Magazine Marketing Program






City Guide provides tourism information and inspiration, reaching 7 million visitors precisely when they’re making decisions about where to spend their time and money. Readers say the pocket-sized magazine’s ads, editorial, maps, and listings play an important role in helping them decide how to spend their time and money once they are in New York City.

Distribution: 3,000,000/year; 500 locations

  • Hotels
  • Visitor kiosks
  • Transportation hubs
  • Lounges

Publishing Schedule

Series Name / DistributionClosing DatesPublishing DatesMaterials Due
Series 111/23/231/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/2512/7/23
Series 212/21/232/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/221/4/24
Series 31/18/242/29, 3/7, 3/14, 3/212/1/24
Series 42/15/243/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/182/29/24
Series 53/14/244/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/163/28/24
Series 64/11/245/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/134/25/24
Series 75/9/246/20, 6/27, 7/4, 7/115/23/24
Series 86/6/247/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/86/20/24
Series 97/4/248/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/57/18/24
Series 108/1/249/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/38/15/24
Series 118/29/2410/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/319/12/24
Series 129/26/2411/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/2810/10/24
Series 1310/24/2412/5, 12/12, 12/19, 12/2611/7/24

City Guide is a unique ad purchase. Every advertising program will include both print and digital exposure.

Ad Specs

Get noticed by millions of active and engaged city visitors and culturally-curious locals.

Every ad buy includes print and digital exposure.

5.563” x 8.125”

Live area
under logo & above bottom banner:
4.8” x 5.125”

Art Area Single:
5.31” W x .45” T 

Double Height

5.31” W x 1” T 

Add 1/8″ Bleed:
Top, L & R only

Type min .25″ from trim

5.46″x 8.75″

Includes 1/8″ Bleed:
left, top & bottom only

4 3/4” x 8”
(4.75” x 8”)

Bleed Size:
5 9/16” x 8 3/4”
(5.5625”x 8.75”)

4 3/8” x 3 5/8”
(4.375” x 3.625”)

2 3/16” x 7 1/2”
(2.1875” x 7.5”)

2 3/16” x 3 5/8”
(2.1875” x 3.625”)

4 1/2” x 1 3/4”
(4.5” x 1.75”)

2 3/16” x 1 3/4”
(2.1875” x 1.75”)

Cover Artwork Specs

Cover Banner Specs

Single Height Banner Art Area: 5.31” x .45”

Bleed: Add 1/8″ Bleed to Top, left & Right sides only:  5.56” x .575”   


Double Height Banner Art Area: 5.31” x 1”

Bleed: Add 1/8″ Bleed to Top, left & Right sides only:  5.56” x 1.125”

Artwork File Types Accepted:

High resolution (300dpi) .PDF, .JPEG, .PNG, .TIFF, .EPS with fonts outlined, images converted from RGB to CMYK using Web Coated (SWOP) v2 profile.

Ad Production Contact:
Heather Gambaro [email protected]


The magazine is distributed through 90% of all Manhattan hotels, plus select Brooklyn, Queens, and NJ hotels – along with tourist centers, kiosks, information centers and street boxes. Distribution is always expanding as new hotels across the city are opened.

Of great importance, distribution is tenaciously managed  – with an experienced and dedicated team closely monitoring locations, maintaining display racks, and calling every location frequently to ensure stellar pick-up rates.

