“There is a big push by cities and travel brands to get visitors to live like a local, but in the case of New York City, however, it appears that tourists are still living like tourists.
New York City tourism trends are a mirror to what’s happening in most other major cities. Foursquare data show that tourists and locals still stick to predictable paths, with tourists gravitating to top attractions around Midtown and Lower Manhattan. Every city is different and tourism has increased to outer boroughs but those probably still aren’t top of mind for many travelers. — Dan Peltier”
This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Skift. To read the whole story, visit Tourists Vs. Locals in New York City: Who Goes Where.