NYC & COMPANY LAUNCHES ‘VIRTUAL NYC SITE TOURS’ FOR MEETING PLANNERS

—New Tool on NYCGO.com/MakeItNYC Enables Event Professionals to Conduct Online Site Inspections of Hotels and Event Spaces—


New York City (April 29, 2020) – NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention & visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, is today announcing a new Virtual NYC Site Tours resource for meeting planners and event professionals. Available at nycgo.com/virtualnycsitetours, the online initiative provides an up-to-date listing of businesses offering virtual site inspection tools during the Covid-19 crisis.  

“Despite the current challenges and new guidelines that will define the future of events, it remains clear that face-to-face meetings are essential to conducting meaningful business,” said Fred Dixon, NYC & Company’s President and CEO and Co-Chair of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition. “We are pleased to offer this new Virtual NYC Site Tours resource to assist planners in continuing to book New York City for the future from the security of home.”

The following New York City hotels and event spaces, among others, are offering virtual site inspection options:
 

“While in-person site visits are not possible at the moment, event professionals can still explore New York City’s unparalleled meeting options online,” said Jerry Cito, NYC & Company’s Executive Vice President of Convention Development. “No matter a group’s size, budget, or needs, the City’s iconic hotels and world-class event spaces are ready to welcome back delegates when the time is right. We hope that this new digital tool–along with the ongoing support of our dedicated team–is helpful in planning ahead.”   

Organizations interested in being featured on nycgo.com/virtualnycsitetours can fill out this participation form. Additional resources for meeting planners can be found at nycgo.com/makeitnyc.

About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For all there is to do and see in New York City, visit nycgo.com/makeitnyc.

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