New York Tourism News

General manager appointed for New York Wheel

General manager appointed for New York Wheel

24th Jan 2017 Tourism News

The New York Wheel, a 60-story observation wheel set to become the world’s tallest at 630 feet above New York Harbour when it opens in 2018, announces Joel Ward as its general manager. Tasked with leading the charge to transform Staten Island into New York City’s next “big tourism destination,” Ward brings over 25 years of experience in the tourism and attraction industry, overseeing large scale projects both at home and abroad.

Emirates launches new Dubai-Athens-New York route

Emirates launches new Dubai-Athens-New York route

24th Jan 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has announced it will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via the Greek capital city of Athens, starting on March 12th. The new route complements Emirates’ existing four daily flights between Dubai and New York’s JFK airport, by offering global travellers with another convenient access point to the popular New York Metropolitan area.

Malmaison Hotel du Vin moves ahead with York property

23rd Jan 2017 Hotel News

Malmaison Hotel du Vin, the leading lifestyle hotel group, has taken an exciting and important step closer to bringing the famous Malmaison brand to York. The brand has received planning permission from York City Council to undertake a multi-million pound transformation of Yorkshire House on Rougier Street into a stunning Malmaison hotel.

Renwick Hotel in New York joins Curio Collection

Renwick Hotel in New York joins Curio Collection

29th Dec 2016 Hotel News

Once home to John Steinbeck, Thomas Mann and other celebrated writers and artists, The Renwick Hotel, a historic property in the heart of midtown Manhattan, is now open as part of Curio - A Collection by Hilton. As the first New York City hotel to join Curio’s global set of remarkable upscale properties, The Renwick facilitates travellers’ desire for unique discovery and authentic experiences.

Pence plane slides off runway in New York

Pence plane slides off runway in New York

28th Oct 2016 Airline News

Mike Pence, the Republican Party vice-presidential candidate, has escaped unhurt after his plane slid off the runway while landing in New York. The Indiana governor’s plane left the runway at LaGuardia Airport earlier. No one was injured during the incident, with Pence and 30 passengers evacuated through the back of the plane.

Breaking Travel News investigates: INNSIDE New York NoMad

Breaking Travel News investigates: INNSIDE New York NoMad

27th Sep 2016 Focus

Meliá Hotels International launched its first urban lifestyle hotel, INNSIDE New York NoMad, located in the heart of New York, earlier this year. The 313 room new build, 20-storey hotel boasts spectacular views of the New York’s skyline, the Empire State Building and Freedom Towers. Here reporter Josephine Perez calls in for Breaking Travel News.

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown opens its doors

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown opens its doors

22nd Sep 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Words that conjure endless excitement – new additions to the arts scene, celebrity chefs transforming the dining experience, pace setting fashion and soaring architecture, tradition and innovation now exist side by side. In the midst of it all, Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is now open. “Downtown New York has been reborn as the most vibrant neighbourhood in city,” says Peter Humig, general manager of the all-new Hotel.

Delta Air Lines wins approval for LaGuardia terminal redevelopment

Delta Air Lines wins approval for LaGuardia terminal redevelopment

24th Jul 2016 Airline News

Delta and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will partner to replace Terminals C and D at New York’s LaGuardia Airport with a state-of-the-art facility. The project, which was approved earlier by PANYNJ, is part of a new lease agreement to be negotiated at the airport through 2050. The authority has committed, as part of the agreement, $600 million to facilitate construction of the terminal and other supporting infrastructure.