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The Travel & Leisure Magazine Media Pack 2009


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This is the new media pack for The Travel & Leisure Magazine which is distributed around London and the M25.

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  • 1. Media pack The Travel & Leisure Magazine is the ONLY Each edition is packed full of ideas on travel or holiday focused magazine that offers destinations to visit and explore, travel advertisers the unique opportunity to experiences to be enjoyed, and leisurely days specifically target and reach affluent and evenings to be planned – plus give-aways consumers living in and around London. and competitions.Variety is a key strength, We reach more readers than any other with ideas to suit all budgets and tastes.This competitive title aimed at this vital variety ensures that each edition is bound to demographic readership profile. offer something of interest for everyone.
  • 2. The Travel & Leisure Magazine Media pack 2009 MAY/JUNE 2009 £2 where sold The Magazine Minimum 76 pages. i i Timeless wonder Full colour glossy & perfect bound. REYKJAVIK Cool – and affordable CALYPSO Minimum 60/40 edit – ads ratio. 5,000 promotional copies CRUISING ROCK STAR The Isle of Wight Caribbean island hopping Bi-Monthly frequency. at clubs and hotels TRAVELLING TEE TIME IN IN STYLE SCOTLAND Magical railway Perfect days in journeys the home of golf 3,000 WIN NEWFOUNDLAND distribution & circulation – Nature’s playground subscribers 2 #A week’s holiday for two worth £4,000 to currently 3,000 + paid subscriptions. Canada’s Newfoundland #£1,500 of Pride of Britain hotel vouchers PLUS: Steam Heritage Guide 2009 copies, Royal Albert Hall tours and more 45,000 promotional Minimum 50,000 free promotional copies copies delivered of each edition split between: to homes 45,000 FRee promotional copies hand delivered to affluent ABC 1 MARCH/APRIL 2009 £2 where sold households throughout Greater London and M25 commuter towns. FUNTASTIC FLORIDA Each edition is targeted at fresh locations, therefore ensuring A real family affair widespread annual coverage. AVON CALLING Shakespeare Country KENYA Away from it all safaris CUT TO THE CHASE Tornado hunters 5,000 FRee promotional copies available at airports, health & fitness CRUISING clubs and high-grade central London Hotels. WIN Head for the Med LONDON MARRAKECH Theatres in focus A city with souks appeal #A week’s holiday for two in a luxury Marrakech riad #A seven-night Continental camping trip PLUS: Time Out guides, Billy Connolly DVDs, Rough Guides, riding lessons and more current readership of each edition in excess of 150,000 aBc 1 consumers. digital edition As well as appearing within the physical magazine, your advertisement will also run in our on-line interactive digital edition, where readers can read through the magazine, and click directly through to your website to find out more about your service or products. The digital editions of the magazine are now offered to all readers with a 50% discount from the usual subscription charge. A minimum additional 20,000 sample digital editions are e-mailed to our database made up primarily of previous competition entries, updating them with a recent edition and inviting them to subscribe for future editions.
  • 3. The Travel & Leisure Magazine Media pack 2009 editorial Focus venerable Mena House Oberoi hotel, right next to the pyramids at Giza. I spent lunch gazing in awe through the windows at the mighty edifices. Not only was it the climax of that trip, it was also the final highlight. That night, in February 1986, security police conscripts stormed out of their barracks in Giza, burn- getting to KNOW fered several harrowing terrorist attacks, as have many countries including the UK, of course. Yet each time it has bounced back stronger than before. ting people off, the visible security measures are a reassuring factor. On my most recent visit, in December, I took a Nile cruise with my wife. At night as our luxury ship cruised EGYPT & content With another meeting due later that after- ing nearby hotels and businesses and clash- Huge investment in its tourist infrastruc- downriver, two security guards manned a noon, I grabbed 15 minutes at the Great ing with the army. Instead of flying to Luxor ture, with the development of classy, new machine gun on the stern. As I photographed Pyramid of Cheops, one of the Seven the next morning I took refuge at an airport resorts and extensive leisure facilities, has dawn over the Nile from the back of the ship, Wonders of the ancient world – most of it hotel when the airport was locked down and been matched by slick advertising campaigns they nodded in acknowledgement of