For the Travel Trade + Travel Press

For the Travel Trade + Travel Press

What Makes Lower Manhattan Unique

Lower Manhattan is… where US history began.

Lower Manhattan is… walkable from the Hudson River to the East River.

Lower Manhattan is… 20 minutes from Broadway and Brooklyn.

Lower Manhattan is… packed with main attractions like Wall Street, the Statue of Liberty, One World Observatory, the 9/11 Museum and more.

For travel trade and meetings professional looking for the perfect spot to base an NYC stay, Lower Manhattan is perfect for the FIT tourist, the group booking, the incentive offer, the business trip, the custom luxury trip and the affordable city break in the heart of the city’s most vibrant neighborhood.

Your Travel Trade Toolkit

Base Your Group Stay in Lower Manhattan
Base Your Group Stay in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan is… where US history began. Lower Manhattan is… walkable from the Hudson River to the East River. Lower Manhattan is… 20 minutes from Broadway and Brooklyn.Lower Manhattan is… packed with main attractions like Wall…

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What’s New in Lower Manhattan: 2022 Updates
What’s New in Lower Manhattan: 2022 Updates

Lower Manhattan Arts + Culture Updates The Ronald O. Perelman Center for the Performing ArtsOpening early 2023Scheduled to open in 2023, the Performing Arts Center will be a one-of-a-kind multidisciplinary space, with the latest theatrical…

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Getting to (and Around) Lower Manhattan
Getting to (and Around) Lower Manhattan

Whether your client is a first time FIT tourist looking for a classic trip to the Big Apple or a group of seasoned NYC visitors looking for an insider New York experience, basing your stay in Lower Manhattan puts everyone right in the heart of the…

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Where to Book Lunch for Tour Groups in Downtown NYC
Where to Book Lunch for Tour Groups in Downtown NYC

If you are bringing a group downtown, there’s no need to pack the main events into a half-day itinerary. Work with our restaurants on fixed lunch menus and extend your half day into (at least!) a full day in Lower Manhattan. The following…

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About the Downtown Alliance

The mission of the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors.

The Downtown Alliance manages the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID), serving an area roughly from City Hall to the Battery, from the East River to West Street. As a BID, we provide the following:

How To Work With the Downtown Alliance 

Connections: The Downtown Alliance can connect you to tourism and hospitality businesses in Lower Manhattan, including hotels, restaurants, bars, museums, performance spaces and world-class attractions.

Content: We can provide you with copy, images, maps, brochures and other types of content.

Communications: We provide travel press with curated trip itineraries and ideas for any demographic, plus we host FAM (familiarization) trips and press trips for journalists and influencers. 

Meetings and Event Spaces

Interested in hosting events downtown? Lower Manhattan is home to world-class hotels, dedicated event spaces and one-of-a-kind icons all ready to host your event. Think Four Seasons, Cipriani, The Beekman and Convene. Offbeat locations include several former bank vaults, the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and 101 floors above the city at the One World Observatory.  

Maps and Materials

Reach out to [email protected] for bulk orders of maps and other materials. 

Lower Manhattan Real Estate Overview, Q1 2022

Lower Manhattan Hotel Inventory, Q1 2022

Lower Manhattan Multilingual Guide

Lower Manhattan Shop Dine Directory

Lower Manhattan Destination Walking Map

Your Free Ride: the Downtown Connection

Images of Lower Manhattan (free for use)

Travel Trade Contact

Jessica Drucker
Director of Tourism & Hospitality Marketing
(212) 835-2779
[email protected]