Airbnb’s $2 Billion Negative Impact on Lodging Industry and NYC Economy

October 30, 2015 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 Association of New York City, an industry trade group that [...]

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Hotel Association of NYC Recognized for Outstanding Corporate Citizenship

October 20, 2015 On Oct. 20, City & State Reports honored the Hotel Association of New York City with its inaugural Special Award for Corporate Citizenship at a “Corporate Social Responsibility” awards ceremony in Manhattan. Chairman Vijay Dandapani and President Joseph E. Spinnato accepted the award on behalf of the [...]

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Pope Francis’ Visit to NYC – Street Closures and Traffic Restrictions

Sept 21, 2015 His Holiness, Pope Francis, will be traveling to the United States for the first time since becoming Pope. During his travels he will visit New York City from Thursday, September 24, 2015 through Saturday, September 26, 2015. Please click here to view and download street closures and [...]

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New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Offers Tips for NYC Tourists

Sept 18, 2015 Commissioner Julie Menin of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) published a brochure focused on Consumer Tips for NYC Tourists. To make sure visitors enjoy their time here, the DCA offers some simple consumer tips. Please Click Here to view and download the brochure.

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2015 HANYC Hotel Industry Walkathon for Charity

Sept 13, 2015 The Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. held its 24th Annual Hotel Industry Walkathon for Charity on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th Street at Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017 (Grand Ballroom – Mezzanine Level). Please click here to view [...]

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NYC Hotels serve treats and more for the U.S. Open

August 28, 2015 If you can't make it to the U.S. Open this year, hotels across New York City and elsewhere are making sure that guests and locals don't completely miss out on the fun. Hundreds of thousands of people will attend the U.S. Open this year, one of the [...]

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Steady Increase in New York City Tourism Continues

August 23, 2015 Fears that the strengthening U.S. dollar would reverse the steady increase in tourism to New York City have not been realized. In fact, international visits jumped 7% in 2014 from the prior year, while domestic tourism grew 3%. An all-time high of 56.4 million tourists visited the [...]

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Foodie scene and tourists create most New York City jobs, according to report

August 13, 2015 The city's foodie scene and thriving tourism industry have fueled the Big Apple's job boom, according to an analysis by the state comptroller. Nearly 25% of new jobs in the city from 2009-14 were in the hospitality industry. The NYC Hospitality Alliance said the growth comes from [...]

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North America’s Largest Hospitality Show Unveils New Brand, Mission: HX: The Hotel Experience – Rooms to Restaurants

July 29, 2015 New York City – To mark its centennial anniversary, the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS) is unveiling a spectacular new brand and mission to better capture the dynamic innovation of the hospitality industry. HX: The Hotel Experience — Rooms to Restaurants (HX), debuts November 8-10, [...]

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LaGuardia Airport to be completely rebuilt under Cuomo’s $4B plan

July 27, 2015 LaGuardia Airport's four terminals will be consolidated into one hub and the entire facility will be moved south almost the length of two football fields, under a $4 billion plan proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday. In addition, the airport will be connected to public transit via [...]

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