New York’s JFK airport has started screening in a bid to limit Ebola outbreak that has killed more thousands of people, according to reports.
Two aircraft were quarantined for 90 minutes at New York’s JFK airport yesterday after a telephone threat to the Port Authority.
Ringing in the New Year in New York City this December 31 will be an expensive proposition for travelers who waited until the last minute to secure a reservation. New analysis compiled by NewYorkHotels.org has found that a few hotel rooms are still available in and around the Big Apple, but only if revelers are willing to pay sky-high prices.
New York’s mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC & Company Board of directors chair and Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty have announced New York city will reach 50.2 million visitors by the end of 2011, achieving the goal of attracting 50 million visitors by 2012 one full year ahead of schedule.
Tens of thousands of people are taking advantage of British Airways’ network to more than 150 destinations to get away over the holiday period. The great escape will begin in earnest on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 as a peak 95,000 customers jet off around the globe with the airline.
Towerstream Corporation and Boingo Wireless have signed an agreement that will allow Boingo to manage internet services across the state-of-the-art Wi-Fi network in New York City’s Manhattan borough that is operated by Towerstream. The network will broadcast the “Boingo Hotspot” SSID and deliver a full Boingo retail experience.
A British holidaymaker has been killed in New York following a helicopter crash on the East River. The 40-year-old victim, her husband and daughter, all British citizens, and the daughter’s Australian friend had all been on board when the privately owned Bell 206 came down near 34th Street in midtown Manhattan.
New York has knocked Venice off the top spot as Britain’s favourite port for British Cruisers, according to a recent survey.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has rocked the East coast of the United States, with transport connections across the region disrupted. The epicentre of the quake was registered was just a few miles from the two-reactor North Anna nuclear power plant in Mineral, Virginia, 80 miles south-west of Washington.
NYC & Company, New York City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today named the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium as Culture Spot for August.