Today in Mexico City, NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitor bureau for New York City’s five boroughs, is hosting its first media engagement since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, an intimate breakfast event featuring the song “NYC Reawakens” (“The Awakening of NYC”). This coincides with NYC & Company’s first hybrid sales mission, which concludes today. Chris Heywood, Executive Vice President of Global Communications of the organization and Makiko Matsuda Healy, Director General of Tourism Market Development will provide timely updates from New York City and meet with leading Mexican media and travel industry audiences as New York continues to reopen and international travel begins to resume.
“As New York City awakens and we welcome a multitude of new openings and developments, it is gratifying to be back in Mexico, reminding the media and travelers of all the world-class tourism and hospitality businesses, attractions and unique neighborhood experiences that make visiting New York so special. We look forward to safely welcoming Mexican visitors to all five districts, this year and beyond, ”said Chris Heywood, Executive Vice President of Global Communications.
Featured New York City destinations this year include new infrastructure upgrades at airports, train stations, the recently expanded Javits Convention Center and more; Hotels; arts, culture and performing arts; attractions; food; shopping and more. NYC & Company recently launched 10 Ways to Experience New York City New in 2021, highlighting new things for New Yorkers, visitors and meeting delegates to enjoy safely in all five boroughs. Next month, the organization will also launch a new $ 30 million marketing campaign for tourism recovery
As of May 19, most coronavirus restrictions have been lifted in New York, with businesses open at 100% capacity with established social distancing requirements, and the state has adopted the new CDC masking guidelines. . Fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks in many settings, although it is still mandatory on public transport and companies may require clients to wear them in their establishments. Those who are not vaccinated should continue to use them. All locals and visitors are asked to adhere to New York City health and safety guidelines. For more information and updates on the reopening of the city visit nycgo.com/coronavirus.
For more information on all there is to see and do in New York City’s five boroughs, nycgo.com.