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W Hotels around the world bring the bright for Holiday 2013 season

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As always, W Hotels will bring the bright and electrify the 2013 Holiday Season around the world. W Hotels around the globe are offering packages and Happenings to guests and locals that will amp up their holidays while W Living rooms, Bars, and Lounges will be dressed to the nines and bringing the bright to life.

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From a Great Gatsby gala at W Doha, a Christmas twist on traditional high tea at W London, a pop-up ice skating rink at W Scottsdale, and everything you need to celebrate New Year’s Eve at iconic W Times Square - W has an experience for every traveler this season. Check out the exclusive holiday packages below and bring some fun to your world this holiday season!

W NEW YORK – TIMES SQUARE: What better place to celebrate New Year’s Eve than in iconic Times Square? W New York – Times Square is offering a package with dinner for 2 at Blue Fin, a custom W Hangover kit, pocket warmers to keep you warm as you watch the ball drop, and a bottle of bubbly, among other surprises.

W SCOTTSDALE: Skate or swim this holiday season with CHILL at W Scottsdale with festive rooftop Happenings that include an eco-friendly ice rink, sizzling pool, and cocktails.

W LOS ANGELES – WESTWOOD: Get a taste of Switzerland in Los Angeles with “Après”. Taking place at the transformed WET deck, Après is inspired by the opening of W Verbier, the first W ski retreat set to open in Switzerland in December 2013. The poolside Airstream bar and the EWOW Cabana will be transformed into a Veuve Clicquot Après Ski Chalet. Festive cocktails being served include a Hot Apple Pie with apple cider and Tuaca with cinnamon.

W DOHA HOTEL & RESIDENCES: W Doha is offering a “Great Gatsby” gala. Guests will also be greeted upon initial arrival to the hotel with a warm up session that includes exquisite canapés and welcome cocktails. With a 1920’s theme, guests are urged to dress in their finest as they enjoy a 4 course gala dinner with bubbly.

W LONDON – LEICESTER SQUARE: W London is offering a Christmas Rock Tea, a twist on the traditional high tea, which includes festive pastries such as:

  • All I Want For Christmas is Choux, a cream-filled choux pastry
  • Rocking Around The Christmas Tree, red velvet and butter-cream cupcakes in the shape of Christmas trees
  • Jingle Bell Rock, a rocky road cake with marshmallow and a sugar candy cane

W RETREAT & SPA - VIEQUES ISLAND: W welcomes guests to the magical island of Vieques this holiday season with exclusive offers. Stay from December 19-26 and receive 25% off regular rates. Guests are invited to tastings with mixologists as they prepare traditional Puerto Rican cocktails, including Mojitos, Piña Coladas, Coquitos, Chichaitos and Bilis. Fireworks, guaranteed.

W ATLANTA – BUCKHEAD: In the ATL for New Year’s Eve? W Atlanta – Buckhead invites guests who book their New Year’s Eve package to a party at Whiskey Blue, complete with a rehab brunch at Cook Hall the next day.

W SEATTLE: W Seattle is pleased to introduce “Wrappy hour”, which will feature national recording artist, Jeff Kashiwa. Complimentary gift wrapping, festive cocktails and a special holiday happy hour menu will help create a merry atmosphere for guests and locals.

W SOUTH BEACH: Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Dutch at W South Beach with a five course menu featuring sturgeon caviar potato latkes, foie gras or Florida stone crabs, white truffle risotto, beef wellington or John Dory & lobster, with a choice of handmade desserts.

W RETREAT & SPA BALI – SEMINYAK: Abandon the expected at W Bali. From Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day, W Bali will become a feast for the senses. Start New Year’s Eve in the hotel’s restaurant, Fire, and savor a mesmerizing buffet that will feature foods from the market, chilled seafood, fresh meat and more, or enjoy a visionary fusion of dishes in the Starfish Bloo decadent 6 or 8 course menus.

W TAIPEI: Experience W Taipei’s Winter Wonderland, as the hotel transform’s its WET deck (pool) into a hybrid ice rink. Guests will be able to ice skate amidst Taipei’s fashionable WET Bar and with a backdrop of the bustling Xinyi District. End the year with a bang with W Taipei’s “Party Brighter” New Year’s Eve celebration, being held at the hotel’s Woobar.


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