The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - tourist services Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:29:59 GMT Scottsville Information Center Open for Visitors http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Scottsville-Information-Center-Open-for-Visitors/8251/ Thruway Information Center welcomes visitors traveling through NYS Pittsford, N.Y. - The Scottsville Information Center, located on the NYS Thruway, has opened for the 2016 season. The center is the only stand-alone information center on the New York State Thruway - in a building separate from the rest area. The building was once The Historic Livingston County Park House, and now houses display racks and a front desk for servicing visitors. Fri, 20 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Scottsville-Information-Center-Open-for-Visitors/8251/ Erie Canalway Photo Contest – Call for Entries http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ Deadline for Entries is August 26, 2016 Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 26, 2016 for the 11th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. The contest captures the beauty, history, people, and character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/12/Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest-Call-for-Entries/8247/ Turning Stone Celebrates Lodge Earning Prestigious Forbes Four Star Award http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/5/Turning-Stone-Celebrates-Lodge-Earning-Prestigious-Forbes-Four-Star-Award/8220/ In honor of The Lodge earning the Forbes Four Star Award, Turning Stone's luxury hotel will offer an exclusive four-star twist on a classic cocktail and an award-themed turndown service Oneida Nation Homelands (April 5, 2016) - Turning Stone Resort Casino is celebrating an accolade-filled start to 2016. In honor of The Lodge earning the Forbes Four Star Award from Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, Turning Stone today hosted a special recognition ceremony to honor employees of the resort's elegant Adirondack-style, all-suite hotel. At the recognition ceremony, Oneida Nation Representative and Nation Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter commended employees for their dedication to creating an unparalleled and memorable guest experience, which accounts for 70 percent of the Forbes Four Star Award rating. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/5/Turning-Stone-Celebrates-Lodge-Earning-Prestigious-Forbes-Four-Star-Award/8220/ Best 4th In The North Seeking Sponsors http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/30/Best-4th-In-The-North-Seeking-Sponsors/8218/ Ticonderoga, NY - March 30, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Best 4th In The North Committee, a sub-committee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is seeking sponsors for the 2016 Celebration. The Best 4th In the North has become a traditional celebration that attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports local businesses and the local economy. The 2016 Best 4th In the North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with fireworks, parade, live music, food, vendors, rides, games and more. The 2016 theme is "Hometown Pride - Think Local." Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/30/Best-4th-In-The-North-Seeking-Sponsors/8218/ Lake Placid Lodge & Wings Air Helicopters Announce Partnership to Bring Helicopter Service to Guests http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/10/Lake-Placid-Lodge-Wings-Air-Helicopters-Announce-Partnership-to-Bring-Helicopter-Service-to-Guests/8198/ Lake Placid, N.Y. - New York-based charter operator Wings Air Helicopters and Lake Placid Lodge, a Relais-Chateaux property, join forces to offer guests luxury helicopter transportation to/from New York City and other locations in the Northeast. For those looking to minimize the stress of travel, Wings Air's state-of-the-art helicopters can fly the 290-mile, normally five-hour trip between Manhattan and picturesque Lake Placid in just two hours. Helicopters can carry two to five passengers and are equipped with various in-flight comforts from noise-cancelling BOSE headsets to magazines for the passengers' enjoyment. Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/10/Lake-Placid-Lodge-Wings-Air-Helicopters-Announce-Partnership-to-Bring-Helicopter-Service-to-Guests/8198/ Clayton/1000 Islands Region to Host Empire State Tourism Conference May 2-4 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Clayton-1000-Islands-Region-to-Host-Empire-State-Tourism-Conference-May-2-4/8192/ Clayton, N.Y. (February 24, 2016) - The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) announced today that it will host the 2016 Empire State Tourism Conference, along with I Love NY, this coming May 2-4 at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton. Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Clayton-1000-Islands-Region-to-Host-Empire-State-Tourism-Conference-May-2-4/8192/ I Love New York Announces New Trails and Lifts For Downhill Thrills on Tubes, Skis and Snowboards http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/I-Love-New-York-Announces-New-Trails-and-Lifts-For-Downhill-Thrills-on-Tubes-Skis-and-Snowboards/8148/ Ski Areas Add New Lift Power, Snow-Making Muscle, Dining and Lodging Options ALBANY, NY (December 3, 2015) - I LOVE NEW YORK announces new ways to experience the winter season this year. From new trails and snowmaking equipment, to resort upgrades, New York continues to add to the winter experience found across the State. As the fall chill gets cooler and skiers think about tuning up their equipment, mountain resorts are gearing up for the winter season. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/I-Love-New-York-Announces-New-Trails-and-Lifts-For-Downhill-Thrills-on-Tubes-Skis-and-Snowboards/8148/ New York State Announces Success of I LOVE NEW YORK China Office http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/New-York-State-Announces-Success-of-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-China-Office/8146/ China Offices Support Increased Tourism State-Wide ALBANY, NY (November 16, 2015) - New York State highlighted the success of I LOVE NEW YORK China offices and their one-year anniversary. I LOVE NEW YORK representation is based in four China cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. Together, the offices reach travel agents, group tour operators and other travel professionals, as well as media and consumers in more than 20 other cities. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/New-York-State-Announces-Success-of-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-China-Office/8146/ Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $50 Million to Support Historic Growth of NY's Tourism Industry http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-More-Than-50-Million-to-Support-Historic-Growth-of-NY-s-Tourism-Industry/8143/ Albany, N.Y. (November 19, 2015) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo hosted the third New York State Tourism Summit in Albany yesterday, where local and international tourism leaders met with State officials to explore new industry opportunities. At the summit, a commitment of $50 million was unveiled to promote statewide tourism, create jobs, and attract more visitors to every region of New York. This investment, which is one of the largest ever by the State, builds upon the historic investments in the tourism industry which generated a $100.1 billion economic impact in 2014. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/19/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-More-Than-50-Million-to-Support-Historic-Growth-of-NY-s-Tourism-Industry/8143/ Don't Get Scrooged - Find the Holiday Spirit in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/Don-t-Get-Scrooged---Find-the-Holiday-Spirit-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County/8141/ The Catskills, A Winter Wonderland Destination for Holiday & Family Fun Greene County, N.Y. (November 16, 2015) - Get into a festive spirit in the snowy Catskill Mountains this holiday season when Small Business Saturday meets Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, and live performances are offered along with arts and crafts fairs featuring gift-ready works of art. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/Don-t-Get-Scrooged---Find-the-Holiday-Spirit-in-the-Great-Northern-Catskills-of-Greene-County/8141/