Category: Americas

NYC & Company invites visitors to discover Queens while attending U.S. Open Tennis Championship event

On August 26, the most attended annual sporting event in the world will return to New York City at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre as the U.S. Open Tennis Championships take over Queens. Stars like Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Sloane Stephens and Rafael Nadal will compete for the last grand […]

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Legally Blonde: A musical staged at The Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC

The Keegan Theatre closes out its 22nd season with the award-winning musical Legally Blonde, which opened on August 3. Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde is a fabulously fun and energetic musical, wrapped up with a snappy pink bow. It features music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and a book by […]

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Air Canada to resume full India schedule

Air Canada announced it will resume its daily, non-stop Toronto-Delhi flights on October 1 (eastbound) and October 3 (westbound) this year. “We are very pleased to resume our daily, non-stop Toronto-Delhi flights in time for Diwali celebrations and with additional capacity going forward to meet expected demand. With our Delhi flights returning to normal together […]

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‘Tale of the Lion King’ debuts at Disney California Adventure Park

An all-new, original outdoor musical theatre production, ‘Tale of the Lion King’, has debuted at Disney California Adventure Park. This new stage show celebrates the characters and music of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ in an imaginative and unique way. The lead narrator, Mwongozo – Swahili for ‘guide’ — leads a troupe of 18 performers called […]

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NYC & Company announces promotional partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment on Spider-Man: Far From Home

NYC & Company announced a promotional partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment on the highly anticipated release of ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’. In 2018, NYC welcomed an estimated 13.3 million family visitors, a nearly 6% increase over 2017. Family visitation to New York City currently represents 20% of total visitation to New York City, with expected […]

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Brazil announces new policy to manage and promote UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Brazilian Government has established a new policy called the National Policy for Tourism Management of Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites. The law is one of the goals of the Ministry of Tourism for the first 100 days of the new government. The decree is part of a series of measures that ministry is […]

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United Airlines makes history flying the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind

United Airlines made history on the World Environment Day with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history of aviation. On the Flight for the Planet, United became the first known airline to demonstrate all of the following key actions on a single commercial […]

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The Empire State Building and NYC & Company partner to launch ‘NYC: Above And Beyond’ exhibit

The Empire State Building announced its partnership with NYC & Company on ‘NYC: Above and Beyond’, a brand new interactive experience designed to provide personalised travel recommendations to visitors from around the globe. The new exhibit, which will open in the Fall of 2019, will be located on the 80th floor of the iconic landmark, […]

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Statue of Liberty Museum opens to the public

The Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened to the public following a dedication ceremony presented by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc and the National Park Service. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation Chairman of the Board Albert Bellas and President and CEO Stephen Briganti, […]

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New Delta Air Lines service from Mumbai takes off from December 2019

Delta Air Lines will begin flying non-stop from Mumbai to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport from December 24, 2019. This route establishes a new link between the financial capital of two large trade partners and boosts competition, choice and options for customers travelling between India and the United States. “Delta’s non-stop service between […]

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