New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is the 'Five-Paw' Hotel for Westminster VIPs (Very Important Pooches)

Jan 12, 2010, 08:15 ET from New York's Hotel Pennsylvania

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized as the World's Most Pup-ular Hotel and host location for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is pleased to welcome all canine hopefuls participating in this annual event. The 134th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place on February 15th and 16th 2010 at Madison Square Garden, directly across from New York's Hotel Pennsylvania. For interview/photo opportunities, contact Jerry Grymek, 1-800-387-1399/416-440-2500, Cell: 416-918-2043,

The Hotel is known for hosting Westminster champions, including 2008 Best in Show winner Uno the Beagle. In an effort to increase their luck, guests have been calling for 'Uno's Room' (#213A) as well as rooms which represent the date Westminster announces its champion (February 16 = 216). To mark this special annual occasion, the property has established a variety of onsite activities and amenities to coincide with the Show, including:

1) Together with the Westminster Kennel Club, the Hotel will host a live pre-show broadcast feed from the Hotel's Lobby, for different media outlets to interview participants from their corresponding market. Friday, February 12th; Time 11 am to 2 pm EST.

2) The Hotel will again convert function space into what is perhaps the largest in-door doggie spa in all of New York. Located within the Hotel's lower level, the 1st In-Line, Inc.-sponsored Green Room Salon & S'paw' offers a variety of amenities that Show participants require: bathing/beauty parlor/salon, dog grooming/comfort station, exercise area, his/hers relieving area, and a Dog-tor's Corner, with a canine masseuse and communicator!

3) The Hotel will host SkyBark Pre-Westminster Red Carpet Events taking place prior to the Dog Show.

4) Also, the Hotel will have its Doggie Concierge on-site and a Paw Mall.

"No one does it like New York's Hotel Pennsylvania," said Jo Ann Falco, 'Bark'eting Director. "We look forward to once again having all VIPs (Very Important Pooches) staying with us for the 134th Annual Westminster Dog Show given our perfect location and unique amenities."

Since 1919, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania has been host to millions of visitors to Manhattan, more than any other hotel in the world. The hotel is one of only two hotels in Manhattan to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR award, which exemplifies superior energy performance and efficiency. With 1,700 rooms and over 90,000 square feet of function and adjacent exhibit space, the hotel's location on 7th Avenue at 33rd Street is conveniently located to the Midtown business district and within walking distance to many of Manhattan's famed tourist attractions, including Times Square, the Theater District and the Empire State Building. Directly across from Penn Station and with most major subway lines within one block makes getting to and around Manhattan exceptionally easy. Reservations can be made on-line at or by calling 212-736-5000 or toll-free at 800-223-8585. The World's Most Popular Hotel is a registered trademark of New York's Hotel Pennsylvania.

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