2006 press releases


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December 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and NYC & Company Announce 44 Million Tourists Visited New York City, Pumping $24 Billion into Economy (12/27)
Year-End Tourism Estimates Surpass Original Projections and Shatter Previous Visitor Record; City is Ahead of Schedule in Plan to Attract 50 Million Tourists to New York City by 2015

NYC & Company's Open/Book Campaign Targets British Travelers (12/19)
U.K. Advertising Campaign Kicks Off in London's Rail; Holiday Hotel Vacancies and Depessed Dollar Combine for "Perfect Storm" for Winter Tourists

NYC & Company Honors Leaders in Tourism (12/12)
Fern Malis, Danny Meyer, Bank of America, The Empire State Building and Christyne L. Nicholas are Honored; New York Giant All-Time Leading Rusher Tiki Barber Emcees Gala

New Yorkers Discover History this December as NYC & Company Names the New-York Historical Society Cultural Organization of the Month (12/1)
Special Discount Offered at the Society throughout December

November 2006
New York City Holds Honor of Having Greatest Number of Mobil Four- and Five-Star Properties in the United States and Canada (11/9)

Kids Discover the Art of Learning: This Fall NYC & Company Names Brooklyn Children's Museum Cultural Organization of the Month (11/1)
2-for-1 Admission Offered Wednesday through Friday throughout November

June 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and NYC & Company Chairman Tisch Announce Plan to Create Single Marketing and Tourism Organization (6/8)
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Appoints George A. Fertitta to Lead New Organization