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Destiny USA logoA 25% Discount Deal in Time for Canadian Thanksgiving

Timely promotion in Central New York offers Canadians “close to par” value pricing beginning October 7 on lodging at Embassy Suites by Hilton at Destiny USA

Syracuse, NY - Canadians looking for true value on a United States getaway can find it at Embassy Suites by Hilton at Destiny USA, New York State’s largest shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Beginning October 7, Canadians with proof of Canadian residency will enjoy essentially “at par” savings on overnight stays (subject to availability).

The rate being offered is based on an average exchange rate of 25%, covering the difference of a 25-cent-on-the-dollar conversion from Canadian to U.S. dollars. The package includes a suite at Embassy Suites by Hilton at Destiny USA, plus a Stay & Save Savings Pass with over 40 special offers with a combined savings of nearly $500.

Chautauqua Harbor Hotel OpeningUpscale Destination Hotel Will Attract Visitors and Revenue to the Region

A Photo of the Hotel on the Harbor is Available Here     

NEW YORK – September 7, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the $38 million Chautauqua Harbor Hotel on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in Western New York. The hotel is located on a nine-acre parcel that was once home to the Celoron Amusement Park, which closed in 1962. The design of the hotel pays homage to the history of the Village of Celron, including the amusement park and comedy great Lucille Ball, who was born in the community.

You Betcha Destiny!

Aug 23, 2018

Embassy Suites Hotel DestinyEmbassy Suites hotel rolls out campaign inviting North Dakota residents to help celebrate its first birthday

North Dakota is the only state not to visit the onsite Embassy Suites hotel at Destiny USA since opening in September of 2017; guests from 49 states, 2 territories and 12 countries have visited the hotel to date

Syracuse, NY (August 23, 2018) - What do you want for your birthday?The Embassy Suites hotel at Destiny USA wants a visit from North Dakota. Just shy of its one-year anniversary, the hotel located onsite at New York’s largest shopping, dining and entertainment travel destination in Syracuse, Destiny USA, has seen guests visit from 49 states and 12 countries (and 2 territories). The only state without representation? North Dakota.

Mirror Lake Inn Resort - Photo Courtesy of Mirror Lake InnFour Diamond Lake Placid property finishes #2 in the nation among top waterfront resorts

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Earlier this summer, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid was notified by travel editors from USA Today that it is one of the 20 best waterfront properties in the country. From the initial editor’s list, a reader’s poll would determine the USA Today 10Best in that category.

Thanks to strong support from its guests and followers, the only AAA Four Diamond lodging and dining combination in the Adirondacks collected a silver medal among the national paper’s 10Best waterfront resorts in the USA.

10 FitchAuburn, NY (August 13, 2018) –  10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for 2018. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. …

ESD LogoSouthern Tier SoaringStoried Chain Cuts Ribbon on $20 Million, 82,000 Square-Foot, Five-Story, 125-Room Hotel in Downtown Corning

Investment Complements “Southern Tier Soaring” - The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that the Hilton Garden Inn in the City of Corning, Steuben County is now officially open for business. Company and elected officials cut the ribbon on the $20 million, 82,000 square-foot, five-story, 125-room hotel. The state-of-the-art hotel also features a restaurant, meeting room, indoor pool and fitness center. The project involved the demolition of an old hotel and bakery to make room for the new facility.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedGo glamping by a mountain lake, find inspiration at a retreat frequented by Mark Twain and Henry David Thoreau, or saddle up at a dude ranch at new and redesigned hotels across the Empire State

NEW YORK – July 19, 2018 – As autumn's vibrant colors spread and harvest festivals kick into gear, New York State becomes an ideal location for a weekend or weeklong getaway. A rich array of new, updated and redesigned places to stay will add new dimensions to your next Empire State vacation, from mountainside glamping to a sleek urban hotel complete with an indoor basketball court, to a historic inn filled with tales—including those of ghostly visitors.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedFormer 1860s Factory Transformed Into 55-Room Hotel, Adding 12 Jobs

Hotel Photos Available Here

May 21, 2018 – Empire State Development and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation today announced the grand opening of The Wick, a new hotel in Hudson, Columbia County. The $10 million project transformed a former manufacturing plant into a boutique hotel with 48 rooms and seven suites, a restaurant and bar, and enclosed rooftop patio overlooking the Catskill Mountains.

Pine Ridge Dude RanchKerhonkson, N.Y. —One of the Catskills' last-standing, iconic resorts has just reopened after undergoing a $1 million renovation and adding 25 horses to its herd.

Hundreds of guests—many from the Tri-State area--returned on April 2 for their yearly pilgrimage to Pine Ridge Dude Ranch, formerly known as Pinegrove Ranch and Family Resort.