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September 27: Happy World Tourism Day!

Happy World Tourism Day!
With a focus on the future, World Tourism Day returns in the wake of the pandemic to rethink how our sector does tourism as a key element to recovery.
Please refer to yesterday's special edition Newsletter for details on World Tourism Day and a perspective on how the New York State's tourism industry is already engaged in thought leadership on current tourism issues.

Sign Up Today for Annual Meeting Offsites!
Join us on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 for one or more of the special itineraries enjoying Broadway performances and/or visiting nationally and globally recognized attractions that highlight and remember the unique history, architecture, and culture of New York City! Learn more.
*NOTE: As Announced, NYSTIA's Preferred Room Rate at the NEW YORKER Expired on September 25

September Sustainability Tip:

Sustainable Lodging in the Adirondacks
Monthly Insights From NYSTIA's
Sustainability Task Force
With ecomadic’s framework for sustainability, the students of Paul Smith’s College Field Studies in Hospitality class researched best practices in lodging and came up with the following advice for accommodations to take quick and effective steps to improve their sustainability. Read more.

Member News:

Harriet Tubman's Chosen Hometown to Host 2022 Travel Unity Summit
The 2022 Travel Unity Summit Northeast will be hosted in Cayuga County, Dec. 7-9, at the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn. This year's theme, “Leading Inclusive Growth in Tourism," brings together destination marketers, members of the travel industry and... Read more.
Schenectady Hosts Largest National Drive Electric Week & Sustainability Fair
The City of Schenectady, Schenectady Greenmarket, Livingston Energy Group, and the Capital District EV Drivers Group co-hosted the NYS Capital District Drive Electric Week and Sustainability Fair on Sunday, September 25 during the Schenectady Greenmarket. 


Travel Trade
Activation Workshop
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
State of the American Traveler: Traveler Segments
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rethinking Sustainable Tourism in a Post-Covid World
9/28: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
State of the American Traveler: 
October Update - October 4, 11:00 AM

Join Destination Analysts to gain deeper insights into how traveling consumers are thinking, feeling and valuing travel as they continue to navigate challenges such as inflation and economic uncertainty. Learn more.

Travel Shows:

Join NYSTIA at NYITS October 28-30!
NYSTIA has confirmed industry sponsorship with the NY International Travel Show (NYITS 2022) scheduled for October 28-30th.
NYSTIA will be exhibiting in the New York State aisle to maximize the Empire State's tourism presence with travel trade and consumer audiences. Learn more about how you can participate.
Also in October: Join Us At Travel Shows In Cleveland, OH & Springfield, MA! Register Now.


ROVA Recognizes Two NYS Breweries
ROVA- The Magazine For Epic Road Trips recognizes the growth with its 2nd Annual Brewery Round-up feature and NYSTIA section. 
Congratulations to two New York State breweries: Sullivan County's Roscoe Beer Company and Erie County's 42 North in the August/September issue. In the same issue, the Blue Mountain Reservation in Peekskill New York was included in our Hitting The Bike Trails feature!
ROVA's NYSTIA 'Parks' program in the November/December issue will cover both National and State Parks and offers advertisers a compelling participation opportunity. Learn more.


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

Job Postings:

NEW: Brand Content Director, Destination Marketing Corporation (DMC)
As Brand Content Director for DMC, you will assist in the composition and editing of written content. You will manage media, B2B, and B2C communications, aiding in the execution of the marketing strategy, brand integration, and content development for Otsego & Schoharie Counties in Central New York. 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.