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August 9: NY Travel Spending - Member Housekeeping

NY Travel Spending June 2022 Up $3.1 Billion vs 2021

I am pleased to report New York State travel spending marked several recovery milestones in June 2022! According to figures released by U.S. Travel and its data partners, the June 2022 travel spending total of $7.7 Billion is +$3.1 Billion vs 2021 — a whopping 67% YOY increase! Continue reading for more NYS travel data in the full article.

Member Housekeeping

NYSTIA has a new checking account. If your organization has an EFT relationship with NYSTIA, we ask you to reach out to with new forms to change the routing numbers.

Member News

Podcast Series Honoring Harriet Tubman to Launch Next Week!

n partnership with Whetstone Magazine, the Cayuga County Office of Tourism has created a new podcast! “Walk in Her Footsteps: Harriet Tubman's Life in Auburn, NY" is a four-part series hosted by Tourism Ambassador Beonca ...Learn More.

Call for Entries - Erie Canalway Photo Contest

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is calling for entries for its 17th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest! Share your images conveying people enjoying activities on the waterway and Canalway Trail, or the unique character of NY's canals and canal communities. Winning photos will be featured in the 2023 Erie Canalway calendar! Spread the news.

2022 International Travel Show Unveils Scheduled Programming
The 2022 International Trade Show will celebrate "The Future of Travel" with lively programming for the travel industry trade and consumers from October 28-30 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
All 2022 Annual Meeting registrants will receive free admission to 2022 ITS! Check out the show's full schedule here and register for the Annual Meeting now!


Last Call: Leisure Group Travel Magazine - October's 5th Annual New York Special Section!
Nobody reaches more groups than Leisure Group Travel, the only publisher offering full market coverage of the leisure group travel sector.
Space closes soon, but NYSTIA member Diane Meglinocan work with you. Reserve your space for exclusive rates:
  • Published October 2022 - your message will be seen during appointment setting for ABA Marketplace and NTA Travel Exchange.
  • Exclusive savings up to 25%. No rate increase!
  • Robust online marketing and social media promotion.
  • Industry-leading print and digital subscribers and readers of more than 186,000.
  • & more! » Click here for more 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:


Destination Marketing in the Metaverse
August 9, 2022 - 3:00 p.m. ET
In this webinar, Miles Partnership provides a straightforward overview of the metaverse within the context of travel and tourism... Register...


NEW: Manager, Public Relations & Special Media Projects, Corning Museum of Glass
Responsible for developing, managing, and implementing a robust Public Relations (PR) program that raises the profile of The Corning Museum of Glass (Museum), while promoting the Museum and advancing its mission and strategic goals to increase awareness, visitation, attendance...learn more.

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
Marketing Communications Manager, Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce
Marketing and Engagement Coordinator, Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce
Public Information Specialist, NYS Department of Economic Development
Tourism Director, Warren County Department of Tourism
Vice President of Marketing, Destination Niagara USA
Communications Manager, George Eastman Museum
Public Information Specialist 1 (Digital Content), NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation