The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park offers sophisticated options for an intimate same-sex wedding

Online PR News – 13-June-2012 – New York, NY – Same-sex couples looking to celebrate marriage equality and exchange their vows in a setting with iconic New York City views and superlative service need look no further than The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park. In addition to expansive ballroom space, the property boasts two spectacular venues perfectly suited for smaller celebrations. Guests will enjoy stunning harbor views, indoor and outdoor event space and gorgeous surroundings. Let us create exceptional memories of the entire wedding process, from planning to wedding day.

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park boasts four certified LGBT wedding planners on staff, and even those couples hosting the most intimate celebrations will have an opportunity to work with one of these dedicated professionals who can assist with the decision-making process and facilitate bespoke requests. The Ritz-Carlton specialist will also guide the couple through the property’s extensive offerings including specialty epicurean menus, external options for Kosher and Indian catering, and the selection of a custom-designed wedding cake by esteemed designer Ron Ben-Israel.

At The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, small celebrations receive the same exquisite service and attention to detail as larger affairs. Whether couples seek a ceremony followed by seated lunch or dinner and dancing, or prefer a cocktail reception, the hotel’s elegant décor and impressive views set a new standard in romantic elegance for smaller-scale events.

With an outdoor terrace and expansive views over New York Harbor, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, Rise, located on the hotel’s 14th floor, provides a stunning contemporary atmosphere with spectacular surroundings. The Rise High on Love wedding package can accommodate up to 100 guests and includes:
• Indoor ceremony
• Cocktail reception with indoor and outdoor access
• Dinner and dancing, with tableside choice of entrée
• Complimentary Statue of Liberty View guest room for the couple on their wedding night
• One bartender per 75 guests
• Chef attendants

Small is beautiful with the Love with Liberty package, hosted in the Liberty Suites that boast spectacular views and romantic elegance for couples and their guests. Love with Liberty includes two options to ensure the wedding day suits the couple’s taste:

Option I – accommodates up to 8 guests:
• Ceremony
• Cocktail reception featuring passed hors d’oeuvres
• Seated lunch or dinner

Option II – accommodates up to 20 guests:
• Ceremony
• Reception featuring passed hors d’oeuvres and reception station

For more information or to reserve your wedding day at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, please call 917-790-2447, e-mail, or visit the website at For more information about The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, please visit
Manhattan’s only luxury waterfront hotel, The AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park offers striking views over New York Harbor, Ellis Island, and the monumental Statue of Liberty. The 39-story, 298-room luxury hotel is located in Battery Park’s scenic esplanade, close to some of New York’s top cultural sites and historical landmarks, including Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, and South Street Seaport, and within minutes of the hip nightclubs, chic restaurants and eclectic boutiques of SoHo, Tribeca, and the Meatpacking District. Inside, a flawless standard of personal service reigns with bath butlers, valets, concierges, spa treatments and 24-hour room service. For more information or reservations, please call (800) 241-3333 or (212) 344-0800, visit the web site at, or consult a travel professional.