New York News

The Queen Mary In New York

The Queen Mary In New York

20th Jan 2015 Cruise News Tourism News

Designed over 80 years ago to link Europe by way of Southampton to New York, the Queen Mary completed over 1,100 voyages along that route and became New York’s favorite ocean liner.

Hotel rates in New York city skyrocket this New Year’s Eve

Hotel rates in New York city skyrocket this New Year’s Eve

31st Dec 2011 Hotel News

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 City breaks tourism records

22nd Dec 2011 Hotel News

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.

Boingo takes over Manhattan wi-fi network

Boingo takes over Manhattan wi-fi network

6th Oct 2011 Travel Technology News

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.

British tourist killed in New York helicopter crash

British tourist killed in New York helicopter crash

5th Oct 2011 Airline News Tourism News

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.

United States transport disrupted following East Coast earthquake

United States transport disrupted following East Coast earthquake

24th Aug 2011 Tourism News

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.