The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - tourist services Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:09:30 GMT 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/ The Most Wonderful Time Awaits in the Adirondacks of Northern New York http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/The-Most-Wonderful-Time-Awaits-in-the-Adirondacks-of-Northern-New-York/8136/ Family-Friendly Holiday Events, Activities & More in the Adirondack Mountains ADIRONDACK REGION, NY (November 3, 2015) - Winter comes early in the Adirondack Mountains, and with it, the promise of holiday festivities guaranteed to turn any Scrooge or Grinch into a Saint Nick or Rudolph. Throughout the holiday season, the Adirondacks are quiet and snow-covered, providing the perfect winter getaway for families or couples looking to enjoy ice-skating, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and relaxing evenings in front of the fire with a seasonal cocktail. Tue, 03 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/The-Most-Wonderful-Time-Awaits-in-the-Adirondacks-of-Northern-New-York/8136/ Governor Cuomo Announces I LOVE NEW YORK Co-Branding Partnership with Delta Air Lines http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-Co-Branding-Partnership-with-Delta-Air-Lines/8131/ View the New Co-Branded Logos Here and Here View the Co-Brand Launch at the New York Stock Exchange Here Albany, N.Y. (September 14, 2015) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a co-branding partnership between Empire State Development's Division of Tourism/ I LOVE NEW YORK and Delta Air Lines. The new co-branded logo was unveiled outside the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, September 10, as Delta rang the closing bell. "When people take the time to experience New York, they fall in love and keep coming back - and that means more tourism and economic activity for our state," Governor Cuomo said. "This partnership will bring the I LOVE NY brand to new heights, and I am proud that our administration is partnering with Delta Air Lines to promote all that the Empire State has to offer." Mon, 14 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-Co-Branding-Partnership-with-Delta-Air-Lines/8131/