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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.

Washington CountyWashington County, New York - July 18, 2018 - “See. Taste. Explore.” That’s the heart of a new brand designed to position Washington County as one of eastern New York’s most original and exciting destinations for those seeking to enhance their historical knowledge, take in new arts and cultural sights, and treat their tastebuds to something unique as the county itself. The fresh marketing campaign will begin this summer and serve as a driving force for Washington County’s growing momentum as a key player in the New York and New England tourism markets. 

The Trip SistersPittsford, N.Y. – The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) is seeking proposals from destinations and facilities interested in hosting the "I Love New York" Empire State Tourism Conference (ESTC), to be held in 2019, 2020, and 2021.

The ESTC is a three-day event held in New York State for upwards of 300 professionals in the tourism industry. The conference includes educational sessions, networking activities, and a trade show.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedNew Pool Complex Includes Playground, Pollinator Garden, Disc Golf and Pavilions - See Photos Here

Project Completed Ahead of Schedule for Start of 2018 Swim Season

June 27, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the new $2.9 million Peerless Pool Complex at Saratoga State Park in time for the 2018 swim season. Funded through Governor Cuomo's NY Parks 2020 initiative to rejuvenate and modernize the state park system, the new complex provides improved pool facilities and offers more green space nearby.

Dutchess County Tourism logoPoughkeepsie, N.Y. – Dutchess Tourism, Inc., of Poughkeepsie, and BBG&G Advertising and PR of Campbell Hall, have been recognized with two Gold Awards, a Service Industry Advertising (SIA) Award and a Hermes Creative Award.

The SIA Gold Award is for Special Video Production for Dutchess County Live Video: The Culinary Institute of America/The CIA in Hyde Park.

NYSTIA logoThe New York State Tourism Industry Association will present Tourism Excellence Awards this fall.

Pittsford, N.Y. – The New York State Tourism Industry Association (NYSTIA) is accepting nominations for the 2018 Tourism Excellence Awards. The award recipients will be announced at a celebration brunch to be held October 19, 2018 at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark in Queensbury, NY.

I LOVE NY Logo - stacked$9.7 Million Downtown Revitalization Initiative Projects Announced; $6.5 Million Watkins Glen State Park Gateway Complete

Announcement Complements "Southern Tier Soaring" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy

New York, N.Y. – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an unprecedented $16.2 million investment to further enhance Watkins Glen's transformation into a world-class destination and cultural center - all part of his ongoing efforts to revitalize the upstate economy and create opportunities for the Southern Tier. The projects announced today include $9.7 million for 14 Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects throughout the village and the new $6.5 million main entrance to Watkins Glen State Park as part of Governor Cuomo's NY Parks 2020 program. The improvements are a component of Southern Tier Soaring, the region's blueprint for economic growth.

Haunted History Trail logoStatewide paranormal trail receives recognition at 

Rochester-based PRSA award ceremony

Batavia, N.Y. - The Haunted History Trail of New York was recognized at the 2018 Rochester PRism Awards on Thursday, Jun. 14. The statewide tourism trail earned two recognitions for excellence in marketing and public relations - one first-place PRism Award and one Award of Excellence.

CNY Pride2018Syracuse, N.Y. -- Three Syracuse staples have joined together this year to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community by partnering with CNY Pride and Syracuse Guerilla Gay Bar. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 1911 Established and The Great New York State Fair will be putting on an event June 14th during Pride Week to help raise money for this cause. The 2018 CNY Pride Week runs June 11-16th.