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 Go-MiHotels Mo-Z
1 Hotel Brooklyn BridgeGotham HotelModerne Hotel
1 Hotel Central ParkGrayson HotelModernHaus Soho
3 West ClubGreen Holidays NYCMotto by Hilton New York City Chelsea
33 Seaport HotelHampton Inn Brooklyn DowntownMotto By Hilton New York City Times Square
45 Times Square HotelHampton Inn by Hilton New York Times SquareMoxy East Village
AC Hotel New York Times SquareHampton Inn Manhattan ChelseaMoxy NYC Chelsea
AKA Central ParkHampton Inn Manhattan Times Square CentralMoxy NYC Downtown
AKA Times SquareHampton Inn Manhattan-35th St/EmpireMoxy NYC Lower East Side
Algonquin Hotel, TheHampton Inn Manhattan-Grand CentralMoxy Times Square
Aliz Hotel Hotel Times SquareHampton Inn MSG AreaMurray Hill East Suites
Allen Street HotelHampton Inn Times Square SouthMuse Hotel, The - A Klimpton Hotel
Aloft HarlemHanover MarriottNED NoMad, The
Aloft Secaucus MeadowlandsHard Rock Hotel New YorkNew York Athletic Club
Aman New YorkHarvard ClubNew York EDITION, The
Ameritania HotelHasbrouck Heights Hilton/MeadowlandsNew York Hilton - City Experts Desk
Andaz 5th AveHelmsley Medical Tower, TheNew York Hilton Club, The
Archer HotelHenn na Hotel New YorkNew York Hilton Midtown
Arlo MidtownHerald 8, TheNew York Marriott Downtown
Arlo NoMad HotelHeritage Hotel New York City, TheNew York Marriott Marquis
Artezen Hotel, TheHGU - New YorkNew York Yacht Club
Arthouse Hotel New York CityHilton Garden InnNewark Airport Marriott Hotel
Baccarat HotelHilton Garden Inn New York City/TribecaNight Hotel Broadway
Beacon HotelHilton Garden Inn New York Midtown Manhattan EastNobleDEN
Beekman Hotel, TheHilton Garden Inn New York/Central Park South-Midtown WestNolitan New York, The
Belleclaire HotelHilton Garden Inn New York/ChelseaNOMO SOHO
BelvedereHilton Garden Inn New York/Midtown Park AvenueNU Hotel Brooklyn, The
Benjamin Royal, TheHilton Garden Inn New York/Times Square SouthOff Soho Suites
Bernic NYC, TheHilton Garden Inn New York/West 35th StreetOmni Berkshire Place
Best Western Plus Hospitality HouseHilton Garden Inn NYC Financial Ctr/Manhattan DtwnOpera House Hotel
Best Western Plus SoHo HotelHilton NY Fashion DistrictOYO Times Square
Best Western Premier Collection, Robert Treat HotelHilton ParsippanyParamount
Best Western Premier Empire State HotelHilton Pearl RiverPark Central Hotel / WestHouse
Blakely New YorkHilton Times SquarePark Hyatt New York
Blue Angel Hotel NYC, Ascend Hotel CollectionHoliday Inn Brooklyn / DowntownPark Lane Hotel NY
Bowery Hotel, TheHoliday Inn Express Manhattan Midtown WestPark South Hotel
Bristol PlazaHoliday Inn Express Manhattan Times Square SouthPark Terrace Hotel
Broadway Plaza HotelHoliday Inn Express New York City Wall StreetPearl, The
Brooklyn MuseumHoliday Inn Express NYC MSGPendry Manhattan West
Broome Hotel, TheHoliday Inn Express NYC Times Square SouthPeninsula New York, The
Bryant Park Hotel, TheHoliday Inn Express NYC Wall StreetPenn Club of New York, The
Cambria Hotel & Suites ChelseaHoliday Inn Heights MeadowlandsPestana CR7 Times Square
Candlewood SuitesHoliday Inn Newark International AirportPestana New York, The
Carlton Arms HotelHoliday Inn NYC--Manhattan Sixth AvenuePhillips Club, The
Carlyle HotelHoliday Inn Times Square SouthPierre New York, The - A Taj Hotel
Carnegie HotelHome 2 Suites by Hilton New York Times SquarePlaza Hotel,The
Casa CiprianiHome 2 Suites by Hilton NY LIC/Manhattan View NYPod 39 Hotel
Casablanca HotelHomewood Suites by Hilton Midtown Manhattan - Times Square SouthPod 51 Hotel
Central at 5th by Hilton Club, TheHotel 309POD Times Square Hotel & Residences
Chatwal New York TheHotel 32 North TowerPremier Hotel New York, The
Chelsea Pines InnHotel 32/32 New YorkPublic - An Ian Schrager Hotel
Chelsea SavoyHotel 48Lex New YorkQuin Central Park by Hilton Club, The - New York City
Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue New YorkHotel 50 Bowery NYCRadio City Apartments Hotel
City Club HotelHotel 57 New York City by Lux UrbanRefinery Hotel
CIVILIAN NYCHotel at Fifth Avenue, TheRenaissance New York Chelsea Hotel
Club Quarters Hotel, Grand CentralHotel Edison - VIP ProgramRenaissance New York Harlem Hotel
Club Quarters Hotel, New York City, Times Square - MidtownHotel Edison, TheRenaissance New York Midtown Hotel
Club Quarters World Trade CenterHotel GiraffeRenaissance New York Times Square Hotel
Club Wyndham Midtown 45Hotel HaydenRenaissance Newark Airport Hotel
Colony ClubHotel HendricksRenwick, The
Comfort Inn Midtown WestHotel HugoResidence Inn Marriott Manhattan/Midtown East
Concorde HotelHotel Indigo Lower East SideResidence Inn Marriott Manhattan/Times Square
Conrad New York DowntownHotel Indigo NYC Downtown - Wall St - IHGResidence Inn NY Downtown Manhattan/WTC Area
Conrad New York MidtownHotel Indigo Williamsburg BrooklynRidge Hotel, The
Cornell ClubHotel KixbyRitz-Carlton New York - No Mad, The
Cosmopolitan ClubHotel MulberryRitz-Carlton New York, Central Park, The
Courtyard by Marriott NY Downtown Manhattan/Financial DistrictHotel NH Collection NY Madison AvenueRiver Club, The
Courtyard by Marriott Fifth AvenueHotel On RivingtonRoxy Hotel, The
Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Midtown EastHotel Riu Plaza New York Times SquareRoyalton New York
Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan/Times Sq. So.Hotel ShocardRoyalton Park Avenue
Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/ChelseaHotel St. JamesSan Carlos Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/Upper East SideHyatt Centric Midtown Fifth AvenueSanctuary Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott New York Midtown West, Hudson YardsHyatt Centric Times SquareSheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott New York World Trade Center AreaHyatt Centric Wall Street New YorkSheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott NY Manhattan/SohoHyatt Grand Central New YorkSheraton Tribeca
Courtyard by Marriott Times Square WestHyatt Herald Square HotelSherry Netherland Hotel
Courtyard Marriott-Newark AirportHyatt HouseShoreham Hotel, The
Courtyard ParsippanyHyatt House Hotel New York/ChelseaSixty LES - Lower East Side
Courtyard/Residence Inn by Marriott Central ParkHyatt Place Hotel / Midtown SouthSleepy Hollow Hotel & Conference Center
Crosby Street HotelHyatt Place New York / ChelseaSmyth Tribeca
Crowne Plaza - EnglewoodHyatt Place New York City / Times SquareSofitel New York
Crowne Plaza - Newark AirportHyatt Union SquareSoho 54 Hotel
Crowne Plaza HY 36 Midtown ManhattanIbero StarSoho Grand
Crowne Plaza Times SquareIncentra Village HouseSohotel, The
Da Vinci HotelInk 48Solita Soho Hotel
Delta by Marriott New York Times SquareIntercontinental New York BarclaySonesta Shelburne New York
Distrikt Hotel Tapestry by HiltonIntercontinental New York Times SquareSpringHill Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/Times Square S
Dominick Hotel, TheIroquois New York, TheSpringHill Suites New York Midtown Manhattan/Fifth Ave
DoubleTree by Hilton Financial DistrictJames NY NomadSt. Marks Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lee - George Washington BridgeJane, TheSt. Regis New York, The
DoubleTree by Hilton New York Midtown 5th AvenueJewel Facing Rockefeller Plaza,TheStandard East Village, The
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Penn StationJG SOHOTELStandard High Line, The
Doubletree by Hilton NY Times Square WestJW Marriott Essex House HotelStaypineapple New York
DoubleTree Hotel & Suites Jersey CityKimberly, TheStudios 99
Doxie HotelKitano New York, TheTarrytown Sheraton
Dream Hotel MidtownKnickerbocker, TheThompson Central Park New York, The
Dylan HotelLa Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Times Square SouthTillary Hotel Brooklyn, The
Element New York Times Square WestLa Quinta Inn & Suites MeadowlandsTime Hotel, The
Embassy Suites by Hilton New York Midtown ManhattanLangham New York, TheTimes Square Edition, The
Empire Hotel, TheLe Bleu HotelTownePlace Suites by Marriott New York Manhattan
Equinox Hotel New YorkLe Meridien Central ParkTownePlace Suites/Springhill Suites
Eurostars Wall StreetLeon Hotel, TheTrump International Hotel & Tower NY
Evelyn, TheLex Hotel NYC, TheTruss Times Square
Even HotelLexington Hotel, The - Autograph CollectionTryp by Wyndham New York City Times Square South
Even HotelLibrary HotelTuscany, The / A St. Giles Hotel
Eventi, A Kimpton HotelLoews Regency HotelU Hotel
Executive Hotel Le Soleil New YorkLombardy HotelUniversity Club
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Manhattan/Penn StationLotte New York Palace, TheVirgin Hotels New York City
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott New York BrooklynLowell, TheVoco Times Square South, New York, an IHG Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/Central ParkLucerne HotelW Hotel Hoboken
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/Financial DistrictLuma Hotel Times SquareW New York - Times Square
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott NY Manhattan/TSQ SouthM Social Hotel Times Square New YorkW New York - Union Square
Fairfield Inn & Suites Manhattan/Fifth AvenueMADE HotelWalker Hotel Greenwich Village
Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan/DowntownMadison HotelWall Street Inn
Fairfield Inn & Suites NY Manhattan/ChelseaMadison LESWallace, The
Fairfield Inn & Suites NY Manhattan/Times SquareMandarin Oriental New YorkWarren Street Hotel
Fasano Fifth AvenueManhattan at Times SquareWarwick NY Hotel
FIDI Hotel, TheManhattan Club Hotel TheWashington Square Hotel
Fifth Avenue Hotel, TheMargaritaville Resort Times SquareWest 57 by Hilton Club
Fifty Sonesta Select New York, TheMaritime HotelWest Side YMCA
Fitzpatrick Grand Central HotelMark Hotel, TheWestchester Marriott
Fitzpatrick ManhattanMarmara Park Avenue, TheWestgate New York City
Four Points By Sheraton Manhattan ChelseaMarriott at GlenpointWestin Govenor Morris, The
Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Midtown WestMarriott Saddle Brook HotelWestin New York at Times Square, The
Four Points By Sheraton Manhattan SoHo VillageMarriott Vacation Club Pulse, New York CityWestin New York Grand Central, The
Four Points By Sheraton MidtownMayfair Hotel NYCWhitby Hotel, The
Four Points by Sheraton New York DowntownMercer HotelWilliam, The
Franklin HotelMerrion Row Hotel & Public HouseWingate by Wyndham New York Midtown South/5th Ave
Frederick Hotel, TheMetropolitan ClubWorld Center Hotel
Freehand New YorkMichelangelo HotelWyndham Garden Chinatown
Gallivant Times Square, TheMidtown West HotelWyndham New Yorker Hotel
Gansevoort Meatpacking HotelMillennium Broadway Hotel New YorkYale Club
Garden Sonesta ES Suites New York, TheMillennium Hilton New York DowntownYOTEL HOTEL
Gild Hall - A Thompson HotelMillennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

