THE WALDORF BLOG

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    • The Waldorf Astoria flies the United States and  United Nations flags over Park Avenue.
      Hosting The World’s Leaders during UNGA 2014
      Posted by Melissa Howard on October 7, 2014

      In the months and weeks leading up the this year’s United Nations General Assembly, our Specialty Markets team was tasked with coordinating the largest arrival of VIPs we have seen in a long time. They [...]

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    • Our culinary team celebrating the win with the "Battle of the Bees" judging panel on Sept. 16, 2014.
      The Waldorf Astoria Wins the “Battle of the Bees”
      Posted by Melissa Howard on September 22, 2014

      Honey from our rooftop beehives on the 20th floor is used in so many different areas of our hotel- from spa treatments at the Guerlain Spa to honey-infused cocktails at the Peacock Alley bar. Now, [...]

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    • Sketch entitled "Ghosts in Peacock Alley - the Waldorf Passes" by Rollin Kirby
      Then and Now: Peacock Alley
      Posted by Erin Allsop on August 28, 2014

      Peacock Alley has long been associated with the history of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and New York society. The glamorous, 300-foot marble corridor of our original hotel once connected the Palm Room and the Empire [...]

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    • Advertisement for Magician Dr. Sydney Ross. (photo credit: Steve Cohen, Chamber Magic)
      The Magical History of the Waldorf Astoria
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 25, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria is a magical place, not only because of its rich and fascinating history as a Manhattan landmark, but also because it was the chosen venue for many famous magicians over the years. [...]

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    • The booklet for Steve Cohen's "Chamber Magic" show, signed to Melissa, our Social Media Manager at the Waldorf Astoria.
      A Night of “Chamber Magic” at the Waldorf Astoria
      Posted by Melissa Howard on July 22, 2014

      Magic inspires. We all can become childlike in the wonder we exclaim when met with what seemingly is true magic.  Today’s blog marries the inspirational environment that is the Waldorf Astoria, and our legacy of [...]

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    • Cover of the children's book "The Dog Who Lives at the Waldorf"
      For the Love of Dog
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 17, 2014

      Since 1893, we have welcomed guests from around the globe … royalty, heads of state, celebrities, the hoi-polloi, and of course their pets. The Waldorf Astoria Hotel has a long history associated with the love [...]

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