Hotel Distribution

Hotels A-GHotels H-MiHotels Mo-Z
3 West ClubHampton Inn Manhattan ChelseaModerne Hotel
AC Hotel New York Times SquareHampton Inn Manhattan Downtown Financial DistrictModernHaus Soho
AKA Central ParkHampton Inn Manhattan Times Square - NorthMoxy NYC Chelsea
AKA Times SquareHampton Inn Manhattan Times Square CentralMoxy NYC Downtown
Algonquin Hotel, TheHampton Inn Manhattan-Moxy Times Square
Aliz Hotel Hotel Times Square35th St/EmpireMurray Hill East Suites
Allen Street HotelHampton Inn Manhattan-Muse Hotel, The- A Klimpton Hotel
Aloft HarlemGrand CentralNED NoMad, The
Aloft Manhattan Financial DistrictHampton Inn MSG AreaNew World Hotel Inc.
Aman HotelHampton Inn Times Square SouthNew York Athletic Club
Americana InnHanover Marriott, NJNew York EDITION, The
Ameritania HotelHard Rock Hotel New YorkNew York Hilton Club, The
Andaz 5th AveHarvard ClubNew York Hilton Midtown
Archer HotelHasbrouck Heights Hilton/Meadowlands, NJNew York Marriott Downtown
Arlo MidtownHelmsley Medical Tower, TheNew York Marriott Marquis
Arlo NoMad HotelHenn na Hotel New YorkNew York Yacht Club
Artel Hotel Times SquareHeritage Hotel New York City, TheNewark Airport Marriott Hotel
Artezen Hotel, TheHGU - New YorkNight Hotel Broadway
Arthouse Hotel New York CityHilton Garden InnNobleDEN
Baccarat HotelHilton Garden Inn New York City/TribecaNolitan New York, The
Beacon HotelHilton Garden Inn New York Midtown Manhattan EastNOMO SOHO
Beekman Hotel, TheHilton Garden Inn New York/Central Park South-Midtown WestOff Soho Suites
Belleclaire HotelHilton Garden Inn New York/ChelseaOmni Berkshire Place
Belnord HotelHilton Garden Inn New York/Midtown Park AvenueOpera House Hotel
BelvedereHilton Garden Inn New York/Times Square SouthOrchard Street Hotel
Benjamin, TheHilton Garden Inn New York/West 35th StreetOYO Times Square
Bentley HotelHilton Garden Inn NYC Financial Ctr/Manhattan DtwnPark Central Hotel
Bernic NYC, TheHilton Garden Inn Times SquarePark Hyatt New York
Best Western Plus Hospitality HouseHilton NY Fashion DistrictPark Lane Hotel NY
Best Western Premier Collection, Robert Treat Hotel, NJHilton Parsippany, NJPark South Hotel
Best Western Premier Herald SquareHilton Pearl River, NJPark Terrace Hotel
Bowery Hotel, TheHoliday Inn Express Manhattan Midtown WestPaul Hotel, The
Bristol PlazaHoliday Inn Express Manhattan Times Square SouthPearl, The
Broadway Plaza HotelHoliday Inn Express New York City Wall StreetPeninsula New York, The
Broome Hotel, TheHoliday Inn Express NYC MSGPenn Club of New York, The
Bryant Park Hotel, TheHoliday Inn Express NYC Times Square SouthPestana CR7 Times Square
Cachet Boutique NYCHoliday Inn Express NYC Wall StreetPhillips Club, The
Cambria Hotel & Suites ChelseaHoliday Inn Heights Meadowlands, NJPierre New York, The -
Candlewood SuitesHoliday Inn Manhattan Financial DistrictA Taj Hotel
Carlton Arms HotelHoliday Inn Newark International  Airport, NJPlaza Hotel, The
Carlyle HotelHoliday Inn NYC--Manhattan Sixth AvenuePod 39 Hotel
Carnegie HotelHoliday Inn Times Square SouthPod 51 Hotel
Carvi HotelHomewood Suites by Hilton Midtown Manhattan - Times Square SouthPOD Times Square Hotel & Residences
Casa CiprianiHotel 309Premier Hotel New York, The
Casablanca HotelHotel 31Public - An Ian Schrager Hotel
Central at 5th by Hilton Club, TheHotel 32 North TowerQuin Central Park by Hillton Club, The - New York City
Chatwal New York TheHotel 32/32 New YorkRadio City Apartments Hotel
Chelsea Pines InnHotel 48Lex New YorkRadisson Hotel New York Wall Street
Chelsea SavoyHotel 50 Bowery NYCRadisson Hotel NY - Fifth Avenue
Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue New YorkHotel 57 New York CityRamada by Wyndham Times Square West
City Club HotelHotel at Fifth Avenue, TheRefinery Hotel
CIVILIAN NYCHotel Edison - VIP ProgramRenaissance Hotel
Club Quarters Hotel, Grand CentralHotel Edison, TheRenaissance New York Chelsea Hotel
Club Quarters Hotel, New York City, Times Square - MidtownHotel GiraffeRenaissance New York Midtown Hotel
Club Quarters World Trade CenterHotel HaydenRenaissance New York Times Square Hotel
Club Wyndham Midtown 45Hotel HendricksRenaissance Newark Airport Hotel
Colony ClubHotel Indigo Lower East SideResidence Inn Marriott Manhattan/Midtown East
Comfort Inn Midtown WestHotel Indigo NYC Downtown - Wall St - IHGResidence Inn Marriott Manhattan/Times Square
Concorde HotelHotel KixbyRidge Hotel, The
Conrad New York DowntownHotel MulberryRitz-Carlton New York - No Mad, The
Conrad New York MidtownHotel NewtonRitz-Carlton New York, Central Park, The
Cornell ClubHotel NH Collection NY Madison AvenueRow NYC, The
Cosmopolitan ClubHotel On RivingtonRoxy Hotel, The
Courtyard by Marriott Fifth AvenueHotel Riu Plaza New York Times SquareRoyalton New York
Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Midtown EastHotel ShocardRoyalton Park Avenue
Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan/Times Sq. So.Hotel St. JamesSan Carlos Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/ChelseaHyatt Centric Midtown Fifth AvenueSanctuary Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/Upper East SideHyatt Centric Times SquareShelburne NYC, an Affinia Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott NY Manhattan/SohoHyatt Grand Central New YorkSheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Times Square WestHyatt Herald Square HotelSheraton Tribeca
Courtyard Marriott-Newark Airport, NJHyatt House Hotel New York/ChelseaSherry Netherland Hotel
Courtyard Parsippany, NJHyatt Place Hotel / Midtown SouthShoreham Hotel, The
Courtyard/Residence Inn by Marriott Central ParkHyatt Place New York / ChelseaSixty LES - Lower East Side
Crosby Street HotelHyatt Place New York City / Times SquareSixty Soho
Crowne Plaza - Englewood, NJHyatt Union SquareSleepy Hollow Hotel & Conference Center, NY
Crowne Plaza - Newark AirportIbero StarSmyth Tribeca
Crowne Plaza HY 36 Midtown ManhattanIncentra Village HouseSofitel New York
Distrikt Hotel NYCInk 48Soho 54 Hotel
Dominick Hotel, TheIntercontinental New York BarclaySoho Grand
DoubleTree by Hilton Financial DistrictIntercontinental New York Times SquareSohotel, The
DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lee - George Washington Bridge, NJIroquois New York, TheSolita Soho Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Penn Station, NJJames NY NomadSonder Duane Street Hotel
Doubletree by Hilton NY Times Square WestJane, TheSpringHill Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/Times Square S
DoubleTree Hotel & Suites Jersey CityJewel Facing Rockefeller Plaza,TheSpringHill Suites New York Midtown Manhatta/Fifth Ave
Doxie HotelJW Marriott Essex House HotelSquare Hotel Times Square NYC
Dream Hotel DowntownKimberly, TheSt. Marks Hotel
Dream Hotel MidtownKitano New York, TheSt. Regis New York, The
Duffy Times Square by KasaKnickerbocker, TheStandard East Village, The
Dylan HotelLa Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Times Square SouthStandard High Line, The
Econo Lodge Times SquareLa Quinta Inn & Suites Meadowlands, NJStaypineapple New York
Element New York Times Square WestLangham New York, TheStewart, The
Embassy Suites by Hilton New York Midtown ManhattanLe Meridien Central ParkStudios 99
Empire Hotel, TheLeon Hotel, TheTarrytown Sheraton, NY
Equinox Hotel New YorkLex Hotel NYC, TheThompson Central Park New York, The
Eurostars Wall StreetLexington Hotel, The - Autograph CollectionTime Hotel, The
Evelyn, TheLibrary HotelTimes Square Edition, The
Even HotelLoews Regency HotelTownePlace Suites by Marriott New York Manhattan
Even HotelLombardy HotelTownePlace Suites/Springhill Suites
Eventi, A Kimpton HotelLotte New York Palace, TheTrump International Hotel & Tower NY
Executive Hotel Le Soleil New YorkLowell, TheTryp by Wyndham New York City Times Square South
Fairfield Inn & SuitesLucerne HotelU Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Manhattan/Penn StationLuma Hotel Times SquareUniversity Club
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/Central ParkM Social Hotel Times Square New YorkVoco Times Square South, New York, an IHG Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/Financial DistrictMadison Hotel, NJVolatour
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/TSQ SouthMadison LESW Hotel Hoboken, NJ
Fairfield Inn & Suites Manhattan/Fifth AvenueMandarin Oriental New YorkW New York - Times Square
Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/DowntownManhattan at Times SquareW New York Union Square
Fairfield Inn & Suites NY Manhattan/ChelseaManhattan Club Hotel TheWalker Hotel Greenwich Village
Fairfield Inn & Suites NY Manhattan/Times SquareMargaritaville Resort Times SquareWall Street Inn
Fifty Hotel & Suites by AffiniaMaritime HotelWallace, The
Fitzpatrick Grand Central HotelMarmara Park Avenue, TheWarwick NY Hotel
Four Points By Sheraton Manhattan ChelseaMarriott Saddle Brook Hotel, NJWest 57 by Hilton Club
Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Midtown WestMarriott Vacation Club Pulse, New York CityWest Side YMCA
Four Points By Sheraton Manhattan SoHo VillageMartinique New York on Broadway, Curio Collection by HiltonWestchester Marriott, NY
Four Points By Sheraton MidtownMercer HotelWestgate New York City
Four Points by Sheraton New York DowntownMerrion Row Hotel & Public HouseWestin Govenor Morris, The - NJ
Franklin HotelMetropolitan ClubWestin New York at Times Square, The
Frederick Hotel, TheMidtown West HotelWestin New York Grand Central, The
Freehand New YorkMillennium Broadway Hotel New YorkWhitby Hotel, The
Gallivant Times Square, TheMillennium Hilton New York DowntownWilliam, The
Gansevoort Meatpacking HotelMillennium Hilton New York One UN PlazaWindsor Hotel
Garden Suites Hotel by AffiniaWingate by Wyndham New York Midtown South/5th Ave
Gatsby Hotel, TheWorld Center Hotel
Gild Hall - A Thompson HotelWyndham Garden Chinatown
Gotham HotelWyndham New Yorker Hotel
Yale Club

