It is no surprise that studies have shown that prominent places in big TV series or films receive a huge increase in tourism after their release, and in correlation with this companies are starting to produce film tours. This form of tourism has grown so much in recent years that it has prompted international conferences surrounding the topic, these have been hosted Germany, France, Italy and the USA to name a few.

In New York you can hop on a sightseeing bus tour and be taken to many of the city’s best filming locations while being given information about it on the way, there are more than 60 on some tours. In Times Square alone you can visit the scene where in Glee they performed a version of “I Love New York/New York New York” or where in Friends with Benefits the characters were introduced to the word “Flash Mob”. Moving down to Central Park South you will see locations that have hosted the opening scenes to many of the latest Hollywood movies. Here you can also see the most filmed building in the world, The Plaza Hotel, seen in films such as; Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Crocodile Dundee and American Hustle. As you move down to Chelsea you can see Empire Diner from Men in Black 2 and 18 Diner from Broad City. The Chelsea Television studios are also situated here where The Rachel Ray Show and many others are filmed. Once you have made your way into Midtown you will find yourself in the world-famous Macy’s in Herald Square that have been featured in films such as Elf. More than this you’ll see “Atlantis World Media” from HBO’s The Newsroom take form as the Bank of America Tower.