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Collaboration Strengthens Tourism Efforts in Finger Lakes Region
Oct 3, 2016
The Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council (FLRTC) brings together 14 counties and tourism representatives in the Finger Lakes to focus on one main goal - promoting the region as a premier travel destination. For this organization, collaboration is key, whether creating a trail or brochure, or working as a team to administer a region-wide public relations program that amassed a total of 1.3 billion media impressions in 2015.
NYSTIA Calls for Nominations: Tourism Excellence Awards
Sep 1, 2016
The New York State Tourism Industry Association will recognize leaders in New York State’s tourism industry who have achieved a high level of excellence and accomplishment. Winning individuals or organizations are selected on the basis of demonstrated commitment, leadership, and accomplishment in the travel and tourism sector for the calendar year 2015. Awards will be given during the Award Dinner after the Annual Meeting on October 20 at Villa Roma Resort.
CVB Update: Peggy Coleman Joins as Vice President, Tourism and Community Relations
Jul 21, 2016
Ithaca, NY- The Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau, a division of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, announced today that Peggy Coleman has been hired as the new Vice President, Tourism and Community Relations. Ms. Coleman brings over 29 years of demonstrated success in destination marketing to the Ithaca/Tompkins County team, most recently as President of the Steuben County Conference and Visitors Bureau headquartered in Corning, NY.
Tourism Action Day Issues Booklet
Mar 3, 2016
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.