“City Guide is quite helpful, especially for first time guests. Nice visuals of what to do and see. Not as cumbersome as some other tourist materials; it gets to the point.”

Daniel Perez

Ritz Carlton Central Park New York

Supplemental Distribution

Retail / Restaurants / Newsracks and Visitor Centers

Supplemental DistributionSupplemental Distribution
GCP - Cabinet btwn Park & Lexington Aves Mid 50's34th St Partnership - Field Office
GCP - Cabinet NE Lexington Ave at 43rd St34th St Partnership Kiosk W - Empire Cart
GCP - Cabinet NW 3rd Ave at 42nd St34th St Partnership W 33/6th - Greeley Park Cart
GCP - Cabinet NW Cor Madison Ave at 45th St34th St Partnership W 35th St - Herald Sq Cart
GCP - Cabinet SE Cor 5th Ave at 46th St34th St Partnership - Cabinet (PENN STATION / MSG)
GCP - Cabinet SECor 5th Ave at 36th St34th St Partnership - Cabinet (10th Ave NE Cor)
GCP - Cabinet SW Park Ave at 42nd St34th St Partnership - Cabinet (9th Ave NW Cor)
34th St Partnership - Cabinet (9th Ave SE Cor)
MADISON AVENUE PARTNERSHIP34th St Partnership - Cabinet (10th Ave SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 42nd @3rd34th St Partnership - Cabinet (8th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 43rd St & Lexingon Ave34th St Partnership - Cabinet (8th Ave SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 45th & 5th34th St Partnership - Cabinet (7th Ave SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 46th & 5th34th St Partnership - Cabinet (7th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 62nd34th St Partnership  - Cabinet (7th Ave NE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 80th34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 81st34th St Partnership - Cabinet (7th Ave NE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 86th34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet Park & Lex34th St Partnership - Cabinet  (6th Ave NE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet SE Cor at 76th34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet SW Cor at 68th34th St Partnership - Cabinet (Broadway SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet SW Cor at 79th34th St Partnership - Cabinet  (7th Ave SW Cor)
34th St Partnership - Cabinet (Broadway NE Cor}
OTHER34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave NW Cor)
Broadway Up Close34th St Partnership - Cabinet (5th Ave SW Cor)
Dave & Buster's34th St Partnership - Cabinet (5th Ave SW Cor)
Lincoln Square Betterment District34th St Partnership - Cabinet (5th Ave NE Cor)
Macy's Visitor Center34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave NW Cor)
Penn Station Acela Lounge34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave SE Cor)
Penn Station Tourist Information34th St Partnership - Cabinet (5th Ave NE Cor)
34th St Partnership - Cabinet (6th Ave NE Cor)
34th St Partnership - Cabinet (5th Ave NW Cor)

“It’s always current because it’s delivered every week. Sometimes, with other publications, there’s info on exhibits or shows that are already closed.”

— Ronald Delostrino
Ritz Carlton Central Park New York

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