The Muppets Named New York City’s Family Ambassadors

The Muppets (Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and Pepe) here with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta

I love New York, I love The Muppets and I love to travel! So this is fantastic news that New York and The Muppets will combine to provide timely family travel information about New York.

The Muppets were today named New York City Family Ambassadors by NYC & Company, New York City’s tourism and marketing organization. As part of the year-long collaboration, the Muppets will encourage family travel to New York by highlighting the best ways for families to experience and enjoy the many dining and shopping venues, cultural institutions, parks and attractions across the five boroughs.

“I’ve loved New York ever since I arrived in New York harbor and saw that the Statue of Liberty is green. What a welcome! New York is a great place for families, frogs, pigs, bears and…uh, whatevers to visit. We can’t wait to show the world the best ways to hop around the city!” said Kermit the Frog, the world’s most famous amphibian.

Added Miss Piggy, “New York is the most fabulous city in the world. In fact, it’s almost as fabulous as moi. So don’t just sit there! Get ready world!  You’re about to take the ultimate diva’s tour of moi’s favorite city! Lucky vous!”



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    August 3, 2012 | 4:54 pm

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