LI caterers expect sales boost for New Year's
Originally published: December 30, 2010 8:06 PM
Updated: December 30, 2010 8:46 PM
By: Keiko Morris
The recession may have permanently put a damper on opulent New Year's Eve parties, but several Long Island businesses catering to these holiday celebrations are expecting their sales to be the same or higher from this year's festivities.
"Despite the recession, people have the money and are being more selective about when they're going to spend it, but I think they will spend it on the holidays," said Stewart Weiner, general manager of Danfords Hotel & Marina in Port Jefferson, who is expecting a New Year's Eve sales increase of 20 percent compared with last year. "The holidays are just tremendous."
Danfords has three packages, which have been selling well, Weiner said. They range from a four-course dinner and nightclub party to a package with an overnight stay.
To view the complete article, click here