With more participating restaurants than ever, the success of NYC Restaurant Week over the years is in the numbers. As the program continues to grow, attracting new and noteworthy restaurants in all five boroughs, we are thrilled to welcome diners to experience the City’s best cuisine at a more affordable price.
New York City’s restaurant community is dynamic, with great food being served in every borough, representing virtually every international cuisine. Dining is important to New Yorkers and our guests, and NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2016 inspires us to offer the quality, variety, and hospitality that makes New York City the restaurant capital of the world.
NYCxDESIGN has strengthened NYC’s image as a design capital, and each year we look forward to supporting the design industry and its impact on New Yorkers and the world. From the design schools to the design firms, the industry plays an essential role in the city’s creative and business communities.
New York City is a hub for creativity and ingenuity and we are proud to highlight our vibrant design community through NYCxDESIGN. This citywide program celebrates the cutting-edge designers, artists, and entrepreneurs who contribute so much New York City’s place at the forefront of global innovation. The New York City Council is proud to support NYCxDESIGN with an $100,000 investment for its expansion and we hope that more New Yorkers and visitors alike can experience the unforgettable talent nurtured right here in New York.
NYC’s citywide celebration of design has grown tremendously, cementing the City’s place as a global design capital. There could be no better backdrop than New York City, a hub of creativity and innovation, to stage the fourth annual NYCxDESIGN.
A century after the garment industry brought a generation of New Yorkers into the middle class, NYCxDESIGN helps showcase how New York City remains the global capital of design. With more designers than almost any other metropolitan area, New York City continues to prove itself as a center for innovation and a hub for the world's most creative talent.
Art and design are integral to the fabric of neighborhoods across New York City, educating residents and invigorating communities in every borough. Each year, NYCxDESIGN provides a great opportunity to highlight the cutting edge work being done in our creative sector, while inviting all New Yorkers and visitors to learn more about how they can engage with our city’s design community each and every day.
Every winter, New York City welcomes visitors and locals with open arms as the spirit of the holiday season comes to life in all five boroughs. From holiday classics to festive hidden gems, the City has something to offer everyone, and we encourage travelers to book now for what promises to be a trip of a lifetime.
Prospect Heights exemplifies Brooklyn life in the 21st century with a trendy and welcoming vibe that appeals to both visitors and New Yorkers. Whether it’s cheering on the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center or eating brunch with visitors from around the world at legendary Tom’s Restaurant, visitors can get a real feel of Brooklyn’s cool factor.
I'm proud to call myself a resident of Prospect Heights, and even prouder to share my beautiful neighborhood with the world. Our dining experiences are first-rate, our nightlife scene is energetic, and our neighbors are a wonderful reflection of our borough's rich diversity. Our historic brownstones, tree-lined streets, and unique storefronts make Prospect Heights a perfect prospect for any visit to New York City.
As Brooklyn continues to become a destination for New Yorkers and tourists alike, visitors are quickly realizing that there is more to the borough than the neighborhoods directly over the Brooklyn Bridge. Prospect Heights has so much to offer, and it is vital that we highlight the many wonderful businesses and attractions that call this vibrant community home. The Brooklyn Chamber is proud to partner with NYC & Company through ExploreBK.com to increase tourism to Prospect Heights, and all of Brooklyn’s incredible neighbourhoods.
There are endless reasons to love New York City in every season, but something special happens when the snow falls – from Lunar New Year celebrations in Flushing and the tree lighting in Rockefeller Center, to watching the Polar Bear Club brave the frigid waters on Coney Island. People from around the world feel the pull of New York City, and with Unlock NYC visitors can find the hidden gems – the New Yorker’s New York – and experience our city on a budget.
This winter, we are giving visitors the keys to unlock a more accessible, affordable and intimate NYC. Whether it’s walking the Brooklyn Bridge as snow falls, skating on one of the outdoor ice rinks, or keeping warm in a world-class museum, we’re encouraging visitors to discover a different side of NYC.
We invite visitors to celebrate the season, warm up from the day and savor memories made during a winter vacation in NYC. By thoughtfully showcasing hidden opportunities and unexpected highlights through actionable experiences, we’re able to uncover, unveil and ultimately reveal what makes winter in NYC so extraordinary.
Affectionately known as New York City’s ‘real Little Italy,’ Arthur Avenue will make any visitor feel like they are in Italy with Italian shops, restaurants and specialty stores lining the streets. With nearby world-class attractions like the Bronx Zoo and New York Botanical Garden, we’re encouraging visitors to spend a day exploring the culturally and culinary rich Bronx.
Everyone knows that New York’s real Little Italy is in The Bronx. We have the best cannoli, world-class pizza, and the most authentic Italian food, bar none. Arthur Avenue is one of the shining gems of the borough, and is close to wonderful attractions like the Bronx Zoo and New York Botanical Garden. I welcome any tourist, from our great nation or from abroad, to come visit this wonderful neighborhood and experience one of the great neighborhoods of New York City.
From pumpkin decorating and scary storytelling to corn mazes and haunted houses, there are countless ways to celebrate Halloween in New York City.
Each borough adds its own special flavor to this spooky holiday, so locals and visitors can find engaging activities for all to enjoy.
New York City is the world’s best walking city, and we encourage visitors to venture through the City’s five boroughs this fall with our incredible walking tours. The crisp fall air and beautiful colors of the foliage provide a scenic backdrop for exploring the City’s sights, eats and history by foot.
Whether tennis fans are in Queens for the US Open or looking to experience one of the City’s most diverse neighborhoods, we’re sharing with them the best restaurants and attractions that locals love and return to again and again. Visitors shouldn’t miss out on the neighborhood’s incredible eats, world class cultural organizations or premier events.
