New York every day, refurbished and welcoming international travelers

Opened Broadway and One Balderbilt Summit Observatory, etc.
Vaccination certificate required to enter indoor facilities

New York is ready to welcome international travelers. The New York Tourism Board introduces the ‘Key to NYC’ program, which allows only vaccinated persons to use indoor facilities, and introduces New York’s representative tourist facilities that have been newly opened or undergone major renovations.

The New York Tourism Board introduces the ‘Ket to NYC’ program. New York street scene / New York Tourism Board

To travel in New York, Key to NYC

‘Kee to New York’ states that both local and foreign visitors aged 12 and over must have a certificate of completion of vaccination when entering New York’s restaurants and bars, fitness centers, art galleries, and other indoor facilities in the city. have. Vaccination certificates received abroad, including Korea, are also accepted. In addition to Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm-BBIBP, Novavax and Synovac are also valid. This time, not only facility users but also workers are required to be vaccinated. <키 투 뉴욕> The program has created a safer environment for residents and visitors alike. Outdoor dining at restaurants is not subject to the program’s restrictions, and non-vaccinated people can eat outside. More information can be found on the New York City website.

Return to daily life…Performance‧Exhibitions open one after another

The news is that major facilities in New York have opened. First, the Broadway Theater District, a symbol of New York, opened. last september <더 라이온킹>, <시카고> and <위키드> Broadway’s representative musicals have reopened after a year and a half. A new observation deck has also appeared. New York’s One Vanderbilt Tower, at 427 meters high, has opened New York’s tallest observation deck for visitors. Standing 305 meters high, One Vanderbilt Summit’s glass floor overlooks Madison Avenue and offers views of the Chrysler Building, Empire State Building and Central Park. Food and drinks from Danny Meyer are sold at the observatory.

The Whitney Museum of American Art started in May a permanent public installation art project called ‘Day’s End’ by David Harmons in Rudson River Park. It is said that the work was named as a tribute to the work of the late Gordon Martha-Clark, who served as a gathering place for the gay community in the 1970s, during New York’s heyday of trade.

In addition, Newark Liberty International Airport announced the expansion of the existing Terminal A, which is about 90,000 pyeong, by 20%. There will be a whopping 33 new gates and new large parking spaces and car rental service spaces (ConRac) directly connected to the terminals. The extension project is scheduled to start in mid 2022 and be completed in 2026.

New York Tourism Board Commissioner Fred Dixon said, “We are delighted to see more and more visitors to New York, which is reviving again. In the second half of this year, we are preparing the ‘It’s Time for New York City’ campaign.”

By Son Go-eun, staff reporter [email protected]

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