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September 6: Register, book your room, and start planning for the Annual Meeting!

Start Your Travel Planning:
2022 NYSTIA Annual Meeting
October 26, 27 & 28 in NYC
Tentative Agenda Available:
It's a tourism trifecta in NYC!
  1. Wednesday: I LOVE NY Winter Media Night; Offsite Networking Event
  2. Thursday/Friday: Annual Meeting & Tourism Excellence Awards; Travel Trade Activation Programs; Keynote Speakers; & more!
  3. Friday, Saturday & Sunday: New York International Travel Show
Register, book your room*, and start planning your trip to New York City for the NYSTIA Annual Meeting!
*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:

* Important Updates for NYSTIA Co-Op Participants *
Updated August 31, 2022
In accordance with our partners at I LOVE NY, we have updated our Co-Op Guidelines for submission of advertising materials. Please take a moment to read the changes 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. Register Now
Share your DEAI Case Study - Take a few minutes to share your organization's DEAI initiatives and experiences. Share Your Case Study
Sustainability Tip with Livingston Energy Group - Electric Vehicles (EVs) are driving change in New York! Learn about charging infrastructure, NYS incentives, and more with NYSTIA Sustainability Task Force Member Kate Kruk. Learn more.

Member News:

Meet Brooke Wilson, Associate at NYSTIA
Brooke Wilson is a student in her final semester at Paul Smith's College, where she studies Hospitality, Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management with a focus on sustainable tourism. Brooke joins the NYSTIA team as an Associate to tackle valuable research in sustainability, workforce development, higher education and marketing while she finishes her undergraduate degree. Meet Brooke
Advance Media NY, Yates County, Recognized with International Award
Out of 2,500+ entries in the dotCOMM Awards 2022, the Creative Services team at Advance Media New York was one of the few selected for a Platinum Award for their video for the Finger Lakes Countrysides! Read more...
August Employee Benefits Newsletter by NYSTIA Member Brown & Brown
In their Employee Benefits August Newsletter, NYSTIA Member Brown & Brown Inc. provided important guidance on a number of issues, including Pay or Play Affordordability, information on at-home COVID-19 tests, and Medicare creditable coverage. Read more...


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... Read more/Register


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:


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