News

Economic Impact of Tourism Continues to Soar Visitor Spending in Dutchess Up 25% Over Last 5 Years Aug 17, 2018

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY– Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company, recently…  read more →


Best FEST NYS

New event showcases the best of New York State Aug 9, 2018

“BestFest NYS - A New York Showcase” is a new event that will take place Oct 12-13, 2018 at the new Expo Center at the NYS Fairgrounds.  read more →


2017 Contest Winner David Ellingson

Erie Canalway Photo Contest - Call for Entries Aug 8, 2018

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit images. Deadline August 31, 2018.  read more →



I Love NY

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $20 MILLION TO SUPPORT EXPANSION OF STRONG NATIONAL MUSEUM OF PLAY IN ROCHESTER Jul 13, 2018

Expansion part of a transformative, $108 million project that will add a new hotel and mixed-use development on site of former Inner Loop. The investment complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - the region's comprehensive strategy to revitalize communities and grow the economy.  read more →


2018 ESTC

NYSTIA requests proposals for Empire State Tourism Conference Jul 10, 2018

NYSTIA seeks proposals from destinations and facilities for the "I Love New York" Empire State Tourism Conference 2019, 2020, 2021.  read more →


I Love New York

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF ULSTER WELCOME CENTER AT WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON STATE PARK Jul 2, 2018

Multipurpose facility allows new opportunities for programs, events, and relaxing. Improvements solidify walkway as a premier destination on the Empire State Trail.  read more →


I Love New York

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF LGBT MEMORIAL HONORING LIVES LOST TO HATE AND INTOLERANCE Jun 28, 2018

Memorializes Victims of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando. Recognizes the Sacrifice of the LGBT Community and Celebrates New York's Commitment to a More Just and Inclusive Society.  read more →


I Love New York

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF $2.9 MILLION PEERLESS POOL COMPLEX AT SARATOGA STATE PARK Jun 28, 2018

New Pool Complex Includes Playground, Pollinator Garden, Disc Golf, and Pavilions. Project Completed Ahead of Schedule for Start of 2018 Swim Season.  read more →


I Love New York

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW JONES BEACH STATE PARK BOARDWALK CAFE Jun 28, 2018

Return of Popular Café Revitalizes Busy Corner Vacant Since 2004. $65 Million Committed Through 2020 in Renewal of Long Island's Most-Visited State Park.  read more →


Tourism Excellence Awards

Seeking nominations for the 2018 Tourism Excellence Awards Jun 27, 2018

The New York State Tourism Industry Association will present Tourism Excellence Awards this fall.  read more →


Dutchess Tourism

Two Gold Winner Awards for Dutchess Tourism Jun 27, 2018

Dutchess Tourism, Inc., of Poughkeepsie, and BBG&G Advertising and PR of Campbell Hall, have been recognized with two Gold Awards, a Service Industry Advertising (SIA) Award and a Hermes Creative Award.  read more →


Media Alert - Special Olympics New York Summer Games Announcement Jun 4, 2018

Media Conference to be held Tuesday, June 5th  read more →


Dutchess Tourism

Poughkeepsie Galleria, Dutchess Tourism & Arts Mid-Hudson Announce Mural Project May 23, 2018

Dutchess Tourism, Inc. (DTI) and Poughkeepsie Galleria are seeking proposals from artists for a commissioned mural project at the Poughkeepsie Galleria.  read more →


Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail changes hands May 21, 2018

The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce has transferred the Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail initiative to the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB.  read more →


NYSTIA

New York State Tourism Industry Association Announces 2018 Collegiate Scholarship Recipients May 16, 2018

The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) has selected five recipients of 2018 scholarship awards from the Destinations of NYS Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary College Scholarship Fund.  read more →


Dutchess Tourism Awards

Winners announced for Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction at National Travel Rally Day celebration May 11, 2018

Dutchess Tourism, Inc. (DTI) celebrated National Travel Rally Day with the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Dutchess Tourism Awards of Distinction.  read more →


Canal Events and Tours Generate $1.5 Billion in Annual Economic Impact May 7, 2018

A new study estimates $1.5 billion is generated annual along the NYS canal system by events, boat tours, bicycle and paddle-sport rentals and historic site/museum tours.  read more →


Sullivan Catskills

Sullivan Catskills Hotel Named to the Condé Nast Traveler Hot List May 7, 2018

The Sullivan County Visitors Association shares that Condé Nast Traveler has announced the winners of its 2018 Hot List, with The DeBruce recognized as one of the 102 hottest hotel openings of the last year.  read more →


Cooperstown

NY State Tourism Director to Speak at County's Inaugural Tourism Summit May 3, 2018

The Destination Marketing Corporation of Otsego County (DMCOC) will host a Tourism Summit on the afternoon of May 9, 2018 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum.  read more →