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La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort and the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Unveil $40,000 Ultimate Polo Package

Renowned Waldorf Astoria Hotels partner with Desert Jet and Empire Polo Club for over‑the‑top luxury experience

Two iconic Waldorf Astoria hotels, La Quinta Resort & Club and Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, have partnered with Desert Jet and Empire Polo Club to create a once-in-a-lifetime President’s Day weekend package to Los Angeles and Greater Palm Springs. For $40,000, four guests will embark on an unforgettable trip from Los Angeles to Greater Palm Springs, California by way of private jet charter, enjoy an exclusive Polo Exhibition Match, VIP seating at polo matches in the private Owner’s Suite at Empire Polo Club and luxury overnight accommodations at both iconic Waldorf Astoria properties. In addition, polo enthusiasts who book this package will enjoy a BBQ at Empire Polo Club with the players, custom polo jerseys and more. A portion of the proceeds from this package will benefit the Tower Cancer Research Foundation in Beverly Hills. Tower Cancer Research Foundation is dedicated to clinical research, patient support and community education.

The full package itinerary is as follows:

Friday

Saturday

  • Breakfast for four at Jean-Georges Beverly Hills
  • Private Desert Jet transfer to Thermal Airport and ground transfer to Empire Polo Club
  • Champagne toast upon arrival
  • VIP Seating at the Private Polo Exhibition Match
  • BBQ at Empire Polo Club with the players
  • Overnight accommodations in the Spa Villa Suite at La Quinta Resort & Club (two rooms)
  • Chef’s table dinner for four at Morgan’s in the desert at La Quinta Resort & Club
  • Custom Polo jerseys courtesy of Casablanca

Sunday

  • Breakfast for four at Twenty6 at La Quinta Resort & Club
  • Ground transport to Empire Polo Club
  • View polo matches from the private Owner’s Suite with player visits, food and beverage presentations and more
  • Overnight accommodations in the Spa Villa Suite at La Quinta Resort & Club (two rooms)
  • Tequila dinner for four at Adobe Grill at La Quinta Resort & Club

Monday

  • Ground transfer to Thermal Airport
  • Desert Jet transfer to Santa Monica Airport
  • Ground transfer back to Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

This exclusive President’s Day weekend polo experience will take place Friday, February 14 – Monday, February 17. For bookings, contact Brittney Sequeira by phone at 760-777-4936 or by email at Brittney.sequeira@waldorfastoria.com. For additional information, contact Murphy O’Brien Public Relations at 310-586-7111 or laquinta@murphyobrien.com.

About La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is the original desert hideaway, and one of the premier greater Palm Springs resorts, set on 45 lush acres of vibrantly-colored gardens and pathways located at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Offering personal refuge to Hollywood’s elite and world travelers, the iconic resort features 620 elegantly-appointed casitas and suites and 98 villas, the 23,000-square-foot Spa La Quinta, nearly 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting facilities, 41 swimming pools and 53 hot spas, the Mountain and Dunes resort golf courses, 23 tennis courts and seven dining options including fine dining at the award winning Morgan’s in the desert – a showcase of contemporary American cuisine inspired by the bounty of Coachella Valley For more information, visit. www.laquintaresort.com.

About Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts' first new build on the West Coast and second California property, joining the legendary Waldorf Astoria portfolio of now 26 hotels and resorts.

The hotel's 119 deluxe rooms and 51 suites are part of a world-class, Art Deco-influenced design created by renowned interior design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon, Inc. (PYR). World-class dining can be discovered at the hotel with two venues created by the legendary French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten: the elegant Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, the chef's signature restaurant, as well as The Rooftop by JG. Helmed by a top-notch team of culinary experts hand picked by Vongerichten and including Executive Chef Steve Benjamin of L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon fame, the chefs are committed to sourcing foods locally whenever possible and a cornerstone of the menus in all the food and beverage offerings at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. The hotel also features 6,300 square feet of meeting spaces, perfect for social events, corporate meetings or gala celebrations. 

The property won the Forbes Five-Star Award, was ranked in the Conde Nast Traveler 2017, 2018, and 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards as a Top Hotel in Los Angeles, and has also been named best new hotel on the 2018 Travel + Leisure It List, 2018 and 2019 Travel + Leisure “World’s Best” Awards, and by the U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit www.waldorfastoriabeverlyhills.com

About Desert Jet

Desert Jet is a group of aircraft management, charter, maintenance, FBO and aircraft handling companies based in Palm Springs/Thermal, California (KTRM). Desert Jet is a full-service aviation company providing business and general aviation customers a single resource for their aircraft and travel needs. Desert Jet provides jet owners with turn-key management of their aircraft that offsets the cost of ownership. Desert Jet’s “private car service of the sky” offers private flyers a smart alternative to fractional aircraft ownership and expensive membership programs with its charter fleet of super-mid and light jets based in Southern California. Desert Jet’s brand-new, spectacular 32,500-square-foot FBO terminal and hangar facility, Desert Jet Center, fully complements its exceptional customer service delivery to elevate the travelers’ experience. Desert Jet continually achieves the highest safety ratings in its industry and has ranked on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing privately owned companies, for five consecutive years.

About Empire Polo Club

Established in 1987, Empire Polo Club is one of the largest and most beautiful polo clubs in the country. Located in Indio, CA, Empire is two hours by car from Los Angeles and San Diego. Empire Polo Club’s facilities include 12 polo fields, stabling for more than 700 horses and an indoor arena and polo school. Empire hosts polo tournaments for all levels of play.


About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 7,000 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 123 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 146 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to elegant service, one-of-a-kind experiences and culinary expertise in landmark destinations around the world. Inspired by their timeless environments and sincerely elegant service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver an effortless experience seamlessly, creating a true sense of place for guests through stunning architectural features, brand rituals, the famous Peacock Alley, refined art collections and elevated in-room amenities. In addition to the brand’s world-class hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a global residential portfolio that provides the comfort of a private home combined with unsurpassed amenities and high-touch service. Waldorf Astoria is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience an unforgettable stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts by booking at waldorfastoria.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors appHilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow the brand on TwitterInstagram and Facebook