New York City was host to a record 52 million visitors in 2012, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday, the last day of the year.
Marriott International continues to grow its JW Marriott hotel brand with the opening of JW Marriott Essex House New York, the brand’s first hotel in NYC.
Foster + Partners has won a competition to design a 200-metre skyscraper for Lehman Brothers Holdings and partner L&L Holding Company in New York.
After the Tiffany, Dior and Bottega Veneta suites, the St. Regis Hotel is unveiling The Bentley Suite this fall in its New York location.
India’s Sahara Group is set to purchase a controlling stake in the Plaza Hotel for $570 million.
Luxury Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet has recently joined hands with Roaring Thunder Media to capture Manhattan’s 34th Street Heliport.
The Guinness Book of World Records’ most expensive pet wedding ever took place July 12 in Manhattan at the Jumeirah Essex House Hotel.
Wednesday evening was the last time that New Yorkers will see a full-sun Manhattanhenge this year…
Soho House, the boho-chic private members’ club and hotel chain, has announced the launch of five new properties by 2014.
The private garage located at 66 E. 11th Street in Manhattan, is the city’s first million dollar parking spot, according to the New York Post.
Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York will open in 2014 in time for Baccarat’s 250th year anniversary. It will be located at 20 West 53rd St.
New Yorkers may be able to surf and ride at the same time if a plan to put iPads, or a similar device, in the back of taxis takes off. A San Francisco company, Square, is proposing a pilot program to install tablet computers in the back of 50 taxis, replacing the little-loved miniature television … Continued
The price tag for One World Trade Center, the signature skyscraper under construction at Ground Zero in New York, has risen to more than $3.8 billion. According to WSJ, the price tag for the building has shot up $700m from the latest public estimate, making it the world’s most expensive new office tower. Once completed, … Continued
Trump International Hotel & Tower New York-Central Park is celebrating its 15th anniversary by offering guests the ‘Crystal Anniversary Package’, valued at $15,000. Since the 15th year is the “crystal” anniversary, Trump is offering a package including crystal jewelry, Champagne and crystal-covered Christian Louboutin shoes.
New York may be officially the most popular place in the US to spend New Year, but travelers will still be paying through the nose for the privilege. Staying in the Big Apple in 2012 will cost revelers up to 700 percent more than normal, price comparison site NewYorkHotels.org said this week. On average, the … Continued
One57, the ultra-luxury condo tower that’s under construction on West 57th Street, is being billed as the tallest residential tower in New York City. Thirteen condos in the building are listed with asking prices of $42 million or more, and two high-floor duplexes are priced at $98.5 million. The 90-story glass tower will feature 95 … Continued
Artist John Baldessari has plastered a fake $100,000 bill on a billboard next to Manhattan’s High Line elevated park, on 10th Avenue at West 18th Street. $100,000 bills actually exist. They were printed during the Great Depression but never publicly circulated.
Model Chanel Iman unveiled what has been dubbed the world’s first million-dollar fragrance bottle in New York on December 5. The 21-year-old was accompanied by bodyguards to present a specially designed version of the latest fragrance Golden Delicious at DKNY’s New York flagship store. Inspired by the New York skyline and designed by jeweler Martin … Continued
A 40-story hotel development could be about to crown the emergence of New York’s NoMad district.
Watchmaker Vacheron Constantin has opened its 28th boutique—and its first-ever in the United States—on New York’s Madison Avenue. The new outpost will join Vacheron Constantin’s existing boutiques in other cosmopolitan capitals like Moscow, Shanghai, Dubai and Geneva. Ideally situated on the corner of 64th Street and Madison Avenue, in a historic building reminiscent of a … Continued