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U. S. Travel Association representative to speak at Empire State Tourism Conference

Feb 6, 2012

Albany, New York - Don’t miss out on attending the 2012 Empire State Tourism Conference, March 6-8, 2012, at the Marriott Hotel, Albany, New York. The conference is hosted by the New York State Travel & Vacation Association (NYSTVA). The conference theme is, “The Power of the Tourism Industry.” Conference details are available at

One of the many reasons to attend is to hear Nan Marchand Beauvois, Senior Director National Council Relations & General Manager of ESTO, of the U.S. Travel Association speak about the state of the travel industry.

On Wednesday, March 7, Nan Marchand Beauvois will be featured at the General Session and speak about the travel spectrum from the “Lost Decade” to President Obama’s Executive Order for a National Travel and Tourism Strategy, travel’s impact on the nation’s economy, the importance of business travel and the meetings industry, and the economic opportunities that exist if barriers to travel were eliminated.

Need another reason?  How about networking with industry peers, informative seminars, and a trade show, just to name a few. Visit the NYSTVA website, for more information about the conference and for registration information.  Registration is $200 for NYSTVA members and $225 for non-members, and is open now. Students may register to attend for $150.

Tourism is a vital part of the NYS economy so attend the conference to gain knowledge and strengthen the power of tourism. 


Mission Statement:  The New York State Travel & Vacation Association is the tourism industry’s leader in communication, legislative awareness, professional development and promotion. For more information, or to become a member of NYSTVA, go to