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November 29 - Join us for a NYSTIA Holiday Celebration!

NYSTIA Virtual Membership Meeting & Holiday Mixer

Join us on December 15th at 3 PM for a look back on 2022 and insights into what 2023 holds in store, followed by our virtual holiday mixer featuring networking, trivia, prizes, and plenty of fun! Registration is FREE! Register Now.

Door prizes include overnight accommodations and four (4) tickets to SPLASH Indoor Water Park, distilled spirits, wines and more to entertain and set your table for the holidays!

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Save the Dates!

Mark your calendars for April 19-21, 2023 to be with us in Oswego for the 2023 NYS Tourism Conference! Registration and details are coming soon.

NYSTIA Market NY Grant Project #134852

2023 Virtual Business Development Co-Op

Put your destination and/or tourism business in front of inbound travel buyers! This program will introduce 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

Are You a Nonprofit? Governor Hochul Signed the N-PCL Modernization Act

The N-PCL Modernization Act aligns the N-PCL with current practice by allowing Board and member decisions through electronic means previously restricted to email, allows Board vacancies to be filled for the remainder of...Read more.

Free Erie Canalway Calendar Available December 1st!

The public is invited to pick up a free 2023 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2022 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. The calendar features winning images from this year’s Erie Canalway photo contest...Read more.

Annual Meeting Takeaways from BBG&G's Kayla Lloyd

BBG&G's Marketing Manager Kayla Lloyd has shared with us a fantastic blog post detailing her top two takeaways at the 2022 NYSTIA Annual Meeting in New York City. Be sure to read moreabout what she discovered!


The Semi-Annual Forecast: A Look Ahead -Wednesday, November 30 at 1 PM
A new year is around the corner. Join U.S. Travel next week for an exclusive breakdown of the travel forecast through 2026 featuring Tourism Economics' Adam Sacks. Learn more & Register.
The Year in Review and the Year Ahead -Tuesday, December 14 at 2 AM
Phocuswright, the global leader in tourism research and analysis, will join Miles Partnership to jointly present the latest research, analysis and global examples. Learn more & Register.

Advocacy Awareness:

U.S. Travel is asking the nation's travel industry to join their sign-on letter urging Congress to pass these critical priorities by the end of the year:

  • Address long visa wait times by enacting the Visitor Visa Wait Time Reduction Act (H.R. 9141)
  • Support the Service Worker Economic Stabilization Act (H.R. 9231)
  • Pass the Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act (S. 3375)
Add your organization's name to their letter before November 30! Sign here.

NYSTIA 2022 Co-Ops:

The Travel Guide Group 'NYS Virtual Consumer Travel Show'
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 2022 Co-Op Programs address digital infrastructure, market intelligence, destination management, group travel, and more! 

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.