“YOU CREATE THE MUSIC… WE’LL DO THE REST” KENTON RIDGE HS MARCHING COUGAR BAND FANS JIM TEMPLETON, DIRECTOR DESTINATION: NEW YORK CITY DATES: NOVEMBER 19-24, 2012 SUGGESTED ITINERARY AS OF JUNE 3, 2011 Mike Crandall, Account Manager Mike Crandall & Bob Montooth, Tour Directors
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 6:00 PM
Motor coaches arrive at Kenton Ridge High School for loading. 4444 Middle Urbana Road, Springfield, Ohio 45503
Depart via deluxe air conditioned motor coach with DVD. (10½ hours have been allotted for drive plus 2 hours for breaks and a driver change.)
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 7:30 AM
Arrive in New York City and enjoy breakfast at the Hard Rock Café.
**You will be greeted by your Professional Tour Directors, Mike Crandall & Bob Montooth, here** 8:30 AM
Following breakfast, transfer to Rockefeller Center! Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, it is known for its big Christmas tree and ice skating in winter, Today Show concerts, Radio City Music Hall and Saturday Night Live. There is a vast array of options for shopping and dining, whether you're looking to purchase high-end goods or just grab a quick bite to eat. Rockefeller Center is the site where The Today Show is broadcast. (Maybe a chance of getting on camera?)
Have the afternoon to enjoy the city on your own. 3:00 PM
Transfer to your hotel to check-in and freshen up for this evening’s activities. Hotel rooms not guaranteed until 3:00 PM. Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers 811 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street
Walk to your theater for tonight’s show. 8:00 PM
Tonight, you will have your choice of three different Broadway shows ($50 allotted): How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (or similar) at the Al Hirschfeld Theater 302 West 45th Street
Memphis (or similar) at the Shubert Theater 225 West 45th Street
The Phantom of the Opera (or similar) at the Majestic Theater 247 West 44th Street
Some current options for a Broadway show could include: The Addams Family, Billy Elliott, Catch Me If You Can, Chicago, Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, Million Dollar Quartet, Sister Act, and Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark. 11:00 PM
Return to your hotel for the evening.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Have the day to enjoy the city on your own. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 9:00 AM
The Kenton Ridge High School Marching Cougar Band step off in the 86th Annual Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Day Parade! Perform in Herald Square in front of Macy's!!! Have the day to enjoy the city on your own.
Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner at the Encore Restaurant, located on the eighth floor of the New York Marriott Marquis in the heart of Times Square! 1535 Broadway
Walk to Radio City Music Hall for tonight’s performance. 8:00 PM
The curtain rises on the Radio City Christmas Spectacular ($70 allotted) starring the world famous Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. 1260 Avenue of the Americas
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23 Check out of the hotel and load the coaches. Have the day to enjoy the city on your own. Walk to your theater for tonight’s show. 8:00 PM
Tonight, you will have your choice of three different Broadway shows ($80 allotted): Anything Goes (or similar) at the Stephen Sondheim Theater 124 West 43rd Street
The Lion King (or similar) at the Minskoff Theater 200 West 45th Street
Wicked (or similar) at the Gershwin Theater 222 West 51st Street
Depart for home. (10 ½ hours has been allotted plus 1 hour for breaks and a driver change.)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 10:30 AM
Arrive at Kenton Ridge High School.
THANK YOU FOR TRAVELING WITH BOB ROGERS TRAVEL. WE HOPE YOU HAVE MADE MANY SPECIAL MEMORIES!! “YOU CREATE THE MUSIC… WE’LL DO THE REST”
KENTON RIDGE HS MARCHING COUGAR BAND JIM TEMPLETON, DIRECTOR DESTINATION: NEW YORK CITY DATES: NOVEMBER 19-24, 2012 TOUR COSTS & INCLUSIONS AS OF JUNE 3, 2011 Mike Crandall, Account Manager Mike Crandall & Bob Montooth, Tour Directors SUMMARY OF INCLUSIONS Personal SERVICE and ATTENTION One (1) Deluxe 55 passenger, climate controlled, VCR/DVD and restroom equipped motor coach Gratuities and accommodations for your motor coach drivers Three (3) nights accommodation at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers Two (2) Private nighttime security guards at the hotel (10:30 PM-5:30 AM) Group breakfast at the Hard Rock CafĂŠ Group dinner at Encore Restaurant Ticket to Memphis (or similar - $50 allotted) Ticket to the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular ($70 allotted) Ticket to Anything Goes (or similar - $80 allotted) All taxes, service charges, and gratuities for restaurant and hotel facilities Bob Rogers Travel Tour Manual Bob Rogers Travel Hotel Contract- Assurance that the hotel will abide by the student friendly bylaws that BRT has agreed upon with the hotel. Insurance Coverage as Recommended by Student Youth Travel Association $200,000 Consumer Protection Plan One Company Tour Escort - On-site trip coordinator who manages all trip details at your destination
NON-INCLUSIONS / OPTIONS Create A Video Souvenir Package - A great keepsake of a fabulous trip! Digital cameras will be sent. Take pictures throughout your trip, then mail back the cameras
AND a recording of your music. A souvenir video will be created, and each traveler will receive a DVD copy. ESTIMATED TOUR PACKAGE COSTS (based on 50-55 paying participants) * Based on one motor coach. $829.00/person (based on quad occupancy) $965.00/person (based on triple occupancy) $1089.00/person (based on double occupancy) $1589.00/person (based on single occupancy)
ESTIMATED TOUR PACKAGE COSTS (based on 85-90 paying participants) * Based on two motor coaches. $819.00/person (based on quad occupancy) $955.00/person (based on triple occupancy) $1079.00/person (based on double occupancy) $1579.00/person (based on single occupancy)
8:30 AM Following breakfast, transfer to Rockefeller Center! Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, it is known for its big Christmas tr...