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New York tour operator cancels Bronx ‘ghetto’ tours

NEW YORK, NY - A New York company offering tours of Bronx neighborhoods has shut down after officials objected to its advertising that claimed to give visitors "a ride through a real New York City 'gh

World’s most famous office building launches annual photo contest

NEW YORK, NY - Today, the Empire State Building (ESB) launched its annual "My Empire State Building" photo contest, offering photographers of all levels the opportunity to submit images of the iconic

Penthouse triplex at Pierre Hotel in New York City for sale...

Did you read that the penthouse triplex at the Pierre Hotel in New York City was for sale for $125 million, the highest price ever listed for a New York hotel residence?

Car rental rates highest in NYC, lowest in Milwaukee

Given its reputation as the most populous and the second most-congested city in the United States, it is perhaps not surprising that New York City has topped a new survey as the most expensive U.S.

Strong growth in NYC demand, ADP and RevPAR

CBRE's Market View for New York City reports that all major hotel metrics have shown improvement over the first half of 2012, especially in the Lower Manhattan and Times Square markets, which have exh

Much ado about Chinese slippers

Thursday was yet another really HOT August morning in New York City. The public relations firm for the hotel and the in-house PR people selected a roof-top venue for the event.

Survey: Most expensive Manhattan hotels are in Garment District

NEW YORK, NY - The Garment District is Manhattan's most expensive neighborhood based on the cost of lodging there. That's the finding of a new survey compiled by NewYorkHotels.org.

NYC cabbie gets 6 months in airport fare scam gone awry

NEW YORK, NY — A New York City taxi driver charged in a fare scam gone wrong at JFK airport has been sentenced to 6 months in jail.

Abu Dhabi tourism opens dedicated promotion office in New York

NEW YORK — In a bid to attract tourists from the United States, the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority opened a dedicated promotion office in New York City.

New York City aims to generate USD70 billion in tourism by...

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and NYC & Company today announced that New York City has set a new goal to generate US$70 billion in economic impact from travel and tourism by 2015.

Japan Week kicks off in New York on March 1

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Beginning on March 1, 2012, join the celebration of Japanese food and culture during Japan Week, a multi-part festival to be held in various locations in NYC.

Mount Cinnamon celebrated North American relaunch in New York City

CORAL GABLES, Florida - International entrepreneur Peter de Savary welcomed agents, industry leaders, travel media, and Grenadian officials to the New York Yacht Club on Friday, September 23, where he

Carnival Miracle to sail year-round from the Big Apple

Carnival Cruise Lines will launch a year-round program of eight-day cruises to the Caribbean and Bahamas from New York beginning in April 2012 – the line’s first year-round sailings from the Big A

Caribbean wedding adds romance to Caribbean Fair in New York

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Nothing tugs at the heart strings like a wedding. And nothing feeds the soul and creates joy like a Caribbean wedding.

Apple Store most photographed site in New York City

When you think of tourists taking photos in New York, you think of the Empire State Building, Times Square or maybe Central Park.

New York’s 21 Club receives Luzzu trophy for its famous ceiling

NEW YORK, New York - The 21 Club in Manhattan, New York, is famous for many things, including the collection of corporate trophies that hangs from its ceiling.

Global business travel conference coming to New York City

NEW YORK - For the first time in New York City, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) Global Conference will host the world's leading business travel education and networking event on

Continental starts New York-Providenciales flights

CHICAGO, Ill. - Continental Airlines inaugurated today nonstop flights between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (PLS).

Kingdom of Navarra visits New York City

NEW YORK - Prepare your palate for Piquillo red peppers and rosado wine! For eight days, February 20 through 27, The Kingdom of Navarra, Spain will visit New York City for a gastronomic celebration.

New York City launches winter tourism campaign

NEW YORK - On the heels of last week's announcement of New York City's record year in tourism with 48.7 million visitors, New York City today announced the latest marketing and promotional campaigns t

Metropolitan Museum exhibitions generate $784 Million for NYC

New York, NY - The Metropolitan Museum’s concurrent presentation of three acclaimed and widely attended special exhibitions over the summer 2010 season—Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, D

Martinique Promotion Bureau to host Chanté-Noël celebration in NYC

NEW YORK, NY – Martinique’s vibrant and festive Holiday traditions will be on display in New York once again as the Martinique Promotion Bureau/CMT USA will host its second annual Chanté-Noël ce

Empire State Building launches newly designed web site

NEW YORK - Today, the Empire State Building announced the launch of its newly designed Web site, www.esbnyc.com.

Chariots of Fire

(eTN)- Egyptian boy pharaoh King Tutankhamun’s chariot will travel to New York City. This is the first time that a chariot from the tomb of Tutankhamun will be allowed out of Egypt.

400 geese killed to clear New York City airways

MANHATTAN — Wildlife biologists rounded up and killed nearly 400 Canada Geese in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, in what officials called a safety precaution for New York's airways, the New York Times repo

New York City Knickerbocker Hotel may be making a comeback

Did you read about the sale of the former Knickerbocker Hotel on 42nd Street to Ashkenazy and partners for US$180.5 million?

Hospitality industry faces challenges mid-year but signs of good times also...

NEW YORK (eTN) - Things have not really turned around just yet for the hotel industry as a whole.

Dubai casts its net farther

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been appointed by Grupo Mall, developer of residential and mixed-use projects throughout Spain and Mexico,