The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - tourist services Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:14:23 GMT I LOVE NEW YORK Announces Launch of Mobile App and Television Ad Promoting New York State Tourism http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-Announces-Launch-of-Mobile-App-and-Television-Ad-Promoting-New-York-State-Tourism/8024/ Explore thousands of NYS tourism attractions and events now available at the touch of a button, including Path through History and Taste NY locations Television spot features unique recreational activities and tourism attractions, now more easily discovered with the new app Albany, N.Y. - Empire State Development's Division of Tourism today announced the launch of a new, free I LOVE NEW YORK mobile app to promote New York State tourism. Through the app, users and visitors on the go can easily explore the best of travel in the State and more effectively get information on thousands of destinations, attractions and events, including Path Through History and Taste NY locations. The Division also announced the launch of a new television ad, designed to further grow the State's tourism industry. The ad can be seen here and began running today in major markets, in-state as well out-of-state, on early morning shows and cable networks. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-Announces-Launch-of-Mobile-App-and-Television-Ad-Promoting-New-York-State-Tourism/8024/ Travel and Leisure Magazine places Mirror Lake Inn among world’s 500 best hotels http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/20/Travel-and-Leisure-Magazine-places-Mirror-Lake-Inn-among-world-s-500-best-hotels/8022/ Iconic lakeside resort is the North Country's lone representative on prestigious T + L list Lake Placid, N.Y. - The latest issue of Travel + Leisure Magazine has included Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid in its list of their 500 best hotels worldwide. In a breakdown by state, the lakeshore resort overlooking Mirror Lake was seventh best in all of New York State. It graded ahead of such landmarks as the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan, Peninsula New York, Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, Hotel Elysee Midtown East and the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/20/Travel-and-Leisure-Magazine-places-Mirror-Lake-Inn-among-world-s-500-best-hotels/8022/ White House Highlights Adirondack Youth Climate Summit http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/White-House-Highlights-Adirondack-Youth-Climate-Summit/8015/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Last month the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) launched a new Climate Education and Literacy Initiative to help connect American students and citizens with the best-available, science based information about climate change. The launch included a number of commitments by Federal agencies and outside groups to increase the nation's knowledge of climate change. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/White-House-Highlights-Adirondack-Youth-Climate-Summit/8015/ NYC & Company Features Upper West Side This Holiday Season as December's Neighborhood X Neighborhood http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/NYC-Company-Features-Upper-West-Side-This-Holiday-Season-as-December-s-Neighborhood-X-Neighborhood/8011/ The Upper West Side's Cultural Institutions, Shops, Restaurants and Hotels Ready to Welcome Visitors This Holiday Season New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has announced the Upper West Side as the next destination to be featured in the Neighborhood x Neighborhood promotional campaign. Located between Central Park ... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/NYC-Company-Features-Upper-West-Side-This-Holiday-Season-as-December-s-Neighborhood-X-Neighborhood/8011/ Dynamic 1000 Islands Website Redesign Targets Tourists http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Dynamic-1000-Islands-Website-Redesign-Targets-Tourists/8009/ 1000 Islands (Dec. 8) - The 1000 Islands International Tourism Council launched its completely revamped visit1000islands.com today. The interactive design by ABC Creative Group of Syracuse integrates the latest digital trends and technology, including dynamic video and rich imagery that emphasize the greatest natural and recreational assets of the 1000 Islands Region. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/Dynamic-1000-Islands-Website-Redesign-Targets-Tourists/8009/ 2015 Erie Canalway Calendars Available December 1st http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/2015-Erie-Canalway-Calendars-Available-December-1st/8003/ 17,500 Free calendars distributed across upstate NY Waterford, N.Y. - The public is invited to pick up a free 2015 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting December 1, 2014 at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. Each month features one of twelve winning images from this year's Erie Canalway photo contest. The calendar captures the unique beauty, history, and character of New York's canals and canal communities. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/2015-Erie-Canalway-Calendars-Available-December-1st/8003/ New Video Showcases Albany as an Exciting Destination http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/New-Video-Showcases-Albany-as-an-Exciting-Destination/7991/ With Capital Center project underway, Albany's convention businesses prepare viewers for more Albany, N.Y. - The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) and the Albany County Convention Authority (ACCA) recently released a high quality video highlighting Albany County as an exciting and multifaceted destination. This video serves as an introduction to Albany encouraging viewers to discover Albany through the destination tourism website, Albany.org, and additional collateral materials. The 90 second video provides a glimpse of Albany showcasing its sights, cuisine, and events and will entice viewers to discover more by visiting Albany.org. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/New-Video-Showcases-Albany-as-an-Exciting-Destination/7991/ NYC & Company Announces Taylor Swift as New York City’s Global Welcome Ambassador http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/27/NYC-Company-Announces-Taylor-Swift-as-New-York-City-s-Global-Welcome-Ambassador/7988/ New ‘Welcome to New York' Marketing and Communications Campaign Invites the World to Visit New York City Yearlong Global Tourism Collaboration to Use ‘Welcome To New York' from Taylor Swift's New Album 1989 to Celebrate New York City New York, N.Y. (October 27, 2014) -Today, Taylor Swift joins NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, to announce her participation as New York City's Global Welcome Ambassador for 2014-2015. As part of the collaboration with Taylor, NYC & Company today launched a global tourism campaign-Welcome To New York-named after Taylor's song of the same name from her top charting new album, 1989. "Welcome To New York" celebrates how welcoming New York City is to everyone, inviting the world to visit New York City and explore its five boroughs. As New York City's Global Welcome Ambassador, Taylor will showcase the City's unparalleled vibrancy that inspired her to write "Welcome To New York," reinforced by the refrain "It's been waiting for you." ABC News anchor Robin Roberts joined Taylor on Good Morning America to make the announcement. To view the new campaign, visit NYC's official tourism website, www.nycgo.com/w2ny. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/27/NYC-Company-Announces-Taylor-Swift-as-New-York-City-s-Global-Welcome-Ambassador/7988/ Governor Cuomo Launches I LOVE NEW YORK Bus http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Governor-Cuomo-Launches-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-Bus/7982/ New Service Offers Year-Round Getaways from New York City to Beverage Trails, Festivals and Ski Slopes across New York Albany, NY (October 1, 2014) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the I LOVE NEW YORK Bus, a new year-round tourism initiative that offers transportation from New York City to destinations across the state. The service is a result of feedback received during the Governor's second Tourism Summit to increase transportation access to tourism opportunities in New York, and connects riders to some of the state's most popular getaway experiences, including wine, beer and cider trails, seasonal festivals and skiing in Upstate New York. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Governor-Cuomo-Launches-I-LOVE-NEW-YORK-Bus/7982/ Governor Cuomo Announces the Kickoff of New York’s 2014 Fall Foliage Color Report http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-the-Kickoff-of-New-York-s-2014-Fall-Foliage-Color-Report/7969/ Visit ILOVENY.com for up-to-date color information and best vantage spots for leaf peeping beginning today I LOVE NEW YORK launches the "Foliage Photog of the Week" social media campaign to promote tourism this fall in New York State using #NYLovesFall Albany, NY (September 10, 2014) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced this season's first I LOVE NEW YORK fall foliage report, which charts color foliage conditions across the State, is available beginning today and will be updated every Wednesday through the end of autumn. Additionally, I LOVE NEW YORK is introducing a complementary "Foliage Photog of the Week" social media campaign that will select and promote one photograph each week through November that is tagged using #NYLovesFall to promote autumn tourism in New York. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Governor-Cuomo-Announces-the-Kickoff-of-New-York-s-2014-Fall-Foliage-Color-Report/7969/