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City Gets Real With Tourism Deals

New "Buy One, Get Second Half Off" Sale



    City Gets Real With Tourism Deals
    New York tourists -- locals too -- can take advantage of certain city hot spots for less.

    New Yorkers and tourists are feeling the money squeeze, and the city's tourism and marketing organization appears to have taken notice.

    NYC & Company just launched a program called "NYC: The Real Deal." It's one-stop shopping for tickets to tourist attractions from the Empire State Building to the Top of the Rock.

    It also features "Buy One, Get the Second Ticket 50% Off " specials for more than 100 businesses, including Broadway shows, museums and hotels, according to NYC & Company.  The offers span the five boroughs. And, many of them are available through June.

    Sample savings include: Midtown hotels for $160 per night, New York Harbor dinner cruises for $95 and tickets to the new Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" for $84.

    NYC & Company says dining and shopping deals will be coming soon. For now, pick a day and an attraction and start shopping at