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Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East Offers 2014 Comic Con Fans Free Face Painting

Midtown East hotel features face painting for convention travelers and breakfast package

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fans traveling to the 2014 New York Comic Con can get into character for the big event with the help of Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East.

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Visitors heading to the second largest pop culture convention in America on Oct. 9-12, 2014, will have an even more enjoyable time with free face painting from one of the premier Midtown East hotels. Whether a guest of the hotel or just another fan in the area, convention-goers can get into the spirit at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East from 10:00am -2:00pm on October 11th and 12th (Saturday and Sunday of the event).

Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East is excited to get in on the fun this fall by hosting fans during the New York Comic-Con, happening Oct. 9-12, 2014, at Javits Center. The hotel will offer free face painting for all comic enthusiasts, whether staying at the hotel or not, on October 11th and 12th (Saturday and Sunday of the event) from 10:00AM2:00PM to help convention-goers get into character. This local activation follows on the heels of the Courtyard brand providing customized experiences at the hottest events earlier this year at SXSW and Comic-Con San Diego.

As the second largest pop culture convention in America, New York Comic-Con attracts crowds of thousands to discover the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, toys, video games, television and movies. Bringing together the major players in the entertainment industry, panels and autograph sessions will be featured, giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators. Screening rooms also will be set up to give attendees a sneak peek at films and television shows before they even hit the silver screen.

Less than 3 miles from the Javits Center where New York Comic-Con will be held, the Courtyard invites fans to discover the comfort and convenience of deluxe overnight accommodations. Guests can fuel up like superheroes with free breakfast for two from the Midtown East hotel when they book the Stay for Breakfast package. Whether attending the convention or exploring other sides of "Gotham City," visitors will enjoy their adventures after a hearty breakfast.

It won't take super powers to find more fun in the city following the convention. Fans can enjoy the hotel in Midtown East's convenient location near top shopping, dining, and the shops and art at Rockefeller Center; and visit the historic Grand Central Station. With so many attractions surrounding the hotel, visitors will quickly see why New York City is the city that never sleeps.

After a long day touring the local area or exploring the action-packed comics' world, guests staying at the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East will return to a peaceful reality in spacious accommodations. Whether looking to share the day's success with friends using the rooms' complimentary Wi-Fi or just melting into luxury bedding to catch some Zzzs, visitors at the hotel in Midtown East can unwind the way they desire in rooms that are 40% bigger than average NYC hotel rooms. In addition to the numerous thoughtful amenities, travelers will appreciate their relaxing accommodations being situated between the 14th and 31st floors of the hotel for a quiet experience.  

Visitors looking to take advantage of the deluxe accommodations and free breakfast should use promotional code S4B when booking reservations online or by calling 1-800-834-7015. The Stay for Breakfast Package is valid through Dec. 31, 2014.

About the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East

The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East at 866 Third Ave. in New York, NY, is on the prestigious East Side of Manhattan near a wide variety of renowned NYC restaurants. The hotel features 18 floors, 313 rooms, four suites and a meeting room with 420 square feet. Table 866, a fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi and spacious guest rooms 40% larger than the average accommodations in NYC are among the many amenities available. For information, visit www.Marriott.com/NYCME or call 1-212-644-1300.

About Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 900 locations in 37 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.

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Media Contact: Lauren Mahjoubi, Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East, 1-240-731-9772, Email Contact

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