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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.


Upcoming Events


Tourism Action Day

Tourism industry stakeholders gather and review TOURISM ISSUES in the well of the Legislative Office Building (LOB) before heading out to meet with their state representatives face-to-face.  read more →


Empire State Tourism Conference

​Save the date for the annual Empire State Tourism Conference. Networking, professional development, and fun!  read more →


4th Annual NYSTIA Membership Meeting and Awards Dinner

Join us at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in Watkins, Glen, New York (Finger Lakes), at the southern tip of Seneca Lake.  read more →

Jan 20, 2017

Call for Scholarship Applicants

NYSTIA Announces a Call for Applicants for the 2017 Destinations of NYS Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary College Scholarship Fund.  read more →

Jan 12, 2017

Tourism Initiatives in the Governor's Policy Briefing

Tourism Initiatives in the Governor's Policy BriefingBelow is a summary of the…  read more →

Nov 21, 2016

Growth of Tourism Assets in the Finger Lakes Region

As tourism spending in the Finger Lakes remains high, tourism assets within the region have expanded in the last 12 months. The region is exploding with more accommodations, new attractions, and culinary and craft beverage options to meet growing visitor demand.  read more →

Find Your Perfect NY Getaway Package

Wine Country Getaway

Available year-round, excluding holidays

Experience the best that the Finger Lakes has to offer: world-class wines, gorgeous scenery and fresh regional cuisine. Your wine tour package…

Honeymoon In Finger Lakes

Deluxe Room

Stay seven (7) nights in a Deluxe Room, enjoy complementary, superb, full gourmet breakfast each morning. Champagne and chocolates upon arrival,…