The US Open is one of New York City's most exciting, international events, where people come to the Big Apple to see the best tennis players in the world compete at one of the world’s greatest venues, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing.
While in Queens, we encourage all US Open guests to experience the wonders of New York’s largest borough, which has so many diverse neighborhoods offering authentic cuisines and cultural attractions that send visitors on a journey around the world without ever leaving the borough.
From the northern edge of the Bronx to the far Rockaways, New York City is rich in history, culture and entertainment.
NYCGO Insider Guides give visitors to our great city a slice of the true New York, and Staten Island's bustling neighborhood of St. George is the latest to top that list. Accessible for all New Yorkers via the free Staten Island Ferry, St. George is a repository of summer fun for New York families and visitors alike.
NYC & Company has been a tremendous partner in marketing Staten Island as a ‘must visit’ for tourists coming to the city.
Beginning with St. George is ideal, as the vast majority of visitors we get arrive via the Staten Island Ferry. Just off the ferry, we have many cultural attractions, restaurants and a brewery to welcome our guests.
The friendly neighborhood of St. George offers plenty of cultural institutions and attractions for visitors to plan their day exploring Staten Island.
Summer is the perfect time to see this beautiful waterfront enclave—from Italian dining to a new museum, we invite everyone to hop aboard the free and famed Staten Island Ferry.
Golfers visiting New York City might be surprised to find that the City offers several professional golf courses and driving ranges throughout the five boroughs.
The newly opened, world-class Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx is the latest example of how our City is becoming the next big golf destination.
New York City sets the standard for openness and inclusivity and there’s no better place to celebrate Pride this June.
We welcome LGBT travelers and families, whether art lovers, sports enthusiasts, urban explorers, theater buffs or foodies, to enjoy the best of New York City’s five boroughs this summer.
With summer on the horizon, we are shining the spotlight on Coney Island, one of New York City’s most iconic summertime destinations, to an international tourism industry audience at IPW. We encourage visitors to explore the legendary boardwalk, exciting amusement rides, iconic mainstays like the ever-popular Nathan’s Famous and more that make this a must-visit destination.
Also known as America’s playground, Coney Island is home to the most exciting amusement rides that are guaranteed to thrill both the young and young-at-heart visitors. Visitors get to experience the best of Brooklyn—strolling the famous Coney Island boardwalk, enjoying the beach and waves, eating to their hearts’ content at boardwalk favorites and more—all in one neighborhood.
Named after the iconic Flatiron Building, this upbeat neighborhood is packed with restaurants, art, shops, events, history and more.
From the monumental art installation in Madison Square Park to the debut of The New York EDITION hotel and the reopening of Shake Shack, there is no better time to spend a day or two or more exploring one of New York City’s liveliest neighborhoods.
With so many new attractions in New York City including the Whitney Museum, One World Observatory and Brookfield Place, this summer is shaping up to be a blockbuster season.
We invite visitors to celebrate everything new and exciting NYC has to offer this summer.
New York City welcomed approximately 6.1 million meeting and convention delegates in 2014, up from 5.9 million the previous year. The MICE sector is a vital contributor to New York City’s tourism economy and continuing the growth out of key European markets is a top priority for us.
Holding a meeting or event in New York City has the power to drive record attendance. There are constantly new developments to showcase across all five boroughs and we’re delighted these European buyers were able to experience first-hand how the city excites and inspires everyone from first-time to regular delegate visitors.
New York City has so much to offer visitors seeking affordability and value this summer, and throughout the year.
Not only is there a huge variety of free and low-cost options in the five boroughs, but visitors get real value for their time—they can do more in NYC in a shorter period of time, than they can do anywhere else.
The South Bronx’s Grand Concourse is one of few places in New York City where New Yorkers and visitors can experience world-class sporting events, spectacular culture and delicious dining all in one neighborhood.
We encourage everyone to explore the South Bronx’s Grand Concourse to appreciate what makes this one of NYC’s most vibrant neighborhoods.
From the North Bronx to the South Shore, New York City is home to thousands of diverse neighborhoods and communities—and we’re proud to welcome visitors from across the globe to our vibrant and ever-growing city. This year, we’re committing to attract a record 67 million annual visitors by the end of 2021—and we look forward to working alongside businesses large and small to showcase all that our five boroughs have to offer.
There's never been a better time to visit New York City and experience the dynamism and diversity that makes it the most exciting destination in the world. We look forward to welcoming 67 million annual visitors by 2021 to explore the boroughs, grow the economy, support the creation of hundreds of thousands of good jobs, and discover all the City has to offer.
Travel and tourism are a cornerstone of the City’s economy—our hotels, restaurants, attractions, retailers, Broadway theaters, performing arts, five-borough cultural organizations and transportation providers continue to draw new and repeat visitors to our City each year. Through the continued support of the de Blasio administration, I am confident we will reach our new target of 67 million annual visitors by 2021, further spreading tourism to every corner of our City, drawing visitors during slower periods, and showcasing the attractive new product in all five boroughs.
As chairman of the board of directors of NYC & Company, I applaud the de Blasio administration for their continued commitment to growing our tourism industry. Through our mutual collaboration we will expand tourism opportunities in every corner of this City, and arrive at our new destination of 67 million annual visitors by the end of 2021.
From our cultural attractions, restaurants, wonderful neighborhoods and friendly people New York is the greatest city in the world, and we want to encourage everyone from around the world to visit. Tourism helps businesses big and small throughout the five boroughs, and by committing to adding ten million more visitors we help create jobs while also showcasing the greatness of New York City.
We’re pleased to place a global spotlight on the East Village—from its ever-evolving restaurant and nightlife scene to the varied and lively theater and culture offerings.