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January 3: Get Ready for NYSTIA's 2023 Events!

by Brooke Wilson

Happy New Year from the NYSTIA Team!

2023 New York State Tourism Conference
April 19-21 in Oswego, NY

Join your tourism colleagues for a practical, tactical, no-nonsense look at the opportunities and the obstacles along the road to success! The conference agenda begins at 9:30 AM Wednesday, April 19 and ends at noon, Friday, April 21. Register and book your room at the Best Western Plus Oswego now for stunning Lake Ontario views!

NYSTIA Annual Meeting & New York State Tourism Excellence Awards
September 13-15, Rochester, NY
Mark your calendar! NYSTIA's Annual Meeting is scheduled for September 13-15, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency in Rochester, NY. Stay tuned for details!

NYSTIA Market NY Grant Project #134852:

Only Two Spots Left! - Travel Trade Sales Activation

January 2023 Virtual Business Development Sales Appointments

Only two spots left! This program introduces you to the top DMC’s, international receptive operators, and domestic tour operators based in the major gateways of the United States: New York, Florida, and California. Participate in managed virtual sales calls to develop strategic relationships to grow your business’ distribution networks, all with a New York State focus.
ALON, in partnership with NYSTIA, offers this opportunity as part of the Market New York Grant Project #134852! Learn more.

Member News:

Governor Hochul Announces Two Transformative Niagara Falls Projects

The $12 million Niagara Falls Heritage Gateway Project, which is comprised of five public gateway features intended to stimulate reinvestment in Niagara Falls, will move forward, which aims to expand activities downtown while strengthening the...Read more.

Governor Hochul Signs Legislation to Conserve 30% of Land and Water by 2030

Governor Kathy Hochul has signed legislation (A.5390B/S.6191A) that sets the goal to support and contribute to national efforts to conserve at least 30 percent of U.S. land and water by 2030. This legislation will promote biodiversity and preserve New York's wildlife...Read more...

Lake George Area Prepares for 2023 FISU Winter World University Games

The 2023 Winter World University Games are coming to the Lake George Area for a once-in-a-lifetime event! From January 12th to the 22nd, over twenty-five hundred international athletes from 50 countries come to participate in winter sports competitions...Read more...

NYSTIA 2023 Co-Ops:

The Travel Guide Group 'NYS Virtual Consumer Travel Show' Deadline 01/15!

Increase Visitors, Revenue & Economic Impact via Traveler Engagement & Lead Generation with the Travel Guide Group 'NYS Virtual Consumer Travel Show'!

Lock in low $1.35 per lead rate* and added-value benefits for a 3 to 12-month 2023 period, and 200 to 2,000 leads per month. NYSTIA members save up to 73% off!

Sign up now through December 15, 2022 to start your campaign by February 1, 2023 or earlier. Learn more.

ROVA Magazine: NEW April/May + 2023 Program

ROVA reaches an estimated 100,000+ outdoor, camping and RV enthusiasts with its 50,000 circulations! Join the April/May 2023 Multimedia Print/Digital Co-Op Program content on:
  1. Birdwatching
  2. Mountain Biking
  3. Water Sports
Showcase your destinations to the theme of "Enjoying the Magnificent Outdoors in New York State!" Learn more.
NYSTIA's 2023 Co-Op Programs address digital infrastructure, market intelligence, destination management, group travel, and more! 

Job Postings:

Digital Communications Specialist, Visit Rochester

Visit Rochester seeks a Digital Communications Specialist to join their team. The Digital Communications Specialist will work closely with Visit Rochester’s communications and marketing team to... 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.