While Brooklyn and Queens account for just a quarter of the city’s hotel inventory and about 13% of its 87,000 rooms, almost half the hotels in the city’s development pipeline are in the two outer boroughs…much of the demand stems from leisure travelers looking for lodging within a subway stop or two from Manhattan at about half the price.
Artisanal Brooklyn’s now a destination in itself, so that’s an obvious one to tap for hospitality industry. Then Long Island City in Queen, a stop or two into Manhattan, makes an easy hop for tourists.
Americans Agree That the TSA and U.S. Airports Are Getting Better, Except in New York
Tourism Boards Team Up to Attract High-Yield International Visitors
Amadeus Airlines on Why Destructive Fare Wars May Finally Be Coming to an End
Summer of Overtourism: 4 Lessons for the Travel Industry
New York’s Worst Airport Looks to City’s Worst Prison for Hope