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Lake Placid Welcome SignLake Placid, NY (May 23, 2023) - Tourism Economics, a research firm focused on economic impact, forecasting and market analysis of tourism-based destinations around the world, has shared the results of its recent economic impact analysis of three prominent summer events: the Lake Placid Summit Classic, IRONMAN Lake Placid, and the Lake Placid and I Love NY Horse Shows. …

ROOST - Adirondacks USALake Placid, NY (May 22, 2023) - The fifth annual Lake Placid Community Day celebration will take place on Sunday, June 4, from 1-4 p.m. at the North Elba Horse Show Grounds. The event features live entertainment, exhibits, activities and refreshments. Residents, seasonal homeowners, those who work in the town and those who volunteer their time and effort for various events are encouraged to attend.

We Are NYProject Supported by $4.1 Million in State Grants   

New Center Will Offer Visitors Information on Cemetery's History and Support Preservation Efforts

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Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the groundbreaking of the Green-Wood Cemetery's $34 million Education and Welcome Center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Founded in 1838, the Green-Wood Cemetery is one of the earliest rural cemeteries in the United States and is the final resting place for many notable figures and a popular destination for visitors from around the world. To promote the Cemetery's history to the broader public, the Green-Wood Historic Fund will construct a 22,000-square-foot Education and Welcome Center to enhance the visitor experience with information about the Cemetery's history, architecture, and natural environment.

Tour CayugaAuburn, N.Y. – The Cayuga County Tourism Office is very excited to announce the recipients of the Harriet Tubman Inspired Events Grant! For the second year now, in the spirit of Harriet Tubman’s Legacy, we asked local businesses and organizations to come up with an event, activity or performance that would educate, entertain, inspire and promote Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy.

Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association SCVASullivan County, NY (May 18, 2023) - The Sullivan Catskills Dove Trail, a vibrant and captivating public art initiative, is pleased to announce the addition of a stunning new dove to its collection. This latest installation further enhances the artistic landscape of Sullivan County and offers visitors an engaging and immersive experience.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedMake a summer escape to the Empire State as new music festivals, museums and outdoor attractions  welcome visitors, while new lodging and dining provide comfort for every type of trip 

New York, NY (May 18, 2023) – The summer travel season is one of the most popular times to explore new places and events, and New York State is poised to welcome travelers this year with outdoor experiences and festivals that make any summer getaway shine. Let the shimmer of a lakeside campsite, the luster of a renovated retro motor lodge, the polished performers of a music festival, or the sparkling glassware in a new restaurant or brewery light the way to a fun-filled summer. …

Getaway Region - Oneida CountySearch for New President Started

Utica, NY, May 16, 2023 — Oneida County Tourism (OCT) announces the departure of Kelly Blazosky, president of the organization, effective June 30, 2023.

Blazosky has been with Oneida County Tourism for 14 years, overseeing all staff, managing the organization's daily affairs, and establishing an effective organizational structure to achieve goals. She is leaving her position due to the expansion and relocation of her family's company. Oneida County Tourism has a residency requirement as a condition of employment for the president of the organization.

Bloomberg ConnectsTo Enrich Onsite and Offsite Experiences

Rochester, N.Y., May 10, 2023— The George Eastman Museum (GEM) and The Strong National Museum of Play have joined Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies, with a renowned national and international audience. The GEM and The Strong are the first cultural institutions in all of Western New York to work with Bloomberg Connects, which includes content from many of the most prestigious museums, botanical gardens, performance venues, and libraries in the nation, including some New York City favorites such as the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met), and Museum of Modern Art (MoMa).

National Travel and Tourism WeekThis year marks the 40th anniversary of the annual industry celebration.

Cayuga County, NY (May 4, 2023)National Travel and Tourism Week, (NTTW) the annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry, will spotlight the essential role that travel will play in driving economic growth and innovation through the theme #TravelForward.

“The travel industry fuels every industry—our industry’s success is the nation’s success,” said U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman. “This week is a prime opportunity to elevate the message that travel is essential to moving America’s economy forward.”…

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