New York City
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NewYork City - only saying the name brings the wildest imaginations. The world's center of business, finance, and arts, NYC is where deals are made and creativity flourishes. There is no shortage of meeting rooms and venues, that's for sure. The city is littered with skyscrapers and is home for many of the most luxurious hotels in the world. On the other hand, it is not difficult to find a quirky, unconventional meeting space such as a coffee shop or a co-working space.
MeetingPackage.com offers more than 150 venues in NYC and more than 700 meeting rooms for your meeting needs. Here are a few reasons why New York is your ideal meeting destination.
A concrete jungle
Wherever you are in New York, the first thing you see is some of the city's most iconic skyscrapers. The city has the largest and most varied collection of buildings in the world, ten of which have held the title for world's tallest fully habitable building at some point in history. Each building represents a distinct historical and cultural period, for example, the 102-storey Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan is a symbolic Art Deco style building which can clearly be seen from your meeting rooms in Hotel Chandler - New York, or the Hilton Garden Inn New York Midtown Park Ave. Another iconic building represents the Art Deco is the Chrysler Building on the east side of Manhattan near the Grand Hyatt New York and Langham Place, Fifth Avenue. Due to the fact that there are already too many high-storey building in the city, NYC has imposed a specifically strict and expensice Zoning Law to restrict the construction of new buildings. However, NYC achitectures have found new way to circumvent the laws by inventing new peculiar buildings. On March 2017, the construction plan to the "Big Bend" building has been unveiled, making it the longest building in the world once built. The building is going to transform Midtown Mahattan and NYC skyline.
Life in New York never stops. The city is full of activities days and nights. Bars close at 4 am in the morning, which means you have more time to participate in regular activities. Some of the world's most famous events take place right here in NYC, including the Time Square Ball Drop on New Year Eve, the Annual Tribeca Film Festival in April, Memorial Day Parade in May, or Museum Mile Festival in June. Also, there are plenty of free events and concerts you can take part in such as Ice Skating at Bryant Park, Summer Stage, Shakespeare in the Park, the Thursday West Chelsea art shows, Salsa at Lincoln Center, RiverFlicks at Pier 63, HBO Bryant Park Film Festival...
Where Culture Meet Arts
The diversity in demographic in NYC is almost palpable. The city is the center of finance, marketing, publishing, and fashion so that people from all over the world came here to work. Each person you meet is likely to be different from you in every single facet possible.
As The City of Dream, New York is where creativity and ideas are nurtured and blossomed in any form of arts. The city is flocked with creative people: actors, dancers, designers, singers, painters, and authors. The most famous stage for performing arts and theaters is, of course, the Broadway Theater in the center of Midtown Manhattan. Just being here is inspiring and can generate more creative ideas than you could hope to complete in a lifetime.
Plenty of Attractions
NYC comprises of five boroughs, and each has a distinct characteristic and many places for sightseeing. If you are a fan of museums, you have to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art- the largest museum in the United States, and is among the most visited museums in the world. Its collection includes over two million art works collected from all parts of the world: from ancient Egypt to Medieval Europe, to African, Asian, and Islamic arts. The museum is located on the Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, very near to the JW Marriott Essex House New York or The Lowell Hotel - New York. Baseball fans would love to see the Yankee plays in the Major League in their home stadium at Bronx, or hang around for a couple of drinks and embrace the atmosphere at a nearby sport bar on the match day. And last but definitely not least, the Status of Liberty is a must-see. you couldn't say that you have been to New York until you see the Status of Liberty. Standing on the Liberty Island in New York Habour, the colossal monument has been the symbol of the city, attracting millions of visitors from all over the world. There are ferries leaving from the Battery Park and Liberty Park to the island.
Getting Around in New York City
New York is a walking city, and sometimes walking is the fastest way to get around. Most NYC residents do not own cars, mostly because they don't need them. The train and subway system in NYC is excellent, if not one of the world's best. In just about every part of the city, you can catch a train at any hour any day of the week. A train ticket is relatively cheap, and the transfers are quick, you can basically go to any place in the city. The Metro-North and Long Island Railroad train can get you right into the heart of the city. Buses are other options, although they are dirty and inefficiency to move around in rush hours. You can catch a taxi in any corner but bear in mind they are more expensive than the public transportation.
You always feel safe in the city. There are always police patrols around the city, even at midnight. Manhattan is one of the safest districts in the country.