New York is Located on one of the world's largest natural harbors, New York City consists of five boroughs, each of which is a county of New York State.The five boroughs—The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island—were consolidated into a single city in 1898.
New York City welcomed a record 52 million visitors in 2012, a new all-time high. Visitors to the City generated an estimated $55.3 billion in economic impact to the local economy, with direct spending reaching $36.9 billion. New York City continues to be the number one United States travel destination for overseas travel, showing an increase in overseas market share from 28 per cent to 33 per cent market share – over the last seven years.
Did you know? New York City's former name was New Amsterdam.
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.