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New Fishing Page for Wayne County Tourism

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Wayne County, N.Y. - The Wayne County Office of Tourism has re-vamped the Fishing Update section of its web page, designing a faster, easier way to obtain fishing information.

"Anglers always want to gather necessary fishing information fast," stated Chris Kenyon, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator for Wayne County Tourism. "They don't want to waste time searching where to fish, obtain a license, or learn daily limits of the species they're targeting. We have redesigned the Fishing Page so that all the pertinent information is on the right side of the page. This will be where to look before you make your trip."

Historical Society to Host CNY Conservancy Program: "Gardening With Containers" on Feb. 28

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Utica, N.Y. - Love to garden but don't have enough space? Enjoy flowers, but mulching and digging and planting and weeding a large area isn't your thing? Container gardens may be the perfect solution for adorning your backyard deck, patio, balcony or roof garden!

Join Central New York Conservancy Board Member and Certified Arborist Mike Mahanna on Saturday, February 28, as he discusses "Gardening with Containers". The 2-hr. presentation begins at 10 a.m. in the Main Gallery of the Oneida County Historical Society (1608 Genesee St., Utica). There will be one intermission during the session.

Off-Broadway Week is back with 2-for-1 tickets to 40 of the best shows in town

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

40 Off-Broadway Productions Offering Discounted Tickets for Performances Feb. 23-March 8

New York City - NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, announced Off-Broadway Week tickets are on sale today. As part of the biannual program, two-for-one tickets are available to 40 productions from February 23 to March 8. To purchase tickets and for additional details, visit www.nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.

New Lewis County Maple Trail App Ready to Lead Consumers to Sweet 2015 Maple Weekend Sites

Feb 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Lewis County Maple Trail AppCroghan, N.Y. - A new Lewis County Maple Trail app will guide those in search of sweet treats made from the sap of the abundant maple trees in the upstate NY county that leads the state in the number of maple farms by county. The Lewis County Maple Trail is the latest addition to the instant info available by app for activities, shopping options, restaurants and accommodations in Lewis County. Five sugarhouses and the American Maple Museum are participating in the new Android and I-Phone-friendly mobile app titled ‘Adirondacks Tug Hill Region Our backyard. Your Adventure.'

THE ISKINY Free For Kids Passport Program Is Going Strong!

Feb 10, 2015 by I Love NY Staff

Kids Ski for Free PassportFor 3rd and 4th Graders - Get Your Kids Passport Today! Good for the rest of the 2014-15 season!

New York State - The ISKINY Free For Kids Passport Program is still available for this season! In fact, if you send in your application and payment by the end of business Wednesday 2/11 it will ship out on Thursday 2/12 and you will get it in time for the President's Winter Break.

Finger Lakes Region Announces Board Leadership, Programming Plans for 2015

Feb 10, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Finger Lakes Regional Tourism CouncilFinger Lakes Regional Tourism Council builds off success of 2014 PR program

Pittsford, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Vacation Region announced the final numbers for its 2014 Regional Public Relations program, which amassed a total of 2.8 billion impressions for the year. The 14-county Finger Lakes Vacation region started the collaborative program in 2010 as a way to increase marketing efforts for the Finger Lakes and to draw more attention to the region as a whole. 2014 garnered 212 total travel articles in publications such as USA Today, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Margaritaville opens its doors at Destiny USA

Feb 5, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

MargaritavilleThe iconic tourism venue is now open on Destiny USA's third level, near WonderWorks

The venue celebrated with announcement of partnership with Say Yes to Education Syracuse, N.Y.- Margaritaville hosted its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony this morning in front of the venues location on the third level across from Toby Keith's I Love this Bar and Grill and next to WonderWorks. Margaritaville at Destiny USA will provide a different glimpse into the Margaritaville lifestyle and offer guests a one of a kind experience. This is the brand's first location in New York State.

15 International Museum Leaders to Convene for 2nd Global Museum Leaders Colloqium

Jan 29, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

New York, N.Y. - Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the 15 participants in the second annual Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, to be held at the Museum April 13-23, 2015. The Metropolitan Museum hosts the colloquium to broaden international dialogue about museum management among directors from collecting institutions.

I LOVE NEW YORK Announces Launch of Mobile App and Television Ad Promoting New York State Tourism

Jan 23, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

I LOVE NY AppExplore 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.

Travel and Leisure Magazine places Mirror Lake Inn among world’s 500 best hotels

Jan 20, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Mirror Lake InnIconic 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.

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