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Ellis Island to reopen to public

Ellis Island to reopen to public

Ellis Island Immigration Museum, part of Statue of Liberty National Monument, will reopen to the public on Monday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy submerged the island a year ago. “We are delighted to be able to share Ellis Island’s uniquely American story with the world once more,” said superintendent David Luchsinger.

Dozens hurt in New York ferry crash

Dozens hurt in New York ferry crash

10 January 2013 Cruise News Tourism News

Dozens of people have been injured after a New York passenger ferry hit a dock during the Manhattan rush hour. A hole was torn in the bow of the vessel, the Seastreak Wall Street, during the incident, with 11 people seriously injured.

Subrata Roy picks up Plaza Hotel in New York

Subrata Roy picks up Plaza Hotel in New York

6 January 2013 Hotel News

Indian billionaire Subrata Roy has completed the purchase of the Plaza Hotel in New York for US$575 million. Sahara group, controlled by Roy, also bought the luxury hotel Dream New York from hotelier Vikram Chatwal for US$220 million.

Tornadoes hit New York city

Tornadoes hit New York city

9 September 2012 Tourism News

Two tornadoes have hit New York City’s borough of Queens and Brooklyn, causing damage to residential areas and power cuts. No serious injuries have been reported.

Richard Armstrong, Director of Guggenheim Museum in New York, appreciates Art & Tourism

Richard Armstrong, Director of Guggenheim Museum in New York, appreciates Art & Tourism

14 February 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Richard Armstrong is one of the personalities in the art world who needs no introduction. But for anyone who does not yet know him, since 2008, he has been the Director of the prestigious Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, one of the centers of excellence for modern and contemporary art housed in the famous spiral building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1940s.