Tag archive for ‘New York’
By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, October 31st, 2015

New York hotels: Airbnb’s $2 billion negative impact on NYC lodging industry, economy

Airbnb’s operations had a negative impact of $2.1 billion on the lodging industry and the broader economy of New York City over the course of the last year, according to a report released today by the Hotel More...

By Millie Atkinson On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Global Meetings Forecast: Strong growth in meetings activity across all regions in 2016

According to the American Express Meetings & Events 2016 Global Meetings Forecast, positive economic trends combined with the global expansion of companies will drive continued growth for the meetings industry More...

By Samantha P. Hendon On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Giant human peace sign in New York’s Central Park honors John Lennon

Thousands of people joined Yoko Ono and tried to set a world record for largest group of human bodies forming a peace sign. The record attempt to honor Ono’s husband, John Lennon, didn’t succeed. Still, More...

By Samantha P. Hendon On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

New York City boasts 7 most expensive luxury hotels in US

The seven priciest city hotels in the United States are all located in Manhattan, according to a recent survey. Of them, The Ritz Carlton and the Mandarin Oriental lead the rankings. In determining the rankings, More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

New York’s third largest world airport goes into a 4 billion dollar remake

It’s one of the busiest airports in the nation. It’s the closest airport to Manhattan, and a preferred landing spot for tourists and business travelers trying to visit New York City. According to US More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Barbados means a lot of good food – in New York

Barbados, the culinary capital of the Caribbean, is bringing its vibrant culture, local influence and signature cuisine to New York City this June at the annual Caribbean Week celebration. From Monday, June 1st More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers celebrates official opening

Hyatt Hotels Corporation and LodgeWorks Partners, L.P. today announce the opening of Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers, the first Hyatt Place hotel in Westchester County and a refreshing new choice for business and leisure More...

By Millie Atkinson On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

New York City launches 2015 City Delegate Discount Pass

Good news for those looking to plan a conference in New York City: NYC & Company, the City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has launched a 2015 New York City Delegate Discount Pass, More...

By Millie Atkinson On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

New York hotels increase rates strongly for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve revelers who have their hearts set on seeing the ball drop live in Times Square will be paying significantly more to stay overnight in the Big Apple. Hotels in New York City have raised their More...

By Millie Atkinson On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Hotel Association of New York City names leadership for 2015-16

The Hotel Association of New York City today announced its new slate of officers for 2015-16, including the election of Vijay Dandapani, president and COO of Apple Core Hotels, as chairman. Mr. Dandapani, a longtime More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, October 17th, 2014

“Korean Wave” comes to New York

Korean pop star PSY rocked Times Square last New Year’s Eve – now it’s the turn of hansik, Korea’s traditional cuisine, to set cultural standards in New York with a three-day event at the famed More...

By Millie Atkinson On Friday, June 13th, 2014

New York wants to become the International Health Tourism Capital

New York is the financial, political, and cultural capital of the world, and it wants to be known also as the International Health Tourism Capital, for which it has already started its undisputed supremacy. Under More...