RICHARD D. PARSONS, BUD SELIG AND DANIEL R. TISHMAN ACCEPTING AT NYC & COMPANY’S LEADERSHIP IN TOURISM AWARD DINNER
City Businesses Prepare to Welcome Visitors and Couples with Special Offers and Promotions
New York City (November 30, 2009) Richard D. Parsons, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, Inc., Allan H. (Bud) Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, and Daniel R. Tishman, President of Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc, will be on hand at NYC & Company's Leadership in Tourism Award Dinner on Tuesday, December 4. Arrivals at 6:30pm, Award Ceremony at 7:30pm; Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers (23rd Street and Hudson River), Manhattan.
Jonathan M. Tisch, Chairman of NYC & Company, and George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company, will also be participating in the event to support New York City's tourism industry–which supports more than 350,000 jobs in the City and generates nearly $25 billion in spending.
New York City welcomed a record 43.8 million visitors last year. NYC & Company is the official marketing and tourism organization for the City of New York, and is committed to attracting 50 million visitors to the City by 2015.
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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.