The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - tourist services Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:24:04 GMT Go Tour NY Routes Run Through Wine, Beer and BBQ Country http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/7/Go-Tour-NY-Routes-Run-Through-Wine-Beer-and-BBQ-Country/8118/ www.GoTourNY.com Features New York State Routes Through the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks Cape Vincent, N.Y. (July  7, 2015) - In the 1000 Islands and Adirondacks, the dog days of summer fade into fall with the scent of savory barbecue, the roar of a motorcycle on an open road and the sweet reward of a local brew at the end of the ride. Both regions offer an array of food and wine events located along the scenic motorcycle routes featured on www.GoTourNY.com. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/7/Go-Tour-NY-Routes-Run-Through-Wine-Beer-and-BBQ-Country/8118/ Governor Cuomo Announces Economic Impact of Tourism Industry Exceeds $100 Billion for The First Time http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Economic-Impact-of-Tourism-Industry-Exceeds-100-Billion-for-The-First-Time/8117/ Tourism Employment Increased By 16 Percent Since 2011 New York Remains Most Visited State by Overseas Travelers for 14th Year in a Row With July 4th Weekend Approaching, Governor Highlights Summer 2015 Tourism Ad Campaign and Getaway Ideas at ILoveNY.com Albany, N.Y. (July 2) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the total economic impact of New York State's tourism industry in 2014 reached an all-time high of $100.1 billion. Historic investments in the tourism industry have generated job growth and an increase in visitors to New York, making it the most visited state by overseas travelers for the 14th year in a row. The Governor also highlighted the 2015 summer ad campaign featuring vacation destinations and attractions from all regions of the state. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Economic-Impact-of-Tourism-Industry-Exceeds-100-Billion-for-The-First-Time/8117/ Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days to be Held June 27-28 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/22/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Free-Fishing-Days-to-be-Held-June-27-28/8114/ New Yorkers and Visitors Welcome to Explore State's Vast Waterways and Fish Without a License Newly Designated Free Fishing Day Set for Veterans Day, November 11 Albany, N.Y. -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State residents and visitors may fish for free without a fishing license in any of the state's 7,500 lakes and ponds and 50,000 miles of rivers and streams during the weekend of June 27-28. Saltwater anglers may also fish in marine waters for migratory marine fish species without enrolling in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/22/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-Free-Fishing-Days-to-be-Held-June-27-28/8114/ New York State Hosts Path Through History Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/New-York-State-Hosts-Path-Through-History-Weekend/8113/ Father's Day Weekend, June 20-21: Events Showcase Rich New York Culture and Heritage  Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development (ESD) announces Path Through History Weekend, June 20-21. The weekend will feature nearly 300 events at historic venues across the state. This year the Path Through History Weekend coincides with Father's Day, encouraging New Yorkers to experience historical reenactments and events, while enjoying a memorable Father's Day with friends and family. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/New-York-State-Hosts-Path-Through-History-Weekend/8113/ I Love New York Hosted Eagle Academy Students for a Day at Hunter Mountain http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/I-Love-New-York-Hosted-Eagle-Academy-Students-for-a-Day-at-Hunter-Mountain/8097/ Ski trip expands opportunities for young New Yorkers and helps broaden reach of tourism campaign Albany, N.Y. (April 10) -  I LOVE NY today announced it partnered with the Ski Areas of NY (SANY) to host a day of outdoor activities for Eagle Academy students in an effort to expand opportunities for young New Yorkers and broaden the reach of its tourism campaign.  On Saturday, April 4, 30 students from the Eagle Academy for Young Men, an all-boys college preparatory school with locations across New York City, took to the slopes of Hunter Mountain as the guests of New York State's Division of Tourism/ I LOVE NY. The students enjoyed skiing lessons, courtesy of Ski Areas of NY (SANY) and Hunter Mountain's expert ski instructor staff. