A taxicab, also taxi or cab, is a type of vehicle for hire with a driver, used by a single passenger or small group of passengers, often for a non-shared ride. A taxicab conveys passengers between locations of their choice. New York City is one of the world's major global cities. Its business organizations play a major role in the economy of the nation and of the world. The city is also one of the world's most important cultural centers and is the home of the United Nations. Major tourist destinations include the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Broadway productions, the Brooklyn Bridge, and scores of museums and restaurants.