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.
|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
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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...
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
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
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 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
What our teachers had to say about this destination
Perfect. A real experience of a lifetime. Once again Zoe has been wonderful from start to finish. I look forward to continuing to work with her. Thank you once again.