Queens, NY – The Hyatt Regency JFK at Resorts World New York City, the first 4-star hotel to open in Southeast Queens in over 50 years, hosted the Queens Tourism Council’s 2023 kickoff meeting on March 14. The event gathered leaders from cultural, economic, and tourism institutions from throughout Queens to network, brainstorm, and plan for a great year ahead.
“Queens truly offers a little something for everyone, whether you’re into delicious food, sports or the arts,” said Michelle Stoddart, Vice President of Community Development, Resorts World New York City. “Plus, as home to two major airports, people from all over the world are coming in and out of the borough every day. This meeting was really a way for us to sit down with our partners and come up with ways to entice people to spend even more time here and experience our vibrant and culturally rich neighborhoods like a local.”
RWNYC presented information about its Community Partners program, which gives Genting Rewards members, its recognition and rewards program, exclusive offers at community partner businesses. Whether you’re visiting or just want to play tourist for the day in your own city, you can get deals on everything from restaurants to food tours, dinners cruises, museums and more. More than 100 businesses are currently enrolled.
“The goal of Resorts World’s Community Partners program is to support small to mid-sized businesses in our hometown of Queens,” said Stephanie Yeh, Community Development Specialist, Resorts World New York City. “This program is designed to help businesses grow and thrive by offering exclusive discounts to our casino players while in turn, gaining advertising and promotional opportunities. This program is just one of the many ways we support the Queens community.”
Resorts World New York City’s convenient location to John F. Kennedy International Airport, plus the 2021 addition of the Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York City, helps drive tourism to “The World’s Borough” and boosts the local economy. The casino has a jam-packed event and entertainment schedule for 2023 that will be sure to draw in the crowds. The latest promotions and events, plus the most recent hotel packages, can always be found at rwnewyork.com.
About Resorts World New York City (RWNYC): New York City’s first and only casino-hotel, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience and generating over $3 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011. The opening of the Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York gave visitors from around the world more ways to enjoy the ultimate play and stay experience. Dining options include Sugar Factory American Brasserie, America’s favorite eatery and celebrity hotspot. There are a variety of non-gaming amenities, as well as entertainment options, allowing guests of all interests and budgets an experience that fits their personal tastes. RWNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Las Vegas, Bimini, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.