School Business Studies Trip to New York

New York is a global leader in business and finance. The city plays host to a number of influential organisations from the Federal Reserve Bank to the United Nations headquarters, both of which offer guided tours. Continuing the business studies theme, you and your students will also have the opportunity to take a guided walking tour of the financial district stopping at Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Madison Square Gardens are also essential to the itinerary.

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1 Flight to New York

Meet coach and transfer to accommodation

Local familiarisation on foot, followed by evening meal at local restaurant

Day 2 Take a tour of the Financial District and visit the Federal Reserve Bank Take ferry to Staten Island for fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline Free leisure time and evening meal
Day 3 Walking tour of the Financial District, stops include the U.S Custom House, Trinity Church, Wall Street and New York Stock Exchange Tour of the Museum of American Finance and backstage tour of NBC Studios Enjoy a Broadway show and evening meal
Day 4 Tour of the United Nations Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK - arrive back on Day 5 

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' accommodation B&B
  • All flights inclusive of tax
  • Airport transfer New York
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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Empire State Building

Empire State Building

Reaching more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, the Empire State Building was the world's tallest building from its completion in 1931 until 1970. The view from the observatory on the eighty-sixth floor is one of the finest urban panoramas anywhere in the world.

Financial District Walking Tour

Financial District Walking Tour

4 Hour guided walking tour, weaving together history, events, architecture and people of Downtown—the birthplace of New York and the financial capital of the world. Stops include the U.S. Custom House, Trinity Church, Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and other architectural and cultural sites.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

No trip to New York would be complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty; the city’s iconic symbol. A choice of tours is available: the observatory tour will take you to the top of the pedestal, at the base of Liberty herself and give you the chance to look up into the statue.Free of charge but only accessible by ferry. (Please note access to the Crown is subject to weather conditions)

Staten Island Ferry

Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry exists predominantly for the purpose of getting commuters to and from Manhattan, but outside rush hour it’s also a fantastic way of taking a closer look at the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan waterfront.

Ellis Island

Ellis Island

Between 1892 and 1954, twelve million immigrants first set foot on American soil at the reception centre at Ellis Island. Today, some 40% of Americans can trace at least one ancestor who passed through it. A fascinating piece of social history, a visit to the museum is essential to understanding this nation of immigrants.

Federal Reserve Bank

Federal Reserve Bank

New York’s Federal Reserve Bank literally underpins the world’s financial system. The informative one-hour tour concludes with a breathtaking glimpse of the world’s largest gold reserve, with almost $86 billion of gold held in the vault under the building. For business studies students, we can also arrange lectures on the Fed’s role in the global economy.Tour availability is limited so we recommen...

United Nations

United Nations

New York has been home to the UN since the organisation’s inception at the end of World War II. A guided tour of the organisation’s headquarters takes in some of the UN’s most important organs, including the General Assembly and the Security Council. A unique opportunity to catch a glimpse inside the UN.

Hostelling International NY

HI New York is Manhattan’s premier hostel, and is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. The building was built in 1883 to help widows of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 and opened as HI New York in 1990.

It is just one block from Broadway Avenue and a main subway line, and only minutes from Central Park.

The hostel offers clean, modern, mixed and separate male/female dormitory-style accommodation (4 - 12 bedded rooms) with shared bathrooms in the hallways. Linen, towels and a housekeeping service are provided.

Private rooms with and without baths are available for your convenience. View on map

Best Western Fairfield Inn

This hotel is conveniently located just 20 minutes from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and provides easy access into New York City. The hotel features Cucina Calandra, their in-house restaurant and Executive Lounge.

All rooms include free wireless high speed Internet access, 52-channel cable television, refrigerator, microwave, 2 phones with data-ports, radio alarm clock, iron/iron board, coffee maker, and hairdryer.

Days Inn Broadway

This Broadway hotel is located on New York's popular Upper West Side, with many trendy restaurants, shops and coffee shops. Central Park is just minutes away.

This 14-story New York City hotel offers 214 air-conditioned guest rooms. Décor is traditional. All rooms offer cable TV, coffee-makers, in-room safes, and irons and ironing boards. Refrigerators are available upon request. Corridors feature crown moulding and period architectural details. View on map

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