Downtown Deals App Unveiled In Effort To Boost Struggling Long Island BusinessesAs reopening continues in New York, more than half of businesses in the suburbs are still struggling. But there are new plans to help Main Streets recover.
COVID Vaccine In NYC: Pop-Up Vaccination Sites Across City Offer Johnson & Johnson Shot To TouristsAny U.S. resident over the age of 18, including New Yorkers, can go.
'Say Yes To Connecticut': State Launches New Summer Marketing Campaign On Road To ReopeningAfter a year of saying no to many things during the pandemic, the state is encouraging residents and visitors to "say yes" and come visit.
COVID Vaccine In NYC: Mayor De Blasio Wants City To Offer Johnson & Johnson Shot To TouristsMobile vans would be stationed at popular tourist sites like Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Central Park and the High Line.
New York State Comptroller: NYC Tourism Industry Lost $60 Billion In Revenue In 2020Employment in the tourism industry also saw a decline last year with 89,000 jobs lost.
Efforts To Bring Tourists Back To New York City Ramping Up: 'Come Here, Join This Amazing Moment'Pre-COVID, in 2019, the city saw some 66 million tourists. In 2020, that number plunged to 22 million.
'You Can Feel The Energy': New Yorkers Say Business Is Starting To Pick Up As City Continues On Road To RecoveryChris Heywood with NYC & Company says early March data shows hotel occupancy rose over 43%, making it one of the strongest weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Exclusive: Hotel Association Of New York City Pleads With De Blasio Administration For A LifelineA big television and radio ad campaign started Wednesday from the city's struggling hotel industry.
Struggling Hotel Industry Asks Mayor Bill De Blasio For Financial Help After Being Hit Hard By PandemicPre-COVID, the industry employed more than 50,000 people. Now, half those jobs are gone, and about 200 out of 700 hotels have closed.
Plunge In Tourism Dollars Spells Big Trouble For NYC And New York StateWithout strong numbers, the state comptroller says the fiscal health of local governments is at risk.
Cancelations Of Major NYC Events Raises Concerns About Ripple Effects For Restaurants, Hotels And MoreLast year, more than 66 million tourists came to the Big Apple, supporting over 400,000 jobs and generating close to $73 billion.
New York City Officials Launch Campaign Pushing Staycations In Normally Packed Tourist Spots Like Times SquareWith the economy in the dumps and recovery a long way off, New York tourism officials launched a campaign to get people from the Tri-State Area to take vacations right here in Gotham City.
How Can You Best Help The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian? Tourism Experts Say Go Visit The BahamasWe’ve all seen the heartbreaking images coming from the Bahamas in the wake of Dorian – structures leveled, entire islands devastated. If you think it’s too soon to take a trip there you’d be wrong.
Fire Island Gears Up For Summer Tourism After Successful 2015According to a new report, visitors created $23 million in economic benefits for the Long Island vacation hot spot in 2015.
How To Prepare For A Cross-Country Road TripFive tips to get you started on a cross-country trip of America