by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 01, 2011
Meeting Hotels
Among the Big Apple's inventory of properties are the 1,980-room Hilton New York, 1,946-room New York Marriott Marquis, 1,780-room Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 1,311-room Grand Hyatt New York, 1,235-room Waldorf Astoria, 1,015-room Roosevelt Hotel, 935-room Park Central Hotel, 863-room Westin New York at Times Square, 770-room Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan and 625-room Millennium Broadway. For a more extensive list, go to mcvenues.com.

Convention Centers
Jacob K. Javits Con­vention Center; exhibit space, 840,000 square feet; number of meeting rooms, 102; (212) 216-2000
Piers 92/94; exhibit space, 208,000 square feet; number of meeting rooms, none; (646) 778-3211

Airport Transit
John F. Kennedy International Airport, 15 miles from Midtown. Transfer cost by taxi to Manhattan, $45 plus tolls

LaGuardia Airport, about eight miles from Midtown. Transfer cost by taxi, approximately $28 plus tolls

Newark Liberty International Air­port, 16 miles from Midtown. Transfer cost by taxi, $69-$75, plus a $15 surcharge and tolls

Taxes
Room tax, 5.875% plus $3.50 per room, per night; sales tax, 8.875%; total tax on hotel rooms, 14.75%, plus $3.50 per room, per night

Group Venue
Let attendees spend an evening striking down the pins. The new Bowlmor Times Square offers 50 lanes themed for various NYC neighborhoods. Groups of up to 1,300 are accommodated. (212) 680-0012

Incentives
Re-create your own version of one the Big Apple's most celebrated annual events, the New York Marathon. Destination management firm AlliedPRA will organize a custom version for your group.(212) 683-5333

Contact
NYC & Com­pany, (212) 484-1200