my spent haggling with a camel driver whose a city-wide curfew was imposed, and I and, just as important, a strong security pres- smiled greeting and happily let me photograph lumbering steed I clambered aboard just long caught a special repatriation flight back to ence in tourist areas. them and the gun enough to have my picture taken in front of the UK the following day. All have helped make Egypt more popu- against the ris- the pyramids and Sphinx – before jumping I felt immensely sad, not just for my lar than ever. With prices in eurozone coun- ing sun. You back in the taxi. unfortunate timing but also for what I feared tries rocketing because of the weak pound, it can’t even Next stop was Sakkara, the necropolis for was the end of Egypt’s tourism industry. I offers British tourists even better value for photograph Egypt’s ancient capital, Memphis, where his- needn’t have worried. The insurrection was money compared to toric structures include the Step Pyramid. quickly quelled, the capital soon recov- other holiday destina- The oldest of all pyramids, it lies some 30km ered and the tourists returned. In the tions this year. Egypt is flavour of the moment this year, and with good south of Cairo past timeless rural scenes, and intervening years, Egypt has suf- Far from put- its lack of tourist hordes and nearby built-up reason. Offering far more than just dusty old tombs and areas made it feel even more special than its desert, it combines magical history tours with glorious Giza counterparts. But there was no time to dwell. I was on a mission. beaches, high-class resorts and much more besides. A guide took me on the briefest of tours, Peter Ellegard fell under its spell long ago… enlightening me by pointing out that the fish- shaped hieroglyph carvings were, in fact, fish Please see below our extensive list of features and M y first visit to Egypt mind as I was heading on to Luxor the next while the wavy lines above them represented 23 years ago was an day for some R and R, followed by diving in the Nile. I’d never have guessed. adventure I will never the Red Sea at Hurghada prior to my flight After a fast journey back to Cairo for my forget. I was in Cairo home. final meeting, I was dropped at the Egyptian on a short business At least, that was the plan. Museum just 15 minutes before closing time. trip, but managed to Renting a taxi for the day in Cairo (as Glancing at the statues on the museum’s squeeze some whistle-stop sightseeing in cheap as a single journey I had taken in a ground floor, I sprinted up the stairs to reach between meetings on my final day that would London cab), I set off for my pre- my ultimate goal – the exquisite, golden have even exhausted a Japanese tour leader. arranged appointments. My mask and other funerary exhibits from articles that appear in each and every edition. Our Time was ridiculously tight, but I didn’t lunchtime meeting was at the the tomb of Tutankhamun. features are carefully branded and offer a similar, I Pyramids at Giza, Cairo Main photo and below left: Egyptian State Tourist Office familiar feel to each edition. Peter Ellegard Peter Ellegard Peter Ellegard I The souk at Aswan I Al-Azhar Mosque minarets, Old Cairo I The Karnak Temple sound and light show I Karnak Temple, Luxor 6 The Travel & Leisure Magazine May/June 2009 May/June 2009 The Travel & Leisure Magazine 7 GeTTiNG TO kNOW: Our detailed low-down on popular overseas holiday destinations. getting to KNOW FLORIDA It’s a family stylish Palm Beach and Naples to chic I Splashing time at TRaVeL UpdaTe: Travel news from home and abroad. Miami Beach; shopping; sports galore on Marineland, St Augustine land and at sea; rich Native American her- itage; and skyborne natives from bald eagles to space shuttles. I have visited countless times over the affair years. It is a place I never tire of returning to, and feels like home each time I go back. Yet despite having travelled around the entire With everything from Mickey state, there are still many places I have either Mouse to manatees and yet to visit or have not been back to for a squeaky-soft sand to swamps, long time which I know have changed out of all recognition. the Sunshine State is a family Florida is very much a family affair for favourite. Peter Ellegard me. My oldest daughter, Louise, was a mere toddler when we first visited. She fell in love finds Florida’s charms with it on that and subsequent visits, includ- iN YOUR FLiGHT BaG: Latest things you can take for Visit Florida irrestible… ing during a road trip around the USA after an exchange programme semester at Arizona State University, and she spent her post I Disney street party I can’t deny it. I’m smitten by a sul- graduation year working for Disney in although actually named after a 19th try temptress; a blonde-fringed its Cultural Representative Programme century general, while the Gulf Coast beauty who first seduced me some – as a serving wench at the Rose and offers Honeymoon Island State Park, the journey. 