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New York Becomes First State to Launch Digital COVID-19 Health Platform for Venues

New York has recently announced the launch of a digital platform, called Excelsior Pass, to track an individual's recent negative PCR or antigen test result or proof of vaccination to help fast-track the reopening of businesses and event venues. The platform is voluntary and would work in a similar way to a mobile airline boarding pass.

Airport Hotels: TWA Hotel at JFK Airport Opens

Photo by Jena Tesse Fox

New York City’s JFK Airport has a hip new airport hotel with 50,000 square feet of event space. The TWA Hotel, the product of a long-running restoration of the airport’s historic TWA terminal building, is now officially open. 

The new hotel celebrated its official grand opening Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Tyler Morse, CEO and managing partner of MCR and MORSE Development.