Tag: New York


Excelsior Pass to help US fans ‘pass’ muster

Mobile covid pass for Madison Square Garden

New York (US) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on March 3rd, 2021 a pilot program to test the Excelsior Pass during events at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center in New York. The ‘New York State’ website stated that first announced in the Governor’s 2021 State of the State address and... » Read more


New York stadia to open doors to limited fans

New York stadiums and arenas can open for fans

Come February 23rd, 2021, and stadia in New York (US), with strict COVID-19 protocols in place, will open up to 10 percent capacity almost a year after the pandemic knocked spectators out of the space that was rightfully theirs. governor.ny.gov sources stated that an announcement in this regard was... » Read more


‘The Yanks’ home serve as vaccine site

Yankee Stadium opens as vaccination site

As COVID-19 continues its ‘Dance of Death’ in the United States, stadia across the country are getting on the bandwagon of serving as vaccination centers. The pandemic has made mincemeat of the sports venue sector and its sporting calendar has gone for a toss. Nevertheless, they are trying to... » Read more


New York numero uno sports City on the trot

New York leading sports city

A global ranking of event hosts has named New York (US) as the world’s leading sports city on the trot. This is the second consecutive year that New York has attained the numero uno position. In Burson Cohn & Wolfe’s (BCW) annual ‘Ranking of Sports Cities’, the US City pipped London (UK)... » Read more


UBS Arena to come armed with clean-air tech

UBS Arena October 2020 air cleaning tech

With COVID-19 almost sounding the death knell on the world, ‘Safety First’ has become the catchline, and the safety quotient also has become paramount for the sports venue sector. In keeping with the safety spirit, UBS Arena in New York (US), the under-construction new home of the New York... » Read more


MLB hopes to ride high on retail store

MLB flagship retail store

Major League Baseball is not letting its high hopes flicker for its newly completed flagship retail store which opened on October 2nd in New York (US), despite the grim COVID-19 scenario in the country, a sizable reduction in tourist and overall activity in midtown Manhattan, and the soon-arriving... » Read more


Health-Safety plume to Yankee Stadium beret

Yankee Stadium achieve well certification

The Yankee Stadium in New York (US) is the first sports and entertainment venue in the world to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management. This was announced by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). Yankee Stadium is a baseball park located in... » Read more


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