Sadiq Khan hailed as a ‘rock star’ by the New York City mayor

5/10/2022 1:11:00 AM

Eric Adams hailed Mr Khan as a ‘visionary’ and ‘a person that many of us look up to’

Sadiq Khan was described as a “rock star” by the New York City mayor as they launched a “nice friendly competition” to attract foreign tourists.

Eric Adams hailed Mr Khan as a ‘visionary’ and ‘a person that many of us look up to’

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Every week there is a new mayor here.But there was a bit of energy with you coming here.Greater London Authority (GLA) figures show London lost £7.“Among the mayors, you are like the rock star of mayors.“Now that restrictions for travellers coming to the UK have lifted, I am looking forward to launching our international tourism campaign and showcasing our amazing city to America and the world.People were excited, my team was excited to see you and see what you’re doing.Tourism supports as many as one in seven jobs in the capital and contributes almost 12% of London's GDP, according to the GLA.” He hailed Mr Khan, who last year became chairman of the C40 group of world cities committed to implementing measures to tackle climate change, as a “visionary” and “a person that many of us look up to”.I think everyone around me is pleased.

Mr Adams said New York and London had both gone through the “traumatic” experience of the pandemic and the economic collapse that it caused.8 million from 147.Passengers on the New York subway are still required to wear face masks, and observance with the rules is high.More than 40,000 New Yorkers have died with Covid, mask-wearing rules remain in force and Covid testing booths are on every main avenue in Manhattan.Mr Adams defended himself against criticism for a visit to Los Angeles that resulted in his delayed return to New York.The tourism campaign will invest £3m in a bid to attract more domestic tourists back to the capital.It came as Mr Khan started to face questions from the GLA Conservatives about the cost of his five-day tourism and trade mission to the US, and how he selected the business people who will join the trip when it reaches California on Monday night.The mayor will then travel to San Francisco to strengthen links between London’s burgeoning tech sector and companies in Silicon Valley, including Google and LinkedIn.Neil Garratt, a Tory member of the London Assembly, tweeted: Remind me, is this a trip for the Mayor to promote London or to promote himself?” Mr Garratt said he had already submitted written questions asking how much the trip was costing, who was paging and how the delegates were selected.Analysis by Harry Low BBC London in New York Since arriving on Sunday, the mayor has already faced questions about Covid rates in London.“But I respect him after the fight.

Mr Adams, in a rebuke to his critics that also offered appeared to defend Mr Khan, said: “If you are a mayor who only stands on your block, you are not going to solve the problems of the globe.We better start thinking globally if we want to solve global problems.Mr Khan used the platform to reassure Americans, referencing London's falling hospital admissions, rising vaccination rates - although these lag behind the rest of the UK - and what he described as world-class disinfectant on public transport.Asked recently what he was doing to address concerns that London’s tourism industry may not recover until the middle of the decade, Mr Khan said the campaign would “target visitors with a propensity to stay longer and spend more”.“The fact that we have this amazing mayor from London who gets it.What he learns here, he is going to take back to his city, and use it to lift up his city.This means the challenge for London's mayor will be to convince them to spend their hard-earned dollars in the UK capital rather than elsewhere.I’m really happy to be here with an international-thinking mayor, Mayor Khan.During his first mayoral term, Mr Khan followed his visit to the US and Canada with a.“After that, I don’t think I needed to go on anymore.

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