Written on 1st October 2015

New York for the Business Traveller – TAG Global Corporate Travel’s insider guide

Travelling to New York? The Appointment Group has put together this fact sheet that will give you all of the key information when it comes to travelling and staying in New York in style.

If any questions are left unanswered our Travel Executives remain at your disposal to discuss any of these matters in further detail.


Services from the UK arrive at New York's JFK, La Guardia or Newark airports. British Airways, United, Virgin Atlantic, Delta and American Airlines all offer direct flights.

Business class overview*:

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 * http://www.seatguru.com/charts/longhaul_business_class.php

Should you require any further information of particular seats within these aircrafts please visit: http://www.seatguru.com/ .
Alternatively, please contact your dedicated Travel Executive


Business Class Lounges:

One of the most attractive benefits of a lounge is that it offers you a secluded getaway from the crowds and chaos of the airport. Whether you would like to catch up on emails,have a light pre-flight dinner or drink, the lounge is the perfect place to unwind before a flight.

For further information on the available lounges at the different London and New-York airports, please contact your dedicated Travel Executive.

British Airways

Business Class travellers can choose to spend your time in the Galleries or Terrace lounge. Services include but are not limited to;

  • Personal assistance from dedicated and knowledgeable staff
  • Made to order light meals and snacks
  • Dedicated work and entertainment zone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 20 seat cinema
  • Wine bar


American Airlines  - Admirals club :

Travelling with American Airlines in Business Class grants you access to their newly refurbished Admirals club. With new furnishings, stone and terrazzo floors, an abundance of natural light and a host of amenities and services, you might forget you are in an airport.

Amenities include:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • New comfortable and stylish seating for 230 visitors
  • Café area with bistro seating, cyber-café, flat screen TV
  • Fresh hot and cold food selections provided by London's renowned "Rhubarb" Restaurant & Catering
  • Floating bar with comfortable seating and space to eat and visit
  • Business centre
  • Separate TV lounge
  • 7 private bathrooms with spa-like showers


United Airlines - The United Club :

The United Club, for United Club members and customers traveling in Business Class. Its open layout has a seating variety for over 280 guests.

Amenities include:

  • 25-seat full service bar
  • Two buffet areas, a TV lounge and
  • Seven private phone booths.
  • Eight shower suites offering complimentary toiletries and valet service with garment pressing and steaming.

Star Alliance Gold members and business-class customers holding boarding passes for same-day travel on flights operated by other Star Alliance carriers departing from Heathrow will be able to visit the United Club.


Virgin Clubhouse :

The Virgin clubhouse is open to all travellers seated in Upper-Class and offers an array of amenities.

Amenities include:

  • Proximity to gates
  • Brasserie and à la carte restaurant
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and access to laptops
  • Cocktail bar
  • Power showers and spa products
  • Entertainment area
  • Dedicated work area


Skyteam lounge;
First and Business Class customers and SkyTeam Elite Plus passengers can head straight for our the Sky Team lounge.

Amenities include:

  • Complimentary food and beverage service
  • Business area equipped with complimentary wireless internet
  • Oxygen bar, wine bar
  • Wellness centre-- including showers and full-body massage chairs
  • Yoga Room
  • Sky Team Lounge Quiet Area


Taxis from New York's JFK airport to Manhattan take 45-60 minutes (depending of traffic) and cost a flat $52 (£31**) before tip and tolls, with a yellow cab. La Guardia airport is much closer and a cab should not be more than $30 (£18**). Newark airport to Manhattan taxis take 35-50 minutes (depending of traffic) and cost between $45 (£27**) and $60 (£36**). Rail, subway and AirTrain services are available, but are more time-consuming.

Alternatively private transfer can be arranged by your dedicated Travel Executive.

Virgin Atlantic Chauffeur service:
Virgin Atlantic offers a complimentary chauffeur service for Upper Class travellers booked in Business class*.

* Please note Terms & Conditions apply, please contact your dedicated Travel Executive for further information.
**Approximate equivalent in GBP

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W New York Downtown:

This chic hotel is two blocks from the New York Stock Exchange and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Sleek rooms (many with city views) offer flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and WiFi (surcharge). Stylish bathrooms come with rainfall showerheads. Suites add living rooms, wet bars and dining tables.

A bar/grill serves modern pub food, and there's a striking lounge with a terrace. Other amenities include an exercise room, a business centre and 4 meeting rooms.

St. Regis New York

The St. Regis New York is a Forbes five-star, AAA five-diamond luxury hotel located in one of the most luxurious areas of Manhattan, between Madison and Fifth Avenue.

Contemporary luxury meets classic sophistication at this iconic hotel, just steps from an exceptional Fifth Avenue shopping experience. Guestrooms and suites feature vibrant-hued fabrics, luxe leather details, and stunning bevelled mirrors.

The iconic St. Regis Butler sets the standard for the ultimate in personalised service.

Park Hyatt New York

Hyatt's flagship luxury hotel, set in midtown opposite Carnegie Hall is 0.2 miles from Central Park.

Chic and airy modern rooms are decorated with original artworks, and include free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels and DVD players, and mirrors with built-in TVs, as well as fridges, minibars, coffeemakers, showers with rainfall showerheads, and 24-hour room service; some have Central Park or Carnegie Hall views, and/or balconies. Suites add free-standing tubs and sitting areas.

Dining options include an American grill and an intimate cocktail lounge bar. There's also a spa, an indoor pool, a steam room, a hot tub and a fitness centre.

For any further information of booking , please contact us here 

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