NYC & Company to lead tourism delegation in India

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September 13, 2016 4:27 PM

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organisation, is leading a tourism delegation to Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi from September 16-23 to promote travel to New York City

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organisation, is leading a tourism delegation to Bengaluru, Mumbai and New Delhi from September 16-23 to promote travel to New York City. The tourism delegation is part of NYC & Company’s trade and media efforts to promote the NYC in the India market.

“NYC welcomed an estimated 283,000 visitors from India in 2015, reflecting a growth of nine per cent since the previous year. The city maintains its position as one of the most desirable destinations for both business and leisure travellers from India,” said Makiko Matsuda Healy, senior vice president, Global Tourism Development.

In 2015, NYC welcomed a record 58.3 million visitors, an increase of 1.8 million visitors over a year ago. Visitation for 2015 comprised 46 million domestic and 12.3 million international visitors. In 2015 a record 6.1 million meetings and conventions delegates visited the city’s five boroughs, contributing to the total 12.3 million business travellers that came to NYC.

The tourism delegation will coincide with the Brand USA India sales mission from September 18-23. NYC & Company member businesses joining the delegation include Broadway Inbound, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and One World Observatory, who will be conducting one-on-one meetings and workshops with various travel trade partners.

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