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New York Discount Car Rental and the United Nations Tour

Learning more about world politics and international affairs is an important part of anyones education regardless of race, gender, age and sexual orientation. Thats why the United Nations is proud to offer travelers one of the worlds most comprehensive public relations tours, providing all types of New York visitors with an enriched view of international happenings and humanitarian projects. Guided tours of the UN building, which is located beside in the Turtle Bay neighborhood just east of downtown Manhattan, are held quite regularly, providing AAMCAR Car Rentals New York City customers with plenty of opportunity to come in and enjoy the sophisticated sights. Tours are normally conducted seven days a week (Monday through Friday ONLY during the months of January and February) leaving promptly at 9:30am and every thirty minutes thereafter, Tours of the building normally take about 45 minutes and include a variety of exciting exhibitions, displays and visual programming.

Tour Outline

A guided tour of the United Nations headquarter in NYC begins with a brief overview of the organization and its structure, providing AAMCAR Car Rentals New York City customers with an informative base of knowledge and information. The main part of the tour will then consist of visiting some of the buildings most famous rooms including the chambers of the Security Council, the Trusteeship Council and the Economic and Social Council. Some of AAMCAR Car Rentals New York City customers might even get to briefly witness a live meeting as nearly 5,000 official meetings are held within the UN headquarters each and every year. Participants on the tour will also gain access to some of the establishments most stunning exhibits, each of which is designed to provide visitors with an inside look at some of the organizations ongoing international programs. These displays include information on peacekeeping operations, decolonization and disbarment. Numerous art collections will also be brought to the attention of tour participants, as well as numerous tapestries, murals, mosaics and sculptures. The final stop on the United Nations tour will be inside the awesome General Assembly Hall, which is one of the worlds largest and best-known public rooms. On completion of the tour participants will be escorted back to the UNs Public Concourse where they are encouraged to browse the UN Postal Counter, the Gift Center, the United Nations Bookshop and the on-site coffee shop.

About the United Nations Tour Guides

Know as the United Nations Ambassadors to the Public for their interaction with everyday travelers and tourists, the United Nations tour guides are some of the organizations most important employees, providing the average person with information on international issues. Guides at the UN come from across the country and around the world, providing travelers with multi-lingual presentations and spectacular social services. Recruited for their speaking skills and international awareness, the tour guides at the UN undergo a variety of intensive training program as well as regularized daily briefings, ensuring that theyre presentations stay current and cutting edge. All tours guides are also required to wear a uniform or a costume of their national dress, further showcasing the organizations mix of unity through diversity.

If you are interested in learning more about Tours currently available at the United Nations headquarters in NYC please feel free to contact the organizations tour line at 1-212-963-TOUR. Prices for tours in 2006 are approximately $12 for adults, $8.50 for seniors, $8 for students and $6.50 for children between the ages of 5 and 14. Reservations are required for groups of 12 or more AAMCAR Car Rentals New York City customers. Tours of the UN are completely wheel chair accessible, and written information is available for those with hearing disabilities. To find out more about his exciting service please visit the United Nations official tour website at www.un.org/tours/. Further questions can also be emailed to unitg@un.org.

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