“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

Additional Distribution Locations

Retail / Restaurants / Newsracks and Visitor Centers

Supplemental DistributionSupplemental Distribution
GCP -  Cabinet NE Corner 5th Ave at 45th St34th St Partnership - Bryant Park Cart
GCP - Cabinet btwn Park & Lexington Aves Mid 50's34th St Partnership Kiosk W - Empire Cart
GCP - Cabinet NE Lexington Ave at 43rd St34th St Partnership W 33/6th - Greeley Park Cart
GCP - Cabinet NW 3rd Ave at 42nd St34th St Partnership W 35th St - Herald Sq Cart
GCP - Cabinet NW Cor Madison Ave at 45th StPARTNERSHIP BOX - PENN STATION / MSG
GCP - Cabinet SE 44th at Lexington AveCabinet 03 - 34th St Partnership (9th Ave SE Cor)
GCP - Cabinet SE Cor 5th Ave at E 36th StCabinet 05 - 34th St Partnership (10th Ave SE Cor)
GCP - Cabinet SE Corner 5th Ave at 46th StCabinet 14 - 34th St Partnership (8th Ave SW Cor)
GCP - Cabinet SW Park Ave at E 42nd StCabinet 18 - 34th St Partnership (8th Ave SE Cor)
Cabinet 25 - 34th St Partnership (7th Ave NE Cor)
LINCOLN SQUARE KIOSK- BIDCabinet 32  - 34th St Partnership (SW Corner)
Cabinet 34 - 34th St Partnership (7th Ave SE Cor)
MADISON AVENUE PARTNERSHIP Cabinet 35 - 34th St Partnership (6th Ave SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 42nd @3rdCabinet 36 - 34th St Partnership  (6th Ave NE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 43rd St & Lexingon AveCabinet 37 - 34th St Partnership (6th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 45th & 5thCabinet 44 - 34th St Partnership (6th Ave NW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet 46th & 5thCabinet 47 - 34th St Partnership (5th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 62ndCabinet 48 - 34th St Partnership (5th Ave SW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 80thCabinet 50 - 34th St Partnership (6th Ave NW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 81stCabinet 54 - 34th St Partnership (6th Ave NE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet NW Cor at 86thCabinet 65 - 34th St Partnership (Park Ave SE Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet Park & LexCabinet 67 - 34th St Partnership (Park Ave NW Cor)
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet SE Cor at 76th
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet SW Cor at 68thOTHER
Madison Ave Partnership - Cabinet SW Cor at 79thBroadway Up Close
Dave & Buster's
Digest Box #1 - NE Corner - Foot LockerPenn Station Acela Lounge
Digest Box #2 - Subway Station BoxPenn Station Tourist Information
Digest Box #3 - Broadway @ Fulton StSchumer Wines
Digest Box #4 - SE Corner Across from WTCTheater Center, The
Digest Box #5 - NW Corner - Legoland
Digest Box #6  - NW Corner - POD Hotel

“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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