The Four Seasons Hotel in Manhattan NY will provide free rooms to doctors, nurses and other medical personnel. The luxury hotel, where rooms typically top $1,000 a night, closed on Friday and is not taking new bookings through April 15, according to its website.
“Many of those working in New York City have to travel long distances to and from their homes after putting in 18-hour days,” said Ty Warner, the founder and chairman of Ty Warner Properties, which owns the property. “They need a place close to work where they can rest and regenerate.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the Four Seasons plan in a tweet on Wednesday. Warner is the billionaire founder of Ty Inc., best known as the maker of Beanie Babie