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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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    • Table Display for Mr. VanDervort's 90th Birthday Luncheon.
      WWII Vet Enjoys Surprise Birthday Luncheon
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 11, 2014

      True Waldorf Service. We consider it a pillar upon which our culture is built. I’d like to share today a moment that was as enjoyable for us as it seemingly was for those to whom [...]

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    • The Clock of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
      A Tribute to Lady Liberty
      Posted by Erin Allsop on July 3, 2014

      As guests and visitors of the Waldorf Astoria ascend our Park Avenue steps and proceed to our Main Lobby, a gilded Statue of Liberty is revealed atop our historic clock. This centerpiece, representative of the [...]

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    • The Culinary Team of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel atop of the 20th floor Rooftop Garden.
      The Waldorf Astoria Rooftop Garden
      Posted by Erin Allsop on June 27, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria past, present and future has a rich tradition of roof top gardens.  Though the trend of installing rooftop gardens has grown in popularity over the last decade, this concept has deep roots [...]

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    • Tiziana Serreta and Oswaldo Kantule show in the Waldorf Towers admiring the artwork that Oswaldo created for a surprise project. Oswaldo is the great grandson of Chief Nele Kantule
      The Story of the Panama Canal
      Posted by Erin Allsop on June 20, 2014

      The Waldorf Astoria played a central role as the backdrop to the development of a country and a canal integral to the development of commerce for much of the Americas. Today’s vignette highlights our role [...]

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