Washington D.C. (Nov. 17, 2008) – From
Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush, the historic Omni
Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC has played host to presidents for
over 75 years and now offers a way for its guests to “Live Like the
President” with its 2009 Inauguration Packages, the “44th
Commander-In-Chief” and the “58th Inauguration.” Packed with
presidential perks, these packages are unlike any others. Guests
will receive first-class treatment during their stay, highlighted by
witnessing history at the “A New Birth of Freedom” Inaugural events
including the swearing-in ceremony, parade and gala.
“We are excited to celebrate this special time for our country by offering guests a memorable experience of monumental proportions,” said Ann Peterson, general manager of the hotel. “From a private jet to a jewelry shopping spree and a 24/7 personal concierge, these packages will make guests the ultimate DC insiders.”
The 44th Commander-In-Chief Package is $440,000 for a four-night stay for four guests in the two-bedroom Shoreham Presidential Suite. The package also includes:
To complete the exceptional experience, the package
will surpass the West Wing when guests set out on their own to Russia
with a “Foreign Policy Trip" five-night gift certificate to the
Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 in St. Petersburg, Russia and first-class
roundtrip airfare for four. The Omni Shoreham Hotel will also donate a
portion of the package price to the purchasers’ charity of choice.
The 58th Inauguration Package is $58,000 and includes a four-night stay in a one-bedroom Presidential Suite. The package also includes:
The Omni Shoreham Hotel’s Live Like a President 2009 inaugural packages will be available January 17-23, 2009. The packages must be pre-paid, are non-refundable and require a minimum seven-day advance purchase. Rates do not include taxes, and the offer is subject to availability. Guest may contact the hotel’s director of marketing, Paul Sharp, to book the package at 202-756-5112.
About the Omni Shoreham Hotel
Since 1930, the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. has played host to presidents, world leaders and inaugural balls, making it a true historic Washington landmark. Located in one of the most influential cities of the world with 834 luxury guest rooms, this grand luxury hotel offers a resort atmosphere and a personal taste of politics, culture, art and music at its best. The four-diamond Omni Shoreham Hotel is nestled on 11 acres in picturesque Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington, DC and is only steps away from the National Zoo.
About Omni Hotels
Omni Hotels creates compelling, memorable guest experiences at 43 luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each location features four-diamond services, including award-winning signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique fitness options. Omni’s mission for total customer service is further supported by its “Power of One” program that empowers associates to make on-the-spot decisions to meet or exceed guest expectations. Guests can locate hotels and book accommodations by visiting www.omnihotels.com or by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI.
The Eco-Inaugural Package
Members of all political parties will celebrate in Green if they choose The Fairmont Washington D.C.’s Eco-Inaugural Package during the 56th Presidential Inauguration.
The Fairmont’s First Couple will stay in the Eco-chic two-bedroom Lexus Hybrid Living Suite on the hotel’s luxurious Fairmont Gold Floor. Kelly LaPlante, of LA’s Kelly LaPlante Organic Interior Design, is responsible for the design. Organic materials and rapidly renewable resources, such as bamboo, have been used in the creation of the Lexus Hybrid Living Suite.
The Lexus LS 600h L Hybrid Luxury Vehicle and the Linda Loudermilk Organic Gown will be on display at the hotel prior to the Inauguration.
Luxury eco™ redefines sustainability with radical design that gives back to the earth. Linda Loudermilk clothing outfits the movement, providing the uniform for this new kind of earth warrior – an infusion of hope for an abused but resilient planet. She is the most effective form of dichotomy by bringing edgy to the classic beauty of the human form. Mother nature is her muse, providing the simplistic example of darkness and light. http://www.lindaloudermilk.com/
LEXUS HYBRID LIVING
As the only luxury automotive company selling three low-emission hybrid vehicles, Lexus is a leader in offering products that minimize the impact on the earth without sacrificing style and luxury. Lexus is bringing like-minded individuals and companies together through its Hybrid Living initiative, a series of events and a web portal that showcases luxury products made with sustainability top-of-mind. Lexus Hybrid Living helps to define and inspire a new eco-luxury lifestyle by featuring furniture, fashion, art, food, architectural structures and other products that are kinder to the environment. For more information, please visit www.Lexus.com/hybridliving