The City that never sleeps, New York really lives up to this name when it comes to the business world. Home to the infamous Wall Street, as well as the headquarters of some of the world's biggest brands, the Big Apple is buzzing with business success stories.
GCSE or A level Business Studies students can choose from our range of study visits which will develop understanding of how businesses operate and delve further into the world of finance. Our New York specialists will work with you to create a perfect blend of education and cultural visits including the some world famous attractions.
Use our sample itinerary to help picture what your trip could look like. Our itineraries are flexible, visits and timings will be planned based on your needs.
Arrive New York and transfer to your accommodation
Beat the jet lag with a visit up the Empire State Building, followed by restaurant evening meal.
Wall Street Insider Tour: hear exclusive stories from "inside the trenches". Learn about 400 years from the Dutch trading outpost to the humble beginnings of the NYSE to the current financial market The tour covers sites including: • New York Stock Exchange • Wall Street • Deutsche Bank • Lehman Brothers • Goldman Sachs
United Nations Building: Guided tour focussing on the structure, history and organisation of the UN whose representatives discuss and decide issues of peace, justice and economic and social well being
Evening meal at Bubba Gump Shrimp then free time around Times Square
Federal Reserve: A guided tour which gives an overview of the Federal Reserve System and an exclusive visit to the gold vault.
911 Memorial: Originally opened in 2014, this museum serves as the principal institution for examining the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting their impact and exploring the continuing significance of the events in modern history.
Evening meal in Little Italy
Guided walking tour of Midtown Manhattan. Visits include: • Fifth Avenue • 42nd Street Broadway • Central Park • Times Square Free time for last minute sightseeing and shopping
Depart New York for overnight flight
Arrive back in the UK
Visitors to the Federal Reserve Bank Museum can embark on a guided tour of the Fed where you can have an exclusive visit to the gold vault, get an overview of the Federal Reserve System and learn about the Bank’s policy responsibilities. On this tour, your students will get the chance to see how the bank is run and the economic effects the Monetary Policy Committee can create – good and bad!
The Hershey’s Chocolate World Sweet Educational Tour is ready to show you a world you've never known. Set as A walking tour of the iconic Times Square location, this learning experience is about more than milk, sugar and cocoa. You'll learn more about Hershey’s iconic brands, why we decided to come to the crossroads of the World, Times Square, and of course taste several different Hershey’s products. Milton Hershey loved nothing more than to enrich the lives of others, and this tour plans to do just that!
Learn about the 400 years of history that lead to modern Wall Street from the Dutch trading outpost to the humble beginnings of the NYSE to the current financial markets. In a tour lasting 1 ¼ hours you will cover: the New York Stock Exchange; Wall Street; Federal Hall; House of Morgan; 40 Wall; Mercantile Exchange; Cotton Exchange; Pearl Street; Deutsche Bank; Lehman Brothers; Goldman Sachs; Charging Bull Bowling Green; Canyon of Heroes.
If you’re planning a trip to New York City, make sure The Brooklyn Brewery is a stop on your schedule. During New York business studies trips, students can take a tour, learn the history from passionate staff and have a look around where some of the world’s best beer is brewed. The guided trip around this small but ambitious and highly successful Brewery is enlightening and well worth the visit.
Explore exclusive VIP areas in the state-of-the-art arena and commemorate over 130 years of legendary Garden history. Visit the spectacular ‘Chase Bridges’, explore the Knicks and Rangers locker rooms, and experience the iconic Arena bowl, where some of the world's greatest concerts have taken place. You will also get chance to meet with a member of the corporate team for a group Q&A.
This is a unique opportunity to meet a professional who works on Madison Avenue - the home of the advertising industry. Spend 90 minutes learning the latest advertising techniques and learn about this possible career path.
Located on the World Trade Center site this memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honour to the people killed in the terrorist attacks of 11th September 2001.
The tallest observatory in the western hemisphere, located at the 911 memorial site, offering spectacular panoramic views of New York.
Choose from a range of coach or walking tours around the city, taking in locations of well-known shows and movies, venues where the stars hang out and even see where your favourite celebrities live.
A trip to New York is not complete without a trip to world famous shops and department stores.
There are many restaurants in New York – our most popular choices being the Hard Rock Café, Bubba Gump Shrimp, Ellen's Diner or smaller restaurants in China Town or Little Italy
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