Attention Fellow Tourism Partners
Due to the COVID-19 crisis currently impacting us all, we are postponing conference registration.
We will re-open registration ASAP.
Please look for an email from NYSTIA announcing registration re-opening with the new schedule.
The New York State Tourism Industry Association invites you to the annual New York State Tourism Conference in Westchester County. In its 14th year NYSTIA will hold this statewide tourism conference at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel and we are certain that you will leave inspired and engaged.
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**Lodging reservation links have been deactivated - we will reactivate as soon as hotel re-opens.
About the Westchester County, New York
Westchester County is a great place to visit. From the majestic Hudson River to picturesque main streets, world-class shopping to historic homes and gardens, cutting-edge culinary innovation to scenic trails and natural beauty, Westchester's got it all.
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Click to learn more about the beautiful Hudson Valley
We are looking forward to showcasing Westchester County during the 2020 conference, event details will be available soon!
2020 New York State Tourism Conference - Be sure to check back for updates!
Updated May 27- Please check back and review e-blasts for the most up to date schedule including speakers and program.
8:00 am - Registration Opens
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Please check back for a full listing and schedule of sessions, seminars, networking and engagement
Morning session - concluding by noon.
Requires a minimum of 10 participants registered no later than October 15.
Broadway's COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America!
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.
-Roundtrip transportation from host hotel via Metro North to Grand Central Station
-Catwalk – Back of House tour of Grand Central Station
-Show Talk Back with Broadway Producer Jessica Genick
-Come From Away Show tickets
Mezzanine $105 | Upgrade to Orchestra Seating $135 (separate and advance registration required)
|Depart Hotel - Full timing details will be confirmed|
|Grand Central Catwalks Tour|
|Talk Back with Broadway Producer Jessica Genick|
|Make way to Theater - walk of subway Grab a bite|
|Come From Away|
Discover Sunnyside the romantic home author Washington Irving's -celebrating the 200th Anniversary of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Step back into at the luxurious Lyndhusrt Mansion and enjoy a gourmet box lunch on the grounds. Both tours are fully guided, narrated and includes lunch and transportation. (separate and advance registration is required) $80 *Both pre-excursions require a minimum of 24 to secure discounts and transportation.
Minimum of five particpants per tour.
Secrets of Grand Central Terminal with Joe Shvelak
Explore the magnificent Beaux Arts Terminal with its many secrets and grand spaces.
Stepping off at 4:00 pm from Grand Central Station $30
Tour Noir: A Dame To Guide For
A Dame To Guide For is sightseeing theater. It combines a walking tour of Lower Manhattan sights like Wall Street, City Hall, Woolworth Building, Foley Square, 5 Points, Chinatown, and Little Italy with an original film noir parody play. Departing from Hanover Square near the India House and end in Lt Petrosino Square in Cleveland Place in Soho. Length of the Tour: 2 hours $56
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman - The Stories, Life & Luxury of a New York Icon
Maria Gorshin will meet you at Grand Central Terminal with Roundtrip Transportation to Bergdorf Goodman. $30