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August 30: Book Your Room While Discounted Rates Last - August Sustainability Tip

Book Your Rooms Now:
Deeply Discounted Room Rates While Inventory Is Available!
Register for the 2022 NYSTIA Annual Meeting and book your room at the iconic New Yorker Hotel.
**NOTE: The NEW YORKER is holding a limited number of rooms in NYSTIA's room block but is willing to increase the room block based on demand provided inventory is available. The $199 NYSTIA room rate (Metro Queen Room if available) represents over 40% savings and is available from Tuesday evening October 25 through Sunday morning October 30. If you have any issues booking your room(s) at the NYSTIA rate please contact our event liaison at the NEW YORKER, Darcy Schecht:

Share your DEAI Case Study!
NYSTIA's DEAI Committee wants to hear your Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusivity story. Our colleagues benefit by learning from each other—and your stories will help others on their journey towards making our industry more inclusive. Share your organization's DEAI study here.

Travel Trade Activation Session
- Tuesday, September 27, 10 AM to Noon -

Activate your destination/business with tactical tools to fill your empty beds, seats and drive traffic to your attraction.

August Sustainability Tip:

Electric Vehicles (EVs) Driving Change in NY
Monthly Insights From NYSTIA's Sustainability Task Force
New York travelers are getting back on the road again – and they're in Electric Vehicles (EVs)! With predicted growth in EV registrations statewide and Governor Hochul's legislation effectively banning sales of new, internal combustion vehicles by 2035, New York's roads are looking greener.
But where do EV drivers charge? Does NY provide incentives to cover costs of EV charging infrastructure? NYSTIA Sustainability Task Force Member Kate Kruk at Livingston Energy Group answers these questions & more. Read more

Member News:

Celebrate Auburn's First-Ever Urban Forest Art Show
The Auburn Community Forest Art Show is sponsored by the City of Auburn Department of Engineering Services to support the drafting of the city's very first Community Forest Management Plan... Read more
Watking Glen Area Chamber Welcomes Caitlin Cheney to the Team
The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce their newest team member, Caitlin Cheney, as their Marketing Communications Manager. Caitlin will be responsible for communications, promotions and marketing... Read more
Access the New York Wine Reference Guide!
Cover-to-cover, the New York Wine Reference Guide is filled with detailed information on what makes New York wine stand out. Click here to access the most recent reference guide.


StatePoint Media: Content That Connects! New Format, NYSTIA Co-Op Incentives
Now offering two story format options! Choose between standalone feature stories or thematic "Round-Up" story briefs - now is the time to check out the new co-opportunities specially priced for NYSTIA members.
Over 60 New York and Pennsylvania media placements with an estimated reach of over ten million consumers! -Click for details.
ROVA: The Magazine for Epic Road Trips
December/January Issue: State Parks
ROVA is a travel lifestyle magazine focused on road vacations, outdoor adventure, and the RV traveler.
Special bonus offered by ROVA only with this issue: Each participant can receive inclusion in an additional Sponsored State Park section with a paragraph on one state park in your destination! - Click here for details
Discover UpstateNY: The Premier 'Go-To' Travel Website for Upstate NY
Be a part of the Fall/Winter 2022/2023 Program! - Skiing/Winter Activities, Wine/Brewery Trails, Spas, Foliage, Hiking, Fishing, Antiquing, Museums, Dining, Festivals, Exploring & more! is the award-winning, premier travel website exclusively promoting tourism in all NINE Regions of Upstate New York! Share your adventure -Click here for details.

NYSTIA's 2022 Co-Op Programs address digital infrastructure, market intelligence, destination management, group travel, and more! Click a program below to learn more:


The State of the American Traveler: September Edition
- Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 11:00 AM ET -
Dive into fall with a fresh perspective on American travel sentiment. Join us for our free webinar, where we will present results from the travel industry's most respected traveler opinion survey. This month we'll explore how travelers are feeling about... Read more / Register
Economic Headwinds Hinder
Near-Term Air Travel Recovery:
- Thursday, September 1 at 4 PM EDT -
Rebound in air travel demand has faltered somewhat mid-year as economic headwinds are hindering growth. Higher costs and squeezed incomes are having some initial, but modest, impact, while labour shortages have become a concern. We will explore these issues and our revised outlook... Read more / Register

Job Postings:

Whether you're seeking a new opportunity or sharing one, don't forget about the NYSTIA jobs board! You can also submit your organization's open jobs which we will post on our website and in this newsletter for the general public.

Director of Operations, Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Public Information Officer, Oswego County Tourism
Public Information Specialist 1 (Digital Content), NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Communications Manager, George Eastman Museum
Public Information Specialist, NYS Department of Economic Development