Crain’s New York Business: Meet the Crain’s Hall of Fame honorees BY DEBORAH NASON PHOTOGRAPHS BY BUCK ENNIS The five 2021 inductees into the Crain’s New York Hall
A scaled-back United Nations General Assembly is returning to Manhattan this week after going completely virtual last year, but fears about a possible spike in Covid-19 cases are making people in the host city less enthusiastic about the annual diplomatic gathering.
New York Daily News: NYC mayoral contender Eric Adams outlines blueprint to turn city hotels into supportive housing
Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams on Monday fleshed out his plan to attack New York’s housing crisis, outlining a blueprint that would convert distressed outer-borough hotels into some 25,000 rooms of supportive housing.
Eric Adams announced his plan to convert struggling hotels into homeless housing on Monday in Brooklyn.
Schneps Media: NYC’s Hotel Industry with Vijay Dandapani, President & CEO of the Hotel Association of NYC
HANYC is one of the oldest professional trade associations in the nation. Today, HANYC is an internationally recognized leader in New York City’s $5 billion tourism industry, with nearly 300 hotel members and 80,000 rooms.
The Thakurs of Chicago started planning their trip to New York in earnest back in May when they found out all four family members could finally be vaccinated.
While New York City is struggling to regain tourists, prices for airfare, hotels, restaurants, and car rentals are lower than in other US cities
Earlier this month, a modified school bus pulled up in front of a hotel in midtown Manhattan and a standoff began. The bus was there to take homeless New Yorkers away. These men had been living in this hotel, rent free, courtesy of the city, for more than a year—all part of an effort to stop the spread of COVID, by keeping them out of congregate shelters. Now that infection rates are down and vaccines have become available, the city has been trying to move these men. And some refused to go.