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I LOVE NY Logo - stackedWSL's New York Longboard Classic Comes to Long Beach September 6-12

Empire State Development (ESD) today welcomed the World Surf League's 2019 Longboard Tour to Long Beach, Nassau County. More than 100 professional surfers are expected to compete across the seven-day event, marking the league's first New York State event in eight years. The post-Labor Day competition is expected help extend the summer tourism season on Long Island while promoting the region as a travel and surf destination.

Outdoors-Woman programClayton, N.Y. – The Clayton Rotary Club has announced the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as the featured exhibitor for the 2019 Clayton Gun Show. The show will be held August 17-18, 2019, at the Cerow Recreation Park Arena in Clayton, NY, and is a Yellow Ribbon event for military personnel.

International Children’s Winter GamesNext program to air Saturday April 13 on NBC at 9 a.m.

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Over three months have elapsed since Lake Placid hosted the International Children’s Winter Games (ICWG), yet the message created by the young participating athletes continues to resonate through syndicated television. 

Emmy Award-winning Teen Kids News (TKN) - a weekly 30-minute television program – will air the second segment from Lake Placid. It is hosted, once again, by 12-year-old Lincoln Norfolk and produced by John F. Morgan.

Golf at WhitefaceChampionship golf at Whiteface Club and Resort with Four Diamond lodging and dining at Mirror Lake Inn

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The long winter is about to end. The months of snow insulation on the golf course will be a thing of the past.

When these happen, the 2019 golf season will be here and an extraordinary stay and play experience will reawaken as the AAA Four Diamond Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa and sister property Whiteface Club and Resort collaborate to present the most exceptional upscale golf and lodging combination in the Adirondack Mountains.

ThinkDIFFERENTLY DashPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – Registration is now open online for the 2018 ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash and Queen City Mile, a partnership between Dutchess Tourism Inc., First Friday Poughkeepsie, and Dutchess County Government. The ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash and Queen City Mile are run/walks for individuals of all abilities, and all are welcome to participate in the city of Poughkeepsie.

Julie KroneSaratoga Springs, N.Y. — Legendary jockey Julie Krone, the first woman inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame, will sign autographs at the Museum on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Autographs are $15 each with proceeds benefitting the Museum. Krone will be signing limited-edition prints of her groundbreaking victory aboard Colonial Affair from the 1993 Belmont Stakes. The prints will be sourced from original artwork by renowned artist Celeste Susany. The print is included with the autograph price.

Tupper Lake TinmanTupper Lake, N.Y. — In 2018 Tupper Lake Tinman participants contributed $312,650 in direct spending to the region according to this year’s survey and direct expenditure results. One of the longest-running triathlons in the U.S., the race celebrated its 36th year with a field of 504 athletes on June 23. 

The survey, which was sponsored by the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), was distributed to this year’s race participants via email and by a notification in their race packet. …

Excelsior PR logoSixth Annual Event Promotes North Country Tourism, Supporting Statewide Industry that Generated a Record $67.6 Billion in Direct Visitor Spending

Nearly 244 Million Visitors Traveled to New York State, Supporting Economic Impact of More Than $100 Billion for Fourth Straight Year

Bassmaster Elite Series to Return to Waddington, St. Lawrence County August 23-26

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the success of the 2018 Adirondack Challenge, promoting the world-class tourism destinations and recreational opportunities in the North Country.

Excelsior PR logoAs Visitors Stream into Cooperstown During Hall of Fame Weekend, State's Support Ensures Long-Term Future for Doubleday Field   

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Village of Cooperstown has been awarded a grant of up to $3 million to support rehabilitation efforts and upgrades that will modernize and preserve the historic Doubleday Field. The nearly $6 million project will ensure Doubleday Field's long-term future as a staple of the local economy and the game of baseball. Additionally, the project aligns with the tourism and downtown revitalization strategies identified by the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council, which recommended New York State's support through the Upstate Revitalization Initiative.

Dutchess County Tourism logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – The Special Olympics New York Summer Games will be hosted in Dutchess County from June 14-16, 2019 and on June 19-21, 2020.  More than 1,700 athletes and coaches will travel from around New York State to Vassar College and Dutchess Community College, as well as other locations throughout the county, to compete in a variety of sports.

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