Press contacts: Sue Lowry / Megan McIntyre / Anita Gryson Magellan PR Tel: 020 8875 2850 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Alex ranked Newsweek’s number one business hotel in the US October 2007: The Alex Hotel has been ranked top business hotel in the US in a recent article published in Newsweek’s Japanese and Chinese editions. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, The Alex ranked fourth in the world and is the highest entry of three American hotels to make the magazine’s top ten. Providing service beyond expectation, The Alex is a haven for visitors amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City. The Alex impresses guests with its central, accessible location, excellent customer service and unique packages tailored to meet guests’ needs. The 203 rooms and suites are inspired by Japanese design and feng shui principles, providing a tranquil yet dramatic tone from the time guests arrive. Ranked number one in the US for business hotels, The Alex has a proven track record of providing business travellers with superior accommodation, personal services and stunning views from the hotel’s meeting spaces. The Alex Penthouse features a wrap-around patio overlooking such landmarks as the Chrysler Building and Riingo’s Mezzanine are available for private meetings, dining and receptions. Guest services including 24-hour room service and The Alex’s Preference Profile, allowing the hotel to tailor each guest’s experience to their personal penchants from providing their favourite treats to assisting with their work-out routines, continue to prove popular with guests. Such attention to detail has also led The Alex to be ranked in the top 1% of hotels worldwide by Expedia and the hotel was one of the first recipients of the Expedia Insiders Select Award. - Ends - About The Alex Hotel, NYC: When The Alex opened its doors in March 2004, it set the bar for a new generation of luxurious and comfortable accommodation. The stylish, 33-storey tower, designed by acclaimed architect Costas Kondylis & Associates, rises above midtown within steps of prime business, shopping and entertainment areas. Its 203 guestrooms and suites are a veritable feast of innovation thanks to legendary designer David Rockwell. They are outfitted with custom multi-functional furnishings and original artwork. Adding to its distinctions are a wealth of personalised services and a restaurant by star chef Marcus Samuelsson.