Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

NYSTIA to Hold Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner Aug 8, 2017

The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) invites members and guests to its annual Membership Meeting & Tourism Excellence Awards, October 26-27, 2017, at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, Watkins Glen, NY.  read more →


NYSTIA seeks conference speakers Aug 8, 2017

NYSTIA is seeking speaker proposals for the 2018 “I Love New York” Empire State Tourism Conference.  read more →

Erie Canalway kayaking

NYS Canalway Water Trail interactive website launched from Rome to Waterford Aug 3, 2017

Follow in history's wake with a new online water trail map produced by NYSTIA member The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.  read more →

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BBG&G Advertising and Public Relations celebrates its 20th anniversary Aug 3, 2017

Hudson Valley marketing agency (and NYSTIA member) services regional clients.  read more →

Odd Quirky Offbeat

New Guide to the "Odd, Quirky, & Offbeat" History of Cayuga County Jul 31, 2017

Discover the weird and wonderful in Cayuga County, New York.  read more →

Backroads and Byways of Upstate New York

New travel guidebook to New York State highlights places to visit off the beaten trail. Jul 27, 2017

NYSTIA member Christine A. Smyczynski, freelance writer and blogger, is releasing a new book entitled, Backroads and Byways of Upstate New York, which will be available in stores starting September 5, 2017.  read more →


AAA: This Independence Day will be Historic, More Americans to Travel than Ever Before Jun 28, 2017

NYSTIA member AAA Magazines shares news that AAA just rolled out the 4th of July weekend forecast. With 1.25 million more travelers than last year, 2017 will be marked as the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever.  read more →

Scholarship Winners

New York State Tourism Industry Association Announces 2017 Collegiate Scholarship Recipients Jun 16, 2017

The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) has selected four recipients of 2017 scholarship awards from the Destinations of NYS Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary College Scholarship Fund.  read more →

Jill Delaney

Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams interviews NYSTIA's Jill Delaney Jun 16, 2017

Jill Delaney, President and CEO of the New York State Tourism Industry Association, is interviewed on the "Travelers411" Radio Show.  read more →

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Collaborative Regional Programming Produces 1.7 Billion Impressions in the Finger Lakes Region May 31, 2017

A collaborative, 14-county public relations program has garnered over 1.7 billion impressions for the Finger Lakes Vacation Region in 2016.  read more →

Fly By Night Cookie Company

Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kicks Off Another Tasty Season May 30, 2017

The 2017 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail will kick-off on June 2 from 5 – 8 pm at the Finger Lakes Arts Council.  read more →

Trail Signs

Magazine profile on New York's Empire State Trail May 18, 2017

The "2020 Vision" for the planned Empire State Trail is profiled in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of Rails to Trails magazine.  read more →

New York State Seal

State’s Commitment to Tourism Bolstered in 2017-2018 New York State Budget Apr 12, 2017

The recently enacted FY 2017-18 New York State Budget includes $70 million for I LOVE NEW YORK to further boost the already significant impact through statewide tourism promotion.  read more →

Dutchess County Tourism Awards

Dutchess Tourism will mark National Travel & Tourism Week with annual awards of distinction & brochure exchange Apr 11, 2017

Dutchess Tourism, Inc. (DTI) will celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week by hosting a number of activities on National Travel Rally Day, May 9.  read more →

Passing of Dave Thornton Apr 3, 2017

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you about the passing of an industry icon/friend, David M. Thornton, on April 1, 2017.  read more →

Mike Linehan

Fundraising and Gathering Memories for the Linehan Family Feb 17, 2017

Michael, President & CEO of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce, and a long…  read more →

Mike Linehan

Funeral Services for Michael Linehan Feb 17, 2017

Arrangements for the calling hours and funeral for our friend and colleague, Michael Linehan, have been announced by his wife, Molly.  read more →

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection Publishes Map/Mini-Guide and Local Bar Guide Feb 9, 2017

Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has published two pieces of literature to help visitors and locals learn more about Ontario County attractions.  read more →

Call for Scholarship Applicants Jan 20, 2017

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

Tourism Initiatives in the Governor's Policy Briefing Jan 12, 2017

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