Blog & News

GANYC Guides In Conversation Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox Tour guides love and know New York, and few know the city better than GANYC guides. Member Stan O'Connor has begun a series of videos in conversation with his fellow members about some of their favorite places in NYC. If you have a favorite area in the city, we'd love to hear your story! Here are… Read More
Guides Are Unsung Heroes! Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox This past week, GANYC member Jeremy Wilcox was interviewed by Elis James and John Robins on their BBC radio program. Each week they do a segment called “Unsung Heroes”, where they talk to various people who have played a big part in something well known to the public, but also not very recognized.… Read More
Welcome Back, International Travelers! Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox GANYC was elated to hear that, starting in November, international travelers will once be able to visit the United States (with most restrictions removed then for vaccinated travelers). Our membership includes a large amount of multilingual guides who depend on their travelers for their livelihoods… Read More
NYC Remembers: GANYC Commemorates 9/11 Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox In late August and early September, GANYC organized a series of events in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, and their impact on New York. Our first series of events were for members only. This included a series of 9/11 Memorial walks for our members led by 9/11… Read More
Destination New York Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox GANYC Board member Jeremy Wilcox was featured on the most recent edition of Destination New York, a monthly series that showcases attractions and opportunities for touring in the state. In the segment, Wilcox discusses the importance and value of having a live guide to get the most personal… Read More
A Final Home for Dorothy Parker Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox GANYC member Kevin Fitzpatrick (also president of the Dorothy Parker Society!) was featured in the NY Post yesterday, for the dedication ceremony of the tombstone for Ms. Parker, whose remains Kevin helped relocate to her native New York last year. Her final resting place is now historic Woodlawn… Read More
Live Guides Remain Key to NYC Tourism Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox As the NYC tourism industry continues what may be a long recovery, GANYC continues to emphasize that live guides are the ambassadors to this great city, and the key to getting the most in-depth and personal experience possible. We urge all visiting the city to hire a guide or book a tour to get the… Read More
GANYC Member in the NYT! Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox GANYC member Jason Thompson is mentioned in a recent NY Times article on how New Yorkers are taking to the streets for theatrical experiences. Jason's unique "Tour Noir" interactive murder-mystery tours are discussed by the author. Guided tours are a fun + informative way to rediscover the city!… Read More
GANYC Celebrates The Summer of NYC! Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox The city has declared this "The Summer of NYC" and guides are ready for it! GANYC celebrated with a happy hour event at the wonderful Azalea Ristorante in the Theater District. This was our first in-person event, outside of many FAM tours, for our members since early March of last year. We thank… Read More
GANYC Featured in Canadian Media Posted on: by Jeremy.Wilcox Last month, GANYC President Emma Guest-Consales was interviewed by Montreal-based newspaper, Le Devoir. We thank them for spotlighting what a great destination New York remains, and how crucial tourism is to our culture and economy. You can read the article in the original French here: Des… Read More