• NYC & Company Joins The Empire State Building On Contemporary New Exhibit

     
    POSTED June 19, 2019
     

Known as “The World’s Most Famous Building,” the Empire State Building, which welcomes more than 4 million visitors per year, has been going through some changes. One of those changes is the preparation of NYC: Above and Beyond, an interactive exhibit dedicated to global tourists in New York City. Set to be located on the 80th floor of the famous building, the exhibit will offer personalized travel recommendations to visitors.

Using a selection of engaging questions about visitors’ interests and the length of their stays, a list of secret, glamorous and classic draws across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island will be displayed for users who can select their preferred activities. Visitors will leave with a customized itinerary emailed or transferred directly to their devices.

“There was a clear call for assistance with itineraries and desire for an all-knowing resource. We immediately reached out to NYC & Company to partner with them, and that resulted in NYC: Above and Beyond,” says Anthony E. Malkin, chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust. 

“Visitors are in for a real treat, whether they are rediscovering this iconic attraction or experiencing it for the very first time,” says NYC & Company’s President and CEO Fred Dixon.

Designed to complement the striking city views from the 80th floor, the exhibit will surround visitors with expansive views of the city they have journeyed to. The exhibit will also offer accessibility with a wheelchair-accessible mode and a child-friendly height.

The Empire State Building has undergone new changes due to investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, amenities and public areas. The exhibit is part of the second phase of a larger redevelopment currently taking place at the Empire State Building.

This September, Los Angeles Airport Marriott is beginning the final stage of their $50-million renovations.  

The redesign includes more than 50,000 square feet of meeting space alongside a maximum capacity of 2,500 people. The hotel will be set to host parties of any nature, including Corporate events, conventions, company retreats, holiday parties, banquets, exhibitions, workshops, and everything in between.  

 

North of Philadelphia, Bucks County is celebrating their record-breaking amount of visitors.  

In 2018, the county welcomed 8.15 million visitors, an increase of 1.6 percent from 2017 and achieved a record-breaking $1.1 billion in total economic impact. With such numbers, the hospitality industry is taking full advantage.  

As Bucks County tourist status rises, for the travelers who are searching for a local experience, Bucks County is filled with breweries, independent restaurants, and hidden gems to visit.  

 

As of August 2019, Detroit’s renowned convention center is officially renamed the TCF Center

The change came in the form of an unprecedented 22-year naming rights deal that will set the venue for financial success in the future, as well as a move toward becoming a self-sustaining facility by 2024.