25 years ago and who keeps draw- Crown pub/restaurant in Epcot’s British near Clearwater, and Lovers Key State ing me back to her steamy Pavilion. Park, near Fort Myers. embrace. Yet this affair is one that I met up with Louise then while on a You can even get married and spend has the wholehearted approval of my wife business trip to Orlando and we had a your honeymoon night below the water, Disney/Diana Zalucky and family. Indeed they are every bit as fun dad-daughter bonding session over at Jules Undersea Lodge in Key Largo. much besotted with this exotic maiden. Her several days, visiting all the main theme A former underwater research labora- name? Florida. parks and going on rides including tory, it is now a two-bedroom hotel five Of course, we are far from alone. Each Expedition Everest in Disney’s Animal fathoms (30 feet) deep in a mangrove year, around 1.5 million of us Brits jet off to Kingdom. We both acted like big kids and lagoon which you have to dive under- America’s southernmost state, and even with couldn’t stop laughing. neath to gain entry. Couples can get the credit crunch and the pound buying Louise’s younger sibling, Jennifer, married in it, and even have flowers fewer dollars this year our collective love for became a water baby when we took her and a wedding cake. The increased the Sunshine State seems undiminished. on her first overseas holiday, to Florida, pressure is reputed to enhance sex. I Florida has always had strong appeal for before her second birthday. We couldn’t wouldn’t know. families. Hardly surprising, given the fact keep her off the beaches, and when we When I stayed in it, I got stood up that Orlando is the world’s biggest play- put her in a swimming pool on by an Italian journalist – male, I might iN YOUR SUiTcaSe: New products to pack for ground. It has been home to Mickey Mouse Longboat Key, near Sarasota, she took add – who no-showed, leaving me to and friends at Walt Disney World since off, face down, like a miniature torpedo spend the night underwater alone save 1971, after which it was followed by – only gasping for breath when I ran for the fish staring at me through the Universal Studios, SeaWorld and a host of round to the other end to pluck her out huge portholes. After a shower I felt so Peter Ellegard other visitor attractions. They continue to of the water. I Universal's self-conscious I grabbed a towel to pro- Islands of reinvent themselves with new rides, shows Florida is not just a family destina- Adventure tect my decency, and I couldn’t sleep a your holiday. and other offerings. tion, though. It is a haven for sports wink that night for the thought of all lovers. Golfers have 1,250 courses to choose Beaches and chic cities Besides theme parks, Florida also serves up from around the state. There’s diving all along its eastern coastline, from coral reefs to artifi- Top tips many other reasons to visit: stunning golden cial reefs – sunken ships – and deep sea fish- G Go round theme parks anti-clockwise to avoid crowds. and white-sand beaches, among the best in ing off both coasts. G Start early when visiting theme parks. If staying nearby, go back for a siesta or swim the US; nature experiences such as swim- in the heat of the day, then return later when the crowds have thinned. ming with manatees and dolphins; exotic True romantics G Stay on-site at a Disney World resort hotel to enjoy Extra Magic Hours (three extra wildlife havens like the Everglades; natural It’s a place for true romantics, with idyllic hours’ admission a day) and unlimited transportation. beauty above and below the water in the sunsets over deserted beaches framed by G Don’t pack smart clothing as it is hot and Floridians are informal. Visit Florida Florida Keys; accommodation from afford- palm trees, luxury spa resorts and restaurants G Hire a car and explore. From Orlando you can drive to beaches on both coasts in able to pure indulgence; vibrant cities from overlooking azure blue waters. Amelia Island less than 90 minutes. has the romantic-sounding Fort Clinch, 6 The Travel & Leisure Magazine March/April 2009 March/April 2009 The Travel & Leisure Magazine 7 eScape TO: Short break getaways near and far. aLL aBOaRd: Ideas to help you pick the perfect cruising holiday. ?? ? ? let’s TRY… RAIL EXPERIENCES sometimes described as land cruises, as they share many characteristics including a leisurely pace to enjoy the views, sumptuous OFF THe BeaTeN TRack: Uncovering destinations food and “shore” excursions. On some trains All