New York City growing for business and leisure
Posted on Friday 17 August 2012
in United States of America, Business, New York
A record number of tourists visited New York City last year, and many were there for business travel. This is no surprise to anyone who knows of the city's infrastructure - a multitude of venues, good public transportation and the range of corporations located there make New York the perfect business destination.
New York's official marketing company reported on the city's ongoing expansion. Many New York hotels are currently under construction, working toward the addition of thousands of rooms in the coming years. With over 50 million tourists in 2011 alone, the number of travelers visiting New York is predicted to increase to over 55 million in the coming years.
The expected growth means that there will be competitive pricing available to travelers. Whether in town for business or leisure, there are always things to see and do in New York. Visiting one of the largest cities in the world can be a bit daunting, so follow some tips for easy travel.
Tips for New York travel
With so many travelers going to New York for business, there are deals out there just waiting to be found. Cheap flights to New York are available from any one of the city's multiple airports. Taking advantage of public transportation such as the subway can be an effective way to save money and avoid gridlocked traffic.
Many visitors will also find the wealth of dining options in New York to be more than satisfactory. Those feeling adventurous can try to avoid chain restaurants in favor of local spots. Food tours are available for visitors who want a guided look into the city's diverse neighborhoods. Many of these trips bring tourists through local neighborhoods with the only cost being for the actual food.
Broadway shows are a popular attraction for many travelers. Prices of these tickets can be high, but there are some discount options for theater lovers. Certain websites offer savings on tickets for select plays when purchased in advance. Those who are looking to buy last minute passes for the next or same day can try ticket booths around the city. These options can have a limited variety of plays, so those who want a specific show should book as far in advance as possible.
New York holidays can be very intimidating, but the possibilities are endless. Art, history, dining sports, entertainment - all are within the city boundaries and can provide memorable experiences for visitors.
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