest department store in continental Europe
    • VIP visit to KPM, the Royal Porcelain Manufacturer, and a private tour of Museum Island
    • Cooking course and dinner at Michelin-rated “Les Solistes by Pierre Gagnaire”
  • Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah – Dubai, UAE
    • Bentley airport transfer
    • Hot air balloon ride in the desert
    • Camel ride to a desert dinner for two
    • Explore the local markets, the Spice Souk, and Gold Souk, with a guide
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Caledonian Chic treatments in the only Guerlain Spa in the United Kingdom
    • Golf at The Renaissance Golf Club followed by whisky tour at Glenkinchie Distillery
    • Harvey Nichols personal shopping experience
  • Waldorf Astoria Jeddah – Qasr al Sharq – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    • Private cruise lunch on the Red Sea
    • Luxury shopping experience at Jeddah’s high end department mall
    • Scuba diving in the Red Sea
  • Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem – Jerusalem, Israel
    • Local history tour of Jerusalem with a private guide
    • Afternoon tea in the King’s Court tea lounge
    • Visit to the Israel Museum
    • Experience the sound and light show at the David Tower
  • Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah – Ras al Khaimah, UAE
    • Rolls Royce Phantom airport transfer
    • Private dune bashing
    • VIP afternoon tea in the desert with Champagne and Beluga caviar
    • Falconry show
    • Arabic barbeque dinner in private cabana on the beach
  • Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts – Rome, Italy
    • Visit the kitchen to meet with Heinz Beck (based on Chef’s availability), one of Europe’s most respected 3-Michelin Star chefs, and a dinner experience at La Pergola
    • 90-minute walking tour of the Vatican Gardens, followed by a visit to selected galleries of the Vatican Museums including the Candelabra Gallery, the galleries of Tapestries and Geographical Maps, and the Sistine Chapel, then end the experience with private access to St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Tour Rome on board a vintage Vespa
    • Learn the ways of the gladiator at Rome’s Gladiatorial School
    • Visit a classic Italian vineyard in Tuscany or Umbria (guest’s choice) for lunch and wine-tasting experience
  • Trianon Palace Versailles, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel – Versailles, France
    • Explore the Chateau of Versailles including secret places closed to the public, followed by a gourmet picnic in the royal domain’s lawns and gardens
    • Private helicopter tour of the Vallée de Chevreuse region
    • Visit the prestigious Cellars in the Champagne region and enjoy a tour of the property and tasting experience
    • Depart via luxury transportation to Paris for an afternoon of world-class art galleries and museums, beautiful parks and gardens, and romance


  • Waldorf Astoria Beijing – Beijing, China
    • Kong Fu tea ceremony in the Hutong
    • Traditional Chinese medicine consultation
    • Learn to make dumplings
    • Experience the Forbidden City with access to an exclusive area
  • Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund – Shanghai, China
    • Private half-day tour of Shanghai
    • Travel to Shanghai Circus World by private chauffeur driven saloon car, watch the performers of the ERA acrobatic show
    • Full-day private tour to the water village of Hangzhou
    • River cruise along the Huangpu river by private luxury yacht

To learn more or to book the Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences, please visit www.waldorfastoria.com/unforgettableexperiences or call 1-800-WALDORF (1-800-925-3673).

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About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 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. 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 the brand by visiting http://news.waldorfastoria.com or following us atwww.facebook.com/waldorfastoria, https://instagram.com/waldorfastoria, and http://twitter.com/waldorfastoria.

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 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,440 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 730,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visithttp://news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide,www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.


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