photos: Great Rail Journeys you sleep onboard in cabins which convert to seated accommodation by day; others oper- ate day trips only, or with accommodation in hotels. An example of the latter is Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer (www.rockymoun with a difference on the road less travelled. n From left to right: the Ghan, Palace on Wheels, and Coast Starlight passing Mount Shasta, its main route being between Banff and Vancouver with one night spent in Kamloops. Gold Leaf class passengers enjoy Going loco n The Golden Pass Line train the best views in glass Dome Carriages, as the train crosses the Rockies and descends LeT’S TRY: Give it a go with experience-based holidays. to the Pacific or vice versa. Australia’s most iconic trains criss-cross this vast country – the Indian Pacific from west to east (Perth to Sydney); and the Ghan Whether you want to relive the golden age of trains or from north to south (Darwin to Adelaide, via Alice Springs) (both experience stunning scenery in effortless comfort, rail holidays are the perfect antidote to today’s stressful world. And as Dave ‘You don’t have to Richardson reports, there are plenty of tempting loco motives… be a champagne- M y most guilty train train travel in the 1980s, when the BBC experience came one screened its first Great Railway Journeys guzzling wannabe morning as I enjoyed of the World programme. Some people have a champagne break- fast on the British ticked off every journey in the four series, following in the tracks of Michael Palin, aristocrat’ pack YOUR cLUBS: Teeing it up on golf courses Pullman while pass- Clive Anderson & co. The Ghan was named after the Afghan ing through the London suburbs. Downcast You don’t have to be a champagne- camel herders who first beat a path into the commuters gazed enviously as I raised a guzzling wannabe aristocrat, as there Outback, and the route was extended from glass, before piling into their are several styles of rail holiday. You Alice Springs to Darwin as recently as 2004. sardine cans. can spend over £5,000 on a trip You sleep onboard these trains, with I felt like royalty. Ever just around Scotland, or rough it staff converting the seats into beds as you around the world. since I steamed off as a child with ordinary folk taking their dine. You can have a reclining seat rather on the Red Rose express from chickens to market. Most journeys than a sleeper berth, but that’s not recom- Liverpool, I’ve been fascinated by fall somewhere in between, either mended on long journeys (68 hours from trains and travelled as far as Australia on privately-operated tourist trains Perth to Sydney!) when you’ve reached a to ride in them. But there are still or reserved carriages on national rail certain age. many famous trains I’ve yet to try, networks. and the range grows every year to Whistle stops satisfy public demand to travel in style. Land cruises The scenery is not as attractive as in Canada, Orient-Express, operator of several Many tour operators are now involved, but the bar and lounge carriages are con- luxury trains including the British although there are only a few rail spe- n The spectacular Flam vivial and some of the journey is in dark- Pullman, brought back the golden era of cialists. No wonder these holidays are Railway in Norway ness. “Whistle Stop” excursions are avail- 42 The Travel & Leisure Magazine May/June 2009 May/June 2009 The Travel & Leisure Magazine 43 ON YOUR dOORSTep: Domestic bliss – holidays close to home in the UK. OUT & aBOUT: What’s on beyond London. LONDON Review THEATRES Nearby Restaurants Treat yourself The Ivy LONdON ReVieW: The capital under the microscope. 1–5 West Street WC2H 9NQ Tel: 020 7836 4751 or 020 7580 6022 Average price: £45-54. The Ivy is one of the World’s most famous Nik Milner restaurants and offers an elegant pre-theatre dining experience. Booking is essential. Good for: Celebrity spotting. London Theatre Facts G The most expensive show ever staged in the West End:The Lord of the HiT THe ROad: Wheels meet again for these Rings – £12.5 million. Good value G The longest running musical: Les Misérables – 23 years. Kettners G The oldest West End venue:Theatre Royal, Drury Lane – designed by Sir 29 Romilly Street Christopher Wren, it opened in 1674 on the site of a theatre which W1D 5HP opened in 1663. Oh what a night ... Tel: 020 7734 6112 G London’s first playhouse originally opened in Shoreditch in 1576. Recently found by archaeologists, its timbers were transported to Southwark to motoring breaks. Average price: £25-34. become the first Globe theatre, in 1599. Shakespeare’s Globe (above), a Recently refurbished, reconstruction close to the site of the original, opened in 1997. Kettners is one of the G The biggest West End theatres (in terms of seats): London Coliseum oldest restaurants in (2,358), home of the English National Opera; Apollo Victoria (2,304); London’s theatreland, London Palladium (2,291); Royal Opera House (2,262). founded in 1867. Good for: Champagne Bar. Top 5 current long-running West End shows 1 The Mousetrap, St Martin’s Cheap eat Theatre (play/thriller – £13.50- Brinkhoff & Mogenburg Chinatown £36): 56 years. Gerrard Street, Soho 2 Les Misérables, Queen’s Theatre Average price: Below £20. (musical – £12.50-£52.50): 23 www.chinatown years. 