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/I-Love-New-York-Hosted-Eagle-Academy-Students-for-a-Day-at-Hunter-Mountain/8097/ Fighting for Freedom Movie Series at Philipse Manor Hall http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Fighting-for-Freedom-Movie-Series-at-Philipse-Manor-Hall/8083/ "Glory" and "Amazing Grace" Will Be First Two Films in Four-Part Series Yonkers, N.Y. - 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the end of America's bloodiest conflict, the Civil War. In commemoration of the historic events that took place, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site has announced the dates for the first two installments of a four-part movie series titled, "Fighting for Freedom." Each film in the series will focus on the topics of slavery and the Civil War. The first two films shown will be "Glory" on Saturday, April 11 at 4 p.m. and "Amazing Grace" on Saturday, May 9 at 4 p.m. All films will be shown at Philipse Manor Hall, located at 29 Warburton Ave. in Yonkers, just blocks from the Yonkers train station. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Fighting-for-Freedom-Movie-Series-at-Philipse-Manor-Hall/8083/ Destiny USA hosts The Salvation Army’s 2nd annual Shoot Out in the Canyon event http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Destiny-USA-hosts-The-Salvation-Army-s-2nd-annual-Shoot-Out-in-the-Canyon-event/8082/ Preview event for the Turn-Around Jumpers Basketball Tournament to be held at Destiny USA   Syracuse, N.Y. - Destiny USA is co-sponsoring a Turn-Around Jumpers free-throw shooting contest with Dick's Sporting Goods and Microsoft to benefit The Syracuse Area Salvation Army. The shoot out will be held in the Canyon Area of Destiny USA on Friday, March 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, March 28 from noon to 8 p.m. The event will feature a free-throw shooting contest, fun prizes for participants and registration opportunities for the upcoming Basketball Tournament in June. All proceeds from the Shoot Out in the Canyon event will benefit The Salvation Army. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Destiny-USA-hosts-The-Salvation-Army-s-2nd-annual-Shoot-Out-in-the-Canyon-event/8082/ Plan an Unforgettable Destination Wedding in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ Lake George, N.Y. - The Lake George Area offers wedding destination and venue choices outside the realm of the traditional banquet hall for a beautiful wedding in any season. Choose from an array of unique venues such as a rustic barn, world-class art museum, the top deck of a magnificent cruise ship or the sweeping lawn of a luxury resort overlooking an Adirondack lake. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ Campground Owners of New York honored by Camp Good Days and Special Times http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/17/Campground-Owners-of-New-York-honored-by-Camp-Good-Days-and-Special-Times/8080/ Association inducted into Ring of Honor during A Night of Gratitude Rochester, N.Y. - Camp Good Days and Special Times inducted Campground Owners of New York (CONY) into its Ring of Honor at A Night of Gratitude dinner and ceremony, held February 27th at the Rochester Plaza Hotel, downtown Rochester, N.Y. CONY was among 23 inductees into the Ring of Honor, established in 2004 to recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding dedication, commitment and support of the thousands of children and families served by Camp Good Days and Special Times over the years. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/17/Campground-Owners-of-New-York-honored-by-Camp-Good-Days-and-Special-Times/8080/ Not-for-Profits Wanted to Participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair on May 2 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Not-for-Profits-Wanted-to-Participate-in-the-5th-Annual-Newburgh-Volunteer-Fair-on-May-2/8062/ Newburgh, N.Y. - Not-for profits in the greater Newburgh area are encouraged to participate in the 5th Annual Newburgh Volunteer Fair. This event is to be held at Washington's Headquarters on Saturday, May 2nd, from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Safe Harbors of the Hudson and the Newburgh Free Library are in partnership with the historic site coordinating this program. The day provides not-for-profit organizations an opportunity to raise awareness of the great and important services they provide, as well as network and provide support to each other. These organizations rely upon volunteers to assist in their endeavors. Representatives of these organizations will staff a table to provide information and be available to recruit new volunteers who wish to join their efforts. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Not-for-Profits-Wanted-to-Participate-in-the-5th-Annual-Newburgh-Volunteer-Fair-on-May-2/8062/