Business in New York, USA
New York City is without doubt one of the most significant cities for business travellers the world over. Known for its high-rise buildings and high-stakes stock exchange, the ‘city that never sleeps’ is an unparalleled hub of business opportunities for savvy businessmen and women.
Underpinned by Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City boasts the biggest regional economy in the United States and the second largest city economy in the world. New York is distinctive for its high concentrations of advanced service sector firms in fields such as law, accountancy, banking and management consultancy. New York City is home to 46 Fortune 500 companies. The New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ are the world's first and second largest stock exchanges when measured by average daily trading volume and overall market capitalisation.
Flights from South Africa to New York, USA
A direct flight from South Africa to New York City should take approximately 16.5 hours. Non-stop flights to New York City from South Africa depart daily from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.
John F. Kennedy International Airport, one of the world's major air travel hubs, is New York City's main airport. Located 20km southeast of central Manhattan, this huge facility with eight terminals features a multitude of shops, restaurants and entertainment options. Ground Transportation Information provides helpful guidance on buses, shared-ride vans and limousines. The AirTrain links the airport to the subway, train and bus system, which all go to the city centre. 'SuperShuttle Manhattan' is a 24-hour, shared, door-to-door service to all hotels and all five boroughs.
Accommodation in New York, USA
New York City is the most densely populated city in the United States. Hotels range from five-star suites to more affordable and compact single rooms. Accommodation in Manhattan can be expensive, but there are plenty of alternatives. A stay across the East River in Long Island City is a great budget-friendly option, as it is conveniently connected to Manhattan by the Queensboro Bridge. Business travellers can also choose from a range of hotels close to the airport.
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