3 The Phantom of the Opera, Her Visit London Good for: All things Majesty’s Theatre (musical/drama – BeST FOR: Have a nice stay with our UK hotels focus. Jersey Boys Prince Edward Theatre Box Office: 0844 482 5151 (Seats £20–£60) have you singing and toe-tapping to your heart’s content! This fantastic musical was the winner of the Best West End Show Did you know? G Frankie Valli played Rusty Millio in The Sopranos. I Jersey Boys (above): Nick Massi (Philip Bulcock), Frankie Valli (Ryan Molloy), Bob Gaudio (Stephen Ashfield), and Tommy DeVito (Glenn Carter) Chinese and a must-see venue with heaps of cheap places to eat as well as a great atmosphere. £20-£55): 22 years. 4 Blood Brothers, Phoenix Theatre (musical drama – £20-£50): 20 years. 5 The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre (play/thriller – £13.50-£39): 19 years. Where to get tickets If you don’t already award at the Visit G The group enjoyed 16 top 40 know who they are, London Awards 2008. It hits in the US in just 28 months You can buy half-price theatre tickets from the then you will know their tells the story of Frankie between 1962 and 1964. tkts booth in Leicester Square, an official half- music – with smash hits Valli and the Four price and discount theatre ticket outlet in including Beggin’, Oh Seasons, one of the G Sherry, the Four Seasons’ first London operated by the Society of London Brinkhoff & Mogenburg Brinkhoff & Mogenburg What a Night, Sherry, biggest American pop number one hit, was named Theatre.There is a wide variety of London Big Girls Don’t Cry, bands of the 1960s, and after Jack Spector’s daughter. Shows to choose from every day and you can Can’t Take My Eyes Off will entertain both Jack was a disc jockey on the also buy full-price tickets in advance from here. Please request our forward features list to see further You and Walk Like a young and old. radio station,WABC. Alternatively, go to: Man, the Jersey Boys will Keeley Gordon 72 The Travel & Leisure Magazine March/April 2009 March/April 2009 The Travel & Leisure Magazine 73 details of content for each edition in 2009.
  • 4. The Travel & Leisure Magazine Media pack 2009 ESCAPE to… REYKJAVIK adVeRTiSeMeNT RaTeS On top of the world ROp Quarter page £550.00 premium positions: Iceland’s weird and wonderful capital of cool, Reykjavik, is a upstairs bar at Kaffebarinn, where I was teaching two Aussie visitors to love feast for the senses – and the economic crash has now made it ROp Half page £995.00 First R/H page £2,195.00 Brennivin, the Icelandic spirit brewed from affordable for short breaks. For Laura Dixon, it was love at fermented potatoes and flavoured with car- first sight, if not at first bite… away seeds, while sharing my spot at the bar with the lead singer of Sigur Rós, a gaggle of dancers from Björk’s show in neon tribal E thereal music drifted above this city is famed for its cutting-edge fash- make-up, and a transatlantic stag party. us into the pale blue cloud- ion. When I collapsed into bed mid-morning, the Half page Special position £1,095.00 inside Back cover £2,095.00 less sky, blonde-haired red- Under the glare of the midnight sun, I sun was still blazing through the window as cheeked children were on saw the cream of Icelandic music perform in it had all night. their parents’ shoulders and a festival celebrating the environment in My love affair with Reykjavik started there was a worrying display Reykjavik last year, and it’s one of the expe- long before the economic crash, when a pint of woolly lopipeysa jumpers on Icelanders riences of my life. of beer still cost around £5 (it’s now about of every age from 0 to 60, considering that It ended somewhat less poetically in the £2). In January, The Economist’s annual ROp Full page £1,895.00 inside Front cover £2,295.00 Full page Special position £2,095.00 Outside Back cover £2,495.00 I The Blue Lagoon All photos: Iceland Tourist Board Half page dpS £1,995.00 First dpS £4,095.00 Half page dpS Special position £2,195.00 iFc dpS £4,295.00 I The Northern Lights I Vatnajökull Glacier I Hot springs near Hverageri town – South Iceland May/June 2009 The Travel & Leisure Magazine 23 ROp dpS £3,495.00 dpS Special position £3,895.00 classifieds £30.00 per scc on your DOORSTEP £25.00 extra for colour. SHAKESPEARE COUNTRY Shakespeare: Did you know? G Shakespeare is buried at Holy Trinity Series discounts: agency commission, 15% Church in Stratford. G There’s no conclusive proof that 15% for 3-5 editions, Shakespeare was the author of any of the work ascribed to his name. Popular authorship contenders include Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe,William Stanley (6th Earl of Derby) and Edward de Vere (17th Earl of Oxford). G Shakespeare’s vocabulary was enormous, containing approximately 29,000 different words. G There are five properties connected 30% for 6 or more editions Shakespeare Country I Stratford's Courtyard Theatre Bard Shakespeare Country I Shakespeare’s birthplace with Shakespeare’s life to visit in and around Stratford, including his wife Anne Hathaway’s Cottage.They are all looked after by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, which is opening a times new visitor centre and exhibition in 2009 entitled Life, Love & Legacy: A New Introduction to William Shakespeare (http://houses. adVeRTiSeMeNT diMeNSiONS: Family weekends near the home of England’s greatest playwright G The 2009 RSC Stratford-Upon-Avon season opens with A Winter’s Tale. Other plays include The Comedy of Errors, Julius Caesar and As You Like It. Trim Size Type area Bleed Size Height x Width Height x Width Height x Width For more information, go to left Sasha Wilkins with a lifelong love of Shakespeare Country. As she reveals, there is far more to this region than the Bard A s a child my weekends The days were spent watching steeplechas- started as I woke up in a es at Warwick Racecourse, and shopping in narrow twin bed at my grandparents’ house in the tiny golden stone clad Warwickshire village of Fenny Compton. The night before my sister the traditional market towns of Southam and Shipston-on-Stour. If my mother was there then things got more cultural and we visited the myriad stately homes in the area, played knights and princesses in the grounds of Double Page Spread: 297mm x 420mm 273mm x 396mm 303mm x 426mm and I would have been carried asleep to the Warwick Castle and watched plays in Shakespeare Country car, bundled up in a duvet, for the hour and a Stratford-upon-Avon. half journey up the M40 from London. We wouldn’t stir until the next morning when we heard the sound of horses being led to exer- cise underneath our bedroom window. Through these weekends, I developed a life-long affection for what has come to be known as Shakespeare Country and, although the Bard and his life in and around Stratford- I Stratford Butterfly Farm Double Half Page Spread: 146mm x 420mm 129mm x 396mm 149mm x 426mm March/April 2009 The Travel & Leisure Magazine 55 Full Page: 297mm x 210mm 273mm x 186mm 303mm x 216mm Half Page Horizontal: 134mm x 186mm Half Page Vertical: 273mm x 90mm Escape to… Quarter Page: 134mm x 90mm Themed Spread Quarter Page: 129mm x 90mm cLaSSiFied adVeRTiSeMeNT diMeNSiONS: Per single column centimetre (minimum 3cm). Width Mad One column: Two columns: 42mm 90mm about you Bart Barlow I Top of the Rock Three columns: 138mm O n a list of iconic views on State Building to Chinatown and out across New York is the absolute the planet, the skyline of to Ellis Island. definition of bright lights, big New York from the obser- Indeed, a visit to the massive bronze vation deck of the Statue of Liberty – take the Circle Line ferry city. But there’s lots more to it Rockefeller Center would from Battery Park, the ticket includes a visit than a series of iconic views, says Alex Johnson. Take the hawks for instance… certainly figure in most top tens. Fully refurbished, it looks out from the 70th floor, 360 degrees across the city that never snoozes, giving you an to Ellis Island – is another iconic trip. And when you start adding them all up, you’ll actually find dozens of iconic must-dos and must-sees. Trying to fit them all into one Four columns: 186mm hawk’s eye view (more of which later) of visit is impossible, but because it’s actually the city’s many attractions, from the Empire very easy to get around New York, whether The Travel & Leisure Magazine 23 aRT WORk FiLe FORMaTS Our preferred format for client supplied advertisement files is a PDF to PPA standards – full technical details are available on If you are unable to supply your files in this format we can accept the following file types. Mac format: Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator. If supplying in this format please ensure files are supplied with all supporting image/logo files and that all fonts are either supplied or outlined and all images are 300 dpi.We can also work from supplied photographs, hard copy text and logos. Copy email address: