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Business Studies in New York

5, 6 & 7 Day Study Experience Tours from £799 per student
Departing: Throughout 2018 & 2019

New York - the liveliest and most exciting city in the world - offers business studies students a unique opportunity to experience their subject at the global centre of business, finance, media, theatre, art and entertainment.

Give your students the opportunity to experience this spectacular city and visit its world famous sights – the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Broadway, Brooklyn Bridge and Wall Street. New York is also home to some of the world’s leading museums – the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Immigration on Ellis Island – the United Nations Headquarters, the world renowned Broadway theatres and the Wall Street financial district.

Popular with student groups, a recommended way to see some of the sights is on a New York City Sightseeing Cruise. Lasting just under 2 hours it includes close up views of the Statue of Liberty, you’ll head down the Hudson, around the Battery, up the East River and under the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges to the United Nations and back.

In addition to the famous sites and attractions you and your students will have chance to explore at your own pace, parts of the city such as Times Square, Greenwich Village, Fifth Avenue, Chinatown and Central Park, which will all provide new experiences that will stimulate and inspire them.

Our 5, 6 or 7 day tours ensure that you have enough time to explore this remarkable city and to visit its incredible sights and attractions. Our range of educational programmes and visits will ensure that your students gain the maximum benefit from their time away and return with a real understanding of how their classroom studies apply to life in New York.

What the price includes

  • Return scheduled flights from London to New York
  • 1 checked bag (hold luggage) per passenger
  • Return coach transfers from the airport to your hotel
  • 3, 4 or 5 nights’ accommodation
  • Hotel porterage for one piece of luggage
  • Study Experiences representation whilst in New York
  • Individually tailored itinerary
  • Educational Visits and Attractions Guide
  • 1 Free Staff Place for every 10 students
  • All Government Taxes, City Taxes, Service Charges & VAT
  • 24 hour emergency cover and support

Tour Highlights

We recommend the following business studies-related educational visits, programmes and workshops, including:-

Introduction to Wall Street – Walking Tour

This 45 minutes tour has been specifically designed for student groups and includes the following:-

    • History of the New York Stock Exchange and an introduction to Capital Markets
    • History of the Financial District and its development through the centuries
    • Discussion about Wall Street culture and career

Trading Game – Add-on

Designed by a Wall Street trader, this 15-minute trading game simulates the excitement while providing an educational activity that is fun, experiential, and interactive.

Simulating the trading floor environment where competition breeds excitement you can choose multiple levels of difficulty for your group.

How does it work? The group is divided into teams. Each team is given a portfolio to trade with other teams. Each team aims to maximize the value of their portfolio through trading, followed by post game evaluation and prizes. This activity requires a minimum of 20 participants and can be added to the Walking Tour at no extra charge. Click here to see this activity in action.

Museum of American Finance

The Museum of American Finance is the country’s only independent museum devoted to celebrating entrepreneurship and democratic free market that helped make New York the world’s financial capital. The museum presents the past, present, and future of the American economy. In addition to guided tours, the museum offers classroom sessions taught by museum educators and industry professionals.

Madame Tussauds - Business & Marketing Workshop

During this workshop your students will learn about Madame Tussauds parent company, the Merlin Entertainments Group who are currently the #1 leading name in location-based branded family entertainment in Europe, and the UK and the #2 visitor operator attraction in the world. Learn how they continue to grow the Madame Tussauds brand as a top tourist attraction in New York City and worldwide. This workshop can be added to a general visit of the attraction located in the heart of Times Square.

Macy's Tour

Macy's offers student groups an educational, fun and fact-filled store tour. They will learn how Macy's has grown into America's largest department store with over 800 locations from its humble beginnings over 150 years ago. The knowledgeable tour guides adapt the tour to different age groups and cover the history of Macy's, marketing concepts, merchandising, visual techniques and more. All participants will receive the Macy’s Visitor Savings Pass.

Further Information

Travel Arrangements

We use the scheduled services of airlines such as Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines, with departures from London Heathrow. Please see approximate timings below for flights from London (please note that these times are purely for guidance).

Outbound: Depart Heathrow 1300hrs, Arrive JFK 1600hrs
Inbound: Depart JFK 2030hrs, Arrive Heathrow 0830hrs (Please note that your inbound flight is overnight, departing during the evening and arriving back in the UK the following morning.)

Your Accommodation

Your group will stay in one of our carefully selected hotels in the areas of Midtown Manhattan or the Upper West Side. Our range includes properties such as the DoubleTree Times Square, The Row, Days Inn-Broadway, The Edison or similar. Accommodation in Brooklyn or New Jersey can be quoted for on request. All rooms at the hotels have two double beds, private bathrooms, colour television and telephone. Students are accommodated on the basis of four sharing a room. Teachers are accommodated either on the basis of two sharing a room or, for a supplement, in single rooms.

Your Meals

As there are numerous places on hand to grab breakfast, a snack for lunch, or a meal for dinner, it is easy to make your own arrangements. If however, you prefer, your Study Experiences Tours Specialist can prebook evening meals for your group to enjoy at a wide range of restaurants, such as Planet Hollywood, Buca di Beppo or more traditional New York diners.

Group Size

Our prices are based on a minimum group size of 20 students.

Your Choice of Travel Dates

As our New York trips are available throughout the year, during term time and also during half terms and holidays, you are able to select travel dates that suit you and your students.

Our most popular travel periods for student groups are during the February and October half terms and the Easter holidays. Therefore should you be planning on travelling during these periods, we recommend that you contact us to plan your tour as early as possible to ensure we still have availability for your preferred travel dates.

Please note that during June and July, flight prices to New York are prohibitively high and therefore these periods are not recommended for travel for student groups.

Your Educational Visits & Attractions

To ensure that you make the most of your trip to New York your Tours Specialist is able to arrange a wide choice of educational visits, activities and dining options. Full details of everything you might wish to see and do are available in our New York ‘Educational Visits and Attractions Guide’.

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