NYC & COMPANY OFFERS 2015 NEW YORK CITY DELEGATE DISCOUNT PASS FOR MEETING & CONVENTION ATTENDEES

——Savings at More Than 70 New York City Attractions, Restaurants, Retailers and Tours——

New York City (January 13, 2015) – NYC & Company, the City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, launched a 2015 New York City Delegate Discount Pass this month, offering exclusive savings throughout the year at more than 70 restaurants, tours, attractions and retailers. The Delegate Discount Pass, which is available to all attendees, exhibitors, meeting planners and event staff, offers delegates the opportunity to experience all the City has to offer during their stay, at an affordable price.

“New York City is known for its unrivaled dining, arts, culture and tours, making it an appealing destination for meeting delegates from around the globe,” said Fred Dixon, NYC & Company’s president and CEO. “Meeting and convention visitors are crucial to New York City’s record-breaking travel and tourism industry, and we hope they take advantage of the plentiful savings available to them through the 2015 New York City Delegate Discount Pass.”

The New York City Delegate Discount Pass allows visitors to redeem a variety of discounts at more than 70 NYC & Company member organizations, including restaurants ranging from bars to fine-dining establishments, walking and bus tours, beloved department stores, sporting experiences and more.

In 2014 New York City welcomed an estimated 6.1 million meeting and convention delegates, up from 5.9 million delegates who spent approximately $5 billion in the five boroughs in 2013. An important contributor to New York City’s tourism industry, MICE visitation from around the globe continues to increase each year.

The current iteration of the New York City Delegate Discount Pass is valid through June 30, 2015 (details for the remainder of the year will be available at a later date). To redeem offers, visitors must show a printed or mobile version of the Delegate Discount Pass, provided by NYC & Company’s Destination Services Team to convention, trade show and corporate meeting planners. For more information, contact destinationservices@nycgo.com.

To learn more about planning meetings in New York City, visit nycandcompany.org/meetingplanners

About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization 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 more information, visit nycgo.com

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