Like A Local Tours has acquired Sugartooth Tours!
Like A Local Tours Acquires Sugartooth Tours, Expanding Their Presence in the New York City Tourism Industry
Showing guests the sweeter side of NYC!
NEW YORK, NY / MAY 17, 2023: Like A Local Tours, a leading food tour company, announced today that it has acquired Sugartooth Tours, a popular dessert tour company in New York City. This acquisition represents a major expansion for Like A Local Tours, as it looks to provide visitors with an even more comprehensive and immersive food experience of the city.
Sugartooth Tours has been a fixture in the New York City tourism industry since 2012, with a range of food tours and experiences that showcase the city’s rich culinary heritage. Its team of knowledgeable guides has helped countless visitors discover some of the city’s most beloved sweet eateries, while also providing a glimpse into the history and culture of each neighborhood.
Like A Local Tours, founded in 2014, has made a name for itself with its innovative approach to walking tours: connecting guests with unique small businesses throughout NYC and Brooklyn. Its experienced guides and well chosen culinary partners give visitors an insider’s perspective on the city’s diverse neighborhoods that go beyond mere sightseeing.
The acquisition of Sugartooth Tours will allow Like A Local Tours to expand their products to include a range of dessert tours in various neighborhoods. Like A Local Tours plans to add a social impact element to the dessert tours as they have done with the current roster of food tours.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sugartooth Tours to the Like A Local Tours family,” said Lauren Beebe, founder and CEO of Like A Local Tours. “Their dedication to showcasing the best of New York’s pastry and dessert scene aligns perfectly with our own mission to provide visitors with an authentic and memorable culinary experience of the city. With this acquisition, we are excited to expand our unique and engaging tours to visitors from around the world.”
Sugartooth Tours co-founder Sarah Morgan added, “We are thrilled to be passing on the torch to a company that shares our outlook on the importance of supporting local food artisans, exploring new cities, and the value of experiencing culture and history through food.”
The first tour to launch is the Hell’s Kitchen Dessert Tour on June 16. The Chelsea & West Village Dessert tour will launch in July, with a date to be announced in early June.
For more information on Like A Local Tours, visit www.likealocaltours.com.
About Like A Local Tours: Like A Local Tours is a woman-owned tour company with elevated experiences in some of New York City’s iconic as well as lesser-known destinations. Named a 2022 Travelers Choice tour company by TripAdvisor, among other awards, Like A Local Tours has established partnerships with businesses and individuals throughout New York City, allowing it to showcase unique and impactful experiences to travelers. Having served over 25,000 guests in nine years, the company prides itself in providing guides from diverse backgrounds, specialties, and interests whose experience spans a depth of personality, inspiring stories, and relevant cultural anecdotes.
Chelsea Wangberg, Like A Local Tours