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What's the New York State Tourism Industry Association all about?

NYSTIA is organized for the purposes of bringing together New York State tourism industry interests to: advocate government policies and programs which will strengthen the industry; to raise the level of professionalism within the industry; to encourage the development of cooperative relationships and partnerships among its members; and to raise consumer awareness and appreciation of travel and vacation opportunities in New York State.


Apr 7, 2016

2016-2017 NYS Budget Summary

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo shared highlights from the 2016-17 state budget agreement. Here is an overview of some aspects that impact our industry.  read more →

Mar 4, 2016

Scholarship Auction Contributions

NYSTIA is requesting donations from New York State tourism accommodation, attraction & entertainment suppliers to be used to raise dollars for the 2016 Destinations of New York State Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary College Scholarship Fund. Please send all contributions no later than Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  read more →

Mar 3, 2016

Tourism Action Day Issues Booklet

On Tuesday, March 1, tourism industry professionals from across New York State gathered in Albany for Tourism Action Day. As a job creator, tourism continues to be a strong economic driver and supports the state's economic well-being. Issues addressed include: Illegal Hotel Legislation, Impacts of the $15 minimum wage on business, the Matching Grants Program, the Museum Education Act, and more. Click here to download the Tourism Action Day Issues Booklet.  read more →