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NYC & COMPANY INTRODUCED A NEW TRAVEL GUIDE THAT HIGHLIGHTS THE FAVORITE ESTABLISHMENTS OF THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN NEW YORK CITY

—In the guide, the tourism organization shares halal gastronomy recommendations for all types of cuisine, hotels, as well as tips from experts on trips to this culture and endless attractions that you should not miss—

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New York City, May 17, 2022 — NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and tourism bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, has launched a new one-stop resource for New Yorkers and visitors , the Halal Travel Guide, available at nycgo.com/HalalTravelGuide. This 24×7 resource is the first travel guide for Muslims published by a US tourism organization dedicated to highlighting and encouraging visits to the wide range of halal restaurants, Muslim history and art exhibitions in all five boroughs, as well as share tips and advice from travel experts in this community.

“We are very proud to launch this new travel resource that celebrates the incredible wealth and diversity of Muslim travel experiences found in New York City,” said Fred Dixon, President and CEO of NYC & Company. “The Muslim community has been an integral part of the social fabric of our city for nearly 400 years and we feel committed to showcasing the authentic Halal offerings and more found throughout the five boroughs.”

The Halal Travel Guide has been created by NYC & Company, in collaboration with the Halal Trip/Crescent Rating travel authority, a world leader in travel. The PDF guidebook highlights New York City’s Muslim-friendly offerings by borough.

The Muslim community has more than 275 mosques spread across the five boroughs, more than any other metropolitan area in the United States. The Brooklyn borough is home to one of the most diverse Muslim communities in the world, representing descendants from every continent, and is also home to one of the oldest working mosques in the country, located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The guide includes places of worship, distance and hours of attractions, as well as restaurants and hotels.

The Halal Travel Guide includes dining recommendations for all cuisines, such as Eatzy Thai in Queens, Junoon in Manhattan, Al Aqsa in the Bronx, Al Humza Restaurant in Staten Island, Bagel Point in Brooklyn, and more. Muslim-friendly hotels include the Conrad New York Midtown, the Lotte New York Palace and the Plaza Hotel, and many more.

New content and information will be added to nycgo.com/HalalTravelGuide on a regular and ongoing basis.

About NYC & Company:

NYC & Company is the official destination marketing organization and convention and tourism bureau for the City of New York. It is dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities in the five boroughs, fostering economic prosperity, and spreading the positive image of New York City throughout the world. For everything there is to do and see in New York City, visit nycgo.com.

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