The U.S. Open, one of New York’s most anticipated summer events, is held at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens from Monday, August 27 to Sunday, September 9, 2012. The big-ticket event draws the best tennis players from across the world and thousands of their fans to New York City. Music and Commerce, the top luxury concierge agency based in New York catering to C-level execs and celebrities, gives us the 411 on where to eat, stay and play like an A-Lister during the U.S. Open.
Most Music and Commerce clients fly private and charter jets into New York. Apollo Jets has been chartering luxury aircrafts for over 25 years complete with world-class service and experienced staff.
(Apollo Jets, http://www.apollojets.com)
If you’re flying into New York commercially consider booking Virgin America’s direct flights to JFK. The airline is making flying glamourous again and many call it a party in the sky.
(Virgin America, http://www.virginamerica.com)
A chauffeured car is necessary at all times during the games. From getting back and forth from the hotel to the stadium or getting to dinner calls for a luxury automobile and a great driver. Luckily, Empire CLS has both and recently launched their fleet of chauffeured Mercedes vans to carry groups in style.
(Empire CLS, http://www.empirecls.com)
Where To Stay
The St. Regis, New York
The deluxe suite at the St. Regis is the perfect option for attendees of the U.S. Open games. The suite is luxurious without being stuffy and the hotel is only a short drive to the games. Make sure to check out the King Cole bar for a Kir Royale or two.
(St. Regis New York, 2 East 55th street, New York, NY 10022 (212) 223-0729)
Located in the heart of Columbus Circle in the Time Warner Center the Mandarin Oriental is the perfect option for those who wish to stay in the lap of luxury with an international twist. From five star restaurants like Asiate to the world class spa there is no end to the grandeur.
(Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, (212) 805-8800)
The Peninsula hotel is a New York City mainstay and draws an elite crowd of celebs, CEOs and royalty. The top notch accommodations and the never ending array of amenities makes this hotel a top choice for travelers who visit New York frequently. Don’t miss high tea at the Gotham lounge and enjoy the stunning views a top the Salon de Ning rooftop bar.
(Peninsula Hotel, 700 5th Avenue (212) 956-2888)
Where To Eat
Good luck trying to get into Ace’s the USTA complex’s in house restaurant buzzing with players and VIPs during the games. The restaurant offers a wide selection of seafood and sushi…
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